Improve the performance, reliability and value of IBM® mainframe-compatible environments
- Leading storage capabilities enable control to optimize mainframe storage service levels for maximum flexibility in business application requirements
- Proven, fast and compatible flash storage for critical mainframe environments
IMPROVE DATA AVAILABILITY
Complete Fault Tolerance, Data Protection and Online Service Capabilities for Mainframe Storage
Availability and Business Continuity
Separate copies of data provide secure protection and data availability in mainframe environments.
In case of a system or site failure, system data can be accessible on alternate storage systems at single or multiple locations.
HIGH PERFORMANCE SCALABILITY
VSP F1500 and G1500 Systems Scale to Over 8 Petabytes and Deliver Up to 4,800,000 I/O Per-Second Performance
Advanced Features and Automation
PAV, HyperPAV, dynamic volume expansion (DVE), extended address volumes (EAV), peer-to-peer remote copy (PPRC), and IBM FICON® forward error correction.
Deep IBM Mainframe Support
Supports IBM FICON and Fibre Channel, IBM z/OS®, z/VM®, z/VSE®, LINUX for IBM z Systems®, Basic and IBM GDPS® HyperSwap®, XRC, and FlashCopy®.
LOWER SUPPORT NEEDS
Virtualized External Storage Improves Storage Administration
Hitachi Dynamic Provisioning for Mainframe
Automated storage controllers provide storage as necessary, eliminating the need for manual provisioning.
Hitachi Dynamic Tiering for Mainframe
Controllers automatically move consistently accessed data blocks to the highest-tier storage, and less frequently used data to lower tiers.
Hitachi Tiered Storage Manager for Mainframe
Online storage service-level control uses Dynamic Tiering policies to improve performance and avoid potential problems.