The new 2 TB/5400 rpm SATA disk drive can double the current maximum physical storage capacity of System Storage DCS9900 configurations

IBM United States Hardware Announcement 109-573
September 22, 2009

 
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System Storage™ DCS9900 2 TB/5400 rpm SATA disk drive feature (#3204) has the following attributes:

  • Compatible with the DCS9900 Model 3S1 SAS/SATA Storage Expansion Unit
  • Doubles the maximum physical storage capacity of a DCS9900 Storage System configuration from 1200 TB up to 2400 TB

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


 
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A 2000 GB (2 TB), 5400 rpm SATA disk drive option is now available for the DCS9900 Model 3S1 SAS/SATA Storage Expansion Unit. The Model 3S1 Expansion Unit can accommodate up to 60 disk drives.

The new 2 TB SATA disk drive is designed to enable DCS9900 Storage System configurations using the Model 3S1 Storage Expansion Units to scale up to 1200 disks, with physical storage capacities that range up to 2400 TB.

For additional information about the IBM® System Storage DCS9900 Storage System, refer to Hardware Announcement 109-330, dated May 26, 2009.

Feature exchange

None


 
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Key prerequisites
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The DCS9900 2 TB/5400 rpm SATA disk drive feature (#3204) is for use with the DCS9900 Model 3S1 Storage Expansion Unit (1269-3S1).

Mandatory RPQ 8S0870

All orders for the DCS9900 Storage System, which includes the DCS9900 Controller Model CP2, DCS9900 Storage Expansion Units and features, must first be approved via the mandatory I-listed RPQ 8S0870. Ask your IBM representative how to order the I-listed RPQ. Refer to the Limitations section for details.


 
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Planned availability date
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September 25, 2009


 
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Description
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The DCS9900 2000 GB (2 TB)/5400 rpm SATA disk drive feature (#3204) is designed for use with the DCS9900 Model 3S1 SAS/SATA Storage Expansion Unit. Employing the 2 TB SATA disk drives in DCS9900 system configurations can enable the physical storage capacity to be doubled up to a maximum of 2400 TB.

The following are the currently available SAS and SATA disk drive features for the Model 3S1.

  • 500 GB SATA disk drive (#3201)
  • 750 GB SATA disk drive (#3202)
  • 1000 GB SATA disk drive (#3203)
  • 2000 GB SATA disk drive (#3204)
  • 146 GB/15K SAS disk drive (#3231)
  • 300 GB/15K SAS disk drive (#3232)
  • 450 GB/15K SAS disk drive (#3233)

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                                Machine           Feature
Description                     type      Model   number
 
 
2TB/5400 rpm SATA Disk Drive    1269      3S1      3204
 

 
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Publications
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Hardcopy publications and support documentation on CD-ROM are included with the orderable configurations.


 
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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.

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Specified operating environment

Hardware requirements

Hardware requirements will be defined as a part of the overall systems evaluation customers receive with mandatory prerequisite RPQ 8S0870.

Contact your IBM representative for details.

Software requirements

Software requirements will be defined as a part of the overall systems evaluation customers receive with mandatory prerequisite RPQ 8S0870.

Contact your IBM representative for details.

Limitations

All orders for the DCS9900 Storage System, which includes the DCS9900 Controller Model CP2 (1269-CP2), DCS9900 3S1 SAS/SATA Storage Expansion Unit (1269-3S1), and features must first be approved by ordering mandatory I-listed RPQ 8S0870. Contact your IBM representative to order the I-listed RPQ.

Planning information

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 Web site 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.

Cable orders

No cables are required.

Security, auditability, and control

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

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


 
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MES discount applicable

Equal to the volume commitment discount

Field installable feature

Yes

Warranty period

One year.

If this feature is added to a 1269-3S1 without replacing a previously-installed feature, IBM provides the same base warranty as was announced for the 1269-3S1, for example, a 1-year warranty. The warranty starts on the feature's "Date of Installation". If this IBM feature replaces another IBM feature that was removed, it assumes the remaining warranty of the feature that was removed.

Customer setup

No

Machine code

Same license terms and conditions as base machine


 
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                                  Machine            Feature   
Description                       type      Model    number    
 
 
2TB/5400 rpm SATA Disk Drive      1269      3S1      3204    
 
                                                   Field    Plant    Cables
                       Machine            Feature  install  install  required
Description            type     Model     number   only     only
 
2TB/5.4K SATA Drive    1269     3S1       3204     N        N        N
 
 
Y = Yes
N = No

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

To identify your local IBM representative, 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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