IBM N5500 (2865 – Model A10)

IBM N5500 (2865 – Model A10)

TeamKCI has extensive hands on experience with the IBM N5300 (2869 – Model A10 & A20) and will continue to maintain and repair them. Parts and replacement units are in stock and can ship overnight.

The IBM N5300 (2869 – Model A10 & A20) reached its end-of-support
on December 4, 2012

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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 N5300 (2869 – Model A10 & A20) 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.

Used & Refurbished IBM Options

Support – TeamKCI is the leading maintenance provider of IBM® legacy hardware, offering premier support with four attractive SLAs: 24 x 7 x 4hour onsite response; 11 x 5 x 4hour onsite response time 24 x 7 NBD response; 9 x 5 NBD response. Round-the-clock tech support is standard with each SLA. We guaranty you will speak to a qualified engineer within 15 minutes of placing a service call any time of day or night. We support call home and dial-in features. And, will even store spare parts on your premises at no additional cost. You won’t find better third-party IBM® support anywhere.

Hardware – TeamKCI sells pre-owned tested and guaranteed IBM® switches, directors, remote switches and routers at huge savings over the manufacturer’s list price. All pre-owned IBM® hardware is meticulously tested, and burned in for 24 hours. Checkout TeamKCI prices. TeamKCI is the financial alternative option that will maximize your IT dollar. Coupled with our 90-day replacement warranty.

Warranty & Support – TeamKCI offers a 90-day warranty and 9-5 technical support on all refurbished IBM N5300 (2869 – Model A10 & A20) 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.

How to Get Started?
For more information on a IBM N5300 (2869 – Model A10 & A20) 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  2U
Controller Form Factor  1 or 2 controllers
Host Connectivity  4 ports of 1, 2, or 4Gb
(auto sensing)4x GbE Ports
Max. Raw Capacity 168TB
Internal Drives 20
Max. Drives (Internal + External) 336
Storage protocols FCP, iSCSI,
Cache Memory 8GB
LUNs 1024
Max. Hosts  Up to 4 ports per controller configured as front-end (host) connectivity ports
Up to 4 directly connected servers (per controller and per active/active configuration)
Up to 256 SAN connected servers (per controller and 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



On April 13, 2015, IBM issued an End-of-Life Notice for the N5300 (2869 – Model A10 & A20).


We are EOL/EOS & Legacy Equipment & Maintenance Specialists
and will maintain the IBM N5300 (2869 – Model A10 & A20) for as long as you continue to use it.

For a fast and accurate quote, fill out the form at the right.

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