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ESG: IBM's DS8870 Takes Performance To a New Level. Last update August 2014.

August 2014 | PDF | 698 KB
In this TCO study, IDC Europe reports on the economic benefits of 10 customers of IBM Storwize or IBM XIV: >37% improved IT staff productivity, dramatically improved capacity management (4X the capacity with the same staff), 98% less migration downtime --...

October 2013 | PDF | 931 KB
Storage Switzerland explains how IBM Storwize family is a mature software defined storage platform that now is being enhanced with greater functionality to meet the needs of customers deploying virtualized infrastructures.

October 2013 | PDF | 121 KB
This white paper shares IBM-specific installation, configuration, and best practice guidelines that elevate virtual Microsoft Exchange Server DAG high availability (HA) by helping to prepare customers for worst-case data loss scenarios where critical ...

October 2013 | PDF | 2 MB
The new IBM Storwize V3700 system leverages the mature enterprise features of its Storwize disk family to provide enterprise level data services to the SMB market. Storwize V3700 is able to do so at a price that is within reach of the SMB IT budget.

October 2013 | PDF | 203 KB
This paper presents Microsoft Exchange 2013 database and log I./O performance and reliability results for 24,000 1.5GB mailboxes on the Storwize V5000. Tested with the Exchange.

September 2013 | PDF | 826 KB
This white paper focuses on the Storwize family in combination with VMware vStorage APIs for Array Integration (VAAI).

July 2013 | PDF | 920 KB
The objective of this paper is to discuss the hardware considerations to assist users in properly sizing computing resources within the IBM PureFlex System, allowing it to operate in the Milestone XProtect Corporate and Expert digital video surveillance ...

July 2013 | PDF | 1 MB
This paper presents information about IBM Storwize family storage systems and serves as a practical guide for backing up and restoring native Oracle.

July 2013 | PDF | 1 MB
Analyze this! SAS gets performance power with XIV and Power. This paper describes how IBM XIV Storage System Gen3 (v11.1.1) feature enhancements help improve I/O performance for SAS business analytics workloads.

June 2013 | PDF | 1 MB
IBM XIV Storage is the ideal storage foundation for cloud computing, with optimal resource sharing, best of breed virtualization, cost-saving ease of use, and maximum elasticity.

June 2013 | PDF | 4 MB
This white paper shows how easily you can gain substantial data capacity savings using IBM XIV and the Microsoft Windows Server 2012 Data Deduplication feature.

June 2013 | PDF | 1 MB
IBM Hyper-Scale Mobility is: volume mobility reinvented. Find out how you can move volumes across groups of XIV systems while your applications feel and know nothing, for greater cloud flexibility.

June 2013 | PDF | 4 MB
This analyst paper will compare the total cost of ownership for IBM DS8800 and EMC Symmetrix VMAX Systems.

June 2013 | PDF | 624 KB
This white paper demonstrates the Metro Mirror and Global Mirror features of the IBM Storwize family storage systems for a disaster-recovery solution of the Oracle 11gR2 database.

June 2013 | PDF | 7 MB
In this white paper, IDC examines how IBM's Storwize family of storage offerings is changing the game by delivering a robust enterprise grade virtualization platform that is efficient, cost-effective, and optimized.

June 2013 | PDF | 463 KB
This analyst paper (detailed version) will compare the total cost of ownership for IBM DS8800 and EMC Symmetrix VMAX Systems.

June 2013 | PDF | 1 MB
This paper describes the integrated solution for using thin reclamation on several IBM disk systems, including the IBM DS8000 series, IBM XIV Storage System, the IBM Storwize family and IBM System Storage SAN Volume Controller.

June 2013 | PDF | 1 MB
This updated paper describes how the revolutionary IBM XIV Gen3 architecture and features such as XIV's performance-boosting feature -- SSD caching -- self-tuning, and automated workload distribution enable consistent, tier-1 performance and capacity ...

June 2013 | PDF | 1 MB
Introducing... IBM Hyper-Scale Moblity, for movement of volumes between XIV Gen3 Storage systems with no disruption to host application I/Os! Read this RedPaper for insight into this exciting new feature and the incredible agility it brings your workload ...

June 2013 | PDF | 2 MB

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