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

IBM United States Hardware Announcement 119-069
October 22, 2019


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


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 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

Elastic Storage Server model upgrades:

From model To model
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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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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Accessibility by people with disabilities

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A US Section 508 Voluntary Product Accessibility Template (VPAT) containing details on accessibility compliance can be found on the IBM Accessibility website.



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Reference information

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For more information on IBM ESS model upgrades, see Hardware Announcement 119-058, dated October 22, 2019 .



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Product number

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The following are newly announced features of the IBM System Storage® 5147 machine type:

Description Machine type Model Feature
Overhead ladder - 5ft 5147 024 1101
Lift Tool 5147 024 EB2Z
Overhead ladder - 5ft 5147 084 1101
Lift Tool 5147 084 EB2Z
ESS Model Upgrade Specify; GL2S to GL3S 5147 084 EFDB
ESS Model Upgrade Specify; GL3S to GL4S 5147 084 EFDD
ESS Model Upgrade Specify; GL4S to GL5S 5147 084 EFDG
ESS Model Upgrade Specify; GL5S to GL6S 5147 084 EFDU
ESS GL3S Solution Specify (4TB HDD) - 1000 TB Raw Disk Capacity 5147 084 EGLA
ESS GL3S Solution Specify (8TB HDD) - 2000 TB Raw Disk Capacity 5147 084 EGLB
ESS GL3S Solution Specify (10TB HDD) - 2500 TB Raw Disk Capacity 5147 084 EGLC
ESS GL3S Solution Specify (14TB HDD) - 3500 TB Raw Disk Capacity 5147 084 EGLD
Overhead ladder - 5ft 5147 106 1101
Mini SAS HD Active Optical Cable (AOC) Cable, 5.5m, 12GB/s (STRAIGHT CABLE) 5147 106 AJGA
Lift Tool 5147 106 EB2Z
ESS Model Upgrade Specify; GL5C to GL6C 5147 106 EFDY
ESS Model Upgrade Specify; GL4C to GL6C 5147 106 EFDZ
ESS Model Upgrade Specify; GL2C to GL3C 5147 106 EFEA
ESS Model Upgrade Specify; GL3C to GL4C 5147 106 EFEB
ESS GL3C Solution Specify (10TB HDD) - 3160 TB Raw Disk Capacity 5147 106 EGLE
ESS GL3C Solution Specify (14TB HDD) - 4424 TB Raw Disk Capacity 5147 106 EGLF



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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 119-069


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Publications

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No publications are shipped with these products.

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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Planning information

Cable orders

Not applicable

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 Lab Services website.



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Terms and conditions

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MES discount applicable

Equal to the volume commitment discount


Field installable feature

Yes


Warranty period

IBM Elastic Storage Server Storage (machine type 5147) has a one-year warranty and two years of Extended Support (3 years total).

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.


Customer setup

Yes


Machine code

Same license terms and conditions as base machine



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Prices

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The following are newly announced features of the IBM System Storage 5147 machine type:

Description Model number Feature numbers Initial / MES / Both / Support CSU RP MES
Overhead ladder - 5ft 024 1101 Both Yes No
Lift Tool 024 EB2Z Both Yes No
Overhead ladder - 5ft 084 1101 Both Yes No
Lift Tool 084 EB2Z Both Yes No
ESS Model Upgrade Specify; GL2S to GL3S 084 EFDB Initial N/A No
ESS Model Upgrade Specify; GL3S to GL4S 084 EFDD Initial N/A No
ESS Model Upgrade Specify; GL4S to GL5S 084 EFDG Initial N/A No
ESS Model Upgrade Specify; GL5S to GL6S 084 EFDU Initial N/A No
ESS GL3S Solution Specify (4TB HDD) - 1000 TB Raw Disk Capacity 084 EGLA Initial N/A No
ESS GL3S Solution Specify (8TB HDD) - 2000 TB Raw Disk Capacity 084 EGLB Initial N/A No
ESS GL3S Solution Specify (10TB HDD) - 2500 TB Raw Disk Capacity 084 EGLC Initial N/A No
ESS GL3S Solution Specify (14TB HDD) - 3500 TB Raw Disk Capacity 084 EGLD Initial N/A No
Overhead ladder - 5ft 106 1101 Both Yes No
Mini SAS HD Active Optical Cable (AOC) Cable, 5.5m, 12GB/s (STRAIGHT CABLE) 106 AJGA Both Yes No
Lift Tool 106 EB2Z Both Yes No
ESS Model Upgrade Specify; GL5C to GL6C 106 EFDY Initial N/A No
ESS Model Upgrade Specify; GL4C to GL6C 106 EFDZ Initial N/A No
ESS Model Upgrade Specify; GL2C to GL3C 106 EFEA Initial N/A No
ESS Model Upgrade Specify; GL3C to GL4C 106 EFEB Initial N/A No
ESS GL3C Solution Specify (10TB HDD) - 3160 TB Raw Disk Capacity 106 EGLE Initial N/A No
ESS GL3C Solution Specify (14TB HDD) - 4424 TB Raw Disk Capacity 106 EGLF Initial N/A No

CSU = Customer setup

RP MES = Returnable parts MES

N/A = Not applicable

Trademarks

IBM Elastic Storage, Power, IBM Spectrum, IBM, System Storage, PartnerWorld and Global Technology Services are registered trademarks of IBM Corporation in the United States, other countries, or both.

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Other company, product, and service names may be trademarks or service marks of others.

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