IBM FlashSystem V9000

The basic IBM® FlashSystem™ V9000 consists of two AC3 control enclosures and an AE2 storage enclosure.

The AC3 control enclosure provides the advanced storage services of the IBM FlashSystem V9000, which includes copy services, data migration, and storage virtualization.

The AE2 storage enclosure provides the flash storage capacity, through 12 flash modules that are used to store user content, and flash management through RAID and health protection of the flash capacity.