Storage Device Management Software

Do you need software tools to increase performance of HP XP7 Storage systems running in a mainframe environment? The HP XP7 Mainframe Performance Suite is a bundle that consists of HP XP7 for Compatible Parallel Access Volumes (PAV) Software, HP XP7 Compatible Hyper Parallel Access Volumes and HP XP7 High Performance FICON Software designed to enable high performance concurrent access of mainframe volumes by permitting a mainframe host system to issue multiple I/O requests in parallel to individual logical devices within the XP7 Storage. High performance FICON® for System z® is an enhancement of the FICON channel architecture delivering compatibility. Enhancements have been made to the z/Architecture® and the FICON interface architecture to deliver improvements for OLTP workloads.

Features

Improved Data Access and OLTP Workload Performance

The HP XP7 Mainframe Performance Suite consists of HP XP7 for Compatible Parallel Access Volumes (PAV) Software and HP XP7 for Compatible Hyper PAV Software. It enables high-performance, concurrent access of mainframe volumes by permitting a mainframe host system to issue multiple I/O requests.

Permitting multiple paths to the same logical device, HP XP7 for Compatible Parallel Access Volumes (PAV) Software greatly enhances the performance of data accesses to the HP XP7 Storage by a mainframe host.

High Performance FICON for system z or zHPF, an enhancement of FICON channel architecture gives compatibility with Fibre Channel Physical and Signaling standard (FC-FS), Fibre Channel Switch Fabric and Switch Control Requirements (FC-SW), and Fibre Channel Single-Byte-4 (FC-SB-4) standards.

  • FICON® is a registered trademark of IBM Corporation in the United States and/or other countries.
  • System z® is a registered trademark of IBM Corporation in the United States and/or other countries.
  • z/Architecture® is a registered trademark of IBM Corporation in the United States and/or other countries.