Smarter Storage for Smarter Computing

With the huge volume of data growth year over year, Oracle customers need storage solutions that allow you to quickly access and manage that growth. IBM’s portfolio of storage allows you to turn your data into a tool for transforming your organization and outpacing your competitors.

Smarter Storage results in simplified management...

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IBM Smarter Storage, a more efficient, automated, and intelligent approach to storage is Efficient by design, Self-optimizing, and Cloud agile. Analytically savvy companies are more likely to outperform their industry peers.

Storage solutions that are "Efficient by design" means having sophisticated features pre-installed and ready to deploy. This built-in capability allows for...

Automated smart data placement

Matching the value of the data to the cost of the platform allows you to get the data from your Oracle applications in the
"right place" and can create
significant improvements
in efficiency.

Managing cost and capacity growth

Real-time Compression included with
Storwize V7000, IBM SAN Volume
Controller (SVC) and the IBM
Real-time Compression Appliance
can reduce storage space
requirements up to 80 percent.1

Single graphical user interface

Managing storage through
the intuitive GUI found in IBM
XIV and the Storwize Family
(including IBM SVC) makes
configurations easy, which
means lower operating costs.

Rapid storage provisioning and accelerated deployments

With the IBM PureFlex™ System you can rely on higher uptime and no service disruption with seamless and transparent migration between heterogeneous platforms.

While dealing with increased complexity...

Organizations that run Oracle can reduce the sheer volume of data that needs to be stored. With storage efficiency technologies you can simply do more with less, allowing you to stop storing so much.

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Data deduplication

Significantly smaller disk backups are achievable through data deduplication capabilities built into IBM ProtecTIER Deduplication Appliance.

Availability and disaster recovery

Remote copy and stretch cluster is available in the DS8000, Storwize V7000 and other IBM storage plans.

Adopting or deploying a cloud model is increasingly useful for enterprise organizations, and having a strong approach to cloud is vital for your future growth.

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IBM PureFlex System

PureFlex System is virtualized to offer extraordinary agility, to make your system ready for cloud computing.

IBM Active Cloud Engine

At the core of SONAS and Storwize V7000 Unified, IBM Active Cloud Engine enables access to files anytime, from anywhere.

With better performance from your storage solution

When storage needs to grow and IT budgets stay flat, users obviously need to squeeze more storage performance out of what they have.

IBM storage solutions provide:

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Less power consumption

By simplifying storage operations with solid state drives and IBM Easy Tier®, power and space issues can be addressed economically.

Tiered storage optimization

With Storage Analytics Engine, administrators can easily automate policies to move data to the right tier of storage, both within and between storage systems.

Improved Oracle database performance

Solid state drives help drive improved performance in your Oracle database environment in the IBM DS8000, IBM Storwize V7000, and caching in the IBM XIV Gen3.

Our relationship with Oracle is key

Over 170 IBM Oracle
Alliance professionals
for worldwide sales
and technical
support.

IBM storage provides features to create point-in-time copies of your Oracle database.

Oracle and IBM have aligned technical support organizations to simplify problem resolution.

The IBM Oracle International Competency Center (ICC) has expertise to size systems and IBM Storage to meet your needs.Learn More >

Geographically
focused centers
of expertise support
customers and Business
Partners in Europe, the
Middle East, Africa,
and Japan.

Thousands of consultants with extensive expertise implementing Oracle projects.

IBM storage subsystems can be combined with Oracle Real Application Cluster to provide reliable storage solutions.

Industry-leading 20 plus years of successful Oracle implementations.