Implementing IBM Spectrum Virtualize for Public Cloud Version 8.3

An IBM Redpaper publication

Published 06 June 2019, updated 11 May 2020

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ISBN-10: 0738457809
ISBN-13: 9780738457802
IBM Form #: REDP-5466-01
(174 pages)

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Authors: Angelo Bernasconi, Eric Goodall, Jackson Shea, Jimmy John, Jordan Fincher, Nicolo Lorenzoni, Pierluigi Buratti, Vasfi Gucer


IBM® Spectrum Virtualize is a key member of the IBM Spectrum™ Storage portfolio. It is a highly flexible storage solution that enables rapid deployment of block storage services for new and traditional workloads, on-premises, off-premises and in a combination of both.

IBM Spectrum Virtualize™ for Public Cloud provides the IBM Spectrum Virtualize functionality in IBM Cloud™. This new capability provides a monthly license to deploy and use Spectrum Virtualize in IBM Cloud to enable hybrid cloud solutions, offering the ability to transfer data between on-premises private clouds or data centers and the public cloud.

This IBM Redpaper™ publication gives a broad understanding of IBM Spectrum Virtualize for Public Cloud architecture and provides planning and implementation details of the common use cases for this product.

This publication helps storage and networking administrators plan and implement install, tailor, and configure IBM Spectrum Virtualize for Public Cloud offering. It also provides a detailed description of troubleshooting tips.

IBM Spectrum Virtualize is also available on AWS. For more information, see Implementation guide for IBM Spectrum Virtualize for Public Cloud on AWS, REDP-5534.

Table of contents

Chapter 1. Introduction
Chapter 2. Solution architecture
Chapter 3. Planning and preparation for the IBM Spectrum Virtualize for Public Cloud deployment
Chapter 4. Implementation
Chapter 5. Typical use cases for IBM Spectrum Virtualize for Public Cloud
Chapter 6. Supporting the solution
Appendix A. Guidelines for disaster recovery solution in the Public Cloud

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