IBM Storwize V7000 and Storwize V7000 Unified Disk Systems

The most powerful and easy-to-use innovative disk systems in the storage marketplace

Host interface SAN-attached 8 Gbps Fibre Channel, 1 Gbps iSCSI and optional 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:
RAID levels RAID 0, 1, 5, 6 and 10
Maximum drives supported 240 per control enclosure; 960 per clustered system
Fans and power supplies Fully redundant, hot-swappable
Rack support Standard 19 inch
Management software Storwize V7000 and Storwize V7000 Unified software
Cache per controller/control enclosure/clustered system 8 GB/16 GB/64 GB
Advanced features included with each system Easy Tier, FlashCopy, thin provisioning, Active Cloud Engine (Storwize V7000 Unified only)
Additional available advanced features Remote mirroring, external virtualisation unified storage, FlashCopy Manager, IBM Tivoli Storage Productivity Center Select, Tivoli Storage Manager, Tivoli Storage Manager FastBack, IBM Systems Director, Flex System Manager, IBM Real-time Compression
Warranty Hardware: Software:
Replication services FlashCopy, FlashCopy Manager, Metro Mirror (synchronous), Global Mirror (asynchronous), local and asynchronous remote file-based replication
Dimensions Control and expansion enclosures File modules
Weight 12-bay enclosures: 24-bay enclosures: File modules
Supported systems For a list of currently supported servers, operating systems, host bus adapters, clustering applications and SAN switches and directors, refer to the System Storage Interoperation Center.
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.

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System Storage Interoperation Center (SSIC)

Supported servers, operating systems, host bus adapters, clustering applications and SAN switches and directors