Revised product capabilities: IBM Storwize V5030, V5030F, and V5030E scalable configurations

IBM Canada Hardware Announcement A20-0130
March 10, 2020

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Overview

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IBM® Storwize® V5030, V5030F, and V5030E models were erroneously announced with support for scalable configurations of up to 760 drives with the attachment of Storwize expansion enclosures, and with a maximum clustered system size of 1,520 drives.

The following Storwize models support a maximum of 504 drives when clustered up to 1,008 drives:

  • Storwize V5030 models: 2077-312, 2077-324, 2078-312, 2078-324 and 2078-U5A
  • Storwize V5030F models 2077-AF3 and 2078-AF3
  • Storwize V5030E models 2072-312 and 2072-324


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Description

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The updated expansion enclosure attachment rules with the correct maximum number of drives supported and clustered are as follows:

String 1  
  5U                      
2U   0 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10
  0 0 24 48 72 96 120 144 168 192 216 240
  1 92 116 140 164 188 212 236 - - - -
  2 184 208 232 - - - - - - - -

String 2  
  5U                      
2U   0 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10
  0 0 24 48 72 96 120 144 168 192 216 240
  1 92 116 140 164 188 212 236 - - - -
  2 184 208 232 - - - - - - - -
  3* 276 - - - - - - - - - -

* The third 5U/92 drive expansion enclosure is allowed only if string 1 has no 2U enclosures attached.



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Accessibility by people with disabilities

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Accessibility Compliance Reports (previously known as a VPAT) containing details on accessibility compliance to standards, including the Worldwide Consortium Web Content Accessibility Guidelines, European Standard EN 301 349, and US Section 508, can be found on the IBM Accessibility Conformance Report Request website.



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Reference information

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See the following Hardware Announcements for complete product details:

  • Storwize V5030 models 2077-312, 2077-324, 2078-312, 2078-324: A16-0067, dated February 16, 2016
  • Storwize V5030 model 2078-U5A: A17-0777, dated November 14, 2017
  • Storwize V5030F models 2077-AF3 and 2078-AF3: A16-0581, dated August 23, 2016
  • Storwize V5030E models 2072-312 and 2072-324: A19-0208, dated April 9, 2019

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