Hitachi G1000 Virtual Storage Platform

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MFR: Hitachi Vantara
Model: G1000

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Warranty: Up to 3 Years 

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Hitachi G1000 Virtual Storage Platform

Spectra buys and sells used and refurbished Hitachi VSP G1000s.  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.

Spectra maintenance options for Hitachi VSP G1000 offer a significant savings, often beating manufacturer prices by 40% or more.

The Hitachi G1000 Virtual Storage Platform is an enterprise storage system  powered by Hitachi’s Global Storage Virtualization. The external SAN storage virtualization capability extends the useful life of existing assets, reduces migration pains, costs, and risk when moving from legacy Hitachi or 3rd party devices.

The Hitachi G1000 Virtual Storage Platform has up to 8 virtual storage director pairs for extreme scalability for large database processing and the highest virtual machine density. It also has up to 8-node Hitachi NAS platform clusters that have the highest usable capacity available in the least rack space. Support up to 32PB usable capacity, 256TB file system pools, large single namespace up to maximum capacity, and up to 60,000 concurrent users. The Hitachi G1000 Virtual Storage Platform has unmatched multi-platform connectivity with up to 192 Fibre Channel 8 Gb/sec or 96 Fibre Channel 16Gb/sec host ports or 176 IBM® FICON 8Gb/sec host ports or 192 Fibre Channel over Ethernet(FCoE) host ports and 4 x 10 Gb Ethernet per file module.

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Architecture Hierarchical Star Network
Aggregate Bandwidth (GB/sec) 896
Virtual Storage Directors 2-16
Cache-switches 2 pairs
Cache Memory Module 2-64
Board Capacity (GB) 16 or 32
Maximum (GB) 2048
Control Memory
Boards 2-32
Board Capacity (GB) 8
Maximum (GB) 256
Front-end Directors
Boards 2-24
Fibre Channel Ports 16-192
Virtual Ports 255 per physical port
FICON Ports (Max) 0-176
FCoE Ports (Max) 0-176
Back-end Directors
Type SAS (6Gb)
Boards 2-8
Logical Devices Supported
Open Systems 65280
z/OS-compatible 65280
Volume Size 42MB-60TB


All Spectra provided Hitachi G1000 Virtual Storage Platforms 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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