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IBM DS8870 Architecture and Implementation by Bruce Wilson, Axel Westphal, Abilio de Oliveira, Peter Kimmel, Jean Iyabi, Scott Helmick, Andre Candra, Bertrand Dufrasne

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Introduction to the IBM DS8870
This chapter introduces the features and functions of the IBM DS8000 series and its newest member, the latest model of DS8870 storage system.
More information about functions and features is provided in subsequent chapters. This chapter covers the following topics:
The advantages of a POWER7+ based storage system
DS8870 architecture and functions overview
Performance features
Enhanced security
Previous models, such as the DS8700 and DS8800, are described in the IBM Redbooks publication, IBM System ...

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