Optimizing Patient Services with IBM XIV Storage


Exceptional cost per terabyte brings enterprise-class storage to progressive rural medical facility.


A Regional Medical Center in Mississippi is a county-owned and operated primary care healthcare facility for its residents. They feature 22 medical specialties and 650 employees, including 100 staff physicians, 27 contract employees and 125 volunteers. The facility needed to enhance the efficiency of its healthcare services and support new software for centrally managing all data.


The client needed storage that was scalable and high performing. The IBM XIV Storage System, supporting its VMware virtualized environment and Tivoli management software, centralized storage and management of all its data, including PACS, Allscripts and other healthcare applications, and diverse databases.

Our client has reported seeing 50 percent increase in performance, tier one storage at “stunning” cost per terabyte and 70 to 80 percent faster provisioning.


  • IBM Storage: XIV