IBM SAN Volume Controller
Built with IBM Spectrum Virtualize™ software, part of the IBM Spectrum Storage™ family, IBM SAN Volume Controller is a proven, dependable system that has been improving infrastructure flexibility and data economics for 12 years. Its innovative data virtualization capabilities help organizations achieve better data economics by supporting new workloads that are critical to their success. SVC systems can handle the massive volumes of data from mobile and social applications, enable rapid and flexible cloud services deployments, and deliver the performance and scalability needed to gain insights from the latest analytics technologies.
IBM Storwize Family
Built with IBM Spectrum Virtualize™ software, the IBM Storwize family provides hybrid solutions with common functionality, management and flexibility. It includes built-in functions such as Real-time Compression and Easy Tier technology optimizing flash and hard disk drives to deliver extraordinary levels of efficiency and high performance. Available in a wide range of storage systems, the Storwize family delivers sophisticated capabilities that are easy to deploy, and help control costs for growing businesses.
Meet the Experts
Andrew is currently the Support Architect for the SVC and Storwize family of products and has worked in this role for several years. Prior to this, he was the RAS Architect for the original Storwize V7000 system, having previously spent several years working in the SVC test team.”
IBM SAN Volume Controller：
|Single point of control for storage resources|
|Pools the storage capacity of multiple storage systems on a storage area network (SAN)|
|Clustered pairs of IBM SAN Volume Controller (SVC) Data Engines|
|IBM Real-time Compression|
|Innovative and tightly integrated support for flash storage|
|Support for IBM FlashSystem|
|Easy-to-use IBM Spectrum Storage family management interface|
|IBM Storage Mobile Dashboard|
|Dynamic data migration|
|Manage tiered storage|
|Advanced network-based copy services|
|Integrated Bridgeworks SANrockIT technology for IP replication|
|Thin provisioning and “snapshot” replication|
|IBM Tivoli Storage FlashCopy Manager application-aware snapshots|
IBM Storwize Family:
|Graphical user interface (GUI)|
|IBM storage mobile dashboard|
|IBM Easy Tier|
|IBM Real-time Compression*|
|Unified storage systems‡|
|Metro Mirror and Global Mirror|
|IBM Flex System Manager|
* Not available with IBM Storwize V5000 or IBM Storwize V3700.
† IBM lab measurements, April 2012.
‡ Refers to IBM Storwize V7000 Unified.
§ Not available with IBM Storwize V3700.
IBM SAN Volume Controller：
Lab validation for SVC
Benefits of the new IBM Real-time Compression enhancements and performance results
Taneja Group analyst report
Reduce costs with IBM Real-time Compression and SAN Volume Controller
Data ready infrastructure
IBM Storwize family: An ideal storage solution for analytics
Lease for strategic advantage
Get the most out of your storage hardware investments
Dedicate more of your IT budget to business growth projects
SVC client reference video
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