Refurbished & Used IBM DS8886F Enterprise Storage

Alta Technologies buys & sells new, used, and refurbished IBM DS8886F 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 DS8886F Enterprise Storage hardware. We also buy your excess equipment.

IBM DS8886F Enterprise Storage Information:

The DS8886F (machine type 533x models 985 and 85E) has a single-phase power storage system and is scalable with up to 24-core processors, up to 384 Flash Tier 0, Flash Tier 1, or Flash Tier 2 drives, up to 2048 GB system memory, and up to 128 host adapter ports. The DS8886F includes a base frame (model 985) and one expansion frame (model 85E). The DS8886F (machine type 533x models 986 and 86E) has a three-phase power storage system and is scalable with up to 24-core processors, up to 384 Flash Tier 0, Flash Tier1, or Flash Tier 2 drives, up to 2048 GB system memory, and up to 128 host adapter ports. The DS8886F includes a base frame (model 986) and one expansion frame (model 86E).

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IBM DS8886F Enterprise Storage Specifications:

  • Controller model: 985 (Single phase), 986 (Three phase)

  • POWER 8 cores per system (min / max): 16/48

  • System cache (min/ max): 256 GB / 2,048 GB

  • Host ports (min /max): 8/128

  • Physical storage capacity (min /max): 6.4 TB / 5898.24TB

  • 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

  • Flash cards: 400 GB, 800 GB, 1.6 TB, 3.2 TB, 3.84 TB, 7.68 TB and 15.36 TB

  • RAID levels: 5, 6 and 10

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