IBM Storwize V7000 Unified and Storwize V7000

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What can it do for your business?

IBM Storwize V7000 Unified and IBM Storwize V7000 are virtualised, enterprise-class solutions designed for all-flash or hybrid storage.

They provide the foundation for implementing an effective storage infrastructure and transforming the economics of data storage.

With unique heterogeneous data services, these solutions can maximise storage efficiency and flexibility for your new and existing investments.

When you choose Storwize V7000 Unified and Storwize V7000, you gain the most advanced storage technologies to unlock the business value of your stored data, including virtualisation and IBM Real-time Compression.

Outstanding efficiency, performance and ease of use for organisations of all sizes

Why buy IBM Storwize V7000 Unified and Storwize V7000?

Feature Benefits
Dynamic migration
IBM Easy Tier
IBM Real-time Compression
Encryption for virtualised storage
Support for hybrid cloud configurations
Innovative and tightly integrated support for flash storage
Clustered systems
Thin provisioning
IBM FlashCopy
Unified storage
IBM Active File Management
IBM Spectrum Protect Snapshot
Metro Mirror and Global Mirror
IBM HyperSwap
IBM Storage Mobile Dashboard
Host interface SAN or direct-attached, 1 Gbps iSCSI and optional 16 Gbps Fibre Channel or 10 Gbps iSCSI/FCoE
NAS-attached 1 Gbps and 10 Gbps Ethernet
User interface Graphical user interface (GUI)
Supported drives 3.5-inch disk drives: 2.5-inch disk drives: 2.5-inch flash drives
RAID levels RAID 0, 1, 5, 6, 10, Distributed
Maximum drives supported 760 per control enclosure; 3,040 per clustered system
Fans and power supplies Fully redundant, hot-swappable
Rack support Standard 19-inch
Management software IBM Spectrum Virtualise software.
IBM Spectrum Scale for Storwize V7000 Unified.
Cores per controller/control enclosure/clustered system 10/20/80
Cache per controller/control enclosure/clustered system 32 or 64 GB/64 or 128 GB/up to 512 GB
Advanced features included with each system IBM FlashCopy, thin provisioning, IBM Active File Management (Storwize V7000 Unified only)
Additional available advanced features Remote mirroring, IBM Easy Tier, IBM Real-time Compression, external virtualisation unified storage, IBM Spectrum Control, IBM Spectrum Protect Snapshot
Warranty Hardware: Software:
Replication services FlashCopy, IBM Spectrum Protect Snapshot, Metro Mirror (synchronous), Global Mirror (asynchronous), local and asynchronous remote file-based replication
Dimensions Control enclosures File modules
Weight Control enclosures: File modules
Operating environment Air temperature: Relative humidity: Electrical power:
Supported drives For a list of currently supported servers, operating systems, host bus adapters, clustering applications and SAN switches and directors, refer to the IBM System Storage Interoperation Centre.
ISV solutions For a list of high-quality solutions with our partner ISVs, including access to solution briefs and white papers, refer to the ISV Solutions Resource Library.

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