More Storage Goodies
A quick summary of the latest announcements by Nick HarrisIn the cover story this month, Lee Cleveland, Distinguished Engineer, Power Systems direct attach storage, and Andy Walls, Distinguished Engineer, chief hardware architect for DS8000 and solid-state drives (SSDs), sat down to talk about all of the new storage technologies IBM has been releasing lately. What I didn’t have room for in the article was a nice summary of the technologies that can help you improve access, manage growth, protect data, reduce costs or reduce complexity. Whatever your goals, IBM has an integrated storage option for every organization.
Here are the quick highlights of the latest storage announcements:
IBM Storwize V7000
New advanced software functions
Proven IBM software functionalities
IBM Storwize Rapid Application Storage Solution
Runs on: AIX 7.1-5.3, IBM i 7.1-6.1 (with VIOS), Red Hat and SUSE Linux, z/VSE, Microsoft Windows, Mac OS X
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Smart Computing: The Next Era in IT
We are seeing dramatic shifts as our planet becomes smarter. These shifts are changing the way the world works. Cities are becoming smarter by transforming traffic systems, water systems, security—every possible form of municipal infrastructure. Business process is evolving across every industry—banking, trading, manufacturing. And we're seeing changes in the way people live, enjoying advancements ranging from reduced congestion and pollution to new ways to communicate and collaborate. Every aspect of life is benefiting from the instrumentation, interconnection and infusion of intelligence into the systems of the world.
Video is really gaining a foothold in how content is delivered, not only in the consumer space but also in the high tech space. Recently I was at SNW where
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SSD storage are clear, the cost is often prohibitive. But what if you can target the data that really needs the performance edge at the SSD drives? You could balance the cost against IT performance gains that truly help your business perform. Read this... Full Article at BNET
While the performance advantages of SSD storage are clear, the cost is often prohibitive. But what if you can target the data that really needs the performance edge at the SSD drives? You could balance the cost against IT performance gains that truly help your business perform. Read this brief from Mesabi Group to see how IBM Storwize� V7000 "users now have the tools � with the combination of Storage Tier Advisor and Easy Tier � to be able to plan for and use SSDs appropriately in their distinctive workload environments."