New 800 GB SSD for IBM Storwize V7000 and IBM SAN Volume Controller offers a higher capacity option for high-performance environments

IBM Europe, Middle East, and Africa Hardware Announcement ZG13-0285
October 8, 2013

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Overview Overview Technical information Technical information
Key prerequisites Key prerequisites Terms and conditions Terms and conditions
Planned availability date Planned availability date Prices Prices
Product number Product number Announcement countries Announcement countries
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An 800 GB 6 Gb SAS 2.5-inch solid state drive (SSD) is now available for IBM® Storwize® V7000 and IBM SAN Volume Controller (SVC). This dual-port and hot-swappable drive offers a higher capacity option for high-performance environments.

SAS cables for Storwize V7000 expansion enclosure attachment to IBM Flex System™ V7000 are also available. Three-meter and six-meter SAS cables for use with Flex System V7000 can now be ordered with Storwize V7000 expansion enclosures.

Additionally, Storwize V7000 and SVC functional capabilities are enhanced with the availability of IBM Storwize Family Software version 7.2. For additional information, refer to Software Announcement ZP13-0608, dated October 08, 2013 , IBM Storwize Family Software V7.2.0 delivers replication over IP networks and improved performance for Real-time Compression™ .



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Storwize V7000 requires IBM Storwize Family Software for Storwize V7000 for operation. Version 6.4.1, or later, is required for the 800 GB SSD.

SVC requires IBM Storwize Family Software for SVC for operation. Version 6.4.1, or later, is required for the 800 GB SSD.



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October 30, 2013:

December 6, 2013:

Accessibility by people with disabilities

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For additional information on the Storwize Family Software, refer to:



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                            Machine                   Feature
Description                 type     Model            number

Storwize V7000:

800GB 2.5 Inch SSD          2076     124,224,324      3516
 
PureFlex Fiber Cable        2076     124              5600
3m SAS Cable (mSAS)         2076     212,224          ACSC
6m SAS Cable (mSAS)         2076     212,224          ACSD
 
 
BTO Pre-Approved Country    2076     124,224          EFD9
IBM PF Express Indicator    2076     124,224          EFDA
IBM PF Enterprise Ind       2076     124,224          EFDC
IBM PF Custom Exp Ind       2076     124,224          EFDE
IBM PF Express Exp Ind      2076     124,224          EFDF
IBM PF Enterprise Exp Ind   2076     124,224          EFDH
 
SVC:

800GB 2.5 Inch SSD          2145     CG8              4606 


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Specified operating environment

Software requirements

Storwize V7000 requires IBM Storwize Family Software for Storwize V7000 for operation. Version 6.4.1, or later, is required for the 800 GB SSD.

SVC requires IBM Storwize Family Software for SAN Volume Controller for operation. Version 6.4.1, or later, is required for the 800 GB SSD.

For additional information on the Storwize Family Software, refer to the Reference information section.

Planning information

You are responsible for downloading or obtaining from IBM , and installing designated Machine Code (microcode, basic input/output system code (called BIOS), utility programs, device drivers, and diagnostics delivered with an IBM machine) and other software updates in a timely manner from an IBM Internet website or from other electronic media, and following the instructions that IBM provides. You may request IBM to install Machine Code changes; however, you may be charged for that service.

Cable orders

No cables required.

Security, auditability, and control

This product uses the security and auditability features of the preloaded application software.

The customer is responsible for evaluation, selection, and implementation of security features, administrative procedures, and appropriate controls in application systems and communications facilities.

Global Technology Services

Contact your IBM representative for the list of selected services available in your country, either as standard or customized offerings, for the efficient installation, implementation, or integration of this product.



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Field installable feature
Machine type 2076 ( Storwize V7000): Yes
Machine type 2145 (SVC): Yes
Warranty period
Machine type 2076 ( Storwize V7000): Three years
Machine type 2145 (SVC): One year

An IBM part or feature installed during the initial installation of an IBM machine is subject to a full warranty effective on the date of installation of the machine. An IBM part or feature which replaces a previously installed part or feature assumes the remainder of the warranty period for the replaced part or feature. An IBM part or feature added to a machine without replacing a previously installed part or feature is subject to a full warranty effective on its date of installation. Unless specified otherwise, the warranty period, type of warranty service, and service level of a part or feature is the same as the machine it is installed.

Customer setup
Machine type 2076 ( Storwize V7000): Yes
Machine type 2145 (SVC): No
Machine code

No license terms apply

Maintenance services

Feature codes for which there is a maintenance charge:

                            Machine                   Feature
Description                 type     Model            number

800GB 2.5 Inch SSD          2076     124,224,324      3516
800GB 2.5 Inch SSD          2145     CG8              4606


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Prices
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For all local charges, contact your IBM representative.



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All European, Middle Eastern, and African countries.

Trademarks

IBM Flex System, Real-time Compression and PureFlex are trademarks of IBM Corporation in the United States, other countries, or both.

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Other company, product, and service names may be trademarks or service marks of others.

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