Implementing FlashSystem 840 with SAN Volume Controller

IBM Redbooks Solution Guide

Published 16 January 2014, updated 22 September 2014

Authors: Karen Orlando, Leandro Torolho


This IBM® Redbooks® Solution Guide describes the benefits that are gained by integrating IBM FlashSystem™ 840 storage into IBM System Storage® SAN Volume Controller environments.

Changes in the latest update as of 09/2014:
-Updated to include the latest FlashSystem product functionality


IBM® FlashSystem™ 840 is an all-flash storage array that provides extreme performance, ultra low-latency, high-density, and high-reliability while providing scalable performance in a storage device that is both space and power-efficient. IBM FlashSystem delivers performance that is driven by IBM MicroLatency™ for quick response time and is easy to integrate.

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