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IBM Storwize V7000

Provides integrated management for physical and virtual server infrastructures, including monitoring and repairing for higher availability and operational efficiency.With IBM PureFlex Systems, provides management integration of physical and virtual compute, storage and networking resources from a single vantage point.

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Host interface SAN-attached 8 Gbps Fiber Channel (FC), 1 Gbps iSCSI and optional 10 Gbps iSCSI/FCoE
NAS-attached 1 Gbps and 10 Gbps Ethernet
User interface Graphical user interface (GUI)
Supported drives 3.5-inch disk drives:
  • 2 TB, 3 TB 3.5 in. 7.2k near-line SAS disk
2.5-inch disk drives:
  • 146 GB, 300 GB 2.5 in. 15k SAS disk
  • 300 GB, 450 GB, 600 GB, 900 GB 2.5 in.10k SAS disk
  • 200 GB, 300 GB, 400 GB 2.5 in. enterprise-grade multilevel cell (E-MLC)SSD
  • 1 TB 2.5 in. 7.2k near-line SAS disk
RAID levels RAID 0, 1, 5, 6 and 10
Maximum drives supported 240 per control enclosure; 960 per clustered system
Fans and power supplies Fully redundant, hot swappable
Rack support Standard 19 inch
Management software Storwize V7000 and Storwize V7000 Unified software
Cache per controller/control enclosure/clustered system 8 GB/16 GB/64 GB
Advanced features included with each system System Storage Easy Tier, FlashCopy, thin provisioning, IBM Active Cloud Engine (Storwize V7000 Unified only)
Additional available advanced features Remote mirroring, external virtualization unified storage, IBM FlashCopy Manager, IBM Tivoli Storage Productivity Center Select, IBM Tivoli Storage Manager, IBM Tivoli Storage Manager FastBack, IBM Systems Director, IBM Flex System Manager, IBM Real-time Compression
Warranty Hardware:
  • 3-year limited warranty
  • Customer-replaceable units
  • On-site service
  • Next business day 9×5
  • Service upgrades available
  • Software maintenance agreement available
Replication services FlashCopy, FlashCopy Manager, Metro Mirror (synchronous), Global Mirror (asynchronous), local and asynchronous remote file-based replication
Dimensions Control and expansion enclosures
  • Width: 483 mm (19.0 in.)
  • Depth: 630 mm (24.8 in.)
  • Height: 87.9 mm (3.46 in.)
File Modules
  • Width: 443 mm (17.5 in.)
  • Depth: 698 mm (27.5 in.)
  • Height: 85 mm (3.36 in.)
Weight 12-bay enclosures:
  • Drive-ready (without drive modules installed): 17.7 kg (37.6 lb)
  • Fully configured (12 drive modules installed): 27.2 kg (59.8 lb)
24-bay enclosures:
  • Drive-ready (without drive modules installed): 17.7 kg (37.6 lb)
  • Fully configured (24 drive modules installed): 25.2 kg (55.4 lb)
File modules
  • Maximum configuration: 29.6 kg (65 lb)
Supported systems For a list of currently supported servers, operating systems, host bus adapters, clustering applications and SAN switches and directors, refer to the System Storage Interoperation Centre.
ISV solutions For a list of high quality solutions with our partner ISVs, including access to solution briefs and white papers, refer to the ISV Solutions Resource Library.