IBM Storage FlashSystem 5200
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An IBM Storage FlashSystem 5200
Enterprise-grade storage that’s ready to grow with you

IBM Storage FlashSystem 5200 is an NVMe storage option for entry-level enterprises that need compact, powerful storage. Part of the FlashSystem family, the 5200 unifies data management across the core, cloud and edge, and is designed in a revolutionary 1U form factor. The result is blazing speeds, robust density and numerous scale-up and scale-out options.

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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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Specification
  1. Onboard 10 Gb Ethernet
  2. 2 Controller modules
  3. 10 Gb RJ45
  4. 32 Gb and 16 Gb FC, 25 Gb Ethernet, and 10 Gb Ethernet ports are available for FC and iSCSI connectivity with optional 12Gb SAS ports for host attachment and expansion enclosure attachments
  5. RJ45 Management Port

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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The IBM Storage FlashSystem 5200 system. The storage solution you need for virtualization and database environments. With the ability to store 12 NVMe high-availability flash devices in a 1U storage enclosure drawer, you will be able to meet the requirements of the future.

  • Up to 42TBs of effective capacity (@ 3:1 data reduction)
  • Intel Sky Lake, Gen 3 PCIe
  • As fast as 50μs latency
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Work faster with faster, smarter storage

 

Development can sometimes feel like a never-ending maze. Let IBM Storage FlashSystem 5200 make it easy for you. We offer a solution that's fast, flexible, and always ready for you.

 

  • Up to 111TBs of effective capacity (@ 3:1 data reduction)
  • Intel Sky Lake, Gen 3 PCIe
  • As fast as 50μs latency
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Consolidate capacity with one storage solution

Do you have too many storage tiers with too many different types of storage? Consolidate them into one scalable solution. IBM Storage FlashSystem 5200 offers NVMe, QLC and Ai-powered predictive analytics.


 

  • Up to 228TBs of effective capacity (@ 3:1 data reduction)
  • Intel Sky Lake, Gen 3 PCIe
  • As fast as 50μs latency
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Case study
Trident Services, Inc. Trident increased storage capacity by 50% and decreased data backup time from 6 hours to 30 minutes with IBM Storage FlashSystem 5200, improving response times and developer productivity. Read the case study
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Product specifications

IBM Storage FlashSystem 5000

IBM Storage FlashSystem 5200

IBM Storage FlashSystem 7300

Maximum bandwidth (reads)

12 GB per second

21 GB per second

50 GB per second

Response times (reads)

< 70 microseconds

< 50 microseconds

< 50 microseconds

Effective maximum capacity within single enclosure*

550 TBs (2U enclosure)

1.2 PBe (1U enclosure)

2.2 PBe(2U enclosure)

Processor/PCIe Gen

Intel Broadwell DE

Intel Sky Lake, Gen 3 PCIe

Intel Cascade Lake, Gen 3 PCIe

Maximum front-end host ports

8

8

24

FlashCore Module capacities supported

Not applicable ( (supports industry standard modules)

4.8, 9.6, 19.2 and 38.4 TB

4.8, 9.6, 19.2 and 38.4 TB

Use cases

- Server and desktop virtualization
- Production and development databases
- Containers
- Data center edge

- SAP
- Oracle
- Server and desktop virtualization
- Production database
- Containers
- Workload consolidation

- SAP 
- Oracle
- Server and desktop virtualization
- Production database
- Containers
- In-memory database

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* Assuming 3:1 data reduction

All FlashSystem products additionally support industry standard NVMe modules and SAS-connected traditional HDDs

Next steps

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