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Compare Shared SAS Arrays

Compare Shared SAS Arrays
PowerVault MD3220
PowerVault MD3200
PowerVault MD3 Serial Attached SCSI Storage Array Series
PowerVault MD3000
PowerVault MD3220
High-performance 6Gb/s SAS shared-storage solution with high-availability data access

PowerVault MD3200
High-performance 6Gb/s SAS shared-storage solution with high-availability data access

PowerVault MD3 Serial Attached SCSI Storage Array Series
Delivering the latest technology with improved connectivity and performance
PowerVault MD3000
Highly available external storage array ideal for two node clusters
Great For
Consolidating up to four servers in clustered or virtualized environments where cost per IOP is a key consideration
Exceptional performance, flexibility and scalability
Great For
Consolidating up four servers in clustered or virtualized environments where capacity and cost per GB are key considerations
Exceptional performance, flexibility and scalability
Great For
Entry-level to medium businesses who need affordable, powerful storage consolidation.
Great For
High performance storage array for critical applications and two node clusters
Redundant architecture with dual active-active RAID controllers, mirrored cache, and IO multi-pathing
Can mix both SAS and SATA drives in the same enclosure
Drive size and type
2.5” drives
SAS, NL SAS HDDs and SSDs
Drive size and type
3.5" drives
SAS, NL SAS HDDs and SSDs*
Drive size and type
3.5” drives
SAS, NL SAS HDDs and SSDs*
Drive Size and Type
3.5" drives
SAS and SATA drives
Capacity
24 drives per array
Capacity
12 drives per array
Capacity
12 drives per array
Capacity
15 drives per array
Expansion Options
Scales to 96 drives (leveraging MD1200 and/or MD1220)
Expansion Options
Scales to 96 drives (leveraging MD1200 and/or MD1220)
Expansion Options
Up to 192 drives with MD1200/MD1220 expansion enclosures on the MD3200, MD3220, MD3400, and MD3420 arrays
Expansion
Up to 3 enclosures for a total of 45 drives
Model
Single or dual active/active controller array
Supports up to eight non HA servers or four HA servers (dual controller model)
Rack-mounted enclosure consuming only two units (2U) of rack space
Power and cooling savings with 2.5-inch drives, high-efficiency power supplies and variable-speed fans
Model
Single or dual active/active external controller array
Supports up to eight non HA servers or four HA servers (dual controller model)
Power and cooling savings with high-efficiency power supplies and variable-speed fans
Model
Single or dual active/active external controller array
Supports up to eight non HA servers or four HA servers (dual controller model)
Power and cooling savings with high-efficiency power supplies and variable-speed fans
Model
Rack-mounted enclosure consuming only three units (3U) of rack space
Management Software
MD Storage Manager
Management Software
MD Storage Manager
Management Software
2nd generation multi-protocol Modular Disk Storage Manager, Java based user interface Multi-path graphical software provides failover management of redundant data paths between the server and storage array
Management Software
Modular Disk Storage Manager
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