Feature spotlights

Improve value of your data

Moves data to the most appropriate type of storage based on policies you define and uses data reduction technologies to conserve physical space.

Data security

Improves data security with software-based encryption and improves data availability with fully duplexed copies of data and automatic switchover across data centers.

Gain storage visibility, insight, and control

Available at no charge, cloud-based IBM Storage Insights provides a single dashboard that gives you a clear view of all your IBM block storage. You’ll be able to make better decisions by seeing trends in performance and capacity. Storage health information enables you to focus on areas needing attention and when IBM support is needed, Storage Insights simplifies uploading logs, speeds resolution with online configuration data, and provides an overview of open tickets all in one place.

Data simplicity

Improves agility with automated provisioning of storage and easy deployment of new storage technologies. Also simplifies management by consolidating storage regardless of hardware vendor.

Hybrid and hosted private cloud deployment

Flexibly deploy servers as compute engines or to transform storage. Conduct administration at server providers or colocation datacenters in the same way that it occurs in an on-premises data center and replicate data from on-premises storage to the cloud or between clouds.

Complement server virtualization

IBM Spectrum Virtualize storage capability complements server virtualization with technologies such as PowerVM, Microsoft Hyper-V, VMware vSphere, Kubernetes and Docker.

More details about IBM Spectrum Virtualize

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Customer case studies

  • Storage Innovation Transforms Royal Caribbean Ltd.

  • Ricoh Americas Accommodates Growing Storage Needs

  • Pelephone is saving big with IBM Storage

Technical details

Software requirements

IBM Spectrum Virtualize is supported with a wide variety of bare metal and virtualized server operating systems and storage

    Hardware requirements

    IBM Spectrum Virtualize software is supported on select Lenovo and SuperMicro servers

    • Lenovo System x3650 M5
    • Supermicro SuperServer 2028U-TRTP+

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