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Storage Virtualization: IBM's SVC Is a Success Story

Published: 21 December 2006

ID: G00143376

Analyst(s): Robert E. Passmore

Summary

From a unit perspective, IBM's SAN Volume Controller is one of the most successful heterogeneous storage virtualization products on the market. The SVC should be regarded as a midrange storage controller, with built-in consolidation and migration tools.

Table Of Contents
  • Upper-SMB Customers
  • Enterprise Customers
  • Back-End Disk
  • Architecture
  • Scalability
  • Competition

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