IBM TotalStorage FAStT500 Storage Server

Model: 3552-1RU

IBM TotalStorage FAStT500 Storage Server - Storage controller (RAID) - FC-AL - 100 MBps - RAID 0, 1, 3, 5, 10 - Fibre Channel

IBM Netfinity Fiber Array Storage Technology (FAStT) solutions are designed to support the large and growing data storage requirements of business-critical applications. From basic high-speed configurations offering continuous data access and protection to long-distance, high-availability and fully redundant configurations for critical disaster-recovery capabilities, FAStT solutions can help meet your enterprise storage requirements today and can become the foundation for your SAN tomorrow. Netfinity FAStT500 Raid Controller Unit is the fiber-to-fiber interface between the Netfinity host and storage devices that offers built-in failover protection and uninterrupted access to data. It supports up to eight channels and eight drive channels to enable configuration flexibility and redundant, highly available, dual-loop drive storage. The Netfinity FAStT500 Raid Controller Unit offers a data transfer rate of up to 100 MB/sec per controller and a maximum bandwidth of 300 MB/sec per controller. It supports RAID levels 0, 1, 3, 5, and 10 and features 256 MB of write-back cache per controller with battery backup.

Buffer Size512 MB (installed) / 1 GB (max)
Controller Interface TypeFC-AL
Data Transfer Rate100 MBps
Device TypeStorage controller (RAID) - external
Dimensions (WxDxH)17.5 in x 24 in x 6.9 in
Expansion Bays8 x internal
Interface TypeFibre Channel
Max Storage Devices Qty220
Product DescriptionIBM TotalStorage FAStT500 Storage Server - storage controller (RAID) - FC-AL - Fibre Channel
Supported DevicesHard drive
System RequirementsMicrosoft Windows NT Server 4.0, SunSoft Solaris 2.6, SunSoft Solaris 7, HP-UX 11.0, Novell NetWare 5.1, Microsoft Windows 2000 Server, Red Hat Linux 7.1, IBM AIX 4.3.3, SunSoft Solaris 8, IBM AIX 5.1, Microsoft Windows 2000 Advanced Server SP2, HP-UX 11i, Microsoft Windows NT Server 4.0 Enterprise Edition SP6a
Weight85.1 lbs

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