Benefits of External
Storage For Your IBM i

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Presented by Todd Virnoche,
IBM FlashSystem Solutions Architect, IBM Corporation

Benefits of External Storage For Your IBM i

Todd Virnoche from the IBM Storage team walks through the key benefits of having IBM i and External Storage together. He’ll review features and functions of the newly announced IBM FS5200 and how it can work within your IBM i environment.


Talking points include:

  • How IBM FS5200 providing more Power to  your IBM i workloads
  • Why IBM FlashSystems with IBM i is a winning combination
  • How the IBM FS5200 has made external storage for IBM i more affordable than ever
  • Understanding IBM FlashCore technology and how it reduces latency, increases performance, and lowers cost
  • How IBM FS5200 with Spectrum Virtualize provides 100% data availability with Hyperswap and 3 site mirroring.


todd_virnocheTodd Virnoche, IBM 
IBM FlashSystem Solutions Architect, IBM Corporation

Todd is a highly experienced storage architect, responsible for integrating hybrid and multi-cloud solutions in smarter next-gen infrastructures. For more than 30+ years, Todd’s proven experience and technical reputation has provided data solutions in the IT marketplace, with a business centric customer vision, and the proven ability to create and deliver significant business value.

Joining IBM in 1996, Todd has held numerous positions in development, technical sales and enablement, with technical leadership responsibilities in the IBM channel for storage, networking, storage virtualization and business partner enablement in North America.