A new version of IBM Spectrum Virtualize – SVC and Storwize 7.7 has been announced with following feature set:
1. Increased Read Cache to 64 GB.
2. Compression for IP Replication
3. iSCSI Initiator support for virtualizing iSCSI targets behind SVC
4. Encryption support for Distributed RAID
5. RAS with NPIV host port fabric virtualization
It would be available for GA in June time frame. I would be covering all these above topics in greater details on this page. Stay connected.
For details of this announcement look here:
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