2858-C15 & 2858-C25 n6220 Disk Storage Array

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IBM N6220

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Manufacturer: IBM
Part #: IBM N6220
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Warranty: 90 Days

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2858-C15 & 2858-C25 n6220 Disk Storage Array

The IBM N6220 2858-C25 Storage Array offers extraordinary performance to help you meet demanding service levels and get your products and services to market faster. The high bandwidth, 64-bit controller architecture with large memory cache and the latest I/O tech-nologies provides data at the rates you need to keep your demanding business and technical applications running smoothly. Your critical applications can take priority under peak load conditions with FlexShare quality of service software. The Flash Cache, an intelligent read cache, improves throughput and reduces latency to optimize the performance of your storage system.

The IBM N6220 2858-C25 Storage Array can help you spend less time on backup and recovery so you can focus on growing your business. A full range of enterprise-class, high-availability and disaster-recovery products provides affordable support for data protection to safeguard your business-critical application data. N series Snapshot technology reduces backup times to minutes. SnapRestore software also enables recovery of point-in-time data in minutes.

In today’s business environment, it seems the data your systems collect grows relentlessly, regardless of your company’s size. With the versatile IBM N6220 2858-C25 Storage Array, you can combine high-performance Fibre Channel and large-capacity SATA disk drives in storage tiers to optimize performance and cost. In addition, you can seamlessly consolidate block and file storage on the same system. N series makes this possible by providing native support of the Network File System (NFS) and Common Internet File System (CIFS), Fibre Channel over Ethernet (FCoE), Fibre Channel Protocol (FCP) and Internet Small Computer System Interface (iSCSI) storage protocols through both Fibre Channel and Ethernet interfaces.

The IBM N6220 2858-C25 Storage Array offer a versatile storage platform for handling the large amounts of diverse data moving through your business. With the IBM N6220 2858-C25 Storage Array, you can consoli-date varied data sets simultaneously—whether block- or file-based—onto a single storage platform. With the IBM N6220 2858-C25 Storage Array, you can unlock the full potential of your growing virtualized server environment by enabling virtual machine mobility and offloading the work of data protection. The IBM N6220 2858-C25 Storage Array enable you to connect your heterogeneous server environment (including Microsoft Windows, UNIX and Linux servers) and clients to one storage system by using standard storage protocols and interfaces.

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Machine type model2858-C152658-C25
Gateway machine type model2858-C15
(with feature code 9551)
2658-C25 (with feature code 9551)
Controller configurationSingle (C)Dual (active/active) (CC)
Processors speed and type2.3 GHz Intel (Quad Core)
Number of processors (cores)12
Random access memory12 GB24 GB
Nonvolatile memory1.6 GB3.2 GB
Integrated I/O ports
Fibre Channel ports (speed)2 (4 Gbps)4 (4 Gbps)
Ethernet ports (speed)2 (1 Gbps)4 (1 Gbps)
SAS ports (speed)2 (6 Gbps)4 (6 Gbps)
Storage scalability
Maximum number of Fibre Channel loops55
Maximum raw capacity1,920 TB1,920 TB
Maximum number of disk drives480480
Maximum volume size16 TB (32-bit)
60 TB (64-bit)
16 TB (32-bit)
60 TB (64-bit)
Maximum number of volumes/LUNs4,0964,096
Maximum number of Fibre Channel or iSCSI SAN connected serversUp to 512 hosts per high-availability (HA) pair
Up to 24 directly connected servers per HA pair
Disk expansion units supportedEXN1000 – SATA Disk Storage Expansion
EXN3000 – SAS/SATA Disk Storage Expansion
EXN3200 – SATA Disk Storage Expansion (HDD)
EXN3500 – SAS Disk Storage Expansion (SFF)
EXN4000 – 4 Gbps Fibre Channel Disk Storage Expansion Unit
I/O scalability
PCIe expansion slots24
Maximum number Fibre Channel ports1020
Maximum number of Ethernet ports1020
Maximum number of SAS ports1020
Maximum number of optional adapters24
Physical Specifications
AC power/current100 − 240 V ac, 12 − 8 A100 − 240 V ac, 12 − 8 A
Thermal rating1,437 BTU/hr (maximum)2,168 BTU/hr (maximum)
Weight (maximum)30.9 kg (68 lb)36.4 kg (80 lb)
Height13 cm (5.12 in.), fits into 3U space13 cm (5.12 in.), fits into 3U space
Width19 in. IEC rack-compliant
(44.7 cm,17.6 in.)
19 in. IEC rack-compliant
(44.7 cm, 17.6 in.)
Depth61 cm (24 in.), 64.5 cm (25.4 in.)61 cm (24 in.), 64.5 cm (25.4 in.)
Operating temperature, altitude, and relative humidity (maximum)10°C − 40°C (50°F − 104°F); at /= 3,050 m (at /= 10,000 ft) elevation; 20% − 80% relative humidity, noncondensing (28°C wet bulb temperature)
Non-operating temperature and relative humidity-40°C − 70°C (-40°F − 158°F); 10% − 95% relative humidity, noncondensing, in original container
Operating acoustic noise55.5 dBA sound pressure (LpA) @ normal operating conditions (at 23°C and at sea level)
Minimum cabinet clearances25.4 cm (10 in.) front; 30.5 cm (12 in.) rea
Minimum service clearances76.2 cm (30.5 in.) from front of cabinet; 76.2 cm (30 in.) from rear of cabinet
Filer safetyEN 60950-1:2006/A11:2009, CE, NRTL (CSA 60950-1-07, UL 60950-1 Second Edition) CB (all national deviations), EN60825-1:2007, IRAM, GOST-R
Disk shelf safetyUL/C-UL; CE
EmissionsFCC Class A, EN 55022:2006 +A1:2007, EN 61000-3-2:2006, EN 61000-3-3:1995 +A1:2001 +A2:2005, CE, BSMI, AS/NZ CISPR 22:2006, VCCI
ImmunityEN 55024:1998 +A1:2001 +A2:2003
Storage expansion unit disk drive support
EXN4000 – 4 Gbps Fibre Channel Disk Storage Expansion Unit (MTM 2863-004)Fibre Channel: 300 GB, 450 GB, 600 GB (15k rpm)
EXN3500 – SAS Disk Storage Expansion Unit small-form factor (SFF) (MTM 2857-006)SAS SFF: 450 GB, 600 GB, 900 GB (10k rpm); 200 GB, 800 GB SSD
Hybrid Configuration: 200 GB SSD with 900 GB SAS
EXN3200 – SATA Disk Storage Expansion Unit HDD (MTM 2857-306)SATA: 3 TB, 4 TB (7.2k rpm)
EXN3000 – SAS Disk Storage Expansion Unit (MTM 2857-003)SAS: 300 GB, 450 GB, 600 GB, 600 GB SED (15k rpm); 4TB NL (7.2k rpm)
SATA: 1 TB, 2 TB, 3 TB, 3 TB SED (7.2k rpm); 100 GB SSD
Hybrid Configuration: 200 GB SSD with 2 TB
EXN1000 – SATA disk storage expansion unit (MTM 2861-001)SATA: 1 TB, 2 TB (7.2k rpm)
Storage expansion unit specifications
Disk storage expansion units supportedEXN4000: 4-Gbps Fibre Channel Disk Storage Expansion Unit (MTM 2863-004) with 14 low-profile slots for Fibre Channel disk drives
EXN3500: SAS SFF Disk Storage Expansion Unit (MTM 2857-006) with 24 SFF slots for SAS SFF disk drives
EXN3200: SATA Disk Storage Expansion Unit (MTM 2857-306) with 24 dual hard disk drive (HDD) slots for 3.5-inch HDD product platforms
EXN3000: SAS Disk Storage Expansion Unit (MTM 2857-003) with 24 slots for SAS or SATA disk drives
EXN1000: SATA Disk Storage Expansion Unit (MTM 2861-001) with 14 low-profile slots for SATA disk drives
Legacy support for expansion units
Storage expansion unit interfacesOnboard or PCIe Fibre Channel-Arbitrated Loop (FC-AL)
Onboard or PCIe SAS 3 Gbps or 6 Gbps


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