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OceanStor 18800

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Huawei’s OceanStor 18800 enterprise storage system is an optimum storage platform for next-generation data centers that feature virtualization, hybrid cloud, simplified IT, and low carbon footprints.

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Compatible with

  • Citrix Virtual Apps and Desktops service
  • XenServer 6.0
  • XenServer 6.0.2
  • XenServer 6.1
  • XenServer 6.5


  • Citrix Virtual Apps and Desktops service (XenApp & XenDesktop service)
  • Citrix Hypervisor (XenServer)

Product Details

The HVS Enterprise Storage System is Huaweis high-end flagship product series. OceanStor 18800  provides TRUSTED and FLEXIBLE storage solution for critical appliances of enterprise data centers.

OceanStor 18800 is developed on the Smart Matrix architecture and runs the fully virtualized XVE operating system. With such a competent design, the HVS system can scale out to 16 controllers, 3216 disks (SSD/SAS/NL-SAS), 7168 TB capacity, 192 GB bandwidth, 3 TB cache, and 192 host ports (Fibre Channel/FCoE/iSCSI). It allows the concurrent access from a maximum of 65,536 servers.

Besides the powerful hardware configurations, the OceanStor 18800 further strengthens its competitiveness by employing the Smart series resource management software and the Hyper series data protection software. These software suites boost system resource utilization, intelligently prioritize mission-critical services, and ensure a 24/7 service availability.

The OceanStor 18800 system is delivered as a turnkey solution, and its cabinets can be separately deployed based on customers requirements.

Flexible and efficient, the HVS series meets the demanding core business requirements of industries including finance, government sector, energy, manufacturing, transportation, education, and telecommunications.


TRUSTED, Ensuring 24/7 Availability for Core Services

  • Fully redundant system design: The Smart Matrix architecture with a maximum of 16 redundant controllers boosts system performance, protects system reliability, and ensures zero data loss.
  • RAID 2.0 technology accelerates data recovery by 20 times.
  • Intelligent protection dedicated to core services: The SmartQoS and cache partitions provide advanced protection for core services.
  • Complete disaster recovery solution: The system recovery point objective (RPO) is reduced to 0~5 seconds, ensuring the lowest data loss amount in the industry. The Hyper series disaster recovery (DR) management software ensures the hitless system operating.

FLEXIBLE, Meeting Future Challenges

  • Incomparable performance and specifications: The HVS system can scale up to 3,216 disks to provide an industry-leading capacity up to 7,168 TB. It also provides 192 GB system bandwidth, 3,072 GB cache, 1,000,000 IOPS, and concurrent accessibility from 65,536 servers. With such a powerful configuration, the HVS meets demanding storage requirements of environments with diversified applications and heavy service loads.
  • All-dimension scalability: The 4S scalability dynamically improves system performance and capacity to meet the increasing services.
  • Smart series software: achieves the intelligent data storage.
  • Easy adaptation to virtualization trends: The fully virtualized software architecture with wide support for open standards improves the working efficiency, data protection, and management capability in virtual environments.