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OceanStor 18500/18800 V5 Mission-Critical Hybrid Flash Storage Systems

The new generation of mission-critical hybrid flash storage, dedicated to providing the highest level of data services for enterprise mission-critical businesses.

Industry-leading SmartMatrix system architecture, HyperMetro gateway-free active-active feature, flash-oriented optimization technology, cutting-edge hardware platform, and a full range of efficiency improvement and data protection software, delivering reliability, performance, and solutions.

Satisfies the data storage requirements of large-database OLTP/OLAP, cloud computing, and many other applications. A perfect choice for government, finance, telecommunications, and manufacturing sectors.

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Model OceanStor 18500 V5 OceanStor 18800 V5
Architecture SmartMatrix
Latency < 1 ms
Maximum Number of Controllers 32
Processors Multi-core processors
System Cache (expands with the number of controllers) 512 GB to 32 TB 1 TB to 32 TB
Supported Storage Protocols Fibre Channel, iSCSI, NFS, CIFS, FTP, and HTTP
Types of Front-end Ports 8/16/32 Gbit/s FC, 1/10/25/40/100 Gbit/s Ethernet
Type of Back-end Ports SAS3.0/NVMe Over Fabric
Maximum Number of Ports per Host 768
Maximum Number of Disks 6,400 (2.5 inches)/3,072 (3.5 inches) 9,600 (2.5 inches)/4,608 (3.5 inches)
Data Protection Software HyperSnap (snapshot), HyperClone (clone) HyperCopy (copy), HyperMirror (volume mirroring) HyperMetro (active-active arrays), HyperReplication (remote replication) HyperLock (WORM), HyperVault (all-in-one backup)
Mission-critical Business Protection SmartQoS (intelligent service quality control) SmartPartition (intelligent partitioning) SmartCache (intelligent SSD caching)
Resource Efficiency Improvement Software SmartMigration (intelligent LUN migration), SmartVirtualization (intelligent heterogeneous virtualization) SmartMulti-tenant (intelligent multi-tenant), SmartQuota (quota management) SmartDedupe (intelligent de-duplication), SmartCompression (intelligent compression) SmartThin (intelligent thin provisioning), SmartMotion (intelligent data motion) SmartErase (intelligent data destruction), SmartTier (intelligent data tiering), SmartEncryption (intelligent data encryption)
Storage Management Software UltraPath (host multipath), BCManager (DR management) DeviceManager (single-device management software), eSight (centralized O&M management software) eService (remote maintenance management)

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