IBM Elastic Storage Server V5.3.5 offers new models and model upgrades

IBM United States Hardware Announcement 119-058
October 22, 2019


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


(Corrected on October 22, 2019)

Added Prices statement to US Prices section.



Overview

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IBM Elastic Storage® Server, the scalable, high-performance data and file management solution, is expanding its models and adding upgrade paths between models.

Elastic Storage Server (ESS) V5.3.5 offers:

  • New GL3S and GL3C models
  • New support for RDMA over Converged Ethernet (RoCE)
  • New model upgrade paths for GLxS and GLxC models

New Elastic Storage Server model upgrades:

From model To model
GL2S GL3S
GL3S GL4S
GL4S GL5S
GL5S GL6S
GL2C GL3C
GL3C GL4C
GL4C GL5C
GL5C GL6C

The minimum memory in the data servers is 256 GB, except for GL8C, which is 512 GB. All additional storage must be at the same capacity drives as the existing model.



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Feature exchange

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Not applicable



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Key requirements

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  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux® 7 for Power®
  • IBM Spectrum® Scale for IBM Elastic Storage Server
  • IBM® Select Support for xCAT


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Planned availability date

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December 6, 2019



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Description

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Section 508 of the US Rehabilitation Act

Elastic Storage Server models are capable as of December 6, 2019, when used in accordance with associated IBM documentation, of satisfying the applicable requirements of Section 508 of the Rehabilitation Act, provided that any assistive technology used with the product properly interoperates with it. A US Section 508 Accessibility Conformance Statement can be requested on the Product accessibility information website.



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Reference information

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For more information on IBM ESS model upgrades, see Hardware Announcement 119-069, dated October 22, 2019.



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Product number

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The following are newly announced features on the specific models of the IBM Power Systems 5148, 7014, and 7965 machine type:

New features available December 6, 2019

                                                  Machine  Model   Feature
Description                                       type     number  number

Overhead ladder - 5ft                             5148     21L     1101 
                                                  5148     22L          
5.5M, 12Gb/s MINI SAS HD ACTIVE OPTICAL CABLE     5148     22L     AJGA 
Lift Tool                                         5148     21L     EB2Z 
                                                  5148     22L          
ESS GL3S Solution Specify (4TB HDD) - 1000TB raw
disk capacity                                     5148     22L     EGLA 
                                                  7014     T42          
                                                  7965     S42          
ESS GL3S Solution Specify (8TB HDD) - 2000TB raw
disk capacity                                     5148     22L     EGLB 
                                                  7014     T42          
                                                  7965     S42          
ESS GL3S Solution Specify (10TB HDD) - 2500TB
raw disk capacity                                 5148     22L     EGLC 
                                                  7014     T42          
                                                  7965     S42          
ESS GL3S Solution Specify (14TB HDD) - 3500TB
raw disk capacity                                 5148     22L     EGLD 
                                                  7014     T42          
                                                  7965     S42          
ESS GL3C Solution Specify (10TB HDD) - 3160TB
raw disk capacity                                 5148     22L     EGLE 
                                                  7965     S42          
ESS GL3C Solution Specify (14TB HDD) - 4424TB
raw disk capacity                                 5148     22L     EGLF 
                                                  7965     S42          
ESS Specify                                       7965     S42     ERCC 



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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 119-058


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Publications

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No publications are shipped with the announced products.

The 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 IBM Systems 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 Business 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

Hardware requirements

All required hardware ships with the Elastic Storage Server solution.

Software requirements

All required software ships with the Elastic Storage Server solution, including:

  • IBM Spectrum Scale for IBM Elastic Storage Server
  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7
  • IBM Select Support for xCAT

Planning information

Cable orders

No cable orders required.

Security, auditability, and control

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 IBM Systems Lab Services website.



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IBM Electronic Services

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IBM has transformed its delivery of hardware and software support services to help you achieve higher system availability. Electronic Services is a web-enabled solution that offers an exclusive, no-additional-charge enhancement to the service and support available for IBM servers. These services are designed to provide the opportunity for greater system availability with faster problem resolution and preemptive monitoring. Electronic Services comprises two separate, but complementary, elements: Electronic Services news page and Electronic Services Agent.

The Electronic Services news page is a single internet entry point that replaces the multiple entry points traditionally used to access IBM Internet services and support. The news page enables you to gain easier access to IBM resources for assistance in resolving technical problems.

The Electronic Service Agent is no-additional-charge software that resides on your server. It monitors events and transmits system inventory information to IBM on a periodic, client-defined timetable. The Electronic Service Agent automatically reports hardware problems to IBM. Early knowledge about potential problems enables IBM to deliver proactive service that may result in higher system availability and performance. In addition, information collected through the Service Agent is made available to IBM service support representatives when they help answer your questions or diagnose problems. Installation and use of IBM Electronic Service Agent for problem reporting enables IBM to provide better support and service for your IBM server.

To learn how Electronic Services can work for you, go to the IBM Electronic Service Agent website.



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Terms and conditions

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MES discount applicable

No


Field-installable feature

Yes


Warranty period

IBM Elastic Storage Server comes with three years of hardware support.

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

No


Machine code

No license terms apply.


Optional features warranty period

Not applicable



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Prices

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For additional information and current prices, contact your local IBM representative or IBM Business Partner.

The following are newly announced features on the specific models of the IBM Power Systems 5148, 7014, 7965 machine type:

                                                Minimum Initial/         
                                                Monthly MES/             
Description            Model   Feature Purchase Maint.  Both/        RP  
Machine Type 5148      number  numbers price    Charge  Support  CSU MES 
 
Overhead ladder - 5ft
                       21L     1101                     Both     Yes    
                       22L                              Both     Yes    
5.5M 12Gbs OPTICAL CABLE
                       22L     AJGA                     Both     Yes No 
Lift Tool
                       21L     EB2Z                     Both     Yes    
                       22L                              Both     Yes    
ESS GL3S SOL SPCFY (4TB HDD)
                       22L     EGLA                     Initial  N/A No 
ESS GL3S SOL SPCFY (8TB HDD)
                       22L     EGLB                     Initial  N/A No 
ESS GL3S SOL SPCFY(10TB HDD)
                       22L     EGLC                     Initial  N/A No 
ESS GL3S SOL SPCFY(14TB HDD)
                       22L     EGLD                     Initial  N/A No 
ESS GL3C SOL SPCFY(10TB HDD)
                       22L     EGLE                     Initial  N/A No 
ESS GL3C SOL SPCFY(14TB HDD)
                       22L     EGLF                     Initial  N/A No 

                                                Minimum Initial/         
                                                Monthly MES/             
Description            Model   Feature Purchase Maint.  Both/        RP  
Machine Type 7014      number  numbers price    Charge  Support  CSU MES 
 
ESS GL3S SOL SPCFY (4TB HDD)
                       T42     EGLA                     Initial  N/A No 
ESS GL3S SOL SPCFY (8TB HDD)
                       T42     EGLB                     Initial  N/A No 
ESS GL3S SOL SPCFY(10TB HDD)
                       T42     EGLC                     Initial  N/A No 
ESS GL3S SOL SPCFY(14TB HDD)
                       T42     EGLD                     Initial  N/A No 

                                                Minimum Initial/         
                                                Monthly MES/             
Description            Model   Feature Purchase Maint.  Both/        RP  
Machine type 7965      number  numbers price    Charge  Support  CSU MES 
 

ESS GL3S SOL SPCFY (4TB HDD)
                       S42     EGLA                     Initial  N/A    
ESS GL3S SOL SPCFY (8TB HDD)
                       S42     EGLB                     Initial  N/A    
ESS GL3S SOL SPCFY(10TB HDD)
                       S42     EGLC                     Initial  N/A    
ESS GL3S SOL SPCFY(14TB HDD)
                       S42     EGLD                     Initial  N/A    
ESS GL3C SOL SPCFY(10TB HDD)
                       S42     EGLE                     Initial  N/A    
ESS GL3C SOL SPCFY(14TB HDD)
                       S42     EGLF                     Initial  N/A    
ESS Specify
                       S42     ERCC                     Initial  N/A    

CSU = Customer setup
RP MES = Return parts, miscellaneous equipment specifications


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Pricing terms

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Prices in the following PDF prices link are suggested list prices on day of announcement for the U.S. only. They are provided for your information only. Dealer prices may vary, and prices may also vary by country. IBM list price does not include tax or shipping and is subject to change without notice.

ENUS-119-058-LIST_PRICES_2019_10_22.PDF ENUS-119-058-LIST_PRICES_2019_10_22.PDF

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