VSC is the Full Bundle PLUS

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IBM Virtual Storage Center – 2014 Offerings
Competitive VSC Suite for Enterprise to Mid-market and GB customers
Which VSC offering is right for my environment?
Easy as 1, 2, 3
#1 Do you have a medium to large storage configuration (> 200 TB)
possibly with a variety of storage systems to manage, and high
performance on that virtualized storage is mandated?
License Standard VSC
• SAN Volume Controller (SVC) is the storage engine of choice
• ‘Per TB’ price metric with tiered capacity pricing
#2 Are you managing a smaller storage configuration (< 200 TB)
possibly with a variety of storage systems to manage, and high
performance on that virtualized storage is mandated?
License VSC Entry
• Restricted to 250 TB’s and 2 SVC I/O groups
• SAN Volume Controller (SVC) is the storage engine of choice
• ‘Per TB’ price metric at $2,500 USD list price
• Includes all features of standard VSC license (virtualization, FlashCopy, Mirroring,
Advanced Analytics)
• Leverage Real-Time Compression to extend capacity management beyond 250 TB
#3 Are you managing a small to medium storage configuration (100
TB - 1 PB) where the the storage virtualization investment is largely
with Storwize V7000 and/or Storwize V5000 which may manage some
variety of storage systems under them?
License VSC for Storwize Family
• Restricted to deployment on Storwize V7000 and V5000 hardware
• ‘Per Enclosure’ price metric at $10,000 USD list price
• Includes all features of VSC (external virtualization, Mirroring, Advanced Analytics);
• License does not include base SW license for Storwize HW
© 2014 IBM Corporation
•Updated xx-xx-12
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VSC is the Full Bundle PLUS
Storwize V7000
or Storwize V5000
+ Full Bundle
or
+ VSC
Volume Migrations
Thin Provisioning
Easy Tier
OPTIONAL
FlashCopy
OPTIONAL
Remote Mirroring
OPTIONAL
Compression
OPTIONAL
OPTIONAL
External Data Virtualization
Separate License
Separate License
FlashCopy Manager
Separate License
Separate License
Yes, no service classes
Yes, no service classes
Performance Monitor / Reports
Storage Provisioning
Storage Service Classes
Tiering Analysis
Volume Transformation
Provisioning with OpenStack
Cinder & VMware vCenter APIs
© 2014 IBM Corporation

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