IBM XIV Storage System

Powerful, cloud-agile enterprise storage primed for a dynamic world


IBM XIV is a high-end disk storage system enabling thousands of enterprises to meet the challenge created by staggering data growth. IBM XIV delivers “no excuses”, hotspot-free high performance and empowers with extreme ease of use. For optimal agility in cloud and large environments, IBM XIV offers game-changing IBM Hyper-Scale management scalability, high service levels for dynamic, mixed workloads, and tight hypervisor and OpenStack integration.

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IBM XIV benefits

Tuning-free high performance
Grid design and automation drives high service levels with zero tuning

Exceptional reliability
Five-nines design, self-healing, and rebuilds of under an hour (!) spell peace of mind

Ease of use
Easy migration, provisioning, and data-centre wide management in a GUI customers love

Easy-to-implement solutions
Hosts, hypervisors, applications, and tools integrate smoothly and cost-efficiently

Winning TCO
Cash in with low-cost per TB, ease of use, and environmental benefits

IBM XIV success stories

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niu scales cloud to new heights with XIV

IT services provider flies high on low TCO for MS Exchange, Oracle, and SQL

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Capgemini keeps the lights bright with XIV and Power

Improves Enterprise suite (EAM) failover for a key utility customer by 66% with XIV


Academica chooses IBM PureFlex and XIV for customer-friendly cloud

Customers provision their own servers and storage with a self-service portal


Clarks steps up its storage game

Shoe retailer finds XIV and Power a perfect fit for SAP and cuts management time by 75%

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