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OceanStor 18000F V5 Series Mission-Critical All-Flash Storage

Huawei’s OceanStor 18500F/18800F V5 mission-critical all-flash storage systems are dedicated to providing the highest level of data services for enterprises’ mission-critical businesses.

Innovative SmartMatrix 2.0 architecture, industry-leading scalability, flash-enabled performance, and hybrid-cloud-ready solution provide the optimal data services for enterprises.

The OceanStor 18500F/18800F V5 systems satisfy the storage requirements of large-database OLTP/OLAP and cloud computing, making it a perfect choice for the government, finance, telecommunications, and manufacturing sectors.

Specially built for enterprises’ mission-critical businesses, meeting the most demanding reliability and scalability requirements

  • Outstanding performance
    The all-flash system design ensures rapid response to core services. With outstanding scalability, OceanStor 18500F/18800F V5 can be equipped with a maximum of 16 controllers, 16 TB of cache, and 3,200 enterprise-class SSDs, delivering 6 million IOPS with 1 ms latency.
  • Solid reliability
    The cutting-edge intelligent SmartMatrix 2.0 architecture, in combination with the gateway-free converged active-active solution, ensures 99.9999% availability, guaranteeing business continuity for customers.
  • Intelligent services
    The OceanStor 18500F/18800F V5 systems employ eService to support intelligent device management throughout the entire lifecycle (plan, design, and O&M), and accelerates cloud transformation for enterprises using hybrid cloud solutions.


Model OceanStor 18500F V5 OceanStor 18800F V5
Architecture SmartMatrix 2.0 all-flash architecture
Latency < 1 ms
Maximum Number of Controllers 16
Processors Multi-core processors
System Cache (expands with the number of controllers) 512 GB to 16 TB 1 TB to 16 TB
Supported Storage Protocols Fibre Channel, FCoE, iSCSI, InfiniBand, NFS, CIFS, FTP, and HTTP
Types of Front-end Ports 16 Gbit/s Fibre Channel, 8 Gbit/s Fibre Channel, 10 Gbit/s FCoE, 1/10 Gbit/s Ethernet, and 56 Gbit/s InfiniBand
Type of Back-end Ports SAS 3.0 (single port 4 x 12 Gbit/s)
Maximum Number of Ports per Host 384
Maximum Number of Disks 2,400 3,200
Disk Type Enterprise-class SSD
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)
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)

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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