Using iSCSI interface technology, the IBM TotalStorage DS3300 can be located almost anywhere, and can extend its scope beyond the corporate data center to remote locations. Using DS3000 Storage Manager software, the DS3300 can be simply installed and managed.

It is very scalable – up to 48 drives with the addition of three EXP3000s behind the DS3300 Express. Best of all, the IBM TotalStorage DS3300 is an affordable solution, delivering terrific Total Cost of Ownership (TCO). Three models are available: the 1726-31X (single controller), 1726-32X (dual controller) and 1726-32T (dual controller Telco).

Features of the IBM DS3300 include:

  • RAID Controller: Dual Active
  • Cache per Controller: 512 MB battery-backed cache with 1 GB upgrade option
  • Host Interface: Two host ports per controller, 1 Gbps iSCSI
  • Drive Interface: SAS
  • RAID Levels: RAID 0, 1, 3, 5, 6, 10
  • Storage Partitions: 4, 8, 16, 32
  • Max Drives Supported: 48 SAS or SATA drives (using three EXP3000 expansion units)

For pricing on new or used IBM TotalStorage DS3300 arrays, upgrades or parts, please contact Vibrant sales at or call 888-443-8606 or 952-653-1700.