IBM XIV Storage System offers factory shipment of additional capacity configurations

IBM United States Hardware Announcement 109-191
April 7, 2009

 
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The IBM® XIV Storage System Model A14 is now available in factory configurations with nine, ten, eleven, twelve, thirteen, or fourteen modules. These new configurations are field-upgradeable with one or more additional data modules, up to the maximum of fifteen total interface and data modules.

Additionally, the planned availability date for the Modem (feature number 9101), as announced in Hardware Announcement 109-124, dated February 10, 2009 (IBM XIV Storage System new ordering features and modem feature update), has changed. Refer to the Description section for more information.

For ordering, contact your IBM representative, an IBM Business Partner, or IBM Americas Call Centers at 800-IBM-CALL (Reference: YE001).


 
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The IBM XIV Storage System (2810-A14) requires an IBM XIV Storage System Software V10 license (Product ID 5639-XXA). The quantity of base XIV Storage System Software features must equal the total quantity of interface modules and data modules in the XIV Storage System.

Factory configurations with nine to fourteen modules require IBM XIV Storage System Software Version 10.0.1.b, or later.


 
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April 16, 2009


 
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Additional factory shipment configurations

The XIV Storage System Model A14 is now available in factory configurations with nine, ten, eleven, twelve, thirteen, or fourteen modules. These configurations are designed to support the same capabilities and functions as the six and fifteen module XIV Storage System configurations with the IBM XIV Storage System Software V10. These additional configurations have all of the same auxiliary components and ship in the same physical rack as the fifteen module system.

These new factory configurations are field-upgradeable with one or more additional data modules, up to the maximum of fifteen total interface and data modules.

The following table depicts the configurations supported on the XIV Storage System Model A14:

Total Modules   6      9     10     11     12     13     14       15
 
Useable        27     43    50     54     61     66     73        79
 Capacity (TB)
 
Interface
 Modules       3      6     6      6      6      6      6         6
 (feature #1100)
 
Data Modules   3      3     4      5      6      7      8         9
 (feature  #1105)
 
Disk Drives    72     108   120    132    144    156    168       180
 
Fibre Channel  8      16    16     20     20     24     24        24
 Ports
 
iSCSI Ports    0      4     4      6      6      6      6         6
 
Memory (GB)    48     72    80     88     96     104    112       120
 
Plant/Field    Plant  Both  Both   Both   Both   Both   Both      Both
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Modem planned availability date

The planned availability date for plant and field installation of the Modem (feature 9101) is changed to September 25, 2009, for the following countries:

  • Brazil
  • India

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For more information, refer to the following announcements:

Hardware Announcement 109-061, dated February 10, 2009, IBM XIV Storage System offers additional capacity configurations

Software Announcement 209-019, dated February 10, 2009, IBM XIV Storage System Software V10 offers additional capacity configurations

Hardware Announcement 108-540, dated August 12, 2008, IBM XIV Storage System: designed to provide grid-based, enterprise-class storage capabilities

Software Announcement 208-256, dated August 12, 2008, IBM XIV Storage System Software V10 with advanced writeable snapshot capability supports grid-based, extensible storage and thin provisioning


 
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Description             Machine     Model
 
IBM XIV Storage System    2810       A14

 
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To order, contact the Americas Call Centers or your local IBM representative, or your IBM Business Partner.

To identify your local IBM representative or IBM Business Partner, call 800-IBM-4YOU (426-4968).

Phone:      800-IBM-CALL (426-2255)
Fax:        800-2IBM-FAX (242-6329)
Internet:   callserv@ca.ibm.com
Mail:       IBM Teleweb Customer Support
            ibm.com® Sales Execution Center, Americas North
            3500 Steeles Ave. East, Tower 3/4
            Markham, Ontario
            Canada
            L3R 2Z1

Reference: YE001

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Note: Shipments will begin after the planned availability date.
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