IBM XIV Storage System

Storage Reinvented


As the planet becomes smarter—more instrumented, interconnected and intelligent—your business faces the dual challenges of managing a staggering amount of information, and extracting the most value from it, to meet the needs of employees, partners and customers. Having the right storage is fundamental to IT enabling growth.

The IBM® XIV® Storage System is high-end disk storage that supports the need for high performance, reliability and flexibility while helping keep costs and complexity to a minimum. Efficient by design and born optimised to simplify storage, the XIV Storage System exemplifies IBM Smarter Storage for Smarter Computing, empowering thousands of organisations worldwide to take control of their storage and gain business insights from their data. Designed for consistent Tier 1 performance and five-nines availability, XIV storage offers low total cost of ownership (TCO) and addresses even the most demanding and diverse workloads. Never compromising performance for reliability, the XIV grid architecture delivers massive parallelism—resulting in uniform allocation of system resources at all times. A recognized leader in storage manageability, XIV storage sets a new standard for ease of use by automating most tasks and providing an extraordinarily intuitive user interface. This interface is accompanied by an equally rich and comprehensive command line interface (CLI) for tailoring the system to user requirements.

IBM helps unleash the power of enterprise cloud computing with simplicity, with XIV storage and its leading combination of high performance, low TCO and easy scaling:

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