Thunder™ 9500 V-series
Storage Area Network (SAN) Device
Hitachi Data Systems Corporation
15 Jun 2006

YES CERTIFIED with the following products:
Operating Systems:
  NetWare® 6.5     Support Pack 5 for NetWare® 6.5

Other Products:
  Novell Cluster Services™ 1.8 

Product Description
Whatever the size of your business, we have a Hitachi Thunder 9500™ V Series modular storage system that's sure to fit. As part of our Application Optimized Storage™ solutions, Thunder 9500 V Series systems can precisely match your business application needs. The Thunder 9570V™ and Thunder 9585V™ systems support high performance, high capacity, and high connectivity features that make them perfect for information-intensive industries like oil exploration, life sciences, health care, and rich media. The smaller models?the Thunder 9530V™ entry-level storage deck and the SATA-based Thunder 9520V™ Workgroup Modular Storage?are ideal for standalone deployment in retail outlets, business franchises, and professional offices. Each of the Thunder 9500 V Series storage systems can complement our TagmaStore® Universal Storage Platform and Lightning 9900™ V Series enterprise storage systems in tiered storage deployments which require common management tools and data movement for Data Lifecycle Management applications. Able to support both Fibre Channel and Serial ATA disk drives, the high-end Thunder 9570V and Thunder 9585V systems also offer cost-effective backup, archiving, and compliance solutions all in one box, or paired with the larger enterprise systems. With the Thunder family, you gain the intelligence of automated management in affordable, easy-to-grow packages.

Primary Driver File(s):
SCSIHD.CDM  ( 32119 bytes   29-Nov-2005 15:28   3.03e    )   
QL2X00.HAM  ( 530179 bytes   17-Mar-2006 14:40   6.90i    )   

Driver Support File(s)
QL2X00.DDI  ( 29855 bytes   23-Mar-2006 13:30   2.09)
SCSIHD.DDI  ( 30108 bytes   06-Jul-2005 16:53   3.00)

Storage Area Network
Product NameThunder™ 9500 V-series

Tested Configuration:
Hard Disk Drive:Hitachi Data Systems  DF600F , Interface: FibreChannel , Firmware: 165B/R
Host Bus Adapter:2 QLogic  QLA2340/QLA2342 , Interface: FibreChannel , Firmware: 3.03.08 , BIOS: 1.47
Intel®  Integrated 82801EB (ICH5) , Interface: IDE
System:Dell  PowerEdge 1850 /2-Xeon™ DP 3.0 GHz
Test Kit:Diskkit 4.05.01 - 02-17-2006

Config Notes

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Hitachi Data Systems Corporation
750 Central Expressway
Santa Clara , CA   95050-2627
Voice: 408-970-1000
Fax: 408-727-8036