Manufacturer’s Description

IBM Fibre 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. The FAStT EXP500 Storage Expansion Unit supports up to 10 high-speed fibre channel hard disk drives for up to 734GB of storage per unit and is an ideal solution for enterprise, business-critical applications requiring high-speed and large amounts of data storage protected by fault-tolerant, high-availability features.

The Specs

Additional Specifications
Temperature 50F (10C) to 89.6F (32C) Operating
Description Netfinity Half-Height Mounting Kit with Power Supply
Color Temperature Limited warranty includes International Warranty Service in those countries where this statement of product is sold by IBM or IBM Business Partners (registration required).
Included Components Power Supply
Manufacturer Sku 35601RU
normalized-Weight 1272
Frequency Band High Capacity: Up to 22 FAStT EXP500 Storage Expansion Units can be attached to a single FAStT500 RAID Controller Unit in a dual-loop configuration for up to 7TB of total storage per controller, supports converged carrier fibre channel drives in capacities up to 734GB, 3U rackable form factor: an industry-standard 42U rack can hold up to 14 units, supports slim-high or half-high fibre channel hot-swap drives Performance:Full fibre-to-fibre support for limited performance bottlenecks, supports converged carrier fibre channel hard disk drives, supports both single- and dual-loop configurations, SAF-TE (SCSI Accessed Fault-Tolerant Enclosures) capability lets you replace and upgrade components without interrupting your vital computing services Reliability:Fully redundant base unit, hot-plug redundant power supplies and dual-cooling fans, Light-Path Diagnostic technologies built-in to warn of faults, over-temperature and other environmental concerns, ServerProven for reliability and configuration optimization, the FAStT EXP500 Storage Expansion Unit comes with its own 3-year limited warranty or assumes the warranty of the server on which it is installed Mounting Kit etc.:Rack requirements: - 19-inch EIA-310-D industry-standard rack - Mounts on standard EIA 19-inch rails - Height: 3U, 133.35mm - Depth: 609.6mm, 787.4mmCluster Compatible: Yes Restrictions:Supported only in rack installationsSupports optical cabling.Copper cabling is not supported.For optimum performance no more than two Netfinity FAStT500 RAID Controllers should be attached to a single Netfinity Fibre Channel Hub. Supported software:Novell NetWare 4.2/5.0Microsoft Windows NT 4.0Microsoft Windows 2000 ServerMicrosoft Windows 2000 Advanced ServerMicrosoft Cluster ServiceNovell High Availability Server Hardware prerequisites IBM systems:Netfinity 4500RNetfinity 4500R Rack Mounted modelsNetfinity 5000Netfinity 5000 Rack Mounted modelsNetfinity 5100Netfinity 5100 Rack Mounted modelsNetfinity 5500 M10Netfinity 5500 M10 Rack Mounted modelsNetfinity 5500 M20Netfinity 5500 M20 Rack Mounted modelsNetfinity 5600Netfinity 5600 Rack Mounted modelsNetfinity 6000RNetfinity 7000 M10 Rack Mounted modelsNetfinity 7100Netfinity 7600Netfinity 8500R Rack Mounted modelsxSeries 230xSeries 225xSeries 250xSeries 300xSeries 232xSeries 342xSeries 360xSeries 380xSeries 235xSeries 255xSeries 345xSeries 440 Mounting Kit etc.:Rack requirements: - 19-inch EIA-310-D industry-standard rack - Mounts on standard EIA 19-inch rails - Height - 3U, 133.35mm - Depth - 609.6mm, 787.4mm
Dimensions 5" Height x 17.60" Width x 22.20" Depth
UPC (Not Specified)
Vendor IBM
Product Family Netfinity
normalized-Height 127
Brand Name IBM
Cooling Fan Yes
Product Line Series Model (Not Applicable)
Interface Connection (Not Specified)
Case Pack Quantity 1
Shipping Weight 79.50 lb
Manufacturer Description Netfinity
Humidity 8 to 80% Operating
Number of Total Expansion Bays 10
Device Height Supported Half-Height
SKU 35601RU
Warranty Information 3 Year Limited
Category Mounting Kits
Height 5.0 in
Class Accessories
Width 17.6 in
Weight 79.50 lbs
Depth 22.2 in
Quick Glance
Cooling Fan Yes
Number of Drives Supported 10
HDD Array Interface Fibre Channel
Interface Type Fibre Channel
Device Width Supported 10 x - 1/2H Hot-swappable

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