Hitachi AMS 1000 Storage Array

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Manufacturer: Hitachi
Part #: AMS1000
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Warranty: 90 Days

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Hitachi AMS 1000 Adaptable Modular Storage Array

The Hitachi AMS 1000 Adaptable Modular Storage Array is ideal for medium to large sized businesses on a tight budget. The Hitachi AMS 1000 uses Enhanced SATA data protection for excellent data availability and resiliency.

Move from inflexible and expensive, server-internal storage to cost-effective, scalable external storage, consolidate multiple storage systems into one, or build a first storage area network (SAN). It can handle the challenges of escalating data growth and availability with ease, and can fit even the most complex storage infrastructures. Reduce management complexity and cost with a centralized storage infrastructure. Benefit from easy-to-use software utilities for configuration and management. It also uses RAID-6 for high availability and rapid RAID group rebuild times in the rare event of a disk drive problem. The Hitachi AMS 1000 Storage Array uses Hi-Track “call-home” service/remote maintenance tool for 24/7 diagnostics to keep potential issues from becoming problems.

The Hitachi AMS 1000 Adaptable Modular Storage Array uses fully redundant and hot-swappable components to keep applications online all the time, even in a hardware failure. The Hitachi AMS 1000 Adaptable Modular Storage Array can also utilize within-system volume replication or incremental copies for frequent backups. This ensures your data is always safe. Scale from 1TB of Serial ATA (SATA) storage up to 424TB to keep up with data growth. The Hitachi AMS 1000 Adaptable Modular Storage Array is a cost effective data solution. The Hitachi AMS 1000 Adaptable Modular Storage Array is an all-SATA storage platform that can handle multiple data requirements such as Microsoft Exchange Server, MSSQL Server, among other business applications, consolidations, first SAN deployment, NAS access, backup, and even data archiving.

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Raw capacity429.9TB Fibre Channel-SATA Intermix
176.7TB Fibre Channel
Internal disk drive operations (Fibre Channel, unless otherwise noted)73GB (15K RPM)
146GB (15K RPM)
300GB (10K & 15K RPM)
400GB (10K RPM)
500GB SATA (7200 RPM)
750GB SATA (7200 RPM)
1TB SATA (7200 RPM)
Disk drive interfaceSATA–Fibre Channel intermix
Host interfaceFibre Channel: 8 @ 1, 2, or 4 Gb/sec
iSCSI: 4 @ 1Gb/sec
Minimum/maximum number of disk drives4–450 Fibre Channel
0–420 SATA
Model upgrade optionsNo
Number of controllers2
Maximum host connections (Adaptable Modular Storage 500 supports Fibre Channel and iSCSI on same device with an optional bridge)8 Fibre Channel
OR 4 Fibre Channel AND 4 iSCSI
Maximum attached hosts through virtual ports1024
Active loops per number of disk drives (Active loops per drive tray/disk drives per tray)8 /15
RAID Supportn RAID-0 (Fibre Channel only)
Nondisruptive component replacement Nondisruptive hot-pluggable disks Nondisruptive microcode updates Hi-Track® MonitorMAJOR FRU
Minimum-maximum cache4GB–16GB
Cache bindingHitachi Cache Residency Manager feature
Logical partitioningHitachi Cache Partition Manager feature 4–32 partitions


All Spectra provided Hitachi AMS 1000 Adaptable Modular Storage Arrays 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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