IBM SAN Volume Controller

What SAN Volume Controller (SVC) can do for your business

Built with IBM Spectrum Virtualize™ software—part of the IBM Spectrum Storage™ family—IBM SAN Volume Controller (SVC) is an enterprise-class storage system that helps organizations achieve better data economics by supporting the new large scale workloads that are critical to success. SVC systems can handle the massive volumes of data from mobile and social applications and enable flexible hybrid cloud deployments and deliver the performance and scalability needed to gain insights from the latest analytics technologies.


Improve data value

Reduce the cost of storing data by increasing utilization and using data reduction, and accelerating applications to speed business insights.

Increase data security

Help protect data from disclosure, and enable a complete high availability strategy including data and application mobility and full DR protection including to the cloud.

Enhance data simplicity

Support a data strategy independent of infrastructure choice with tightly integrated enterprise-class functionality and consistent management across heterogeneous storage.

Six 9s availability

Gain the highest levels of availability to support your mission-critical applications.

Protect against cyber threats

Add a line of defense against ransomware with immutable and isolated copies that can be quickly recovered following an attack.

Key Features for IBM SAN Volume Controller

  • Enhancing storage function
  • Hybrid multicloud advancements
  • Data reduction
  • Extraordinary storage efficiency
  • Improved application availability
  • Tiered storage
  • Six 9s data availability
  • Multi-site high availability
  • Gain storage visibility, insight, and control
  • Scalability and performance
  • Simplified management
  • Complement server virtualization