Deep integration with server virtualization technologies such as VMware vCloud and now Virtual Volumes (vVols) is a must for any storage system that hopes to be competitive in the current information technology (IT) marketplace. IBM and VMware have been working together for years to ensure that enterprises deploying IBM storage products such as IBM FlashSystem® and Storwize® family in VMware environments gain the greatest possible value from these systems.

IBM Spectrum Virtualize Release 7.6

With Release 7.6 of IBM Spectrum Virtualize, IBM FlashSystem and Storwize family operate even more effectively and powerfully within VMware environments. These capabilities are provided in conjunction with IBM Spectrum Control Base Edition, the member of IBM’s Spectrum Storage family of software defined storage products previously known as Storage Integration Server. IBM Spectrum Virtualize software is a proven, dependable system that has been improving infrastructure flexibility and data economics for 12 years. Its innovative data virtualization capabilities help organizations achieve better data economics by supporting new workloads that are critical to their success. IBM Spectrum Virtualize systems can handle the massive volumes of data from mobile and social applications, enable rapid and flexible cloud services deployments, and deliver the performance and scalability needed to gain insights from the latest analytics technologies.

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