IBM DS8000 High-Performance Flash Enclosure Gen2
The IBM® DS8000® High-Performance Flash Enclosure Gen2 (HPFE Gen2) is a 2U storage enclosure that is installed in pairs in DS8900F and DS8880 models.
The HPFE Gen2 pair provides two 2U storage enclosures with associated RAID controllers and cabling. This combination of components forms a high-performance, fully redundant flash storage array.
The HPFE Gen2 pair contains the following hardware components:
•Two 2U 24-slot Serial Attached SCSI (SAS) flash drive enclosures
•16, 32, or 48 encryption-capable 2.5-inch flash drives
•Each enclosure of the pair contains the following components:
– Two SAS expander modules with two SAS ports each
– Two power supplies with integrated cooling fans
– One midplane ...