IBM FlashSystem® 5200 offers the affordability, performance, data protection, scalability and management simplicity for your enterprise needs, in one compact powerful flash storage solution. This solution provides a wide range of enterprise-grade features of IBM Spectrum Virtualize that can easily evolve and extend as businesses grow.
The IBM® FlashSystem 5015, 5035, and 5200 help you meet the challenges of rapid data growth while staying within limited IT budgets.
These systems allow you to quickly consolidate, simplify, and optimize your IT infrastructure with an efficient, highly flexible, yet easy-to-use storage system with powerful virtualization features. This IBM RedpaperTM publication is intended for mid-market clients.
10 Gbps Ethernet (iSCSI), 25/10 Gbps Ethernet (iSCSI and NVMe RDMA)
16 Gbps Fibre Channel (FC, FC-NVMe), 32 Gbps Fibre Channel (FC, FC-NVMe)
IBM Spectrum Virtualize web GUI and CLI
2.5-inch NVMe FlashCore Modules (FCM): 4.8 TB, 9.6 TB, 19.2 TB and 38.4 TB self-compressing FCM
2.5-inch NVMe flash drives – industry standard: 800 GB, 1.92 TB, 3.84 TB, 7.68 TB, 15.36 TB and 30.72 TB
Storage Class Memory (SCM)
375 GB, 750 GB, 800 GB, 1.6 TB
IBM FlashSystem 5200 control enclosures support the following expansions:
Small form-factor enclosure: 24 × 2.5-inch drives
Large form-factor enclosure: 12 × 3.5-inch drives
High-density expansion enclosure: 92 × 3.5-inch drives
Advanced features included with each system
Virtualization of internal storage
Data Reduction Pools with thin compression, deduplication, and thin provisioning