Building a Simpler, More Flexible and Responsive IT Infrastructure

This whitepaper discusses the IBM System Storage™ SAN Volume Controller (SVC) - a storage virtualization system


In IT today, the only constant is change. Achieving best business results from a complex enterprise-class IT infrastructure means more than simply deploying new solutions; it means redefining IT as a versatile instrument of business strategy, which can change in parallel withchanging demands.

 
Toward that end, many businesses have pursued strategies such as consolidation to reduce the number of servers or storage systems required to support IT services, and virtualization to unchain those services from specific implementations and redeliver them in amore flexible form. Consolidation and virtualization can help you achieve a simpler, more scalable, more cost-efficient IT infrastructure that aligns more flexibly with your business goals.
 
The IBM System Storage™ SAN Volume Controller (SVC) is a storage virtualization system that enables a single point of control for storage resources to help support improved business application availability and greater resource utilization.
 
The objective is to manage storage resources in your IT infrastructure and to make sure they’re used to the advantage of your business—and do it quickly, efficiently, in real time,while avoiding administrative cost.
 

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