Enterprise Class performance and scalability
The EqualLogic PS6000 Series is a line of enterprise-class midrange storage arrays that delivers exceptional self-optimizing performance, virtualized server integration, integrated data protection for key business applications, consolidated management, and deployment flexibility without compromising data availability.
The PS6100 series has the same network interface and controller setup regardless of the drive types. The following picture shows the dual hot controllers (green), each with (4) 1 GbE connections and a serial management port. Also note the dual power supplies and fans.
Dual power, fans and controllers with (4) 1 GbE connections each.
The drive types dictate the model number “suffix”, everything else remains equal. Here are the model suffixes and their associated drive types:
PS6000 “E” – SATA drives
PS6000 “X” – 10K RPM SAS drives
PS6000 “XV” – 15K RPM SAS drives
PS6000 “XVS” – Solid-State drives (SSDs)