IBM V7000 Unlocks Value in Stored Data

IBM V7000 was the first Storwize virtualised storage product offering released in a range now comprising V7000, V5000 and V3700. With unified storage versions (managing block and file data) and handling all flash, all HDD or a mixture, the systems are truly Enterprise class. The IBM V7000 storage products continue to lead in the virtualised storage space. Here is how…

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SMB Storage Virtualization with IBM Storwize V3700

SMB Storage Virtualization has taken a big leap forward in the last few months with the IBM Storwize V3700 serving this sector very well in it's first few months. The thing is that the V3700 has enterprise functions from the Storwize storage virtualization system, including automated data tiering, block storage consolidation, thin provisioning and data migration. Smaller and medium-sized businesses…

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IBM Storwize Software – Latest Release

IBM's latest V7.3.0 of the Storwize operating system supports all the new hardware and has additional features, including expanded EasyTier 3 sub-LUN tiering, Storage Pool Balancing and a new Cache Design to decrease latency. The latest Storwize Operating System V7.3.0 supports the new V7000 and SVC hardware, and has additional features, including: EasyTier 3 sub-LUN tiering with three levels: flash,…

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IBM Storwize V7000 Update: New Features!

Now IBM have brought you the next generation of V7000, with twice the performance and more than 2.5x the GB/s of the original V7000 - pushing throughput to 40GB/sec from a clustered system, direct from disk (that's even before caching is introduced). Storwize V7000 processor canisters are now fitted with eight-core processors and 32GB of RAM - and this can…

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Real Time Compression Technology in the IBM Storwize V7000

We would very much like to demonstrate to any potential clients how the new Storwize V7000 Storage Unit can save up to 50% on your Storage Space with Real Time Compression. Even better that it can perform this miracle without any impact on performance. In what is a very competitive landscape – the new V7000 Storwize Storage unit with Real…

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Reduce Batch Runs With IBM Flash Storage

IBM Flash Storage is certainly getting some traction - with many reasons for the opportunities now coming to light. Firstly there is the general application/database performance uplift that we can get with Flash, where customers may have a particular “problem child” application or they may have any particular performance issue. But more interestingly - what we are seeing is that…

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