Feature spotlights

Ease of management

Helps deliver consistent service levels without performance tuning and automates many tasks, minimizing administrative work and the level of expertise needed overhead.

All-inclusive mature features

Provides an enterprise-class tools set including advanced remote mirroring, snapshots, multi-tenancy, and QoS, and automation and orchestration through OpenStack, REST, and VMware.

Flexible consumption

Deploys flexibly across x86 servers, integrated appliances, including by third party vendors, and public cloud infrastructure, including IBM Cloud -- with reusable licensing for hardware refreshes.

Fast access to data

Facilitate deployments in minutes not days.

Seamless data flow

Data flows from the cloud to multiple locations

Intelligent support

IBM Storage Insights can help you better understand trends in storage capacity and performance and expedite resolution when support is required. Storage Insights monitors the health, capacity and performance for IBM block storage and external storage under management on a single pane of glass. Using AI-based analytics, it helps identify potential issues before they become problems. When support is needed, Storage Insights helps speed resolution by simplifying tickets and automating log uploads.

More details about IBM Spectrum Accelerate

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How customers use it

  • Private cloud for enterprises

    Private cloud for enterprises


    How can I handle workloads unable to use public clouds?


    IBM Spectrum Accelerate deploys easily across any x86 server, installs in 30 minutes, and with enterprise-class capabilities based on XIV integrated appliance technology, it assists in transitioning to software defined storage.

  • Test and Development environment / Ad-hoc projects

    Test and Development environment / Ad-hoc projects


    How can I keep up with the new applications being developed?


    Use IBM Spectrum Accelerate on your server or IBM Cloud-leased hardware to deploy quick test-dev environments. Perpetual licensing -- no hardware attach -- lets you pick the best underlying hardware for the job.

  • Remote office deployment

    Remote office deployment


    I need advanced replication and high availability


    Deploy IBM Spectrum Accelerate at remote sites, improving business continuity by using advanced storage capabilities to replicate data to the home office and simplifying with central management.

Technical details

Software requirements

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    Hardware requirements

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