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.

Intelligent control

IBM Storage Insights can help you better understand trends in storage capacity and performance and expedite resolution when support is required. Storage Insights monitors the health, capacity and performance for IBM block storage and external storage under management on a single pane of glass. Using AI-based analytics, it helps identify potential issues before they become problems. When support is needed, Storage Insights helps speed resolution by simplifying tickets and automating log uploads.

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 study

Ricoh Americas Accommodates Growing Storage Needs

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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