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How To Buy

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The SnapSAN S5000 modular storage array is an ideal platform for providing non-stop storage services for even the most demanding applications. Designed for high availability and performance, the SnapSAN S5000 combines advanced data protection features and proven reliability with flexible connectivity to ensure that it will integrate into any storage environment. Primed for the next generation of SAN challenges, it packs technology features targeting virtualization, I/O intensive applications, and regulatory compliance data center needs and beyond. With the new SnapSAN S5000 solution, Overland Storage puts the ease, efficiency and affordability back into your networked storage.

With This Product You Can...

  • Deploy a modular storage solution with iSCSI, FC or SAS host connections
  • Provision cost effective SAN storage for Windows, VMware, Linux, UNIX and Mac OS X
  • Provides fully redundant 99.999% high availability with hot-swappable components
  • Scale to 384TB with the addition of the SnapSAN Expansions



Thin Provisioning

Lower capital and operating expenses with thin provisioning providing a high utilization, eliminating the need for dedicate physical capacity. Leveraging thin provisioning allows you to pay-as-you-grow and optimize overall disk utilization.

  • Uninterrupted capacity expansion
  • Reduced acquisition costs
  • Reduced power consumption
Why You Need It...
  • Over provisioning allowing pay-as-you-grow

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Volume Cloning

Quickly perform common configuration tasks with consistency and ease. The SnapSAN volume cloning feature enables administrators to export storage parameters and relevant policies to the new volume, so you can maintain system performance and availability. If administrators wish to change a configuration, there is no need to start from scratch.

  • Quick response to requests for storage
  • Minimizes administrator errors
  • Maximizes application uptime
  • Shortens time to create test and development environments
Why You Need It...
  • Cloning improves administrator productivity

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Affordably implement offsite real time remote replication and protect valuable business access to achieve disaster recovery objectives.

  • Eliminate system downtime
  • Utilize for offsite disaster recovery
  • Create a test environment
Why You Need It...
  • Replicate data across multiple business locations

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The SnapSAN S5000 is equipped with AutoCache, which includes a caching option that enables you to increase your overall performance for all system drives and applications.

  • Up to forty SSDs may be configured as L2 cache per array. Improves data access
  • Makes applications more efficient
  • Conserves power
Why You Need It...
  • Secondary SSD Cache for higher performance

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AutoTune detects and helps resolve performance bottlenecks allowing administrators to analyze and characterize the performance of their storage infrastructure. When used with AutoTier, you have the ability to automatically optimize all data resources.

  • Monitor I/O trends
  • Detect bottlenecks
  • Improve overall performance
Why You Need It...
  • Performance analysis and tuning tools

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AutoTier allows you to automatically move and migrate data online using policy based performance thresholds. This provides the ability to optimize all of your storage investments without any IT intervention or downtime.

  • Resolve bottlenecks online
  • Improve access performance
  • Optimize data location
Why You Need It...
  • Automated tiering to maximize performance

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Utilizing Write Once Read Many (WORM) technology, you are able to meet compliance requirement objectives by protecting against intentional or unintentional deletions or modifications of data, as well as the ability to set data retention policies.

  • Meet regulatory requirements
  • Prevent data deletion
  • Policy driven data retention
Why You Need It...
  • WORM technology to meet regulatory requirements

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SnapSAN S5000 Technical Specifications

SnapSAN S5000
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SnapSAN S5000 Specifications

Controller Option
1GbE iSCSI 10GbE iSCSI 8Gb FC 6Gb SAS Combo (1GbE iSCSI + 8Gb FC)
Connectivity per Controller
(Two controllers per system)
Two RJ-45 ports per controller
(Four per system)
Two SFP+ ports per controller
(Four per system - SFP+ modules sold separately)
Four SFP ports per controller
(Eight per system - SFP modules sold separately)
Four 6Gb SFF-8088
(Eight per system)
Two RJ-45 ports + Two SFP ports per controller
(Four each per system)
Certifications Microsoft, VMware, Citrix
Green Features Disk Spin Down feature, High efficiency 80PLUS® GOLD power supplies
High Availability Dual Controllers, Hot Swap Power Supplies, Hot Swap Drives, Volume Cloning, Replication
VMware Support vCenter plugin, VASA and VAAI
Drive Configuration 3.5" NL SAS: 1TB, 2TB, 3TB, 4TB | 3.5" SAS: 300GB, 600GB, 600GB Encrypted | 3.5" SSD: 200GB, 400GB
2.5" NL SAS: 1TB | 2.5" SAS: 300GB, 600GB, 900GB | 2.5" SSD: 200GB, 400GB
RAID Levels 0, 1, 5, 6, 10, 50, 60, Triple-Mirror
Expansion Array Interface 6Gb SAS
Physical / Mounting Width: 18.9 in (482mm), Height: 3.5 in (87.8 mm) 2U, Depth: 20.2 in (513.26 mm), Weight: 72.8 lbs, (3.5" HDDs full)
Minimum rack depth: 32 in (812.8 mm)
Agency Approvals CE, cULus, FCC Class A, RoHS, WEEE
Input Voltage 100 to 240 VAC single phase 50/60Hz
Power Consumption
(Maximum/at 25°C)
Disk array controller
510 W/420 W
445 W/360 W
505 W/420 W
470 W/385 W
Disk enclosure
315 W/265 W
250 W/200 W
310 W/260 W
275 W/225 W
Environmental Limits Operating: 5 to 40°C, 10-80%
Stop: -10 to +60°C, 5-80%
Standard Warranty 3-year:24x7 Telephone Support, 2 Business Day Advanced Parts Replacement

Support Options

OverlandCare for SnapSAN S5000
OverlandCare Level 1 (24x7 Phone/Adv. Parts Replace), 1-Yr Uplift, SnapSAN S5000
OverlandCare Level 1 (24x7 Phone/Adv. Parts Replace), 1-Yr Extension, SnapSAN S5000
OverlandCare Level 2 (24x7 Phone/NBD Onsite), 3-Yr Uplift, SnapSANS 5000
OverlandCare Level 2 (24x7 Phone/NBD Onsite), 1-Yr Uplift, SnapSAN S5000
OverlandCare Level 2 (24x7 Phone/NBD Onsite), 1-Yr Extension, SnapSAN S5000
OverlandCare Level 3 (24x7 Phone/9x5x4-Hr Onsite), 3-Yr Uplift, SnapSAN S5000
OverlandCare Level 3 (24x7 Phone/9x5x4-Hr Onsite), 1-Yr Uplift, SnapSAN S5000
OverlandCare Level 3 (24x7 Phone/9x5x4-Hr Onsite), 1-Yr Extension, SnapSAN S5000
OverlandCare Level 4 (24x7 Phone/24x7x4-Hr Onsite), 3-Yr Uplift, SnapSAN S5000
OverlandCare Level 4 (24x7 Phone/24x7x4-Hr Onsite), 1-Yr Uplift, SnapSAN S5000
OverlandCare Level 4 (24x7 Phone/24x7x4-Hr Onsite), 1-Yr Extension, SnapSAN S5000