The IBM General Parallel File System (GPFS™) is scalable software that utilizes commodity hardware to reliably store your enterprise data. IBM pioneered this approach to scalable storage and has been using this to solve some of the world's biggest storage challenges.
GPFS goes Elastic! New code-named Elastic Storage is a proven, scalable, high-performance data and file management solution (based upon GPFS technology) that's being used extensively across multiple industries worldwide. Elastic Storage provides simplified data management and integrated information lifecycle tools capable of managing petabytes of data and billions of files, in order to arrest the growing cost of managing ever growing amounts of data.