The IBM FlashSystem family is the perfect solution for organisations with demanding application workloads and constrained IT budgets. This solution provides you with the performance needed to manage and store some of the most business-critical environments on the planet.
Chilli IT believe that the FlashSystem FS5200 is a unique blend of incredible performance and affordability. The FlashSystem 5200 is one of the most competitive storage products that IBM has released in recent history and stacks up well against commodity SSD systems available from the competition. Below is an overview of how the IBM FlashSystem 5200 achieves this.
The IBM FS5200 has a 1U footprint, supporting end to end Non Volatile Memory Express (NVMe) flash storage and increasing performance and flexibility with IBM FlashCore Modules (FCM). Not all flash is created equal so why compromise with commodity SSDs? The IBM Flash Portfolio (representing approx. 380 patents) help deliver the best performance and longevity of any flash system in the marketplace today. So much so that no IBM FlashCore module in the world has failed to date. IBM can also guarantee 2:1 compression with zero performance impact and the lowest ever entry level pricing for IBM FlashCore Modules32.
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The option to use IBM FlashCore modules (FCMs) with inline-hardware compression, data protection and innovative flash management features provided by IBM FlashCore technology, or industry-standard NVMe flash drives.
The software-defined storage functionality of IBM Spectrum Virtualize with a full range of industry-leading data services such as dynamic tiering, IBM FlashCopy management, data mobility and high-performance data encryption, among many others.
IBM Flash storage provides your business with the speed and agility you need to tackle the most demanding business and IT problems. Chilli IT have recently delivered a 300% performance improvement in batch run times against an existing solid state hybrid solution in conjunction with Power10. In this case our customer can now fulfill product orders and perform stock replenishment tasks significantly quicker than before.
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IBM’s David Spurway highlights the benefits of combining Flash Storage and Power10
All IBM FlashSystem solutions leverage the proven capabilities of IBM Spectrum Virtualize software-defined storage (SDS) for data and storage management. IBM is the number-one SDS vendor in the industry. IBM Spectrum Virtualize has been helping enterprises improve infrastructure flexibility and data economics for more than 15 years. It offers an industry leading spectrum of features and functionality, including enhanced cloud functionality, comprehensive data reduction, and support for leading-edge container technologies that can provide enterprises with the capabilities they need to capture and keep competitive advantage across the full spectrum of modern business environments.