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?
|IBM Easy Tier|
|IBM Real-time Compression|
|Encryption for virtualised storage|
|Support for hybrid cloud configurations|
|Innovative and tightly integrated support for flash storage|
|IBM Active File Management|
|IBM Spectrum Protect Snapshot|
|Metro Mirror and Global Mirror|
|IBM Storage Mobile Dashboard|
* IBM lab measurements – April 2012
|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|
|Replication services||FlashCopy, IBM Spectrum Protect Snapshot, Metro Mirror (synchronous), Global Mirror (asynchronous), local and asynchronous remote file-based replication|
|Dimensions||Control enclosuresFile 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.|