Lightning 9900™ V Series Enterprise Storage Systems

Novell Technology Partner

product details

Combined with Hitachi storage software and the HiCommand® Storage Area Management Suite, these systems meet business application requirements for the highest levels of availability, scalability, and performance while supporting "set and forget" management, protecting data assets, and optimizing resources.

The Lightning 9900 V Series is powered by our Hi-Star™ crossbar switched architecture. That means no single point of failure and instant data access, around the clock. We're so confident about the reliability of the Lightning 9900 V Series storage systems, we back it up with a 100 percent data availability guarantee.

The Lightning 9900 V Series systems can be paired with Hitachi Thunder 9500™ V Series modular storage systems in tiered environments for such applications as content distribution, backup, data archiving, and compliance.

Features at-a-glance
  • Seamless scalability with non-disruptive expansion to over 140TB
  • Multi-dimensional scalability including capacity, bandwidth, connectivity, workload mix and embedded applications
  • Unique virtualization layer
  • Instant, user-defined, point-in-time copies
  • Off-site redundancy with complete data integrity
  • Multi-protocol compatibility Fibre Channel, FICON and ESCON
  • Support for DAS, SAN, NAS, and iSCSI connectivity

product compatibility

  • NetWare

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regional availability

  • North America

language availability

  • English


This product has demonstrated compatibility by successfully completing Novell's stringent product certification requirements.


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