IBM Storwize family

Innovative hybrid storage built with IBM Spectrum Virtualise software

Why IBM?

Companies are spending too much money managing data growth. Designed for software-defined environments and built with IBM Spectrum Virtualise™ software, the IBM Storwize family includes built-in functions such as Real-time Compression and Easy Tier technology combining flash and hard disk drives to deliver extraordinary levels of efficiency and high performance. Available in a wide range of storage systems, the Storwize family delivers sophisticated capabilities that are easy to deploy, yet also help control costs for growing businesses.


Benefits of the Storwize family

5x more data compressed in the same space. 47% less storage admin time. 3x more performance with only 5% flash. 30% less capacity growth.

5x more data compressed in the same space. 47% less storage admin time. 3x more performance with only 5% flash. 30% less capacity growth.


Banking innovation - IBM Storwize family

Virtualised storage supports high-performance banking applications.

Efficient retail - IBM Storwize family

Improve margins with responsive storage, less management effort & lower expense.

Transform Telecom - IBM Smarter Storage

IDC’s Research Director on transformational effect of storage on telco business.

Better Healthcare - IBM Smarter Storage

Grow efficiencies & innovation, spend less on maintaining current environments.

Storage systems in the Storwize family

IBM Storwize V7000 Unified and IBM Storwize V7000

Highly scalable virtualised, enterprise-class, flash-optimised storage systems designed to consolidate workloads into a single system for ease of management, reduced costs, superior performance and high availability

IBM Storwize V5000

Highly flexible, easy to use, virtualised storage system enables midsized organisations to overcome their storage challenges with advanced functionality

IBM Storwize V3700

Easy-to-use, efficient and affordable entry-level virtualised storage system designed to address growing data requirements and infrastructure consolidation needs with sophisticated capabilities unusual for a system of this class; also facilitates compliance with telecommunications industry standards

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IBM’s Enhanced Storwize V7000 and SVC Drive Real Value

Clipper Group examines how enterprises benefit from IBM Storwize V7000 and IBM SAN Volume Controller - with IBM Real-time Compression, hardware acceleration and increased automated storage tiers - to reduce costs, improve performance, and deliver data and answers on time and within budget.

Storage Switzerland achieves major cost savings for Cloud with Storwize V7000 with Real-time Compression

IBM Storwize V7000 Unified delivers the combined response needed from the storage system while keeping the system simple to manage. The ability of Storwize V7000 Unified to deliver simplified, automated performance and efficiency qualify it as an extender of Cloud Infrastructure ROI.

The Total Economic Impact of IBM Storwize V7000 With Real-Time Compression

This paper examines the potential return on investment (ROI) enterprises may realise by deploying Storwize V7000 with Real-time Compression. Prior to Storwize V7000 with Real-time Compression, customers had limited storage virtualisation/compression technologies within their environments

IBM Storage Advanced System Placement - Pay-as-you-grow financing model

Alternative acquisition option under IBM Advanced System Placement program. Cloud Storage Systems with IBM Global Financing

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