Lenovo ThinkSystem DE2000H is a low-cost, hybrid entry-level storage system that is designed to provide performance, simplicity, capacity, security, and high availability for small to large businesses. It delivers enterprise-class storage management capabilities with a wide choice of host connectivity options, flexible drive configurations, and enhanced data management features. The ThinkSystem DE2000H is a perfect fit for small offices and remote and branch offices of large enterprises that run a wide range of workloads, including big data and analytics, video surveillance, technical computing, backup and recovery, and other storage I/O-intensive applications.
ThinkSystem DE2000H models are available in a 2U rack form-factor with 24 small form-factor (2.5-inch SFF) drives (2U24 SFF) or 12 large form-factor (3.5-inch LFF) drives (2U12 LFF) and include two controllers, each with 8 GB cache for a system total of 16 GB. Universal 10 Gb iSCSI or 8/16 Gb Fibre Channel (FC) ports provide base host connectivity, with an option for 12 Gb SAS or 1/10 Gb iSCSI RJ-45 connections with the host interface cards.
The ThinkSystem DE2000H Storage Array scales up to 96 drives with the attachment of Lenovo ThinkSystem DE120S 2U12 and DE240S 2U24 SFF Expansion Enclosures. It also offers flexible drive configurations with the choice of 2.5-inch (SFF) and 3.5-inch (LFF) form factors, 10 K rpm SAS and 7.2 K rpm NL SAS hard disk drives (HDDs), and SAS solid-state drives (SSDs).