Tested Storage Product (TSP) Description
The IBM System Storage SAN Volume Controller (SVC) enables a single point of control for disparate, heterogeneous storage resources to help support improved business application availability and greater resource utilization. SAN Volume Controller is designed to pool storage volumes from IBM and non-IBM storage systems into a single reservoir of capacity for centralized management. The SPC-1 Tested Storage Configuration used SVC Version 6.2 with CG8 storage engines. Each CG8 storage engine is equipped with 24 GB of cache and four 8 Gbps fibre channel ports. The storage engine also features the optional capability, not used to produce this SPC-1 Result, to add 10 Gbps Ethernet or SSD drives managed with EasyTier.