IBM Storwize V5000 and V7000 utility models deliver new drive options and increased upgrade capabilities

IBM United States Hardware Announcement 118-081
November 6, 2018

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OverviewOverviewPublicationsPublications
Key prerequisitesKey prerequisitesTechnical informationTechnical information
Planned availability datePlanned availability dateTerms and conditionsTerms and conditions
DescriptionDescriptionPricesPrices
Product numberProduct number


At a glance

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IBM® Storwize® V5000 and V7000 utility models deliver support for the same set of drive features that are offered under the regular models. These utility models also support the same set of expansion enclosures and field upgrades.

Select Storwize V7000 flash drive capacity points are offered under new feature numbers for supply continuity purposes.



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Overview

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Storwize V5000 and V7000 utility models deliver new drive capacity options, increased expansion enclosure support, and field upgrade capability.

Select Storwize V7000 flash drive capacity points are offered under new feature numbers for supply continuity purposes:

  • 1.92 TB 12 Gb SAS 2.5-inch flash drive
  • 3.84 TB 12 Gb SAS 2.5-inch flash drive
  • 7.68 TB 12 Gb SAS 2.5-inch flash drive
  • 15.36 TB 12 Gb SAS 2.5-inch flash drive


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Key prerequisites

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The only drives with a code version requirement in this announcement are the Storwize V7000 features delivered for supply continuity purposes. These drives require IBM Spectrum Virtualize™ Software for Storwize V7000 V7.8.1.7, or later, for operation.

For a comprehensive list of supported environments, devices, and configurations, go to the IBM System Storage® Interoperation Center (SSIC) website.



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Planned availability date

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  • November 23, 2018: Features AHHG, AHHH, AHHJ, AHHK, and ACVx for models 2076-24F, 2076-624, 2076-AF6, and 2076-AFF
  • December 25, 2018: All features for models 2076-U7A and 2078-U5A



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Description

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Storwize V5000 Utility Model U5A is offering new 2.5-inch 12 Gb SAS 15k rpm, 10k rpm, 7.2k rpm, and flash drive options to match the drive offerings under the regular Storwize V5000 124, 224, and 324 models. In addition to this, Model U5A also supports expansion enclosure models 12F and 92F. Field upgrades were restricted for Model U5A and this restriction is being lifted. Additionally, expansion enclosure models 12F, 24F, and 92F can be ordered as field upgrades.

Storwize V7000 Utility Model U7A is offering new 2.5-inch 12 Gb SAS 15k rpm, 10k rpm, 7.2k rpm, and flash drive options to match the drive offerings under the regular Storwize V7000 624 models. In addition to this, Model U7A also supports expansion enclosures models 12F and 92F. Field upgrades were restricted for Model U7A and this restriction is being lifted. Additionally, expansion enclosure models 12F, 24F, and 92F can be ordered as field upgrades.

Storwize V7000 1.92 TB, 3.84 TB, 7.68 TB, and 15.36 TB flash drive options are offered under new feature numbers for supply continuity purposes.

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Reference information

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Storwize family product information is available on the IBM Storwize family website.



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Product number

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The following are newly announced features of the 2078 and 2076 machine types:

Description Machine type Model Feature
600GB 15K 2.5 Inch HDD 2078 U5A AC58
900GB 15K 2.5 Inch HDD 2078 U5A AC59
900GB 10K 2.5 Inch HDD 2078 U5A AC68
1.2TB 10K 2.5 Inch HDD 2078 U5A AC69
2.4TB 10K 2.5 Inch HDD 2078 U5A AC6B
400GB 2.5 Inch Flash Drive 2078 U5A AC9C
800GB 2.5 Inch Flash Drive 2078 U5A AC9D
1.6TB 2.5 Inch Flash Drive 2078 U5A AC9E
3.2TB 2.5 Inch Flash Drive 2078 U5A AC9F
1.92TB 2.5" Flash Drive 2078 U5A ACN0
15.36TB 2.5Inch Flash Drive 2078 U5A ACN3
OEM Bulk Option 710 2076 24F ACVW
OEM Bulk Option 710 2076 624 ACVW
OEM Bulk Option 710 2076 AF6 ACVW
OEM Bulk Option 710 2076 AFF ACVW
OEM Bulk Option 711 2076 24F ACVX
OEM Bulk Option 711 2076 624 ACVX
OEM Bulk Option 711 2076 AF6 ACVX
OEM Bulk Option 711 2076 AFF ACVX
OEM Bulk Option 712 2076 24F ACVY
OEM Bulk Option 712 2076 624 ACVY
OEM Bulk Option 712 2076 AF6 ACVY
OEM Bulk Option 712 2076 AFF ACVY
OEM Bulk Option 713 2076 24F ACVZ
OEM Bulk Option 713 2076 624 ACVZ
OEM Bulk Option 713 2076 AF6 ACVZ
OEM Bulk Option 713 2076 AFF ACVZ
600GB 15K 2.5 Inch HDD 2076 U7A AHE2
900GB 15K 2.5 Inch HDD 2076 U7A AHE3
900GB 10K 2.5 Inch HDD 2076 U7A AHF2
1.2TB 10K 2.5 Inch HDD 2076 U7A AHF3
2.4TB 10K 2.5 Inch HDD 2076 U7A AHF5
400GB 2.5 Inch Flash Drive 2076 U7A AHH2
800GB 2.5 Inch Flash Drive 2076 U7A AHH3
1.6TB 2.5 Inch Flash Drive 2076 U7A AHH4
3.2TB 2.5 Inch Flash Drive 2076 U7A AHH5
1.92TB 12 Gb SAS 2.5 Inch Flash Drive 2076 24F AHHG
1.92TB 12 Gb SAS 2.5 Inch Flash Drive 2076 624 AHHG
1.92TB 12 Gb SAS 2.5 Inch Flash Drive 2076 AF6 AHHG
1.92TB 12 Gb SAS 2.5 Inch Flash Drive 2076 AFF AHHG
1.92TB 12 Gb SAS 2.5 Inch Flash Drive 2076 U7A AHHG
3.84TB 12 Gb SAS 2.5 Inch Flash Drive 2076 24F AHHH
3.84TB 12 Gb SAS 2.5 Inch Flash Drive 2076 624 AHHH
3.84TB 12 Gb SAS 2.5 Inch Flash Drive 2076 AF6 AHHH
3.84TB 12 Gb SAS 2.5 Inch Flash Drive 2076 AFF AHHH
3.84TB 12 Gb SAS 2.5 Inch Flash Drive 2076 U7A AHHH
7.68TB 12 Gb SAS 2.5 Inch Flash Drive 2076 24F AHHJ
7.68TB 12 Gb SAS 2.5 Inch Flash Drive 2076 624 AHHJ
7.68TB 12 Gb SAS 2.5 Inch Flash Drive 2076 AF6 AHHJ
7.68TB 12 Gb SAS 2.5 Inch Flash Drive 2076 AFF AHHJ
7.68TB 12 Gb SAS 2.5 Inch Flash Drive 2076 U7A AHHJ
15.36TB 12 Gb SAS 2.5 Inch Flash Drive 2076 24F AHHK
15.36TB 12 Gb SAS 2.5 Inch Flash Drive 2076 624 AHHK
15.36TB 12 Gb SAS 2.5 Inch Flash Drive 2076 AF6 AHHK
15.36TB 12 Gb SAS 2.5 Inch Flash Drive 2076 AFF AHHK
15.36TB 12 Gb SAS 2.5 Inch Flash Drive 2076 U7A AHHK
No Ship MES 2076 U7A AQQQ
No Ship MES 2078 U5A AQQQ



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Business Partner information

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If you are a Direct Reseller - System Reseller acquiring products from IBM, you may link directly to Business Partner information for this announcement. A PartnerWorld ID and password are required (use IBMid).

BP Attachment for Announcement Letter 118-081


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Publications

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No publications are shipped with the announced products.

Product documentation is available in IBM Knowledge Center.

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The Publications Center is a worldwide central repository for IBM product publications and marketing material with a catalog of 70,000 items. Extensive search facilities are provided. A large number of publications are available online in various file formats, which can currently be downloaded.



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Services

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IBM Systems Lab Services

IBM Systems Lab Services offers a wide array of services available for your enterprise. It brings expertise on the latest technologies from the IBM development community and can help with your most difficult technical challenges.

IBM Systems Lab Services exists to help you successfully implement emerging technologies so as to accelerate your return on investment and improve your satisfaction with your IBM systems and solutions. Services examples include initial implementation, integration, migration, and skills transfer on IBM systems solution capabilities and recommended practices. IBM Systems Lab Services is one of the service organizations of IBM's world-renowned IBM Systems Group development labs.

For details on available services, contact your IBM representative or go to the Lab Services website.

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IBM services include business consulting, outsourcing, hosting services, applications, and other technology management.

These services help you learn about, plan, install, manage, or optimize your IT infrastructure to be an on-demand business. They can help you integrate your high-speed networks, storage systems, application servers, wireless protocols, and an array of platforms, middleware, and communications software for IBM and many non-IBM offerings. IBM is your one-stop shop for IT support needs.

For details on available services, contact your IBM representative or go to the IBM Global Technology Services® website.

For details on available IBM Business Continuity and Recovery Services, contact your IBM representative or go to the Resiliency Services website.

Details on education offerings related to specific products can be found on the IBM authorized training website.



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Technical information

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Specified operating environment

Software requirements

The only drives with a code version requirement in this announcement are the Storwize V7000 features delivered for supply continuity purposes. These drives require IBM Spectrum Virtualize Software for Storwize V7000 V7.8.1.7, or later, for operation.

Planning information

Client responsibilities

Physical configuration and installation planning, along with machine installation and configuration, are customer responsibilities.

You are responsible for downloading or obtaining from IBM, and installing designated Machine Code (microcode, basic input/output system code (called BIOS), utility programs, device drivers, and diagnostics delivered with an IBM machine) and other software updates in a timely manner from an IBM internet website or from other electronic media, and following the instructions that IBM provides. You may request IBM to install Machine Code changes; however, you may be charged for that service.

Security, auditability, and control

This product uses the security and auditability features of the preloaded application software.

The client is responsible for evaluation, selection, and implementation of security features, administrative procedures, and appropriate controls in application systems and communications facilities.

IBM Systems Lab Services

For details on available services, contact your IBM representative or go to the Lab Services website.



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Terms and conditions

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MES discount applicable

No


Field installable feature

Yes


Warranty period

Three years:

  • Machine type 2076
  • Machine type 2078

To obtain copies of the IBM Statement of Limited Warranty, contact your reseller or IBM. An IBM part or feature installed during the initial installation of an IBM machine is subject to the full warranty period specified by IBM. An IBM part or feature that replaces a previously installed part or feature assumes the remainder of the warranty period for the replaced part or feature. An IBM part or feature added to a machine without replacing a previously installed part or feature is subject to a full warranty. Unless specified otherwise, the warranty period, type of warranty service, and service level of a part or feature are the same as those for the machine in which it is installed.


Client setup

  • Machine type 2076: Yes
  • Machine type 2078: Yes


Machine code

No license terms apply


Optional features warranty period

Feature codes for which there is a maintenance charge:

Description Machine type Models Feature number
1.92TB 2.5" Flash Drive 2076 624, AF6, 24F, AFF, U7A AHHG
3.84TB 2.5" Flash Drive 2076 624, AF6, 24F, AFF, U7A AHHH
7.68TB 2.5" Flash Drive 2076 624, AF6, 24F, AFF, U7A AHHJ
15.36TB 2.5" Flash Drive 2076 624, AF6, 24F, AFF, U7A AHHK
OEM Bulk Option 710 2076 624, AF6, 24F, AFF ACVW
OEM Bulk Option 711 2076 624, AF6, 24F, AFF ACVX
OEM Bulk Option 712 2076 624, AF6, 24F, AFF ACVY
OEM Bulk Option 713 2076 624, AF6, 24F, AFF ACVZ
400GB 2.5 Inch Flash Drive 2076 U7A AHH2
800GB 2.5 Inch Flash Drive 2076 U7A AHH3
1.6TB 2.5 Inch Flash Drive 2076 U7A AHH4
3.2TB 2.5 Inch Flash Drive 2076 U7A AHH5
400GB 2.5 Inch Flash Drive 2078 U5A AC9C
800GB 2.5 Inch Flash Drive 2078 U5A AC9D
1.6TB 2.5 Inch Flash Drive 2078 U5A AC9E
3.2TB 2.5 Inch Flash Drive 2078 U5A AC9F
1.92TB 2.5" Flash Drive 2078 U5A ACN0
3.84TB 2.5" Flash Drive 2078 U5A ACN1



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Prices

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The following are newly announced features of the 2076 machine type:

Description Model number Feature numbers Initial / MES / Both / Support CSU RP MES
OEM Bulk Option 710 24F ACVW MES Yes No
OEM Bulk Option 711 24F ACVX MES Yes No
OEM Bulk Option 712 24F ACVY MES Yes No
OEM Bulk Option 713 24F ACVZ MES Yes No
1.92TB 12 Gb SAS 2.5 Inch Flash Drive 24F AHHG Both Yes No
3.84TB 12 Gb SAS 2.5 Inch Flash Drive 24F AHHH Both Yes No
7.68TB 12 Gb SAS 2.5 Inch Flash Drive 24F AHHJ Both Yes No
15.36TB 12 Gb SAS 2.5 Inch Flash Drive 24F AHHK Both Yes No
OEM Bulk Option 710 624 ACVW MES Yes No
OEM Bulk Option 711 624 ACVX MES Yes No
OEM Bulk Option 712 624 ACVY MES Yes No
OEM Bulk Option 713 624 ACVZ MES Yes No
1.92TB 12 Gb SAS 2.5 Inch Flash Drive 624 AHHG Both Yes No
3.84TB 12 Gb SAS 2.5 Inch Flash Drive 624 AHHH Both Yes No
7.68TB 12 Gb SAS 2.5 Inch Flash Drive 624 AHHJ Both Yes No
15.36TB 12 Gb SAS 2.5 Inch Flash Drive 624 AHHK Both Yes No
OEM Bulk Option 710 AF6 ACVW MES Yes No
OEM Bulk Option 711 AF6 ACVX MES Yes No
OEM Bulk Option 712 AF6 ACVY MES Yes No
OEM Bulk Option 713 AF6 ACVZ MES Yes No
1.92TB 12 Gb SAS 2.5 Inch Flash Drive AF6 AHHG Both Yes No
3.84TB 12 Gb SAS 2.5 Inch Flash Drive AF6 AHHH Both Yes No
7.68TB 12 Gb SAS 2.5 Inch Flash Drive AF6 AHHJ Both Yes No
15.36TB 12 Gb SAS 2.5 Inch Flash Drive AF6 AHHK Both Yes No
OEM Bulk Option 710 AFF ACVW MES Yes No
OEM Bulk Option 711 AFF ACVX MES Yes No
OEM Bulk Option 712 AFF ACVY MES Yes No
OEM Bulk Option 713 AFF ACVZ MES Yes No
1.92TB 12 Gb SAS 2.5 Inch Flash Drive AFF AHHG Both Yes No
3.84TB 12 Gb SAS 2.5 Inch Flash Drive AFF AHHH Both Yes No
7.68TB 12 Gb SAS 2.5 Inch Flash Drive AFF AHHJ Both Yes No
15.36TB 12 Gb SAS 2.5 Inch Flash Drive AFF AHHK Both Yes No
600GB 15K 2.5 Inch HDD U7A AHE2 Both Yes No
900GB 15K 2.5 Inch HDD U7A AHE3 Both Yes No
900GB 10K 2.5 Inch HDD U7A AHF2 Both Yes No
1.2TB 10K 2.5 Inch HDD U7A AHF3 Both Yes No
2.4TB 10K 2.5 Inch HDD U7A AHF5 Both Yes No
400GB 2.5 Inch Flash Drive U7A AHH2 Both Yes No
800GB 2.5 Inch Flash Drive U7A AHH3 Both Yes No
1.6TB 2.5 Inch Flash Drive U7A AHH4 Both Yes No
3.2TB 2.5 Inch Flash Drive U7A AHH5 Both Yes No
1.92TB 12 Gb SAS 2.5 Inch Flash Drive U7A AHHG Both Yes No
3.84TB 12 Gb SAS 2.5 Inch Flash Drive U7A AHHH Both Yes No
7.68TB 12 Gb SAS 2.5 Inch Flash Drive U7A AHHJ Both Yes No
15.36TB 12 Gb SAS 2.5 Inch Flash Drive U7A AHHK Both Yes No
No Ship MES U7A AQQQ MES Yes No

The following are newly announced features of the 2078 machine type:

Description Model number Feature numbers Initial / MES / Both / Support CSU RP MES
600GB 15K 2.5 Inch HDD U5A AC58 Both Yes No
900GB 15K 2.5 Inch HDD U5A AC59 Both Yes No
900GB 10K 2.5 Inch HDD U5A AC68 Both Yes No
1.2TB 10K 2.5 Inch HDD U5A AC69 Both Yes No
2.4TB 10K 2.5 Inch HDD U5A AC6B Both Yes No
400GB 2.5 Inch Flash Drive U5A AC9C Both Yes No
800GB 2.5 Inch Flash Drive U5A AC9D Both Yes No
1.6TB 2.5 Inch Flash Drive U5A AC9E Both Yes No
3.2TB 2.5 Inch Flash Drive U5A AC9F Both Yes No
1.92TB 2.5" Flash Drive U5A ACN0 Both Yes No
15.36TB 2.5Inch Flash Drive U5A ACN3 Both Yes No
No Ship MES U5A AQQQ MES Yes No

CSU = Customer setup

RP MES = Returnable parts MES

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