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Disk array suitable for server consolidation and virtualization environments with high performance and high availability.



M500 Specifications.

Model NameM500
Chassis Structure Up to 32 3.5" and 2.5" Disk Enclosures can be connected to the Disk Array Controller under the condition that the number of HDD slots should be up to 384. HDD slots in a chassis;
Disk Enclosure(3.5"):12
Disk Enclosure(2.5"):24
Host Interface FC(8Gbps), iSCSI(1Gbps or 10Gbps)
Number of Host Port FC:8 or 16, iSCSI:4 or 8,
Cache MemoryCapacity 12GB, 24GB or 48GB
Backup method Save to flash memory
RAID level RAID-0, 1, 5, 6, 10, 50, 60, TM
DrivesInterface SAS(6Gbps)
Type /
Capacity /
Rotation Speed
SAS HDD 3.5" 300GB,450GB,600GB(15,000rpm)
2.5" 300GB,450GB,600GB(10,000rpm)
Nearline SAS HDD 3.5" 1TB,2TB(7,200rpm)
2.5" 1TB(7,200rpm)
SAS SSD 3.5" 400GB
2.5" 100GB
Encryption SAS HDD 3.5" 600GB(15,000rpm)
2.5" 600GB(10,000rpm)
Max. Storage Capacity (*1)SAS HDD 3.5" 182TB
2.5" 182TB
Nearline SAS HDD 3.5" 621TB
2.5" 312TB
SAS SSD 3.5" 3.4TB
2.5" 836GB
Encryption SAS HDD 3.5" 182TB
2.5" 182TB
Number of Drives (*2) 3-384
Support OS (*3) Windows, Linux, VMware, HP-UX, AIX, Solaris
Chassis Dimensions (width x depth x height)Disk Array Controller 480.0 x 602.5 x 175.4 mm (4U, w/o Bezel)
480.0 x 639.0 x 175.4 mm (4U, w/ Bezel)
Disk Enclosure 482.0 x 513.2 x 87.8 mm (2U, w/o Bezel)
482.0 x 545.2 x 87.8 mm (2U, w/ Bezel)
WeightDisk Array Controller 39kg or less
Disk Enclosure 29kg or less
Power Requirements AC100 - 240V single phase 50/60Hz
Power Consumption(Max./ @25 deg.C)Disk Array Controller 610W
Disk Enclosure 315W
Temperature Operating: 5 to 40 degrees Celsius (41 to 104 degrees Fahrenheit)
Non-operating: -10 to 60 degrees Celsius (14 to 140 degrees Fahrenheit)
Relative Humidity Operating: 10 to 80%RH
Non-operating: 5 to 80%RH

*1: Calculated on "1GB=1,024^3B","1TB=1,024^4B" basis.
*2: Up to 12 SSD can be installed.
*3: There might be some restrictions on the OS when connected with disk arrays. For more information, please feel free to contact NEC.