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IBM XIV Storage System

IBM XIV® Gen3 is a high-end, grid-scale storage system that is ideal for hybrid cloud, offering predictable service levels for dynamic workloads, simplified scale management, including in multi-tenant environments, flexible consumption models — and robust cloud automation and orchestration through OpenStack, RESTful API and VMware. It offers security and data protection through hot encryption, advanced mirroring and self-healing and investment protection with perpetual licensing.

XIV Storage System Specifications

XIV Storage System Specs

  • 202 cm × 66 cm × 120 cm (79.53 in. × 25.98 in. × 47.24 in.)
  • 18/ 30 Intel Xeon Processor E5645
  • Capacity per drive (nearline SAS) – 4 TB or 6 TB SED, Number of disk drives (min/max) – 108/180
  • Effective capacity per system (min /max)* - 354 TB / 970 TB