Refurbished & Used IBM DS8884F Enterprise Storage

Alta Technologies buys & sells new, used, and refurbished IBM DS8884F Enterprise Storages and upgrades. Whether you need a fully configured system or simply require a feature or part, we carry a broad array of used IBM DS8884F Enterprise Storage hardware. 

We offer new, used, and refurbished IBM storage systems for sale, and we also buy your excess equipment.

IBM DS8884F Enterprise Storage Information:

The DS8880 features five system types with frames: DS8884, DS8884F, DS8886, DS8886F, and DS8888F. The DS8884 (machine type 283x models 984 and 84E) is an entry-level, high-performance storage system. The DS8884F (machine type 533x model 984) is an entry-level, high-performance storage system featuring all High Performance Flash Enclosures Gen2.  The DS8884F (machine type 533x model 984) storage system includes 6-core (12-core with zHyperLink support) processors and is scalable with up to 192 Flash Tier 0, Flash Tier 1, or Flash Tier 2 drives, up to 256 GB system memory, and up to 64 host adapter ports. The DS8884F includes a base frame (model 984) and a 40U capacity.

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IBM DS8884F Enterprise Storage Specifications:

  • Controller model: 984 (Singlephase)

  • POWER 8 cores per system (min / max): 12/24

  • System cache (min/ max): 64 GB / 256 GB

  • Host ports (min /max): 8/64

  • Physical storage capacity (min /max): 6.4TB / 2000TB

  • Host adapter interfaces: 8 Gbps or 16 Gbps Fibre Channel / IBM FICON

  • Drive interface: 2 PCIe Gen3 for attachment to the I/O Micro Bay, 8 SAS 6 Gb for attachment to the HPFE Gen2 

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