IBM XIV is a high-end disk storage system designed to provide consistent, hotspot-free performance and five-nines availability alongside exceptional ease of use. As virtualised storage that meshes tightly with hypervisors, XIV offers optimal agility for cloud and virtualised environments.
Self-optimising, with built-in efficiencies that simplify storage, XIV delivers the benefits of IBM Smarter Storage for Smarter Computing, empowering organisations to take control of their storage and to extract more valuable insights from their data. XIV is also supported as a high performance enterprise storage offering of the IBM PureFlex System, a single pre-integrated infrastructure system that offers simplicity, control, efficiency, and agility.
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