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System Storage DS5100

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IBM® System Storage® DS5100 is designed to meet demanding open-systems requirements while establishing a new standard for life cycle longevity. Building on decades of design expertise, the DS5100 storage system’s architecture delivers performance, reliability, multidimensional scalability and unprecedented investment protection.

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Compatible with

  • XenServer 6.0
  • XenServer 6.0.2
  • XenServer 6.1

Compatibility

  • Citrix Hypervisor (XenServer)

Product Details

IBM® System Storage® DS5100 is designed to meet demanding open-systems requirements while establishing a new standard for life cycle longevity. Building on decades of design expertise, the DS5100 storage system’s architecture delivers performance, reliability, multidimensional scalability and unprecedented investment protection.

Features

  • Balanced performance - up to 700,000 IOPs and 6400 Mbps - is suited for virtualization and consolidation
  • Scalable up to 448 drives using the EXP5000 enclosure and up to 960 TB of high-density storage with the EXP5060 enclosure
  • Support for intermixing drive types—FC, FC-SAS, SED, SATA and SSD—and host interfaces—Fibre Channel and iSCSI—for investment protection and tiered storage
  • Central management of all IBM System Storage DS series products while maximizing utilization and lowering costs
  • Designed to support high availability with hot-swappable components and non-disruptive firmware upgrades