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Why MD3000I Dell SCSI SAN with Dual Port is the best?

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Part Number#: MD3000I
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Short Description:
MD3000I Small Computer System Interface (SCSI) Storage Area Network (SAN) CTO Chassis with Dual Port Controller Cards Serial Advanced Technology Attachment (SATA) Power Supplies & Rapid Rails Kit | Made by Dell | Refurbished

Interface Types of This Product: Storage Array SAS-SATA

Product Condition:
Warranty provided by ALLHDD.COM:
30 Days
We are giving specifications below, why one should consider procuring Dell SAS-SATA Storage Array Enclosure features, a general overview, description, performance specification, relevant images, a competitive price infographic, and technical information about the MD3000I model with compatibility.

Drives And Capacity:
Hard Drives Controller Module:

up To Fifteen (15) 3.5-inch Sas Or Sata Hot-pluggable Hard Drives, At Speeds Of 5.4k, 7.2k, 10k Or 15k

Expansion Module:
Two Expansion Modules Each Holding Up To Fifteen (15) 3.5-inch Sas Or Sata Hot-pluggable Hard Drives, At Speeds Of 5.4k, 7.2k, 10k Or 15k

Drive Speeds And Capacities:
SAS Drives:

15,000 Rpm Sas Drives Available In 73gb, 146gb, 300gb, 450gb And 600gb

10,000 Rpm Sas Drives Available In 300gb, 400gb1 Or 600gb
nearline Sas (7,200 Rpm) Drives Available In 500gb, 750gb1 Or 1tb1

SATA Drives:

7,200 Rpm Sata Ii Drives Available In 250gb, 500gb, 750gb1 Or 1tb1

energy Efficient Sata Ii (5,400 Rpm) Drives Available In 1tb1 And 2tb1

Expansion Capabilities:
expands To 3 Shelves (45 Drives) With Two Powervault Md1000 Expansion Arrays

Connectivity :
standard Model: Two (2) Gb Ethernet Ports
high Availability Model: Four (4) Gb Ethernet Ports

Storage Controllers And Raid Levels:
storage Controllers:
standard Model: Single Storage Controller
high Availability Model: Dual Storage Controllers Provides Failover And Redundant Enclosure Management Capabilities 512 Mb Of Battery Backed Cache (72 Hours) Per Controller
both Models Support Both Ipv4 And Ipv6 Addressing
raid Levels: Support For Raid Levels 0, 1, 10, 5 And 6
up To 30 Physical Disks Per Disk Group
up To 256 Virtual Disks

Array Management Sw And Advanced Optional Sw Capabilities:
management Software: Modular Disk Storage Manager, Java-based Task-oriented Ui
multi-path (failover) Sw Provides Management Of Redundant Data Paths Between Host And Storage

optional Software Features:
enhanced Snapshots: Up To 8 Snapshots Per Virtual Disk And 128 Per System
enhanced Snapshots Plus Virtual Disk Copy: Up To 8 Snapshots And Up To 8 Simultaneous Virtual Disk Copies

Back-panel Connectors:
each Controller Has:
host Connectivity (per Controller)
two 1 Gb Ethernet Ports

Sas Connectors (per Storage Controller):

3 Gb Sas 1x4 Lane Port – 3gbps Per Lane (sff 8470) (out) Connector For Future Expansion Capability

Management Port (per Storage Controller):

1 10/100 Ethernet Connection (rj45) For (out-of-band) Enclosure Management Capability.

Serial Connector (per Storage Controller):

1 6-pin Uart Mini-din Connector (for Service Technician Use Only)

Led Indicators:
front Panel

1 Two-color Led Indicator For System Status

1 Single-color Led Indicators For Power

1 Led Unused In This System

Hard-drive Carrier

1 Single-color Activity Led

1 Two-color Led Status Indicator Per Drive

Power Supply/cooling Fan Module:

3 Led Status Indicators For Power Supply Status, Power Supply/fan Fault And Ac Status

Power Supplies:
powervault Md3000i Control Module

Physical Dimention And Weight:
powervault Md3000i Control Module:
height: 13.11 Cm (5.16 Inches)
width : 44.63 Cm (17.57 Inches)
depth : 48.01 Cm (18.9 Inches)
weight: 35.37 Kg (78 Lb) (maximum Configuration)

About Refurbished Products

Refurbished products are typically refurbished by an Original Manufacturer or an affiliate of the manufacturer or 3rd party facility. This product may have minor blemishes due to normal product usage and doesn't necessarily come with documentation and software unless indicated, but has been well tested and generally has never had any defects.

Storageworks Modular Smart Array

In today's interconnected world, technology has to play a significant role. Thus, the powerful asset that brings the enhanced productivity, efficiency, and availability of data at fingertips are every other tech-savvy's needs—one such essential and adaptive infrastructure that safeguards and promotes a business in the storage solution. Hence, ALLHDD has brought you the Storageworks modular smart array, an award-winning solution to storage enclosure problems.

Modular Smart Arrays are Reliable!

Modular Smart Array (MSA) comes in multiple variants, including the MSA 1000, MSA 500, and MSA 30. Each one adapts and grows with your IT platform with the smart array technology. This modular smart array allows the MSA-equipped tech-savvies to "hot add" the drives, servers, and disk enclosures. This way, the industrialists and organizations will have improved storage efficiency and a streamlined approach towards management costs.

How to choose between MSA30, MSA500, and MSA1000?

Considering the StorageWorks modular smart array 30 (MSA30), high performance and additional storage problems will be sorted out in no time. MSA30 is an external storage enclosure that not only provides optimized performance, extraordinary scalability, and utmost performance.

MSA 500 (StorageWorks smart array 500) would choose everyone dealing with the industry-leading technology, configuration, and management tools. This standard smart array configuration serves as a 2TB storage solution with the 4-node shared storage and system.

MSA1000 is an entry-level SAN smart array with a fiber channel connection. It can deal with the LAN free backup, node clustering, and more but reduces the overall expenses for servers and storage.

Why Buy From Allhdd?

ALLHDD has brought a wide range of modular smart arrays in the following subcategories to let you choose what you want! Choose the desired MSA from the following list: 2U, Fibre Channel, Rack Mount, Rack Mountable, SAS, SATA, SCSI, SAS-SATA, and Chassis. Find the right option for your needs, order, and enjoy free US ground shipping.


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