100 Petabytes of wise storage

It seems like only yesterday that it was November 2010.
IBM started shipping a new product, and yet a product with an 8 year heritage:
The Storwize V7000.

It was a very clever decision, taking the mature and very popular SAN Volume Controller (SVC) and packaging it with the latest SAS enclosure technology and offering it as a midrange storage product.

Since IBM started shipping the Storwize V7000,  they have sold (up until September 2011):

  • Over 4,500 Systems, that contained…
  • Over 100 Petabytes of storage, using…
  • Over 10,000 enclosure, that were purchased by…
  • Over 2,500 customers!

You can find Storwize V7000s in every major country of the world, in every major industry, in every common environment. A phenomenal success, all achieved in less than a year.

So what does the future hold?  Watch this space… some very cool news is really close…

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About Anthony Vandewerdt

I am an IT Professional who lives and works in Melbourne Australia. This blog is totally my own work. It does not represent the views of any corporation. Constructive and useful comments are very very welcome.
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