Through its extraordinary flexibility, reliability, and performance, the IBM® System Storage® DS8000® series is designed to manage a broad scope of storage workloads that exist in today’s complex data center and do it effectively and efficiently. This flagship IBM disk system can bring simplicity to your storage environment by supporting a mix of random and sequential I/O workloads for a mix of interactive and batch applications, regardless of whether they are running on one of today’s popular distributed server platforms or on the mainframe. Using the DS8000 series for data and workload consolidation is an especially attractive option for organisations already using DS8000 storage with System z.
Additionally, the DS8000 series also excels in optimising storage for System z environments with a variety of unique performance, availability and scalability features that can help you maximise the potential of your mainframes.
The DS8000 includes a range of features that automate performance optimisation and application quality of service, as well as provide the highest levels of reliability and system uptime.
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IBM System Storage DS8000 series
The IBM System Storage® DS8000® offers an advanced storage solution that builds on a longstanding foundation of smart storage architecture and design. Recent enhancements of the DS8000 series include:
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