Used IBM FlashSystem 5200 Storage Array

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IBM FlashSystem 5200

Model: Flash System 5200

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Used IBM FlashSystem 5200 Storage Array

Spectra offers a very thorough selection of used IBM FlashSystem 5200 storage systems, expansions and disks with several configuration options.

Starting on FlashSystem 5200 the family is NVMe-accelerated with control enclosures that are end-to-end NVMe-enabled, with flexibility to choose and mix between FlashCore Modules, industry standard NVMe drives and storage-class memory. The systems offer industry-leading performance and scalability with support for bare-metal, virtual, and containerized environments.

The IBM FlashSystem 5200 is the most compact storage system ever produced by IBM. It is designed to accelerate a wide range of enterprise deployments with bare metal, virtualized, or containerized servers. Leveraging IBM Spectrum Virtualize, IBM Storage Insights software, end-to-
end NVMe protocols, these new systems bring the performance and functionality needed for almost any workload, delivering a lot more work using fewer drives and rack space than traditional SAS or even traditional flash systems, with as low as 70 microseconds latency3, as much as 1.7 petabytes of usable capacity in only one rack unit, HyperSwap high availability technology, 3-site replication, scalability and data reduction.


Model IBM FlashSystem 5200
Supported drives 2.5-inch NVMe FlashCore Modules (FCM):
• 4.8 TB, 9.6 TB, 19.2 TB and 38.4 TB self-compressing FCM
2.5-inch NVMe flash drives – industry standard:
• 800 GB, 1.92 TB, 3.84 TB, 7.68 TB and 15.36 TB
Storage Class Memory (SCM):
• 375 GB, 750 GB, 800 GB, 1.6 TB
Max Drives Supported 748 per control enclosure; 2,992 per clustered system IBM FlashSystem 5200 control enclosures support the following
• Small form-factor enclosure: 24 x 2.5-inch drives
• Large form-factor enclosure: 12 x 3.5-inch drives
• High-density expansion enclosure: 92 x 3.5-inch drives
Max IOPs 1.5M IOPs
Max Bandwidth 21 GB/s
Rack support 1U – 19-inch” / 29″ depth enclosure
Management software IBM Spectrum Virtualize licensed machine code

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  • Complete with manufacturers ship group
  • Provided with 90 day warranty
  • Shipped in a timely manner

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