IBM FlashSystem family delivers a 16 TB Nearline-SAS drive option

IBM United States Hardware Announcement 120-021
July 21, 2020

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OverviewOverviewPublicationsPublications
Key requirementsKey requirementsTechnical informationTechnical information
Planned availability datePlanned availability dateTerms and conditionsTerms and conditions
DescriptionDescriptionPricesPrices
Product numberProduct number


Overview

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Select IBM FlashSystem® models offer a higher-capacity, 16 TB 7,200 rpm 12 Gb Nearline SAS (NL-SAS) 3.5-inch disk drive option for increased system capacity on the following systems:

  • FlashSystem 5000
  • FlashSystem 5100
  • FlashSystem 7200



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Key requirements

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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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July 24, 2020



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Description

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Higher-capacity disk drive option

Select FlashSystem models deliver a higher-capacity 16 TB 7,200 rpm 12 Gb NL-SAS 3.5-inch disk drive option to provide increased system capacity. This drive is dual-port, hot-swappable, and supports data transfer rates of up to 12 Gbps. This drive is available on the following models:

  • FlashSystem 5000 models 2H2, 3H2, 12G, and 92G
  • FlashSystem 5100 models 12G and 92G
  • FlashSystem 7000 models 12G and 92G

Accessibility by people with disabilities

Accessibility Compliance Reports (previously known as a VPAT) containing details on accessibility compliance to standards, including the Worldwide Consortium Web Content Accessibility Guidelines, European Standard EN 301 349, and US Section 508, can be found on the IBM Accessibility Conformance Report Request website.



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Reference information

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



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Product number

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The following are newly announced features of the IBM System Storage 2072, 2076, 2077, and 2078 machine types:

Description Machine type Model Feature
16 TB 7,200 rpm 12 Gb SAS NL 3.5 Inch HDD 2072 12G AL3F
16 TB 7,200 rpm 12 Gb SAS NL 3.5 Inch HDD 2072 2H2 AL3F
16 TB 7,200 rpm 12 Gb SAS NL 3.5 Inch HDD 2072 3H2 AL3F
Drive relocation packaging for High Density Expansion 2072 92F ACZH
Drive relocation packaging for High Density Expansion 2072 92G ACZH
16 TB 7,200 rpm 12 Gb SAS NL 3.5 Inch HDD 2072 92G AL4C
16 TB 7,200 rpm 12 Gb SAS NL 3.5 Inch HDD 2076 12G AHD9
Drive relocation packaging for High Density Expansion 2076 92F ACZH
16 TB 7,200 rpm 12 Gb SAS NL 3.5 Inch HDD 2076 92G AH7C
3m 12 Gb SAS Cable (mSAS HD to mSAS HD) 2076 92G ACUC
6m 12 Gb SAS Cable (mSAS HD to mSAS HD) 2076 92G ACUD
Drive relocation packaging for High Density Expansion 2076 92G ACZH
Drive relocation packaging for High Density Expansion 2076 A9F ACZH
16 TB 7,200 rpm 12 Gb SAS NL 3.5 Inch HDD 2077 12G AC3F
Drive relocation packaging for High Density Expansion 2077 92F ACZH
16 TB 7,200 rpm 12 Gb SAS NL 3.5 Inch HDD 2077 92G ACPC
Drive relocation packaging for High Density Expansion 2077 92G ACZH
Drive relocation packaging for High Density Expansion 2077 A9F ACZH
16 TB 7,200 rpm 12 Gb SAS NL 3.5 Inch HDD 2078 12G AC3F
Drive relocation packaging for High Density Expansion 2078 92F ACZH
16 TB 7,200 rpm 12 Gb SAS NL 3.5 Inch HDD 2078 92G ACPC
Drive relocation packaging for High Density Expansion 2078 92G ACZH
Drive relocation packaging for High Density Expansion 2078 A9F ACZH
0.6m 12 Gb SAS Cable (mSAS HD) 2078 24G ACUA
1.5m 12 Gb SAS Cable (mSAS HD) 2078 24G ACUB
3m 12 Gb SAS Cable (mSAS HD) 2078 24G ACUC
Drive relocation packaging for High Density Expansion 2145 92F ACZH
Drive relocation packaging for High Density Expansion 2147 92F ACZH
Drive relocation packaging for High Density Expansion 9846 92F ACZH
Drive relocation packaging for High Density Expansion 9846 A9F ACZH
Drive relocation packaging for High Density Expansion 9848 92F ACZH
Drive relocation packaging for High Density Expansion 9848 A9F ACZH



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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 120-021


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Publications

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No publications are shipped with these options. See the publications that shipped with your base system for information.

Product documentation is available in IBM Knowledge Center.

IBM Knowledge Center provides you with a single point of reference where you can access product documentation for IBM systems hardware, operating systems, and server software. Through a consistent framework, you can efficiently find information and personalize your access by going to IBM Knowledge Center for all your product information needs.

To access the IBM Publications Center Portal, go to the IBM Publications Center website.

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.

Global Technology Services

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 16 TB 7.2K 3.5-inch NL HDD feature requires IBM Spectrum® Virtualize 7.4, or later, for operation.

Planning information

Client responsibilities

Physical configuration and installation planning, along with machine installation and configuration, are client 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.

Cable orders

No cables are required.

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
  • Machine type 2072

One year:

  • Machine type 2077

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 2077: Yes
  • Machine type 2078: Yes
  • Machine type 2072: Yes



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Prices

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For all local charges, contact your local IBM representative or IBM Business Partner.

The following are newly announced features of the IBM System Storage 2072 machine type:

Description Model number Feature numbers Initial / MES / Both / Support CSU RP MES
16 TB 7,200 rpm 12 Gb SAS NL 3.5 Inch HDD 12G AL3F Both Yes No
16 TB 7,200 rpm 12 Gb SAS NL 3.5 Inch HDD 2H2 AL3F Both Yes No
16 TB 7,200 rpm 12 Gb SAS NL 3.5 Inch HDD 3H2 AL3F Both Yes No
Drive Packaging HD Exp. 92F ACZH MES Yes No
Drive Packaging HD Exp. 92G ACZH MES Yes No
16 TB 7,200 rpm 12 Gb SAS NL 3.5 Inch HDD 92G AL4C Both Yes No

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

Description Model number Feature numbers Initial / MES / Both / Support CSU RP MES
16 TB 7,200 rpm 12 Gb SAS NL 3.5 Inch HDD 12G AHD9 Both Yes No
16 TB 7,200 rpm 12 Gb SAS NL 3.5 Inch HDD 92G AH7C Both Yes No
Drive Packaging HD Exp. 92F ACZH MES Yes No
3m 12 Gb SAS Cable (mSAS HD to mSAS HD) 92G ACUC Both Yes No
6m 12 Gb SAS Cable (mSAS HD to mSAS HD) 92G ACUD Beth Yes No
Drive Packaging HD Exp. 92G ACZH MES Yes No
Drive Packaging HD Exp. A9F ACZH MES Yes No

The following are newly announced features of the IBM System Storage 2077 machine type:

Description Model number Feature numbers Initial / MES / Both / Support CSU RP MES
16 TB 7,200 rpm 12 Gb SAS NL 3.5 Inch HDD 12G AC3F Both Yes No
Drive Packaging HD Exp. 92F ACZH MES Yes No
16 TB 7,200 rpm 12 Gb SAS NL 3.5 Inch HDD 92G ACPC Both Yes No
Drive Packaging HD Exp. 92G ACZH MES Yes No
Drive Packaging HD Exp. A9F ACZH MES Yes No

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

Description Model number Feature numbers Initial / MES / Both / Support CSU RP MES
16 TB 7,200 rpm 12 Gb SAS NL 3.5 Inch HDD 12G AC3F Both Yes No
Drive Packaging HD Exp. 92F ACZH MES Yes No
16 TB 7,200 rpm 12 Gb SAS NL 3.5 Inch HDD 92G ACPC Both Yes No
Drive Packaging HD Exp. 92G ACZH MES Yes No
0.6m 12 Gb SAS Cable (mSAS HD) 24G ACUA Both Yes No
1.5m 12 Gb SAS Cable (mSAS HD) 24G ACUB Both Yes No
3m 12 Gb SAS Cable (mSAS HD) 24G ACUC Both Yes No
Drive Packaging HD Exp. A9F ACZH MES Yes No

The following are newly announced features of the IBM System Storage 2145 machine type:

Description Model number Feature numbers Initial / MES / Both / Support CSU RP MES
Drive Packaging HD Exp. 92F ACZH MES Yes No

The following are newly announced features of the IBM System Storage 2147 machine type:

Description Model number Feature numbers Initial / MES / Both / Support CSU RP MES
Drive Packaging HD Exp. 92F ACZH MES Yes No

The following are newly announced features of the IBM System Storage 9846 machine type:

Description

Model number Feature numbers Initial / MES / Both / Support CSU RP MES
Drive Packaging HD Exp. 92F ACZH MES Yes No
Drive Packaging HD Exp. A9F ACZH MES Yes No

The following are newly announced features of the IBM System Storage 9848 machine type:

Description

Model number Feature numbers Initial / MES / Both / Support CSU RP MES
Drive Packaging HD Exp. 92F ACZH MES Yes No
Drive Packaging HD Exp. A9F ACZH MES Yes No

CSU = Customer setup

RP MES = Returnable part MES

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