Why IBM Storwize?

The IBM Storwize family provides all-flash and hybrid storage solutions with common functionality, management and mobility.

These solutions are built with IBM Spectrum Virtualize software to enable efficient, proven data virtualization across IBM and non-IBM storage systems.

IBM Storwize delivers cost-effective flash deployment, so you can optimize capital and operational expenses, while maximizing efficiency and flexibility for heterogeneous storage systems.

Available in a wide range of storage systems, IBM Storwize includes IBM Real-time Compression and other advanced capabilities, which are easy to deploy and help you control costs as your business grows.

IBM guarantees storage savings of up to 80% and outstanding performance with compression

IBM Storwize family advantages


Built-in virtualization simplifies management and increase storage utilization by up to 100%


Powerful new Transparent Cloud Tiering enables rapid deployment of hybrid cloud solutions


Scale up to 32 petabytes of flash capacity without disruption in only four racks


Real-time compression stores up to 5x more data in the same space

Storage systems in the IBM Storwize family

Efficient all-flash and hybrid solutions transform the economics of data storage

IBM Storwize V7000F and IBM Storwize V5030F

These all-flash, enterprise-class solutions deliver high performance to enable real-time insights from your organization’s business data. Revitalize your data center and optimize data economics with a powerful combination of flash and storage virtualization.

IBM Storwize V7000

These highly scalable, virtualized, enterprise-class hybrid storage solutions are designed to help organizations of all sizes consolidate their workloads into a single system. You gain ease of management, reduced costs, improved performance and high availability.

IBM Storwize V5000

This highly flexible, easy-to-use, virtualized hybrid storage solution provides advanced functionality that enables organizations with midsized workloads to overcome their storage challenges. With flexible licensing options and multiple all-flash or hybrid models, you can start with the Storwize V5000 solution that meets your data needs today, and expand as your organization grows.


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