OceanStor 18000 V3 Storages

The OceanStor 18000 V3 series storage systems are the new benchmark for high-end storage, providing the best data services for enterprise, mission-critical businesses.

Scalable to 16 controllers, 16 TB of cache, and 27.6 PB total capacity, the 18000 V3 system handles large-scale OLTP and OLAP database applications with ease. The system’s 3 million SPC-1 IOPSTM and extremely low latency give life to cloud computing applications.

Available in 2 models for large-scale, data-intensive applications in government, finance, telecommunications, power utilities, transportation, and manufacturing industries.

Huawei OceanStor HVS88T Storage




  • Reliable: Exclusive SmartMatrix 2.0 system architecture can tolerate dual points of failure and the system supports active-active, gateway-less deployment, ensuring continuous, resilient service
  • Powerful: Industry-leading 3 million SPC-1 IOPSTM with less than 1 ms latency provide responsive and ensure resilient, fault-tolerant performance of mission-critical applications
  • Future-oriented: Convergence of file, flash, backup, high-end, mid-range, entry-level storage and third-party storage provide maximum flexibility and ensure long-term value




OceanStor 18500 V3

OceanStor 18800 V3

Max. Number of Controllers


Max. Cache Size

16 TB

Supported Storage Protocols

Fibre Channel, FCoE, iSCSI, InfiniBand, NFS, CIFS, HTTP, and FTP

Port Types

1 Gbit/s Ethernet, 10 Gbit/s FCoE, 10 Gbit/s TOE, 8/16 Gbit/s Fibre Channel, 56 Gbit/s InfiniBand and SAS 3.0 (back-end, 4 x 12 Gbit/s per port)

Max. Number of Host Ports


Max. Number of Disks

6,400 (2.5-inch) or 3,072 (3.5-inch)

9,600 (2.5-inch) or 4,608 (3.5-inch)

Support for Computing Virtualization

Supported virtual machines: VMware, Citrix, Hyper-V, and FushionSphere

Value-added features related to virtual environments: support for VMware VAAI and integration of VSphere and VCenter

Data Protection Software

HyperSnap (snapshot), HyperClone (clone), HyperCopy (copy), HyperMirror (volume mirroring), HyperReplication (remote replication), HyperLock (WORM), HyperMetro (active-active storage arrays), and HyperVault (integrated backup)

Resource Efficiency Improvement

SmartQoS (intelligent QoS control), SmartPartition (intelligent cache partitioning), SmartCache (intelligent caching), SmartThin (intelligent thin provisioning), SmartMotion (intelligent data migration), SmartTier (intelligent storage tiering), SmartErase (intelligent data destruction), SmartMigration (intelligent LUN migration), SmartVirtualization (intelligent heterogeneous virtualization), SmartMulti-tenant (intelligent multi-tenant), SmartQuota (quota management), and SmartDedupe & SmartCompression (intelligent de-duplication and compression)

Storage Management Software

UltraPath (multipathing management), ReplicationDirector (disaster recovery management software), DeviceManager (software to manage a single device), eSight (centralized O&M and management), and Cloud Service (remote maintenance and management)

Huawei OceanStor18000 V3

Huawei OceanStor 18500/18800 V3 high-end storage systems are dedicated to setting a new benchmark for the high-end enterprise storage field and providing the best data services for enterprises' mission-critical businesses.

With the industry-leading SmartMatrix 2.0 system architecture, HyperMetro gateway-free active-active feature, flash-oriented convergence technology, next-generation hardware platform, and a full range of efficiency improvement and data protection software, the OceanStor 18500/18800 V3 delivers world-leading
reliability, performance, and solutions that meet the storage needs of various applications such as large-scale database OLTP/OLAP and cloud computing. Applicable to sectors such as government, finance, telecommunications, energy, transportation, and
manufacturing, the OceanStor 18500/18800 V3 is the best choice for mission-critical applications.