IBM XIV Storage System

Novell Technology Partner

product details

The IBM XIV® Storage System is a next-generation high-end open disk storage system. Part of IBM's broad spectrum of system storage and SAN offerings, the XIV Storage System is an innovative, enterprise disk system based on a grid of standard, off-the-shelf hardware components. The IBM XIV system employs a storage architecture designed to provide the highest levels of performance, reliability, and functionality combined with unprecedented ease of management and exceptionally low TCO. The IBM XIV Storage System is designed to deliver consistently high performance through the elimination of hot spots and the full exploitation of system resources. Its ground-breaking architecture provides optimized performance, scalability, and ease of management while harnessing the high capacity and cost benefits of SATA drives.

product compatibility

  • Open Enterprise Server
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 10
  • NetWare
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11


  • x86_64 AMD64® & Intel® EM64T®

regional availability

  • North America

language availability

  • English


This product has demonstrated compatibility by successfully completing Novell's stringent product certification requirements.


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