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.
|Available Drives||1TB, 2TB, 3TB or 4TB (3.5" NL-SAS)*|
|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.
For IBM XIV Support;
Call: +44 (0)1249 813 666 or Email: firstname.lastname@example.org - or use the quote form opposite.
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