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IBM Storwize V5000

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IBM® Storwize® V5000 is a highly flexible, easy to use, virtualized storage system that enables midsized organizations to meet the challenges of rapid data growth and limited IT budgets.

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Compatible with

  • Citrix Hypervisor 8.0
  • Citrix Hypervisor 8.1
  • Citrix Virtual Apps and Desktops service
  • XenServer 7.0
  • XenServer 7.1 LTSR
  • XenServer 7.6


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

Product Details

Storwize V5000, the latest addition to the family, is a virtualised, flexible, easy-to-use solution that enables midsized organisations with complex storage and scalability needs to overcome storage challenges. As an intermediate offering, Storwize V5000 is designed to help consolidate and provide new capabilities to existing storage infrastructures. Because of its flexible licensing options, Storwize V5000 is simple to deploy with complementary storage solutions, such as IBM ProtecTIER.


  • Simplify management with graphical user interface (GUI)
  • Boost performance up to three times using only five percent flash storage with optional IBM Easy Tier technology
  • Consolidate and provide IBM Storwize V5000 capabilities to existing storage infrastructures using optional external virtualisation
  • Improve network utilisation for remote mirroring with innovative replication technology
  • Easily customise your storage system with flexible software options.


  • Graphical user interface (GUI)
  • Dual clustering
  • IBM Easy Tier
  • Storage virtualisation
  • Thin provisioning
  • Metro Mirror and Global Mirror
  • IBM FlashCopy
  • Dynamic migration

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