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The DSI425 is designed to help you keep pace with your rapidly expanding data by utilizing state-of-the-art deduplication for your data storage. There’s no need to throw out the old and bring in the new when your capacity or performance needs change… simply add a storage module to your existing solution, and easily scale your capacity and performance. Designed with growth in mind the two tiers of products can scale in increments of 2 TB.

  • Back End Physical Tape
  • Replication
  • Tape Consolidation
  • Open Systems Attachment ISV
  • IBM i Compatible
  • VTL Conductor Software
  DSI425-D16 DSI425-D24
Storage 9-4TB Self-Encrypting disk units 12-4TB Self-Encrypting disk units
Power Supply 1 + 1 High Efficiency, Hot Swap 1 + 1 High Efficiency, Hot Swap
Interface 2-16Gb FC Ports 2-16Gb FC Ports
Temp 10-35°C 10-35°C
Humidity 10-80% 10-80%
Heat Output/Cooling Requirements 4,100 BTU’s/hr. 4,100 BTU’s/hr.
Power/Intl. Power 1100w/110v/12a Intl: 240v/6.5a 1100w/110v/12a Intl: 240v/6.5a
Physical (inches) 3.4 x 18.9 x 29.7 3.4 x 18.9 x 29.7
Weight 71.5lbs/32.5kg 71.5lbs/32.5kg
Raid Level 6 + 1 6 + 1
Form Factor 2u 2u
Memory 96GB Total 96GB Total
Processor Type Intel Xeon E5-2640 v1 Intel Xeon E5-2670 v1
#Virtual Libraries 128 128
#Virtual Tape Drives 1,024 1,024
#Virtual Tape Cartridge Supported 64,000 64,000
Backend Physical Tape Yes Yes
Replication  (w/encryptions/compression)  Yes Yes
Tape Consolidation (stacking) Yes Yes
VTL Conductor Optional Optional
Open Systems ISV Attachment Yes Yes
iSeries Yes Yes


Customization is the key to effective data storage, and DSI’s mission has always been to provide our clients with complete solutions that combine leading hardware and software with exceptional service and support, so your information is both safer and easier to manage. We build trusted partnerships with our clients starting with all-inclusive three-year contracts and low monthly payments, giving you the ability to smoothly upgrade your operations as technology improves and your business needs grow.

"The support DSI has provided is just outstanding ... anytime a question comes up, people at DSI actually scramble to answer it first. I don't think I've had an experience like that with any other vendor."

Frank Cost, Liberty Bank Systems Administrator

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