|Controller configuration||Dual active-active controller configuration with automatic load balancing.|
|RAID levels||RAID 0, 1, 3, 5, 6, and 10; Dynamic Disk Pools.
Note: RAID 3 can be configured only through the CLI.
|Controller cache||16 GB per system (8 GB per controller). Cache mirroring between the controllers. Flash-backed cache protection (includes battery for destaging to flash).|
|Drive bays||Up to 4 enclosures per system (Controller unit with up to 3 expansion units):
Intermix of 2U24 SFF and 2U12 LFF enclosures is supported.
|Drive expansion connectivity||
|Drives||2U24 SFF drives:
2U12 LFF drives:
|Storage capacity||Up to 1.47 PB (96x 15.36 TB SFF SSDs).|
|Host connectivity||Base ports (per controller enclosure with two controllers):
Optional additional ports on host interface cards (per controller enclosure with two controllers):
|Host operating systems||Microsoft Windows Server 2012 R2 and 2016; Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) 6 and 7; SUSE Linux Enterprise Server (SLES) 11 and 12; VMware vSphere 5.5, 6.0, 6.5, and 6.7.|
|Standard software features||Dynamic Disk Pools, SSD read cache, snapshots (up to 128 targets), volume copy, thin provisioning (DDP only), encryption (requires optional FIPS drives), and data assurance.|
|Optional software features||Snapshots (up to 512 targets), asynchronous mirroring.|
|Cooling||Redundant cooling with the fans that are built into power supplies.|
|Power supply||Two redundant hot-swap 913 W (100 – 240 V) Platinum AC power supplies.|
|Hot-swap parts||Controllers, I/O modules, drives, power supplies, and SFP+ transceivers.|
|Management interfaces||System Manager web-based GUI; SAN Manager standalone GUI; SSH CLI; Serial console CLI; SMI-S Provider; SNMP, email, and syslog alerts; optional Lenovo XClarity.|
|Security features||Secure Socket Layer (SSL), Secure Shell (SSH), user level security, role-based access control (RBAC), LDAP authentication.|
|Hardware warranty||Three-year customer-replaceable unit and onsite limited warranty with 9×5 next business day terms. Optional warranty service upgrades are available through Lenovo: 24×7 coverage, 2-hour or 4-hour response time, 6-hour or 24-hour committed repair, 1-year or 2-year warranty extensions, YourDrive YourData, Premier support, Basic hardware installation services.|
|Software maintenance||Included in the base warranty and any Lenovo warranty extensions.|
|Dimensions||2U24 SFF enclosure:
2U12 LFF enclosure: