October 12, 2010 Alex Woodie
IBM unveiled a large number of storage-related announcements last week. At the top of the list is a new midrange disk array called the Storwize V7000 that scales up to 120 TB of storage and uses many of the new IBM storage technologies. Big Blue also unveiled a new high-end array, the DS8800, which features up to 40 percent better performance than its predecessor. also In addition, it updated various storage-related software products, including the SVC, the DS-RSM, and the SDSC.
The new Storwize V7000 is a storage area network (SAN) array designed as a repository for transactional