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Planning for Easy Tier with IBM Storwize V7000 and SAN Volume Controller

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Nick Clayton
Carlos F Fuente

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Global Technical Support

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SAN Volume Controller; SAN Volume Controller SW

Abstract: Over the last two years, Easy Tier has helped numerous of IBM’s clients using SAN Volume Controller and IBM® Storwize® V7000 to achieve dramatic gains in performance and storage efficiency for their production environments. This paper aims to provide an overview of the Easy Tier functionality and show how typical configurations can help improve performance and Total Cost of Ownership for real world production workloads.

Easy Tier for SVC and V7000 whitepaper.pdfEasy Tier for SVC and V7000 whitepaper.pdf




Planning and Design


IBM Storage



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