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IBM System Storage N3000 Express

IBM System Storage N3000 Express

Volume data is automatically scanned and deduplicated, resulting in immediate space savings with minimal impact on operations

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 N3000 Express at a glance
Specifications
  N3220 N3220 N3240 N3240 N3400 N3400
Machine type model 2857-A12 2857-A22 2857-A14 2857-A24 2859-A11 2859-A21
Controller configuration Single Dual (active/active) Single Dual (active/active) Single Dual (active/active)
Random access memory 6 GB 12 GB 6 GB 12 GB 4 GB 8 GB
Fibre Channel ports (speed) 2 (8 Gbps)* 4 (8 Gbps)* 2 (8 Gbps)* 4 (8 Gbps)* 2 (4 Gbps) 4 (4 Gbps)
Ethernet ports (speed) 4 (1 Gbps) onboard
2 (10 Gbps)*
8 (1 Gbps) onboard
4 (10 Gbps)*
4 (1 Gbps) onboard
2 (10 Gbps)*
8 (1 Gbps) onboard
4 (10 Gbps)*
4 (1 Gbps) 8 (1 Gbps)
Maximum raw capacity 374 TB 432 TB 368 TB
Maximum number of disk drives 144
24 internal
144
24 internal
136
12 internal
Disk drives supported in controller (type, size, speed) SAS: 450 GB, 600 GB; (10k RPM) SATA: 1 TB, 2 TB, 3 TB; (7.2k RPM) SAS: 300 GB, 450 GB, 600 GB, 600 GB FDE (15k RPM)
SATA: 1 TB, 2 TB, (7.2k RPM)
Disk expansion units supported EXN3000 - SAS Disk Storage Expansion Unit:
SAS: 300 GB, 450 GB, 600 GB (15k RPM)
SATA: 1 TB, 2 TB, 3 TB (7.2k RPM),
EXN3500 - SAS Disk Storage (SFF) Expansion Unit:
SAS: 450 GB, 600 GB (10k RPM)
EXN3000 - SAS Disk Storage Expansion Unit:
SAS: 300 GB, 450 GB, 600 GB, 600 GB FDE (15k RPM)
SATA: 1 TB, 2 TB, 3 TB (7.2k RPM)
EXN3500 - SAS Disk Storage (SFF) Expansion Unit:
SAS: 450 GB, 600 GB(10k RPM)
EXN1000 - SATA Disk Storage Expansion Unit: SATA: 1 TB, 2 TB (7.2k RPM)
EXN4000 - Fibre Channel Disk Storage Expansion Unit: 4-Gbps Fibre Channel: 300 GB, 450 GB, 600 GB (15k RPM)
Warranty 3 years for hardware and licensed software, CRU and on-site service, next business day 9×5, service upgrades available
Specifications
  N3220 N3220 N3240 N3240 N3400 series N3400 series
Machine type model 2857-A12 2857-A22 2857-A14 2857-A24 2859-A11 2859-A21
Controller configuration Single Dual (active/active) Single Dual (active/active) Single Dual (active/active)
Processors speed and type Intel 1.73 GHz Dual-Core Intel 1.66 GHz Mobile Celeron
Number of processors 1 2 1 2 2 4
Random access memory 6 GB 12 GB 6 GB 12 GB 4 GB 8 GB
Nonvolatile memory 2 GB 4 GB 2 GB 4 GB 256 MB 512 MB
Integrated I/O ports
Fibre Channel ports (speed) 2 (8 Gbps)* 4 (8 Gbps)* 2 (8 Gbps)* 4 (8 Gbps)* 2 (4 Gbps) 4 (4 Gbps)
Ethernet ports (speed) 4 (1 Gbps) onboard
2 (10 Gbps)*
8 (1 Gbps) onboard
4 (10 Gbps)*
4 (1 Gbps) onboard
2 (10 Gbps)*
8 (1 Gbps) onboard
4 (10 Gbps)*
4 (1 Gbps) 8 (1 Gbps)
  N3220 N3220 N3240 N3240 N3400 series N3400 series
Machine type model 2857-A12 2857-A22 2857-A14 2857-A24 2859-A11 2859-A21
Controller configuration Single Dual (active/active) Single Dual (active/active) Single Dual (active/active)
Processors speed and type Intel 1.73 GHz Dual-Core Intel 1.66 GHz Mobile Celeron
Number of processors 1 2 1 2 2 4
Random access memory 6 GB 12 GB 6 GB 12 GB 4 GB 8 GB
Nonvolatile memory 2 GB 4 GB 2 GB 4 GB 256 MB 512 MB
Integrated I/O ports
Fibre Channel ports (speed) 2 (8 Gbps)* 4 (8 Gbps)* 2 (8 Gbps)* 4 (8 Gbps)* 2 (4 Gbps) 4 (4 Gbps)
Ethernet ports (speed) 4 (1 Gbps) onboard
2 (10 Gbps)*
8 (1 Gbps) onboard
4 (10 Gbps)*
4 (1 Gbps) onboard
2 (10 Gbps)*
8 (1 Gbps) onboard
4 (10 Gbps)*
4 (1 Gbps) 8 (1 Gbps)
Storage scalability
Maximum number of Fibre Channel loops N/A 1
Maximum raw capacity 374 TB 432 TB 368 TB
Maximum number of internal drives 24 24 12
Maximum number of expansion drives 120 120 124
Maximum number of disk drives 144 144 136
Maximum volume size 50 TB (64-bits 50 TB (64-bits) 16 TB (32-bits)
50 TB (32 Bits)
Maximum number of storage enclosures 5 SAS 5 SAS 4 SAS
8Fibre Channel
Disk drives supported in controller (type, size, speed) SAS: 450 GB, 600 GB (10k rpm) SATA: 1 TB, 2 TB, 3 TB (7,200 rpm) SAS: 300 GB, 450 GB, 600 GB, 600 GB FDE (15k RPM)
SATA: 1 TB, 2 TB (7.2k RPM)
Disk expansion units supported EXN3000 - SAS Disk Storage Expansion Unit:
SAS: 300 GB, 450 GB, 600 GB (15k RPM)
SATA: 1 TB, 2 TB, 3 TB (7.2k RPM)
EXN3500 - SAS Disk Storage (SFF) Expansion Unit:
SAS: 450 GB, 600 GB (10k RPM)
EXN3000 - SAS Disk Storage Expansion Unit:
SAS: 300 GB, 450 GB, 600 GB, 600 GB FDE (15k RPM) SATA: 1 TB, 2 TB, 3 TB (7.2k RPM)
EXN3500 - SAS Disk Storage (SFF) Expansion Unit:
SAS: 450 GB, 600 GB (10k RPM)
EXN1000 - SATA Disk Storage Expansion Unit: SATA: 1 TB, 2 TB (7.2k RPM)
EXN4000 - Fibre Channel Disk Storage Expansion Unit: 4-Gbps Fibre Channel: 300 GB, 450 GB, 600 GB (15k RPM)
Environmental specifications
AC power/current (line voltage for standalone systems dependent on local power distribution; system cabinets are 200 to 240 V only) R6 100 - 240 V ac 16 - 6 A (8 - 3 A per inlet) 60/50 Hz 0.7k VAR6 100 - 120/200 - 240 V ac 16 - 6 A 60/50 Hz 0.7k VA R6 100 - 240 V ac 16 - 6 A (8 - 3 A per inlet) 60/50 Hz 0.7k VAR6 100 - 120/200 - 240 V ac 16 - 6 A 100 - 240 V ac, 10 - 4 A, 50/60 Hz, 675 W
Thermal rating 1461 Btu/hr (note: watts x 3.4129) 2201 Btu/hr (note: watts x 3.4129) 1560 Btu/hr (note: watts × 3.4129)
Weight (maximum) 49.0 lbs (22.2kg) 102 lbs (46kg) 64 lbs (28 kg) 66 lbs (30 kg)
Height 3.34 in. (8.5 cm), fits into 2U space 6.88" (17.5 cm), fits into 4U space 3.45 in. (8.75 cm), fits into 2U space
Width 19 in. IEC rack-compliant (17.61 in., 44.7 cm) 19 in. IEC rack-compliant (19.02 in., 48.3 cm) 19 in. IEC rack-compliant (17.7 in., 44.9 cm)
Depth 21.4 in. (54.3 cm) 23.75 in. (60.3 cm) 22 in. (56 cm)
Operating temperature, altitude, and relative humidity 10°C to 40°C (50°F to 104°F); at ≤ 3,000 m (at ≤10,000 ft) elevation; 20% to 80% relative humidity, noncondensing (28°C wet bulb temperature)
Nonoperating temperature and relative humidity −40°C to 60°C (−40°F to 140°F); 10% to 95% relative humidity, noncondensing, in original container
Operating acoustic noise 7.2 Bel @ normal operating conditions (at 23°C and at sea level) ≤54 dBA sound pressure (LpA) @ normal operating conditions (at 23°C and at sea level)
Minimum cabinet clearances 25.4 cm (10 in.) in front, 30.5 cm (12 in.) in rear
Minimum service clearances 76.2 cm (30 in.) in front, 76.2 cm (30 in.) in rear
Maximum altitude 10,000 ft (3050 m)
Regulations
Filer safety EN 60950, CE, CSA 60950, UL 60950, CB IEC60950-1 (all national deviations), EN60825-1, GOST-R, BSMI CNS14336, CCC GB 4943-2001, SABS, S Resolution 92 – 98
Disk shelf safety UL/C-UL; CE
Emissions/Immunity FCC Part 15 Class A, ICES-003, CE, MIC, VCCI, AS/NZS EN55022, EN55024, IEC61000-3-2, IEC61000-3-3, BSMI, KN22, EN61000-4-2, EN61000-4-3, EN61000-4-4, EN61000-4-5, EN61000-4-6, EN61000-4-11, KN24, CISPR 24
Warranty 3 years for hardware and licensed software, CRU and on-site service, next business day 9×5, service upgrades available
Storage expansion unit specifications
EXN4000 — 4 Gbps Fibre Channel Disk Storage Expansion Unit (MTM 2863-004) Fibre Channel: 300 GB, 450 GB, 600 GB (15k RPM)
EXN3500 — SAS Small Form Factor (SFF) Disk Storage Expansion Unit (MTM 2857-006)* SAS SFF: 450 GB, 600 GB (10k RPM)
EXN3000 — SAS Disk Storage Expansion Unit (MTM 2857-003) SAS: 300 GB, 450 GB, 600 GB, 600 GB FDE (15k RPM)
SATA: 1 TB, 2 TB, 3 TB (7.2k RPM)
EXN1000 — SATA Disk Storage Expansion Unit (MTM 2861-001) SATA: 1 TB, 2 TB (7.2k RPM)
Storage expansion unit specifications
Storage expansion unit interfaces Onboard or PCI-e Fibre Channel-Arbitrated Loop (FC-AL)
Onboard or PCI-e Serial Attached SCSI (SAS) 3 Gbps or 6 Gbps
Environmental specifications
Power supply/cooling fans EXN3000: Dual (SATA) or Quad (SAS) redundant, hot-pluggable, integrated power supply/fan assemblies (220 V/110 V)
EXN1000, EXN3500, EXN4000: Dual, redundant, hot-pluggable, integrated power supply/fan assemblies (220 V/110 V)
AC power/maximum current 100 to 120 V ac/4.4A; 200 to 240 V ac/2.3A 100 to 120 V ac/7A; 200 - 240 V ac/3.5A; 50/60 Hz
Operating temperature maximum range 10°C to 40°C (50°F to 104°F)
Recommended operating temperature range 20°C to 25°C (68°F to 77°F)
Operating relative humidity range 10% to 95% relative humidity, noncondensing 10% to 95%
Recommended operating relative humidity range 40% to 55% noncondensing
Nonoperating temperature range −40°C to 65°C (−40°F to 149°F)
Nonoperating relative humidity range 10% to 95% relative humidity, noncondensing
Thermal rating 1437 - 3414 BTU/hr
Operating acoustic noise 56.4 dBA @ 1 m at 23°C, 5.64 bels @ 23°C
Dimensions (height/width/depth) EXN3000 EXN3500 EXN1000 and EXN4000
Weight EXN3000 – 110 lbs (49.9 kg) fully loaded with disk drives, 53.7 lbs (24.4 kg) empty
EXN3500 – 49 lbs (22.2 kg) fully loaded with disk drives, 34.6 lbs (15.7 kg) empty
EXN1000 – 77 lbs (35 kg) fully loaded with disk drives, 50.6 lbs (23 kg) empty
EXN4000 – 78.8 lbs (35.8 kg) fully loaded with disk drives, 50.6 lbs (23 kg) empty
Regulations
Disk shelf safety UL/C-UL; CE
Emissions FCC Class A, EN 55022:1998, EN 61000-3-2, EN 61000-3-3, CE, BSMI, AS/NZ 3548, VCCI
Immunity EN 55024:1998
IBM System Storage N3000 Express series technical specificationsTechnical highlights
SAN protocol support Fibre Channel Protocol (FCP), FCoE or iSCSI
Network protocol support NFS V2/V3/V4 over UDP or TCP, PCNFSD V1/V2 for (PC) NFS client authentication, Microsoft CIFS, HTTP 1.0, HTTP 1.1 virtual hosts, FTP
FlexVol Up to 500 per controller
Snapshots Up to 127,000 per controller
Reliability Redundant hot-swappable controllers, cooling fans and power supplies
Management Full-duplex 10/100 Base-T Ethernet onboard console, diagnostic LED, Maintenance Center, SNMP, telnet, SSH, HTTP, web, email alerts,
Security Virus protection, SecureAdmin, IPsec, CHAP authentication, role-based access control (RBAC)