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Used Refurbished IBM DS5100 1818-51A Midrange Disk System SAN Controller

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Refurbished IBM 1818-51A System Storage DS5100 SAN Controller

  • Support for RAID 0, 1, 3, 5, 6, and 10
  • Up to 256TB configurations
  • No internal slots, drives are added via Expansion Units
  • Supports up to 16x EXP5000 (1818-D1A) Storage Expansion Units
  • 4 Gbps or 8 Gbps FC connectivity
  • 8 or 16GB Cache Memory Options
  • Our refurbished 1818-51A DS5100 units are tested, configured, and guaranteed for IBM maintenance

Expansion Unit

1818-D1A EXP5000

Drive Options

5510 (40K6823) 146.8GB/15K 4Gbps FC DDM
5511 (42D0417) 300GB/15K 4Gbps FC DDM
5512 (44X2451) 450GB/15K 4Gbps FC DDM
5513 (59Y5336) 600GB/15K 4Gbps FC DDM
4710 (43W9715) 750GB 7200RPM SATA DDM
4711 (44X2459) 1TB 7200RPM SATA DDM