Highly Available Virtual Machines with IBM System Storage SAN Volume Controller 5.1 and Microsoft Windows Server 2008 R2 Hyper-V
Document Author: Additional Author(s):
Mark S Fleming
Systems and Technology Group
DS4800; DS5000; IBM System Storage; IBM System x; SAN Volume Controller; SAN Volume Controller SW; x3850
Abstract: A virtualized server or storage environment enables more efficient use of computing resources by sharing hardware resources. The IBM System Storage™ SAN Volume Controller (SVC) combined with Microsoft Hyper-V provides a fully virtualized solution for flexible infrastructure that can grow and change with your business, reducing the costs of managing and operating your infrastructure. The unique ability to move servers and storage without downtime significantly improves Service Level Agreement’s (SLA) and minimizes impacts on users and customers.