IBM FlashSystem

Storage made simple for Hybrid Cloud

IBM Storage solutions bring a resilient approach to the hybrid cloud by managing data growth, increasing agility, and modernizing applications for enterprises. IBM FlashSystem 5000 storage systems are designed to provide market leader entry-level enterprise solutions within the overall FlashSystem family. IBM FlashSystem 5000 technology has recently been refreshed, with a focus on significant innovation. IBM FlashSystem 5000 all-flash and hybrid-flash storage simplify data delivery with enterprise-class data services that achieve the best balance of performance and affordability for entry workloads.



IBM FlashSystem 5000

The IBM FlashSystem 5000 models offer even greater affordability than before, with a wide range of performance and feature options:

  • IBM FlashSystem 5015 is an entry-level solution focused on affordability and ease of deployment and operation, with powerful scale-up features. It includes many IBM Spectrum Virtualize features and offers multiple flash and disk drive storage media and expansion options.
  • IBM FlashSystem 5035 provides greater functionality, including powerful encryption capabilities and data reduction pools with compression, deduplication, thin provisioning, and the ability to cluster for scale-up and scale-out.

IBM FlashSystem 5015 and 5035 offer the performance, functionality and affordability demanded by entry enterprise workloads. The FlashSystem family of data systems from IBM is known for providing efficient, highly functional, high-performance storage for any type of workload. FlashSystem solutions, customized for entry enterprise, midrange enterprise, and high-end enterprise, are specifically designed to deliver performance in streamlined packages that are easy to deploy, easy to manage, and easy to grow.



Powerful added features

IBM FlashSystem 5000 includes:
  • Innovative management capabilities to ease storage management
  • High-availability configurations with HyperSwap for FlashSystem 5035
  • IBM Distributed RAID 1, designed for improved performance with small configurations
  • FlashCopy function and remote mirroring to create copies of data for backup and disaster recovery
  • Dual clustering for FlashSystem 5035 to enable growth from smaller configuration
  • Options to nondisruptively upgrade in the field from FlashSystem 5015 to FlashSystem 5035, providing investment protection with the ability to grow capacity and performance in the same footprint
  • High-density expansion enclosures, which can hold up to 92 drives and 2.8 PB in a 5U form factor
  • The option to add IBM Spectrum Virtualize for Public Cloud to enable data migration between on-premises and public cloud storage including IBM Cloud, Amazon Web Services (AWS) and Microsoft Azure, as well as the use of these cloud platforms for disaster recovery
  • Support for OpenStack Cinder, which helps automate storage provisioning and volume management for organizations by combining the efficiency of FlashSystem 5000 with the OpenStack Compute cloud platform




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