Technical Specifications

IBM Spectrum Virtualize at a glance


Public cloud

Storage supported

  • Built-in and more than 440 different systems from IBM and others
  • IBM Cloud Performance and Endurance storage

Licensing approach

  • Tiered cost per TB (SVC) or per enclosure (Storwize family)
  • Simple, flat cost per capacity
  • Monthly licensing


  • SVC, Storwize family, IBM FlashSystem V9000, VersaStack, software only
  • IBM Cloud Bare Metal server infrastructure

Reliability, availability and serviceability (RAS)

  • Integrated RAS capabilities
  • Flexible RAS: IBM Cloud and software RAS capabilities


  • IBM support for hardware and software
  • IBM support for software in the IBM Cloud environment