IBM XIV Storage System Maintenance

IBM XIV Storage System

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IBM XIV Storage System

The IBM XIV is an enterprise-class storage array designed for capacity and performance with optional SSD caching. The XIV uses a grid architecture utilising InfiniBand switches for data distribution. Other features include synchronous mirroring, snapshots and thin-provisioning.

The XIV has support for 8Gb Fibre Channel, and 10Gb and 1Gb iSCSI host connectivity. There are four drive capacities availabe in Near-Line SAS speed, with support for up to 180 drives per system.

  IBM XIV
Available Drives 1TB, 2TB, 3TB or 4TB (3.5" NL-SAS)*
Max Drives 180
Max Capacity 325TB (4TB NL-SAS)
Expansion Chassis Up to 15 (12 x 3.5") 2U each
Rack Space Up to 42U (30U Chassis, 2U InfiniBand Switches, 1U Maintenance Module, 9U UPS x3)
Max CPU Up to 15 x Intel Xeon E5645 (90 Physical Cores, 180 Logical with Hyper-Threading)
Max Memory 1 - 3TB drives: up to 360GB (24GB per module)
4TB drives: up to 720GB (48GB per module)
Max SSD Cache Up to 6TB (400GB per module/chassis)
(With Software Based Encryption)
Host Connectivity 24 x 8Gb Fibre Channel, 22 x 1GbE and 12 x 10GbE for iSCSI

* SED (Self Encrypting Drives) are also available in these capacities.

NCE is able to fully support the IBM XIV with independent support and maintenance.

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Call:  +1 619.212.3000 or Email: 4info@ncegroup.com - or use the quote form opposite.

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