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Newest SAN offerings
Cisco MDS 9396S 16G Multilayer Fabric Switch for IBM® System Storage® is the latest generation of the highly powerful, dense and reliable Cisco MDS Series switches. It combines high performance with outstanding flexibility and cost effectiveness. This robust, compact 2RU switch scales from 48 to 96 line-rate 16 Gbps Fibre Channel ports.
IBM Network Advisor v12.4 - Continued consolidation, proactive monitoring & configuration policy management
IBM Network Advisor simplifies storage network management and helps organizations proactively diagnose and troubleshoot issues to maximize uptime, increase operational efficiency and reduce costs. Customizable, browser-accessible dashboards represent data from discovered devices, including advanced diagnostic information delivered through integration with Fabric Vision technology1. As network issues arise, teams can drill down through the user-friendly interface for more details and rapidly identify, diagnose and troubleshoot problems before operations are affected.
IBM System Storage SAN768B-2 and SAN384B-2 - Fast flexible connection between directors located at campus level distances
IBM System Storage® SAN768B-2 and IBM System Storage SAN384B-2 fabric backbones are among the industry's most powerful Fibre Channel switching infrastructure offerings. They provide reliable, scalable, high-performance foundations for mission-critical storage. These fabric backbones also offer enterprise connectivity options to add support for IBM FICON® connectivity, delivering a high-performing and reliable FICON infrastructure with fast and scalable IBM System z® servers.
The new 2 km ICL kit enables campus level distances for large cloud datacenters, allowing increased flexibility and performance.
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Enterprise SAN directors
For highest availability and scalability enterprise solutions.
Mid-range SAN switches
For scalable, affordable SMB and enterprise solutions.
Entry SAN switches
For simple, affordable small and medium business (SMB) solutions.
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Unify network management for storage area networks (SAN) and converged networks
Storage virtualization optimized for mid-sized businesses
Storage product guide
Browse the product guide comparing all IBM System Storage products
1 For most current information, please refer to the Fabric Vision Technology solution brief.
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Simplify monitoring, ensure availability, lower costs with Fabric Vision
Learn more about how Fabric Vision helps IT organizations address the pressures to do more with less and to reduce operational expenditures, all while supporting scaling of the infrastructure to support data growth through this solution brief.
Storage for z Systems and enterprise
Leverage analytics, mobile and cloud with industry-leading performance and reliability
Learn how IBM delivers an end to end solution for Enterprise customers.
The Network Matters for Disaster Recovery
The IBM System Storage SAN42B-R Extension Switch with Fabric Vision technology delivers increased performance, continuous availability , and simplified monitoring required for always-on business operations.
IBM FlashSystem with Brocade Gen5 SAN
Learn how IBM Flashsystems and Brocade Gen 5 delivers extreme performance to the clients.