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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.

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

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