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IBM Spectrum Accelerate

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IBM Spectrum Accelerate™ is a highly flexible solution designed to help enable cloud environments while unleashing the incredible economic benefits and business responsiveness of software defined storage. A member of the IBM Spectrum Storage™ family of software defined storage solutions and derived from our proven XIV® integrated storage offering, IBM Spectrum Accelerate complements and works in an integrated fashion with the other software offerings in the family.

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Compatible with

  • Citrix Virtual Apps and Desktops service
  • XenDesktop 7.0
  • XenDesktop 7.1
  • XenDesktop 7.11
  • XenDesktop 7.12
  • XenDesktop 7.13
  • XenDesktop 7.14
  • XenDesktop 7.15 LTSR
  • XenDesktop 7.16
  • XenDesktop 7.17
  • XenDesktop 7.5
  • XenDesktop 7.6
  • XenDesktop 7.6 LTSR
  • XenDesktop 7.7
  • XenDesktop 7.8
  • XenDesktop 7.9
  • XenServer 6.5

Compatibility

  • Citrix Virtual Apps and Desktops service (XenApp & XenDesktop service)
  • Citrix Virtual Desktops (XenDesktop)
  • Citrix Hypervisor (XenServer)

Product Details

IBM Spectrum Accelerate™ is a highly flexible solution designed to help enable cloud environments while unleashing the incredible economic benefits and business responsiveness of software defined storage. A member of the IBM Spectrum Storage™ family of software defined storage solutions and derived from our proven XIV® integrated storage offering, IBM Spectrum Accelerate complements and works in an integrated fashion with the other software offerings in the family.

IBM Spectrum Accelerate enables rapid deployment of block data storage across existing or purpose-built data infrastructure to meet new and traditional workload needs efficiently and flexibility on-premise, off-premise, or in a hybrid deployment model – while reducing the pain, cost, and time of standard procurement cycles.

Spectrum Accelerate gives organizations the benefit of:

  • Proven grid technology and mature enterprise features used today in more than 100,000 servers worldwide
  • Guaranteed hotspot-free service levels while removing performance tuning tasks and enabling you to meet the unpredictability of diverse workload demands in a world gone to cloud
  • An extremely intuitive single management experience that scales across 144 virtual machines and operates as-one with the integrated XIV Storage System or off-premise IaaS

Features:

  • Deploy fast: IBM Spectrum Accelerate lets you deploy scale-out storage grids in minutes, and offers easy acquisition and download from IBM’s software ordering system
  • Gain agility: IBM Spectrum Accelerate runs across diverse deployment models and workloads, on premise and off, and offers a flexible, hardware-independent license
  • Realize simplicity: Spectrum Accelerate lets you simplify and standardize datacenter operations through world-class ease of use and enterprise features, delivered in a hyper-consolidated single management environment

IBM Spectrum Accelerate enables key use cases including rapid deploy of dev/test environments, mirroring and backup of data, serving as a cloud building block for larger enterprises and cloud providers, and providing high availability to smaller or distributed sites.