For cost conscious customers, the IBM TotalStorage EXP3000 delivers a high capacity, flexible and scalable solution in an affordable package. The EXP3000 supports a SAS and SATA drive intermix for tiered storage within a single enclosure and also allows you to increase disk capacity with multiple EXP3000s. The IBM TotalStorage EXP3000 has two models, the 1727-01X (System Storage EXP3000) and the 1727-02T (IBM System Storage EXP3000 w/ DC power supplies).

Features of the IBM EXP3000 include:
  • Environmental Services Module: Single ESM with dual ESM upgrade; SAS interface: Mini-SAS connectors

Drives Supported:

  • SAS 15,000 rpm capacities: 73 GB, 146 GB, 300 GB, 450 GB
  • SATA 7,200 rpm capacities: 500 GB, 750 GB, 1.0 TB
  • Solid State Disk: 50 GB SATA (System x direct attach only via the ServeRAID MR10M SAS/SATA controller adapter)
  • Fans and power supplies: Two hot-swappable 530 watt (115 – 230 V AC) power supplies
  • Rack Support: 19-inch, industry-standard rack

For pricing on new or used IBM TotalStorage EXP3000 arrays, upgrades or parts, please contact Vibrant sales at or call 888-443-8606 or 952-653-1700.