Tech 10: Must-See Big Data Storage Products


IBM Storwize V5000

The Storwize line is IBM's primary storage product line for software-defined environments and virtual infrastructures. The V5000 fits between the V3000 and V7000 models in terms of features, performance, scalability and cost. The system has a maximum capacity of 672 TB of data, using 4-TB drives, and supports two-way clustering. A number of host interfaces are supported, including built-in 1-Gbit iSCSI and 6-Gbit SAS ports, plus optional 8-Gbit Fibre Channel or 10-Gbit iSCSI/10-Gbit FCoE host interface cards.