IBM Storage Announcement 1Q 2022

New Flash System FS7300 Midrange Enterprise

The IBM Midrange System!

IBM FlashSystem 7300 provides feature-rich, enterprise-grade storage solutions that help support crucial workloads and apps. IBM FlashSystem 7300 offers end-to-end NVMe, IBM FlashCore® technology, the ultralow latency of storage class memory (SCM), and much more.

Bring high-end capabilities to your midrange virtual storage needs and enable fast and flexible cloud service delivery with flash storage arrays.

Key data IBM FS7300:

  • Four 10-core Cascade Lake Processor/Node
  • 2U Form-Factor with 24 NVMe Drive Slots
  • Up to 2.2PB (effektiv)
  • up to 1.5TB Cache
  • 580k IOPS (16k 70/30/50), 45GB/s
  • FCMv3, mit bis zu 3:1 Compression
  • Easy Tier support for up to 12 SCM drives
  • 24x 32Gb FC Ports per System
  • 12x 100GbE or 12x 10/25GbE iSCSI und NVMe RDMA Ports per System

New Flash System FS9500 High-End Enterprise

The IBM High-End System!

IBM FlashSystem 9500 combines the performance of flash and end-to-end Non-Volatile Memory Express (NVMe) with the reliability and innovation of IBM FlashCore® technology, so you can easily add in the hybrid cloud solutions that best support your most critical demands.

Optimal all-flash and NVMe performance with flash acceleration and the reliability of IBM FlashCore® technology and the enterprise features of Spectrum Virtualize.

Key data IBM FS9500:

  • Four 24-core Ice Lake Processor/Node
  • 4U Form-Factor with 48 NVMe Drive Slots
  • Up to 4.5PB (effektiv)
  • up to 3TB of DRAM Cache
  • 1.6M IOPS (16k 70/30/50), 100GB/s
  • FCMv3 mit bis zu 3:1 Compression
  • Easy Tier support for up to 12 SCM Drives
  • Up to 48x 32GB FC ports (prepared for 64GB FC with new cards)
  • 12x 100GbE or 20x 10/25GbE iSCSI und NVMe RDMA Ports per System

New SAN Volume Controller (SV3)

Simplify storage infrastructure management, tiered storage and advanced features. The IBM SAN Volume Controller (SVC) is an enterprise-class storage system designed with IBM Spectrum VirtualizeÔäó software – part of the IBM Spectrum StorageÔäó family – to help organizations achieve better data economics by supporting the new big workloads that are critical to success.

SVC systems can handle the massive amounts of data from mobile and social applications, enable flexible hybrid cloud deployments, and provide the performance and scalability needed to gain insights from the latest analytics technologies.

Key data SAN Volume Controller (SV3):

  • Two 24-Core Ice Lake Processors/Node
  • 2U Form-Factor
  • Up to 1.5TB of DRAM Cache/Node
  • Up to 6 HBA Karten/Node
  • 6x 100GbE or 10x 10/25GbE iSCSI and NVMe RDMA Ports per System
  • 24x 32GB FC Ports
  • Enables virtualization of 500+ IBM or non-IBM storage arrays

More FS7300 product information:

IBM FS7300 Data Sheet 

IBM Flash-Family Data Sheet

IBM FS7300 Home-Page

Please also note the new IBM FCM (FlashCore Module) for the FS7300:

  • Computer-aided storage to offload storage tasks with integrated processor
  • Industry standard SLC and QLC technology
  • Flexible capacity options from 4.8TB to 38.4TB
  • Higher storage density with inline 3:1 hardware compression
  • Improved throughput with PCIe Gen 4 on 7nM technology
  • Supported on FlashSystem 5200, 7300, and 9500 models

For a non-binding "FS7300" offer please contact the IBM HW Team!

More FS9500 product information:

IBM FS9500 Data Sheet 

IBM Flash-Family Data Sheet

IBM FS9500 Home-Page

Please also note the new IBM FCM (FlashCore Module) for the FS9500:

  • Computer-aided storage to offload storage tasks with integrated processor
  • Industry standard SLC and QLC technology
  • Flexible capacity options from 4.8TB to 38.4TB
  • Higher storage density with inline 3:1 hardware compression
  • Improved throughput with PCIe Gen 4 on 7nM technology
  • Supported on FlashSystem 5200, 7300, and 9500 models

For a non-binding "FS9500" offer please contact the IBM HW Team!