Offering flexibility, scalability, efficiency, and ease of use, the IBM TotalStorage DS3500 line is a perfect solution for the ever-changing work environment. Available in two models, the DS3512 and the DS3524, the IBM DS3500 series offers substantial improvements and are ideal for entry-level storage users. A few highlights include 6Gbps SAS systems that deliver midrange performance and scalability, data consolidation that helps to ensure data availability and efficiency, management expertise that is built into an intuitive and powerful storage management software, and full disk encryption with local key management that provides continuous data security. By introducing new power-saving features that are designed to have no impact on performance, functionality, or scalability, the IBM DS3500 line provides up to three time the IOPS per watt in power consumption that 3.5-inch drives and enables twice as many drives to reside in the same 2U of rack space. Read more...
The IBM DS3524 and IBM DS3512 support up to a maximum of 96 drives when utilizing IBM EXP3524 and IBM EXP3512 expansion shelves. With two 6Gb/s x4 SAS host connectors per controller (standard) single or Dual-active, intelligent 6Gb/s x4 SAS controller architecture, two 6 Gb/s x4 SAS drive-side connectors for capacity expansion, and 1 GB (standard) or 2GB (optional) cache per controller, the DS3512 and the DS3524 have much to offer. The IBM System Storage DS3500 line also provides investment protection and cost-effective backup and recovery with remote mirror across Fibre Channel and compatibility with DS5000 and DS4000. The IBM DS3500 series DS Store Manager allows for consolidated management with a reduced learning curve. Also supporting enhanced remote mirroring over Fibre Channel host ports, the DS3500 disk storage system delivers low-cost backup and recovery.
- IBM System X 5.4TB EXP3512 Expansion Bundle
- IBM System X 14.4TB EXP3524 Expansion Bundle
- IBM System X EXP3512 Expansion Unit Storage
- IBM System X EXP3524 Expansion Unit Storage