IBM System Storage DS8000 series

High performance and superior reliability for the most demanding storage environments

The IBM System Storage DS8870 is designed to manage a broad scope of storage workloads that exist in today’s complex data center, doing it effectively and efficiently. The proven success of this flagship IBM disk system is a direct consequence of its extraordinary flexibility, reliability, and performance, but also of its capacity to satisfy the needs of an ever changing world. New innovative Easy Tier features accelerate your most time-sensitive applications by optimizing access to critical data. Add to that the unique performance optimizing integration between DS8870 and IBM enterprise servers, and it’s easy to see why this flagship system epitomizes Smarter Storage.


Boost performance. Lower cost.

DS8870 with IBM Easy Tier® advancements and intelligent self-tuning

Storage for System z and enterprise environments

High performance, availability, and integration

Enterprise storage TCO study

IBM DS8870 vs. EMC Symmetrix VMAX systems

When infrastructure really matters

High-end storage in mission-critical infrastructures

IBM System Storage DS8870 can help:

Smarter storage can help users maintain control of their storage environments so they can focus on using timely data to grow their businesses. Don’t settle for less than ideal.

IBM System Storage DS8870 capabilities:


SPC-2 Benchmark for DS8870