It is adding real-time Compression
to IBM Storwize V7000, as well as
The latest version of the product features a 15:1 primary storage capacity reduction based upon real-time compression
and high performance with sustained throughput of more than 600MB/s from a single Storwize node as well as new AutoSynch features for enhanced high-availability management in mission-critical environments.
In response to these relentless demands for increased CT bandwidth and storage, there now exists a real-time compression
technology with the goal of alleviating the CT scanner's slip ring and disk drive bottlenecks.
The product accelerates TCP/IP-based communications using intelligent flow control and sophisticated real-time compression
The lossless JPEG technology offers real-time compression
and decompression in software for cardiogram and ultrasound imaging in many cases replacing expensive hardware boards.
The new technology direction, combined with real-time compression
technologies such as MPEG2, offers a challenge to the video cassette recorder industry, and perhaps also to the emerging market for recordable DVD.
All of these real-time compression
programs owe their existence to the work of a couple of Israeli scientists, Abraham Lempel and Jacob Ziv.
New developments are likely to include support of broadcast and higher quality motion video real-time synthetic video involving complex scenes and real-time compression
of presentation-quality motion video.
Advances in its Storwize, XIV, tape library and Flash storage products can optimize storage for large-scale cloud deployments through virtualization, real-time compression
, easy-tiering and mirroring, and provide clients fast access to information.