ESG Lab Review: IBM Storwize V7000

Posted on February 09, 2011

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Networked storage is being deployed in conjunction with server virtualization by a growing number of IT organizations interested in consolidation, reduced costs, and improved flexibility and availability of mission-critical applications, including databases and e-mail. ESG research indicates that IT managers looking to reap the benefits of server and storage consolidation are concerned about performance.

This ESG Lab report presents the results of a mixed workload performance benchmark test designed to assess the real-world performance capabilities of an IBM Storwize V7000 storage system and IBM x3850 X5 servers in a VMware-enabled virtual server environment.

Read the review: "IBM Storwize V7000: Real-world Mixed Workload Performance in VMware Environments"


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