Feature spotlights

Consistency

True grid architecture to deliver predictable performance.

Simplicity

Self-tuning, no hotspots; grow workload and volume linearly.

Resiliency

More than five 9s availability, full 6TB rebuild in less than hour and 3-way mirroring.

Efficiency

Real-time Compression reduces data footprint by up to 80% and requires 40% less power consumption.

Security

Multi-tenancy and encryption.

Integration

Out-of-the-box Integration with OpenStack, VMware and Hyper-V.

Customer case studies

  • Turkish bank chooses IBM XIV Gen3 to speed up provisioning of new services by 94 percent.

    Anadolubank
  • niu Solutions adopts IBM XIV Gen3 to deliver performance, agility, easy management and low TCO.

    niu solutions
  • Belgian MSP cuts cloud risk with IBM XIV Gen3 and pay-as-you-grow consumption model.

    Cegeka

Technical details

Software requirements

Physical features:

  • Temperature (max / min ) - 10°C – 35°C (50°F – 95°F)
  • Dimensions (height × width × depth) - 202 cm × 66 cm × 120 cm (79.53 in. × 25.98 in. × 47.24 in.)
  • Maximum weight - 1,044.5 kg (2,303.1 lb)
  • Clearance front/rear - 120 cm/120 cm (47.24 in./47.24 in.)
  • Input voltage - 180 – 264 V ac at 60 A or 30 A (±10%)

Hardware requirements

Hardware features:

  • Number of CPU cores (min/max) - 108/180
  • Fibre Channel rates - 8 Gbps
  • iSCSI rates - 1 Gbps or 10 Gbps
  • Fibre Channel ports (min/max) - 16 / 24
  • 1 or 10 Gbps iSCSI ports (min / max) - 14 or 8 / 22 or 12

Technical specifications

General properties:

  • Capacity per drive (nearline SAS) – 4 TB or 6 TB SEDs
  • Number of disk drives (min/max) – 108/180
  • Effective capacity per system (min /max)* - 354 TB / 970 TB
  • Memory (min/max) - 864 GB/1,440 GB
  • Flash caching (min/max) - 7.2 TB/12 TB
  • * The effective capacity values in this table are based on a 2x compression ratio.

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