IBM FlashSystem®

IBM FlashSystem®

Innovation tailored to midsize business needs

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With IBM Storage, every bit of your organization's data is available to you in the most secure and insightful way possible, so you can take informed action on it quickly and consistently.
Along with the integration of new technologies, your approach to storage is critical to controlling business outcomes. Do you know how to determine which flash storage solution works best with the infrastructure you have? Can you assess which options best fit your hybrid cloud strategy and budget now and into the future?
A recent ESG study explains how the digital economy is impacting organizations requiring even young, small, or midsized businesses to maximize their data value.
Like many companies today, you're likely challenged to deliver more with less budget. You need to optimize your IT infrastructure to drive growth without sacrificing performance, quality, or your IT service security.
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Features

High performance redundancy

12 NVMe high-availability flash devices in a 1U storage enclosure drawer with fully redundant canister components prevent a single point of failure.

Scalable for environment of any size

Smart, self-optimizing solution is easily managed, enabling organizations to overcome storage challenges as they grow.

Affordable, high-value solution

High-density tiers of flash storage in an affordable package includes compression, new QLC flash-based technology and AI-powered predictive analytics.

Agile integration

Migrate data with fully integrated system management, application-aware data services and high-value features such as AES encryption and inline hardware compression.

Multicloud enabled

Migrate to and from supported cloud providers or create multi-cloud solutions.

Rock-solid resilience

Safeguarded Copy protects our data from cyberattacks with immutable, isolated copies that cannot be altered or deleted, but can be quickly restored to support recovery.

Strong security

Proprietary IBM FlashCore modules provide high-capacity storage for greater space and processing efficiency and stronger security.

Specifications

FlashSystem 5200

• Maximum bandwidth (reads): 21 GB per second

• Response times (reads): <50 microseconds

• Effective maximum capacity within single enclosure**: 1.2 PB3 (1U enclosure)

• Processor/PCIe Gen: Intel Sky Lake, Gen 3 PCIe

• Maximum front-end host ports: 8

• FlashCore module capacities supported: 4.8, 9.6, 19.2 and 38.4 TB

• Storage class memory drive capacities supported: 1.6 TB

Use Cases

• SAP

• Oracle

• Server and desktop virtualization

• Production database

• Containers

• Data center edge

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FlashSystem 7300

• Maximum bandwidth (reads): 50 GB per second

• Response times (reads): <50 microseconds

• Effective maximum capacity within single enclosure**: 2.2 PB3 (1U enclosure)

• Processor/PCIe Gen: Intel Cascade Lake, Gen 3 PCIe

• Maximum front-end host ports: 24

• FlashCore module capacities supported: 4.8, 9.6, 19.2 and 38.4 TB

• Storage class memory drive capacities supported: 1.6 TB

Use Cases

• SAP

• Oracle

• Server and desktop virtualization

• Production database

• Containers

• Workload consolidation

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FlashSystem 9500

• Maximum bandwidth (reads): 100 GB per second

• Response times (reads): <50 microseconds

• Effective maximum capacity within single enclosure**: 4.5 PB3 (4U enclosure)

• Processor/PCIe Gen: Intel Ice Lake, Gen 4 PCIe

• Maximum front-end host ports: 48

• FlashCore module capacities supported: 4.8, 9.6, 19.2 and 38.4 TB

• Storage class memory drive capacities supported: 1.6 TB

Use Cases

• SAP

• Oracle

• Server and desktop virtualization

• Production database

• Containers

• In-memory database

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