IBM Storage FlashSystem 7300
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IBM Storage FlashSystem 7300 product
Robust performance for midrange workloads

IBM Storage FlashSystem 7300 is cost-effective storage that accelerates performance and seamlessly modernizes infrastructures. Part of the FlashSystem family, the 7300 is powered by IBM FlashCore® Modules and NVMe technology. Built on IBM Storage Virtualize software, this is storage for the modern enterprise: simple, smart, secure—delivering incredible performance.

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Features High performance redundancy

Up to 24 NVMe high-availability flash devices in a 2U storage enclosure drawer with networked-based replication across 3 sites to prevent a single point of failure.

Scalable for environments of any size

Smart, self-optimizing containerized 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.

Rock-solid resilience

Safeguarded Copy protects your data from cyberattacks with immutable, isolated copies that cannot be altered or deleted, but can be quickly restored to support recovery.

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

Maximum bandwidth (reads): 50 GB per second
Response times (reads): <50 microseconds
Effective maximum capacity within single enclosure**: 2.2 PB3 (2U enclosure)
Processor/PCIe Gen: Intel Cascade Lake, Gen 3 PCIe
Maximum front-end host ports: 24
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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Get the best of both worlds with the IBM Storage FlashSystem 7300 hybrid cloud enabled enterprise flash array for mid-range workloads. Scalable for your environment, be it a new project or an ongoing project, this smart, self-optimizing storage solution is easily managed.

  • Up to 112.5TBs of effective capacity (@ 3:1 data reduction)
  • Intel Cascade Lake, Gen 3 PCIe
  • As fast as 50μs latency
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High performance and secure data storage

 

Your data is secure. Your business is protected. Your company is ready for the future. IBM Storage FlashSystem 7300 is the storage solution you need to keep your business up and running.

 

  • Up to 225TBs of effective capacity (@ 3:1 data reduction)
  • Intel Cascade Lake, Gen 3 PCIe
  • As fast as 50μs latency
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Ultra scalable hybrid cloud storage

 

No business should have to suffer from storage constraint headaches. The IBM Storage FlashSystem 7300 can handle all your storage needs, from small to large.
 

 

  • Up to 375TBs of effective capacity (@ 3:1 data reduction)
  • Intel Cascade Lake, Gen 3 PCIe
  • As fast as 50μs latency
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Case studies Evolution Systems

Evolution Systems used IBM Storage FlashSystem technology to increase performance and flex their storage to meet their customer needs.

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Data Action

With high-performance IBM Storage FlashSystem, Data Action hosts its IBM QRadar® SIEM solution. The deployment has had a significant impact on the ability of the security operations center (SOC) to analyze security threats.

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Micro Strategies

Using the IBM Storage portfolio, Micro Strategies created DataVault, a managed security service that helps clients quickly identify and recover from cyberattacks.

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Product specifications

IBM Storage FlashSystem 5200

IBM Storage FlashSystem 7300

IBM Storage FlashSystem 9500

Maximum bandwidth (reads)

21 GB per second

50 GB per second

100 GB per second

Response times (reads)

< 50 microseconds

< 50 microseconds

< 50 microseconds

Effective maximum capacity within single enclosure*

1.2 PBe (1U enclosure)

2.2 PBe (2U enclosure)

4.5 PBe (4U enclosure)

Processor/PCIe Gen

Intel Sky Lake, Gen 3 PCIe

Intel Cascade Lake, Gen 3 PCIe

Intel Ice Lake, Gen 4 PCIe

Maximum front-end host ports

8

24

48

FlashCore Module capacities supported

4.8, 9.6, 19.2 and 38.4 TB

4.8, 9.6, 19.2 and 38.4 TB

4.8, 9.6, 19.2 and 38.4 TB

Use cases

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

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

- 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

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