Solid state disks (SSDs) provide far superior response time and IOPS when compared to traditional hard disk drives (HDDs). This session will review the performance of DS8000 with SSDs. Basic SSD performance metrics will be provided as well as a discussion of Easy Tier Automatic mode. Benchmarks using mixed storage pools running Easy Tier Automatic mode will be reviewed, including the latest results with the recently announced Easy Tier II. Analysis of customer data using Easy Tier monitoring mode will be discussed. Comparisons between Easy Tier and EMC FAST will be made.