IBM’s DS4000 disk storage family is IBM’s early modular 2GB/4GB FC rack mounted storage system. Drives and shelves are available for select DS4000 models as well as Top Gun’s maintenance support to extend the life of the DS4000 a little further.

IBM DS4000 Series Technical Specifications

ModelDescriptionExpansion Support/Qty Drives SupportedDrive Support
1814-70A - DS4700Dual controller, 1 GB cache per controller, 4U, with a total of 4 x 4GB FC ports, supports 16 internal enhanced drivesQty 6 EXP 810 (1812), EXP 710, EXP 100, 112 drives500GB, 750GB, 1TB SATA; 2GB FC DRIVES: 73.4GB/10K, 146.8GB/10K, 300GB/10K, 36.4GB 15K, 73.4GB/15K, 146.8GB/15K. 4GB FC DRIVES: 146GB/15K, 300GG/15K, 450GB 15K, 600GB/15K
1814-72A-DS4700Dual controller, 1 GB cache per controller, 4U, with a total of 8 x 4GB FC ports, supports 16 internal enhanced drivesQty 6 EXP 810 (1812), EXP 710, EXP 100, 112 drives500GB, 750GB, 1TB SATA; 2GB FC DRIVES: 73.4GB/10K, 146.8GB/10K, 300GB/10K, 36.4GB 15K, 73.4GB/15K, 146.8GB/15K. 4GB FC DRIVES: 146GB/15K, 300GG/15K, 450GB 15K, 600GB/15K
1815-82A DS4800Dual controller, 2 GB cache per controller, 4U with a total of 16 4GB FC portQty 14 x 1812-81A, Qty 16 x 1740-710 or 1740-10U, 224 drives500GB, 750GB, 1TB SATA; 2GB FC DRIVES: 73.4GB/10K, 146.8GB/10K, 300GB/10K, 36.4GB 15K, 73.4GB/15K, 146.8GB/15K. 4GB FC DRIVES: 146GB/15K, 300GG/15K, 450GB 15K, 600GB/15K