IBM® N3240 (2857 – Model A14)

IBM® N3240 (2857 – Model A14)

The IBM® N3240 SAN Appliance is Supported by TeamKCI – Don’t Let Your IBM® N3240 SAN Equipment Go Unsupported!

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TeamKCI has extensive hands on experience with the IBM® (2857 – Model A14) and will continue to maintain and repair them. Parts and replacement units are in stock and can ship overnight.

The IBM® (2857 – Model A14) & A24 has reached End-of-Support on March 30, 2020.

TeamKCI will continue to support these units for as long as you choose to use them.

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Let TeamKCI help you design the most cost-effective IBM® Storage Area Network Solution.

Whether for primary or secondary storage, the IBM® (2857 – Model A14) & A24 accommodates medium sized businesses, remote offices and local storage by offering file-level data access, intelligent management software, and data protection capabilities in a cost-effective package.

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TeamKCI sells refurbished IBM® equipment.  Refurbished IBM® systems are also available at big savings offering our customers alternative financial options to maximize their IT dollars.

Warranty & Support
TeamKCI offers a 12 month warranty and 9-5 technical support on all refurbished IBM® (2857 – Model A14) & A24 and all other pre-owned refurbished IBM® SAN equipment we sell.  Extended warranties and 24x7x4 onsite support are also available for an additional charge.  Learn more.

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How to Get Started?
For more information on an IBM® (2857 – Model A14) & A24 or any other IBM® product simply complete the TeamKCI Quick Quote form on this page or call TeamKCI at 201-934-6500 Ext. 11 for immediate assistance.


Technical Specifications

Form Factor  4U/24 Drive
Controller Form Factor  1 or 2 controllers
Connectivity per controller  4 x GbE ports, 2 xb10GbE, or 2 x 8 Gb FC using optional mezzanine I/O card
Max. Raw Capacity  576TB
Internal Drives 24
Max. Drives (Internal + External) 144
Maximum Flash Pool  400GB
Cluster data communication interconnect  10GbE
Cluster capacity  Up to 1017TB
Storage protocols FCP, iSCSI,
Cache Memory  6GB memory per controller
LUNs  up to 1,024
Max. Hosts  Up to 256 SAN connected servers (per active/active configuration)
Server Operating Systems  Windows 2000, Windows Server 2003, Windows Server 2008, Windows Server 2012, Windows XP, Linux, Oracle Solaris, AIX, HP-UX, Mac OS, VMware, ESX

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On March 3, 2015, IBM® issued an End-of-Life Notice for the (2857 – Model A14) & A24.


We are EOL/EOS & Legacy Equipment & Maintenance Specialists
and will maintain the IBM® (2857 – Model A14) & A24 for as long as you continue to use it.

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