IBM Storwize Family

If you're looking for a solution to storage requirements such as simplified management, lower TCO, excellent performance and high availability in block storage, transtec offers storage systems from the IBM Storwize family. These are particularly recommended as a virtualization platform (Hyper-V, VMware) or as a central storage for SMEs and up-scale medium-sized companies.

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Overview

IBM Storwize V5000

5010, 5020 and 5020 models are flexible and user-friendly solutions which SMEs can use to reliably manage their high storage and scalability requirements.

Recommended areas of application

  • Virtualization platform (Hyper-V, VMware)
  • Storage capacity for SMEs of over 50 TB
  • Integration of remote storage via external virtualization

IBM Storwize V7000 and V7000 Unified

IBM Storwize V7000 and V7000 Unified are highly scalable, virtualized, flash-optimised enterprise storage systems for consolidating workloads in one system for simplified management, excellent performance and high availability

Recommended areas of application

  • Virtualization platform (Hyper-V, VMware)
  • Storage capacity for medium-sized businesses of over 100 TB
  • Integration of remote storage via external virtualization

IBM Storwize V3700

The IBM Storwize V3700 is an easy-to-use, efficient and affordable entry-level virtualized storage system . It is suitable for use in small and medium-sized IT environments and can be integrated into all FC, FCoE or IP SAN networks.

Recommended areas of application

  • Virtualization platform (Hyper-V, VMware)
  • Central storage point for SME environments
  • Data backup target (backup2disk)

Software features

Storwize V3700

Storwize V5000

(Gen2)

Storwize V7000

(Gen2)

Interne Virtualisierung
Thin Provisioning
Data Migration
Turbo Performance
FlashCopy
Remote Mirroring
Easy Tier
Encryption
System Clustering 2-way 4-way
Externe Virtualisierung
Real-time Compression
Unified Storwize V7000U

Technical data

Storwize V3700

Storwize V5000

(Gen2)

Storwize V7000

(Gen2)

Software Spectrum Virtualize Licensed Machine Code for Storwize V3700 Spectrum Virtualize Software for Storwize V5000 Spectrum Virtualize Software for Storwize V5000
Connectivity 8Gb FC
6Gb SAS
10Gb iSCSI / FCoE
1Gb iSCSI
16Gb FC
12Gb SAS
10Gb iSCSI / FCoE
1Gb iSCSI
16Gb and 8Gb FC
10Gb iSCSI / FCoE
1Gb iSCSI
Cache (per system) 8GB or 16GB 16GB, 32GB or 64GB 64GB or 128GB
Capacity (per system) Up to 240 drives (up to 9 extension housings) Up to 504 drives (up to 20 extension housings) Up to 504 drives (up to 20 extension housings)
Capacity (per cluster system) - Up to 1,008 drives Up to 1,056 drives