IBM Powers Up Your System Storage with DS3000 Series

system-storage-ds3000-series.jpgThe System Storage DS3000 Series powerful new entry-level disk arrays feature an integrated management software designed to give small and medium-sized businesses (SMBs), as well as distributed large enterprise customers, a simple, reliable and affordable solution to handle all their storage needs.

A key feature of the new DS3000 is the intuitive Storage Manager software, which comes standard on all configurations, and allows customers to set up and manage their data resources in six easy steps. The simple configuration, administration and management of the DS3000 is an important feature for SMBs, or remote offices of a large distributed enterprise, and may not have access to the IT expertise required to set up a storage network.

The DS3000 Series is comprised of the IBM System Storage DS3200and the IBM System Storage DS3400. Both products offer an entry-level single controller model and a dual controller model to help maintain data-availability. The DS3200 system is a direct-attached storage solution that offers support for clustering and provides 3 Gbps SAS connection to the host. It is a flexible solution for IBM System x servers and select third party servers. The DS3400 system, which can be direct attached or used in a SAN configuration, is designed to accommodate 4 Gbps Fibre Channel connectivity. The DS3400 offers flexibility for both IBM System x and BladeCenter® servers, in addition to select third-party servers.

The combination of IBM’s System x and BladeCenter systems with the new IBM storage options offer lients a comprehensive solution to help address both work group and departmental needs such as managing databases, email and web serving.

For more information about IBM and IBM System Storage, please visit www.ibm.com/storageIBM products are distributed in the Philippines by MSI-ECS. For pricing, contact Lyn Torres at 688-3806, email lyn_torres@msi-ecs.com.ph, or visit www.msi-ecs.com.ph.

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