** updated on January 12, 2017 to reflect new all-flash models available with DS8000 Release 8.2.1 **
This IBM Redbooks® Product Guide gives an overview of the features and functions that are offered by the IBM DS8880 models with Release 8.2.1.
The IBM DS8880 architecture relies on powerful IBM POWER8® processor-based servers that manage the cache to streamline disk input/output (I/O), maximizing performance and throughput. These capabilities are further enhanced with the availability of the of High-Performance Flash Enclosures (HPFE Gen-2).
The IBM DS8888F, DS8886F, and DS8884F excel at supporting the IBM zEnterprise® server and IBM Power server environments, offering many synergy features.
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