IBM 1814-20A DS5020 Disk Storage Array

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IBM DS5020

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Manufacturer: IBM
Part #: IBM DS5020
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Warranty: 90 Days

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IBM 1814-20A DS5020 Disk Storage Array

The IBM 1814-20A DS5020 Disk Storage Array is driven by field-proven firmware, enabling common features, functionality and management interface across all System Storage DS Storage Manager-based systems. This commonality enables lower TCO by reducing management complexity and offering centralized administration. What’s more, The IBM 1814-20A DS5020 Disk Storage Array continues the long-standing IBM tradition of unparalleled investment protection.

The IBM 1814-20A DS5020 Disk Storage Array is supported by a variety of IBM Tivoli® software products. IBM Tivoli Storage Manager, IBM Tivoli Storage Resource Manager and many other third-party hardware and software products can add to the capabili-ties of your system by enabling backup and storage reporting. Support for the new IBM Tivoli Storage Productivity Center for Disk Select v4.2.2 is designed to provide storage device configuration, performance monitoring and management of storagarea network (SAN)-attached devices from a single console.

The IBM 1814-20A DS5020 Disk Storage Array offer a modular design, giving you an affordable entry point with seamless “pay-as-you-grow” scalability as your requirements change. Efficient storage utili-zation lowers raw capacity requirements and supports intermix-ing high-performance and high-capacity drives to enable tiered storage. Like all IBM storage systems, The IBM 1814-20A DS5020 Disk Storage Array’s exceptional per-drive performance creates value by getting the most performance out of the fewest drives. This reduces the number of drives needed to meet performance and capacity demands—supporting the IBM commitment to green technologies.

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RAID controller Dual active
Cache 4 GB
Host interface Four 8 Gbps Fibre Channel
Eight 8 Gbps Fibre Channel
Four 8 Gbps Fibre Channel
Four 1 Gbps iSCSI
Drive interface 4 drive ports—Fibre Channel Switched and Fibre Channel Arbitrated Loop standard, auto-sensing 2 Gbps/4 Gbps
Supported drives 4 Gbps Fibre Channel full disk encryption (FDE): 300 GB, 450 GB and 600 GB 15k rpm
6 Gbps FC-SAS: 300 GB, 600 GB and 900 GB 10k rpm
6 Gbps FC-SAS FDE: 300 GB and 900 GB 10k rpm
FC-SAS: 300 GB 15k rpm
FC-SAS FDE: 300 GB 15k rpm
SSD*: 200 GB and 400 GB
4 Gbps SATA: 1 TB and 2 TB 7.2k rpm
6 Gbps FC-SAS nearline: 3 TB 7.2k rpm
6 Gbps FC-SAS nearline FDE: 3 TB 7.2k rpm
RAID levels 0, 1, 3, 5, 6, 10
Maximum capacity Up to 336 TB of FC-SAS nearline physical storage capacity, or up to 224 TB of SATA physical storage capacity, or up to100.8 TB of FC-SAS physical storage capacity, or up to 8 TB of SSD physical storage capacity
Storage partitions 4, 8, 16, 64 or 128 storage partitions
Maximum drives supported 112 Fibre Channel, SED, FC-SAS, FC-SAS nearline, SSD or SATA drives (using 6 EXP520 expansion units)
Fans and power supplies Dual redundant, hot-swappable
SAN support Supported IBM Fibre Channel switches and directors (product numbers 2005, 2006, 2109, 2026, 2027, 2031, 2032, 2034, 2042, 2054, 2061 and 2062, and IBM BladeCenter®)
Management software IBM System Storage DS Storage Manager version 10.xx
Dimensions H – 130.3 mm (5.13 in.) W – 447.0 mm (17.6 in.) D – 563.8 mm (22.2 in.)


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  • Provided with 90 day warranty
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