Native attachment of Storwize V7000, and V3700 with IBM i Power
Great news, IBM's anounces direct connection of V7000 into a Power i system without the use of VIOS
IBM i 7.1 Technology Refresh 6 (TR6) supports native attachment of the IBM SAN Volume Controller (SVC), IBM Storwize V7000, and IBM Storwize V3700 to IBM POWER7® systems.
This support is in addition to the existing IBM PowerVM (VIOS) support. VIOS will no longer be required for attaching to these storage devices. This announcement delivers on IBM's prior Statement of Direction. In addition, configurations that do not require a physical switch are also supported.
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