Sun Storedge 9990 System

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Sun Storedge 9990 System

Sun Storedge 9990 System Overview


Capacity and Performance

Total raw capacity
300 GB HDD, 10K-rpm drive: 330 TB
146GB, 10K/15K-rpm drives: 165TB
73 GB HDD, 15K-rpm drive: 85 TB
Number of disks (with spares)
5 to 1152
Hot spares
Usable capacity for RAID 5 (max.) - With 146 GB 10K HDD
Open systems: 143.9 TB
zOS Compatible: 135.2 TB
Usable capacity for RAID 1+ (max) - With 146 GB 10K HDD
Open systems: 82.5 TB
S/390 compatible, 73 GB, 10,000-rpm drive: 71.8 GB

Standard Interfaces

Data Cache
Maximum: 128 GB
Minimum: 4 GB
Increments: 4 GB
Shared/Control memory
Up to 12GB
Logical/Device support
Number of devices: 16,384

Physical Interfaces

Front-End Directors
Number of Front-End Directors: 6
Number of simultaneous data transfers: Up to 16 or 32 per Front-End Director
Interface speed (Fibre Channel): 2 Gb/sec
Redundant pairs
Fibre Channel: 32, 64, 96, 128, 160, 192
ESCON: 16, 32, 48, 64, 80, 96
FICON: 8, 16, 24, 32, 40, 48
Back-End Directors
Number of Back-End Director: Up to 4
Disk Drives per Back-End Director: Up to 256 HDDs
Bandwidth per fully configured system
81 GB/sec aggregate system bandwidth
68 GB/sec data bandwidth
13 GB/sec control bandwidth


Control Frame: 8.68 kW
Array Frame: 7.07 kW
Control Frame: 9.077 kVA
Array Frame: 7.636 kVA

Dimensions and Weight

Control Frame: 186.0 cm (73.2 in.)
Array Frame: 186.0 cm (73.2 in.)
Control Frame: 78.2 cm (30.77 in.)
Array Frame: 65.0 cm (25.59 in.)
Control Frame: 92.5 cm (36.42 in.)
Array Frame: 92.5 cm (36.42 in.)
Control Frame: 590 kg (1300.73 lb.)
Array Frame: 430 kg (947.99 lb.)


Express Computer Systems state-of-the-art engineering lab and certified technicians will make sure that your Sun Storedge 9990 System is tested rigorously and in perfect working condition. To back it up, we carry a 100% Satisfaction Guarantee on all of our used and refurbished gear, in addition to one of the industries best warranties.

Shipping Policy

We stock all of our products. Items are fully tested and professionally packaged to ensure functionality on arrival.

The Sun 9990 will ship the same day if the order is received with sufficient testing and packaging time.

*Alaska and Hawaii customers, please contact us for a shipping quote.

Shipping Methods

We ship via Fedex. Next Day and expedited shipping services are available. Please contact us for a quote to upgrade shipping.

We can also ship via UPS or FedEx on your account number. Other freight and carrier services are available, please contact us at to make arrangements.

Pickup & Delivery

Local customers may also arrange for pickup or delivery of items.

Net Terms

Approved Educational, Government, and Corporate customers may submit a purchase order to purchase the Sun 9990.

Please contact us and we will FAX or Email you a credit application.

Finance & Leasing Options

We have solutions to help you finance your purchase. Please contact us at to learn more about our finance and leasing options.

Credit Card

To pay via credit card, please call us at (800) 327-0730


FAX your card type, card number, expiration date, name as it appears on the card, complete billing address including apartment number, zip code and phone number to us at (800) 327-0730.

Wire Transfer

International buyers must pay via Wire Transfer.

Please email us at to purchase this product with a wire transfer.


Business and Personal Checks must clear prior to shipment.