IBM PowerHA SystemMirror for i

Feature Benefits
Shared (active/passive) storage clustering
IBM PowerHA enables high availability and disaster recovery solutions based on disk storage pools
High Availability
IASPs are switched and/or mirrored between primary and secondary nodes in the cluster
Disaster Recovery
All data in a storage pool can be mirrored over unlimited distance using Global Mirror and the DS8000, SVC or the Storwize V7000 with PowerHA for i
Geographic Mirroring
IBM i host-based mirroring between data in IASPs
Metro Mirror
Synchronous DS8000, SVC or V7000 hosted mirroring for your PowerHA cluster
Global Mirror
Asynchronous DS8000, SVC or V7000 hosted Mirroring for your PowerHA disaster recovery cluster
Flash copy
PowerHA i also allows you to simply and quickly conduct flash copy operations on your DS8000, SVC or V7000 from your user interface

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