Per one control enclosure (I/O group) / cluster (if different):
Redundant cooling with the fan modules that are built into power supplies.
Two redundant hot-swap 800 W AC power supplies.
Node canisters, expansion canisters, SFP/SFP+ transceivers, drives, power supplies with
2x 1 GbE ports (UTP, RJ-45) in a primary/redundant configuration.
Web-based GUI; SSH CLI; SMI-S; SNMP and email notifications
Secure Socket Layer (SSL), Secure Shell (SSH), user level security, LDAP authentication
Three-year customer-replaceable unit and onsite warranty with 9x5 next business day
terms. Optional warranty service upgrades are available through Lenovo: 24x7 coverage, 2-
hour or 4-hour response time, 1-year or 2-year warranty extensions, Hard Drive Retention.
Three-year or five-year (model dependent) base software maintenance is included.
Height: 87 mm (3.4 in); width: 483 mm (19.0 in); depth: 556 mm (21.9 in)
* Performance measurements with the maximum number of 15K rpm HDDs supported by the system.
** For a detailed list of configuration limits and restrictions for a specific version of the Storwize V5000 software, see the
following online document:
IBM Storwize V5000 for Lenovo
Maximum storage capacity (including virtualized external storage): 32 PB
Maximum number of storage pools: 1,024
Maximum number of logical volumes: 2,048 / 4,096
Maximum logical volume size: 256 TB
Maximum number of drives in a RAID array: 16
Maximum number of drives in a distributed RAID array: 128 (including up to 4 spares)
Maximum number of RAID arrays: 128
Maximum number of distributed RAID arrays: 10 / 20
Maximum hot spare drives: No limit
Maximum number of host ports: 2,048 / 4,096
Maximum number of hosts: 256 / 512
Maximum number of host ports per one host: 32
Maximum number of snapshots: 2,048 / 4,096 (requires an optional license)
Maximum number of remote mirroring relationships: 2,048 / 4,096 (requires an optional
LFF control enclosure: Empty: 18.0 kg (39.6 lb); Fully configured: 28.3 kg (62.2 lb)
SFF control enclosure : Empty: 19.0 kg (41.8 lb); Fully configured: 27.3 kg (60.0 lb)
LFF expansion enclosure: Empty: 16.4 kg (36.1 lb); Fully configured: 26.7 kg (58.8 lb)
SFF expansion enclosure: Empty: 16.7 kg (36.7 lb); Fully configured: 25.0 kg (55.2 lb)