Technical specifications

Host interface

1 Gbps iSCSI and optional 16 Gbps Fibre Channel, 25 Gbps iSCSI, or 10 Gbps iSCSI/Fibre Channel over Ethernet (FCoE)

User interface

Graphical user interface (GUI)

Supported drives

2.5-inch flash drives

  • 400 GB, 800 GB, 1.6 TB, 1.92 TB, 3.2 TB, 3.84 TB, 7.68 TB and 15.36 TB

RAID levels

RAID 0, 1, 5, 6, 10, Distributed

Maximum drives supported

760 per system; 3,040 per clustered system

Fans and power supplies

Fully redundant, hot-swappable

Rack support

Standard 19-inch

Management software

IBM Spectrum Virtualize software

Cache per control enclosure/clustered system

128 or 256 GB/up to 1,024 GB clustered

Advanced features included with each system

Virtualization of internal storage, thin provisioning, deduplication, data migration

Additional available advanced features

Remote mirroring, compression, external virtualization, encryption, IBM Easy Tier®

Replication services

IBM FlashCopy®, IBM Spectrum Protect™ Snapshot, Metro Mirror (synchronous), Global Mirror (asynchronous)

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