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System Storage DS5020

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As part of the DS5000 series, DS5020 Express offers 8 Gbps-capable Fibre Channel connections, optional 1 Gbps iSCSI interface for less demanding applications and lower cost implementation, up to 67.2 TB of Fibre Channel or FC-SAS physical storage capacity, 224 TB of SATA physical storage capacity, 33.6 TB of SSD physical storage capacity, and system management, data management and data protection features.

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Compatible with

  • XenServer 6.0
  • XenServer 6.0.2
  • XenServer 6.1

Compatibility

  • Citrix Hypervisor (XenServer)

Product Details

As part of the DS5000 series, DS5020 Express offers 8 Gbps-capable Fibre Channel connections, optional 1 Gbps iSCSI interface for less demanding applications and lower cost implementation, up to 67.2 TB of Fibre Channel or FC-SAS physical storage capacity, 224 TB of SATA physical storage capacity, 33.6 TB of SSD physical storage capacity, and system management, data management and data protection features.

Optimized data management requires storage solutions with high data availability, strong storage management capabilities and performance features. IBM System Storage® DS5020 Express® is designed to provide low TCO, high performance, robust functionality and unparalleled ease of use. As part of the System Storage DS5000 series storage system, the DS5020 Express offers:

  • High-performance 8 Gbps-capable Fibre Channel connections.
  • Optional 1 Gbps iSCSI interface.
  • Up to 336 TB of physical storage capacity with 112 SAS-NL (3 TB) disk drives.
  • Powerful system management, data management and data protection features

Features

  • Next-generation 8 Gbps Fibre Channel interfaces enable infrastructure simplification
  • Mixed host interfaces support (Fibre Channel/iSCSI) enables SAN tiering
  • Balanced performance well-suited for virtualization/consolidation
  • Support for low power superfast solid-state disks (SSDs)
  • Self-encrypting drives secure data throughout your drives lifecycle
  • Support for intermixing Fibre Channel/FC-SAS/SED/SATA/SSD drives enables cost-effective tiered storage
  • Storage that protects and delivers your data when needed
  • Feature-rich management software that maximizes utilization and minimizes storage TCO
  • Central management of the DS3000 and DS5000 series with the IBM System Storage DS¨ Storage Manager
  • Support for up to 112 disk drive modules with the attachment of 6 EXP520 expansion units