IBM SAN Volume Controller

Improving storage infrastructure flexibility and data economics

Built with IBM Spectrum Virtualise™ software, part of the IBM Spectrum Storage™ family, IBM SAN Volume Controller is a proven, dependable system that has been improving infrastructure flexibility and data economics for 12 years. Its innovative data virtualisation capabilities help organisations achieve better data economics by supporting new workloads that are critical to their success. SVC systems can handle the massive volumes of data from mobile and social applications, enable rapid and flexible cloud services deployments, and deliver the performance and scalability needed to gain insights from the latest analytics technologies.


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IBM System Storage SAN Volume Controller benefits

Enhance storage capabilities with sophisticated virtualisation, management and functionality


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"With XIV and SVC, we are not only hitting our Recovery Time Objective but have also, due to reduced cost and complexity of our DR process, been able to in-crease testing to once every quar-ter, dramatically improving data security."
— Bruce Cash, Penn State Hershey


"IBM SAN Volume Controller allows us to manage our storage environment and do significant work in the storage space without interrupting or impacting our customers."
— David Levine, Ricoh Americas Corporation