Hitachi AMS2500 Storage Array

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Product Details

Manufacturer: Hitachi
Part #: AMS2500
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Warranty: 90 Days

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About Our Hardware

Spectra buys and sells used and refurbished Hitachi AMS2500 arrays, expansion shelves, disks, and repair parts. We custom-configure every system to your specification and sell only fully tested, proven equipment that we are proud to stand behind. We offer an industry-leading unconditional 90 day guarantee, as well maintenance and support options that can be tailored to your needs.

Got Hitachi AMS storage to sell? We buy from clients all over the world, and will buy yours too. Contact us to learn more about our asset disposition services!

Spectra Maintenance Advantage

SPECTRA maintenance options for Hitachi AMS2500 offer a significant savings over other 3rd party support providers, and often beating manufacturer prices by 40% or more. If your machine is currently in disrepair, we will even take the service call if you are not a current customer!

  • Maintenance solutions can be tailored to conform to your IT Budget.
  • 24/7 machine-initiated “Call Home” feature alerts us of system errors and is fully tracked through our incident-management system throughout the repair cycle.
  • Extend the life of your equipment beyond the manufactures ‘End of Service Life’, to assist with cap-ex and migration hurdles.
  • Advance parts exchange: ensures your Hitachi parts are ready & available at moment’s notice.
  • On-site spares: Full standby units readily available in the event of total disaster.
  • Spectra is a multi-platform service. You have 1 point of contact for all equipment in your datacenter.
  • No more multi-vendor/finger pointing calls. We cover your Servers, your storage systems and switches.

Please visit our Maintenance page to find out more!


*Hitachi has announced End-of-Service (EOS) for  AMS 2000 series as of September 30, 2017. To ensure proper support of your AMS2500, please contact us about our maintenance and service options.


Component AMS 2500
Number of controllers 2
Mirrored Data Cache 16GB or 32GB
Maximum LUNs 4096
Maximum LUN size 60TB
Maximum drives in controller tray 0
Maximum standard disk expansion trays (3U, 15 disks) 32
Maximum dense expansion trays (4U, 48 SATA/SAS 7200 rpm disks) 10
Maximum SFF disk expansion trays (2U, 24 SAS 10K rpm disks) 20
Maximum internal raw capacity 1,417TB
(3TB, 7200 RPM, SATA)
(600GB, 10K RPM
or 15K RPM, SAS)
Disk drive options 300GB SAS (10K RPM, 2.5 in.)
600GB SAS (10K RPM, 2.5 in.)
300GB SAS (15K RPM, 3.5 in.)
600GB SAS (15K RPM, 3.5 in.)
3TB SATA II (7200 RPM, 3.5 in.)
2TB SAS (7200 RPM, 3.5 in.)
Self-encrypting disk drive options 600GB (15K RPM, 3.5 in.)
Internal Flash Drives 200GB (SAS)
Minimum-maximum number of drives 4-480
Max number of flash drives 60
SAS links 32
RAID-0 Yes (SAS drives only)
RAID-1 Yes
RAID-1+0 Yes
RAID-5 Yes
RAID-6 Yes



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All Spectra provided Hitachi storage products are put through a rigorous refurbishment, reconditioning and testing process.

We guarantee our products to be:

  • Original equipment manufactured and serial numbered numbered by Hitachi
  • Configured to exact user specifications
  • Fully refurbished to manufacturers standards of new [ETN]
  • All hard drives are 72 hour burn in/Load Tested
  • Complete with manufacturers ship group
  • Provided with 90 day warranty
  • Shipped in a timely manner

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