The following drives are now available on IBM Storwize V5000:
- 600 GB 15,000 rpm 12 Gb SAS 2.5-inch disk drive
- 600 GB 15,000 rpm 12 Gb SAS 3.5-inch disk drive
The 3.5-inch large form factor (LFF) drive is a 2.5-inch small form factor (SFF) drive delivered in a 3.5-inch LFF carrier.
A 600 GB 15,000 rpm 12 Gb SAS 2.5-inch disk drive is now also available for Storwize V7000 Models 124, 224, and 324.
These drives are dual-port and hot-swappable, offering higher capacity options for high-performance environments.
Additionally, Storwize V5000 and Storwize V7000 flash (solid state) drives are offered under new feature numbers for supply continuity purposes:
- 200 GB 12 Gb SAS 2.5 Inch Flash Drive
- 400 GB 12 Gb SAS 2.5 Inch Flash Drive
- 800 GB 12 Gb SAS 2.5 Inch Flash Drive
All these new drives support up to a 12 Gb per second data transfer rate, but operate up to only a 6 Gb per second data transfer rate when installed in Storwize V5000 and Storwize V7000 systems.
Find out more here.