IBM - Logo All-flash arrays offering industry-leading performance, agile integration and enduring economics IBM FlashSystem® V9000 is a comprehensive all-flash enterprise storage solution. FlashSystem V9000 delivers the full capabilities of IBM FlashCore™ technology plus a rich set of storage virtualization features. FlashSystem V9000 delivers industry-leading value to enterprises along three dimensions: Scalable Performance, Enduring Economics, and Agile Integration IBM-FlashSystem-V9000 [restabs alignment=”osc-tabs-left” responsive=”false”] [restab title=”Overview” active=”active”] Today, IT infrastructure is fully entwined with basic business operations, which means that crucial business questions become information technology questions. What is it worth to stay ahead of the competition? What is a better online customer experience worth to the bottom line? What advantages are gained by making faster, more informed business decisions? Can we afford not to have the best possible fraud protection and data security? When you answer these business-critical questions in terms of IT infrastructure, and recognize the crucial role storage plays in the right answers, then the value of IBM FlashSystem™ skyrockets. FlashSystem V9000 offers the advantages of software-defined storage at the speed of flash. These all-flash storage systems deliver the full capabilities of the hardware-accelerated I/O provided by FlashCore Technology. FlashSystem V9000 also delivers the enterprise reliability of MicroLatency™ modules and advanced flash management, coupled with a rich set of the features found in the most advanced software-defined storage solutions. These include Real-time Compression, dynamic tiering, thin provisioning, snapshots, cloning, replication, data copy services and high-availability configurations. [/restab] [restab title=”Features & Benefits”]
Feature Benefits
Pools the storage capacity of multiple storage systems on a storage area network (SAN)
IBM Real-time Compression
Dynamic data migration
Managed tiered storage
Advanced network-based copy services
Thin provisioning and “snapshot” replication
IBM MicroLatency
Enterprise reliability
IBM Variable Stripe RAID technology
Single point of control for storage resources
Easy-to-use IBM Storwize family management interface
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FlashSystem V9000 – base configuration
Models 9846/8-AC2, 9846/8-AE2
Flash type IBM Enhanced MLC
Flash module configuration 4 x 1.3 TB, 6 x 1.3 TB, 8 x 1.3 TB, 10 x 1.3 TB, 12 x 1.3 TB, 6 x 2.9 TB, 8 x 2.9 TB, 10 x 2.9 TB, 12 x 2.9 TB, 6 x 5.7 TB, 8 x 5.7 TB, 10 x 5.7 TB, 12 x 5.7 TB
Maximum storage capacity Internal storage enclosure(s): Scalable from 2 TB (usable) up to 456 TB (usable) with full scale-out of control enclosures Effective internal: From 10 TB to 2.2 PB with full scale-out of control enclosures (at 80% reduction) External: Up to 32 PB usable capacity
Maximum performance – fixed building block (100% read, cache miss)
Minimum latency (4K) 200 µs
IOPS (4K) 526,000
Bandwidth (128K) 6.2 GB/s
Maximum performance – scalable building block (100% read, cache miss)
Minimum latency (4K) 200 µs
IOPS (4K) 630,000
Bandwidth (128K) 6.2 GB/s
Maximum performance – scaled out (100% read, 4 building blocks)
Latency (4K) 200 µs
IOPS (4K) 2,520,000
Bandwidth (128K) 19.2 GB/s
IOPS (4K) using Real-time Compression 1,200,000
RAS features Two-dimensional flash RAID Hot-swappable flash modules Tool-less module installation/replacement Concurrent code load Redundant and hot-swappable components
Encryption Data-at-rest AES-XTS 256
FlashSystem V9000 fixed building block – host connectivity options 8 x 16 Gb Fibre Channel 10 x 8 Gb Fibre Channel 8 x 10 Gb Fibre Channel over Ethernet (FCoE) 8 x 10 Gb iSCSI
FlashSystem V9000 scalable building block – host connectivity options 8 x 16 Gb Fibre Channel 16 x 8 Gb Fibre Channel 8 x 10 Gb FCoE 8 x 10 Gb iSCSI
Virtualization software model 5641-RB7
Shared SMP processor configuration Two Intel Xeon E5 v2 Series eight-core processors
Processor memory 64 GB per engine
Dimensions (height x width x depth) 6U x 445 mm x 761 mm (6U x 17.5 in. x 29.96 in.)
Weight 78 kg (171.8 lb) fully loaded