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    Overview

    DS5000 storage systems are equally adept at supporting transactional applications such as databases and online transaction processing (OLTP), throughput-intensive applications such as high-performance computing (HPC) and rich media, and concurrent workloads for consolidation and virtualization. DS5000 series storage systems can support service level agreements (SLAs) for the most common operating systems, including Microsoft Windows, UNIX, Linux and Apple Macintosh. 
    With drive-level encryption, DS5000 series storage systems support affordable data security with no performance penalty. The DS5000 storage system’s multiple replication options, drive-level encryption, and persistent cache backup can help ensure that any data in cache is captured and safe in the event of a power outage.

    D4-30 is Low end disk array device with up to 144 HDD modules.
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    IBM System Storage DS5000 Series is ranked 7th in Modular SAN (Storage Area Network) with 4 reviews while NEC D4 series is ranked 20th in Modular SAN (Storage Area Network). IBM System Storage DS5000 Series is rated 8.2, while NEC D4 series is rated 0.0. The top reviewer of IBM System Storage DS5000 Series writes "Stable with good scalability and generally easy to setup". On the other hand, IBM System Storage DS5000 Series is most compared with IBM FlashSystem, whereas NEC D4 series is most compared with .

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