HPE QW968A StorageWorks D3600 12-Bay 3.5in LFF SAS/SATA Disk Enclosure
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HPE QW968A StorageWorks D3600 12-Bay 3.5inch LFF SAS/SATA Disk Enclosure - Supported with ProLiant Gen8 and Gen9 Servers & BLadeSystems
The HPE QW968A StorageWorks D3600 Large Form Factor (LFF) 12Gbps SAS enclosures with 12 Drive Bays offer flexible, modular solutions to simplify capacity expansion of HPE ProLiant Server and HPE BladeSystem environments to external storage without having to make the full move to SAN or NAS. This allows to buy what is needed today and purchase additional capacity as data storage needs grow. HPE StorageWorks D3600 Enclosures support HPE SmartDrive Carrier. Buy and maintain a common set of HPE ProLiant Drives for Gen8 and Gen9 ProLiant Servers. HPE D3600 supports up to 12 Large Form Factor (LFF) SAS drives for a maximum capacity of 7.2 TB with 600 GB SAS Enterprise drives or 120 TB with 12G 10 TB SAS Midline or 6G 10 TB SATA Midline drives. This 12-Bay 3.5inch LFF SAS/SATA Enclosure comes with 3 Years Warranty.
Option Part Number: QW968A
Assembly Number: QW968A-#0D1
Device Type: Storage Enclosure
Enclosure Model: HPE 3600
Enclosure Type: Rack-Mountable - 2U
Form Factor: 2U
Features: Redundant Fans, Firmware Upgradable, 92% Efficiency Power Supply
Host Interface: 12Gbps SAS
Capacity: 960 TB maximum, depending on drive capacity and form factor
Drive Description: 12 HPE LFF SAS/SATA/SSD in Smart Carriers (Gen8 and/or Gen9) drives supported
Storage Controller: Smart Array P431, Smart Array P441, Smart Array P822, Smart Array P841, Smart Array P731m, Smart Array P741m, H222 Host Bus Adapter and H241 Host Bus Adapter Supported
Storage Expansion Options: Up to eight (8) enclosures from a single controller port
SAN Backup Support: No
Systems Insight Manager Support: No
Storage Mirroring Support: No
Cables Included: 2 x Mini SAS HD Cable - 1.6 ft
Included Accessories: Rack mounting kit
Software / System Requirement
Compatible Operating Systems: Microsoft Windows 2003, Microsoft Windows 2008, Microsoft Windows Hyper-V, Red Hat Linux, SUSE Linux, VMware, Microsoft Windows Server 2012
Power Device: 2 x Internal Power Supply - Hot-Plug
Max Supported Qty: 2
Power Redundancy: Yes
Power Redundancy Scheme: 1+1
Voltage Required: AC 120/230 V - 50/60 Hz
Power Provided: 460 Watt
80 PLUS Certification: 80 PLUS Gold
Min Operating Temperature: 50 °F
Max Operating Temperature: 104 °F
Humidity Range Operating: 10 - 90%
Sound Emission: 53 dBA
Dimensions & Weight
Width: 17.64 inch
Depth: 23.54 inch
Height: 3.44 inch
Weight: 38.00 lbs
Manage your small and midrange business' growing storage needs by deploying the HPE D3000 Enclosures, the next generation 12Gbps SAS low-cost, high-capacity, tiered external storage system. The HPE D3000 Enclosures are ideal for your small application environments, remote offices and departmental locations. The 12 Gb SAS enclosures - large form factor (LFF) D3600/D3610 with 12 drive bays and small form factor (SFF) D3700/D3710 with 25 drive bays—offer flexible, modular solutions to simplify capacity expansion of HPE ProLiant Server and HPE BladeSystem environments to external storage without having to make the full move to SAN or NAS. This allows you to buy what is needed today and purchase additional capacity as data storage needs grow. HPE D3000 Enclosures support HPE SmartDrive Carriers. Buy and maintain a common set of HPE ProLiant Drives for Gen8 and Gen9 ProLiant Servers. Total support can grow up to 96 LFF or 200 SFF drives.
The HPE D3600 Enclosures is a family of disk drive storage enclosure with 12Gb SAS host connectivity. The D3600 is a 2U direct attach, external storage solution designed for small to medium size deployments or remote locations. These enclosures deliver industry-leading availability, storage density, and upgradeability to meet customers' demanding and growing storage needs. The D3600 delivers the ideal mix of low-cost and high capacity, for minimum I/O workloads such as reference data, archival, and disk-to-disk backup.
The D3600 Enclosures support direct attach storage to ProLiant Servers with the HPE Smart Array P421, P431, P441 or the P822 Controllers. Blade 12Gb SAS connectivity is enabled using a HPE Smart Array P721m and P731m Controllers, 12Gb SAS BL Switches and the D3600 enclosures. HPE H221, H222 and the H241 Host Bus Adapters are also supported with the D3600/D3700 Enclosures.
The HPE D3600 Enclosures support HPE SmartDrive Carrier (Gen8 and Gen9 HPE ProLiant drives). Total support can grow as needed to up to 96 LFF drives.
Affordable Storage for Capacity Demand
HPE D3000 Enclosures 12 Gb SAS provides a higher level of redundancy and reliability, reducing single-points-of-failure within the storage network.
The modular platform provides investment protection by allowing purchases based on your current need and future plans without hidden management fees.
Increase your data speed with enterprise-class, dual-port SAS drives as need and budget dictate.
The HPE D3610 and HPE D3710 standardizing on a new Gen10 branding/industrial design to align with ProLiant Gen10 Servers.
Flexible and Scalable with Room to Expand
The HPE D3000 Enclosures give you the flexibility to mix and match SAS, SATA and Solid State drives in the same enclosure, and extend the benefit of tiered storage to your customers.
Designed to give you room to expand as your storage demands increase, the HPE D3600 and the Gen10 branded HPE D3610 LFF can swell to 96 drives. You can also add up to eight HPE D3600 or HPE D3610 LFF enclosures from a single controller port.
With the HPE D3700 and the Gen10 branded HPE D3710 SFF you can increase to 200 drives or up to eight SFF enclosures from a single controller port.
Smart Array Controllers allow mixing D3600 or the D3610 and the D3700 or the D3710 enclosures for expansion, up to four D3600 or D3610 and four D3700 or D3710 (4x LFF and 4x SFF) allowing for expansion up to 148 drives.
Solid state drive support for up to 25 drives per Smart Array Controllers on all HPE D3000 models.
Easy to Manage
The HPE D3000 Enclosures support the HPE SmartDrive Carrier, enabling a single set of common drives for Gen8 and Gen9 ProLiant servers and D3000 Enclosures.
The HPE D3000 Enclosures uses familiar HPE ProLiant management tools including HPE Systems Insight Manager and the HPE Array Configuration Utility (ACU) software.
The HPE D3000 Enclosures are compatible with selected HPE Smart Array SAS Controllers and HBAs.
Little IT expertise is required to manage the enclosures.
Storage capacity: The LFF D3600 disk enclosure supports up to 12 (twelve) 12G LFF SAS drives for a maximum capacity of 7.2 TB with 12G 600GB SAS drives or 120 TB with 12G 10 TB SAS MDL or 6G 6TB SATA MDL drives.
Data Protection: D3000 is designed for a high level of data protection. It includes redundant fans and power supplies (standard), and supports various RAID levels including RAID6 with ADG, 50 & 60 (depending upon the Smart Array Controller used).
Storage Manageability: The D3000 features familiar configuration and management tools such as Array Configuration Utility (ACU) and HPE Systems Insight Manager (SIM). Online Management Features include: Online Capacity Expansion, Online RAID Level Migration, Online Stripe Size Migration, Online Spares (Global).
Choice of Computing Platform: The D3000 is designed and qualified for HPE ProLiant server.
Fault Tolerance: It allocates two sets of parity data across drives and allows simultaneous write operations. This level of fault tolerance can withstand two simultaneous drive failures without downtime or data loss.
HPE D3000 Enclosures
Manage your small and midrange business growing storage needs by deploying the next generation 12Gb SAS low cost, flexible tiered external storage system. Ideal for small application environments in SMBs, remote offices and departmental locations as well as tier 2 or 3 storage for enterprise customers. The 12Gb SAS enclosures - Large Form Factor (LFF) D3600 with 12 drive bays and Small Form Factor (SFF) D3700 with 25 drive bays - offer modular solutions to simplify capacity expansion of HPE Gen8 and Gen9 ProLiant server environments to external storage without having to make the full move to SAN or NAS. The Gen10 ProLiant server environments will be supported with the Large Form Factor D3610 and the Small Form Factor D3710 enclosures. The D3610 and the D3710 are aligned with the Gen10 ProLiant branding and industrial design.
This allows you to buy what is needed today and purchase additional capacity as data storage needs grow. With the addition of HPE StoreVirtual VSA you can use the power of virtualization to create a virtual array within your host server with the D3000. A 3-year limited license for HPE StoreVirtual VSA software with 1TB of capacity included at no extra cost.
The D3000 enclosures support direct attach storage to ProLiant Servers with the HPE Smart Array P421, P431, P441, P822 or the P841 Controllers. Blade 6Gb SAS connectivity is enabled using a HPE Smart Array P721m, P731m or the P741m Controllers, 6Gb SAS BL Switches and the D3000 enclosures. Gen10 branded supported controllers are the HPE Smart Array E208e-p SR Gen10 Controller and the HPE Smart Array P408e-p SR Gen10 Controller.
HPE H222 and the H241 Host Bus Adapters are also supported with the D3600/D3700 Enclosures. With the H241 HBA and the P741m (in HBA mode) deployment of software defined storage such as Microsoft Storage Spaces can be enabled with Gen9 servers. The HPE D3000 Enclosures support HPE SmartDrive Carrier (Gen8 Gen9 and Gen10 HPE ProLiant drives). Total support can grow as needed to up to 96 LFF drives or 200 SFF drives.
Contact us with any questions or to verify this model’s compatibility with your current server or storage array.