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IBM XIV® Storage System: Power Consumption Reinvented

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Executive Summary

Reducing power consumption is one of the most significant challenges of IT centers today. With storage needs on a steep rise, it is increasingly clear that new approaches must be explored. This IBM whitepaper shows how, on average, a traditional storage system using mirroring effectively uses less than 21% of its raw capacity, and an XIV system uses approximately 46% of its raw capacity.

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