The System Storage DS3300 iSCSI storage controllers are designed to utilize users' existing IP infrastructures to deploy networked storage. The DS3300 is available in single and dual controller models and has the following attributes:
2 U rack-mount enclosure with 12 easily accessible drive bays
Support for hot-swappable SAS disks at 10,000 and 15,000 rpm speeds
Scalability of up to 3.6 TB internal physical storage capacity using 300 GB hot-swappable SAS disks
DS3300 iSCSI Models 31X and 32X are expandable up to 14.4 TB physical storage capacity by attaching up to three EXP3000s for a total of up to 48 HDDs
Built-in reliability features with dual-redundant power supplies
Three-year limited warranty on parts and labor
The IBM System Storage™ DS3300 iSCSI Models 31X and 32X are the newest members of the System Storage DS3000 series family of storage enclosures supporting IBM System x™ and BladeCenter® servers.
The DS3000 family of affordable storage products is designed to be scalable and flexible, with ease of use, and now includes the DS3200 Serial Attached SCSI (SAS) controllers, DS3300 Internet SCSI (iSCSI) controllers, DS3400 Fibre Channel (FC) controllers, and the EXP3000 storage expansion enclosure.
The DS3300 iSCSI storage controllers are designed to enable users to utilize their existing IP infrastructure to deploy networked storage. With iSCSI interfaces, next-generation SAS back-end technology, and DS3000 Storage Manager software, the DS3300 is designed to provide businesses with robust, reliable, and cost-effective shared storage.
DS3300 iSCSI controllers support both direct host connectivity and IP network connectivity, and are designed to enable small businesses to manage their fast-growing data capacity requirements on an affordable budget.
DS3300 iSCSI controllers are available in single-controller and dual-controller models that can scale in capacity to support a total of 48 disk drives by using the EXP3000 storage expansion unit. The DS3000 series is designed to be easy to deploy and easy to manage using the DS3000 Storage manager software.