IBM Real-time Compression Guarantee

IBM guarantees storage savings of up to 80 percent, and outstanding performance, with Real-time Compression



Get up to five times more storage capacity and outstanding performance

IBM now guarantees an incredible savings rate of up to 80 percent when you deploy IBM Real-time Compression. Just turn on Real-time Compression on your:

  • IBM Storwize V5000, IBM Storwize V5030F
  • IBM Storwize V7000, IBM Storwize V7000F
  • IBM SAN Volume Controller (SVC)
  • IBM FlashSystem V9000, FlashSystem A9000, FlashSystem A9000R
  • IBM XIV Storage System

In addition to the storage savings guarantee, IBM also guarantees outstanding performance with IBM Storwize V7000F, IBM Storwize V7000, IBM SAN Volume Controller, and IBM XIV. IBM also offers an estimate-free compression guarantee.

IBM Real-time Compression Guarantee terms and conditions

In the unlikely event that you don’t get the guaranteed compression savings, or the expected performance level, IBM will provide the hardware and authorizations to match the savings and performance at no charge.
The Compression Guarantee requires a contract specifying the terms and limitations of the guarantee. Savings rates greater than 50% require workload analysis using the IBM Comprestimator tool. Please see your IBM Sales Representative for details.

IBM Real-time Compression Guarantee is included with these products

IBM FlashSystem V9000

Virtualized all-flash storage delivers scalable performance, enduring economics, and agile integration

IBM Storwize V5030F

Highly flexible, virtualized, all-flash storage enables mid-sized organizations to overcome storage challenges with outstanding performance

IBM Storwize V7000F

Virtualized, software-defined, all-flash storage consolidates workloads to simplify management, reduce costs and optimize performance

IBM FlashSystem A9000

Flexible, scalable, performance-oriented all-flash storage with parallel architecture and data reduction

IBM FlashSystem A9000R

Reliable, efficient, performance-oriented all-flash rack storage for dynamic data at scale

IBM SAN Volume Controller

Proven data virtualization to help you transition to hybrid cloud

IBM XIV Storage System

High-end, grid-scale storage system with tuning-free high performance

IBM Storwize V7000

Highly-scalable, virtualized enterprise storage system transforms data economics

IBM Storwize V5000

All-flash or hybrid storage models reduce costs by improving efficiency