IBM FlashSystem 5200
Reach new levels of cost efficiency, performance, density and high availability for any workload.
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Starting at less than USD 30,000, IBM FlashSystem® 5200 offers the affordability, performance, data protection, scalability and management simplicity for your enterprise needs, in one compact powerful flash storage solution. This solution provides a wide range of enterprise-grade features of IBM Spectrum Virtualize that can easily evolve and extend as businesses grow.

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Features High performance redundancy

12 NVMe high-availability flash devices in a 1U storage enclosure drawer with fully redundant canister components prevent a single point of failure.

Scalable for environment of any size

Smart, self-optimizing solution is easily managed, enabling organizations to overcome storage challenges as they grow.

Affordable, high-value solution

High-density tiers of flash storage in an affordable package includes compression, new QLC flash-based technology and AI-powered predictive analytics.

Agile integration

Migrate data with fully integrated system management, application-aware data services and high-value features such as AES encryption and inline hardware compression.

Multicloud enabled

Migrate to and from supported cloud providers or create multicloud solutions.

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Maximum bandwidth (reads): 21 GB per second
Response times (reads): <50 microseconds
Effective maximum capacity within single enclosure**: 1.2 PBe (1U enclosure)
Processor/PCIe Gen: Intel Sky Lake, Gen 3 PCIe
Maximum front-end host ports: 8
FlashCore module capacities supported: 4.8, 9.6, 19.2 and 38.4 TB
Storage class memory drive capacities supported: 1.6 TB

Use cases:

  • SAP
  • Oracle
  • Server and desktop virtualization
  • Production database
  • Containers
  • Workload consolidation
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Trident Services, Inc. Trident increased storage capacity by 50% and decreased data backup time from 6 hours to 30 minutes with IBM FlashSystem 5200, improving response times and developer productivity. Read the case study

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