IBM FlashSystem 9100 Storage Family
The new IBM® FlashSystem® 9100 storage adds another all flash array to the IBM FlashSystem product family. IBM FlashSystem 9100 storage takes advantage of the latest drive technology, packaging and Intel® processors to improve performance and make data storage more cost effective.
One key storage technology added to IBM FlashSystem 9100 is the NVM ExpressTM (NVMeTM) drive interface. IBM FlashSystem 9100 can make use of a new generation of FlashCore storage modules (FCM) with hardware data compression, that’s been re-designed for NVMe and reconfigured into a small form factor envelope or small form factor, industry standard, NVMe SSDs. IBM FlashSystem 9100 exploits NVMe for both IBM FCMs and SSDs to reduce IO latency and improve performance. Moreover, the new NVMe interface enables IBM FlashSystem 9100 to be ready for Storage Class Memory (SCM) SSDs once they become more prominent.