IBM Storwize V7000 Unified and Storwize V7000

Maximizing storage efficiency to transform the economics of data storage


Host interface SAN-attached 16 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: 2.5-inch flash drives
RAID levels RAID 0, 1, 5, 6, 10, Distributed
Maximum drives supported 504 per control enclosure; 1,056 per clustered system
Fans and power supplies Fully redundant, hot-swappable
Rack support Standard 19-inch
Management software IBM Spectrum Virtualize software.
IBM Spectrum Scale for Storwize V7000 Unified.
Cores per controller/control enclosure/clustered system 10/20/80
Cache per controller/control enclosure/clustered system 32 or 64 GB/64 or 128 GB/up to 512 GB
Advanced features included with each system IBM FlashCopy, thin provisioning, IBM Active File Management (Storwize V7000 Unified only)
Additional available advanced features Remote mirroring, IBM Easy Tier, IBM Real-time Compression, external virtualization unified storage, IBM Spectrum Control, IBM Spectrum Protect Snapshot
Warranty Hardware: Software:
Replication services FlashCopy, IBM Spectrum Protect Snapshot, Metro Mirror (synchronous), Global Mirror (asynchronous), local and asynchronous remote file-based replication
Dimensions Control enclosures File modules
Weight Control enclosures: File modules
Operating environment Air temperature: Relative humidity: Electrical power:
Supported drives For a list of currently supported servers, operating systems, host bus adapters, clustering applications and SAN switches and directors, refer to the IBM 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