Sam Werner

Sophisticated and comprehensive data and storage management

AI, Big data & analytics, Cloud object storage...

The cost of managing storage infrastructure can be a major component of the total lifetime cost of storage.[1] This is one of the primary reasons companies often have only 50 percent storage utilization rates[2], since it can be easier to throw more capacity at a storage problem than it is to troubleshoot and fix issues ...read more


IBM Storage systems go cloud native

Cloud computing, Flash storage, Hybrid cloud storage...

Along with the recent announcements of many new IBM Storage offerings, product enhancements and leading-edge innovations, I would like to call attention to IBM Storage Enabler for Container Environments. This new IBM software for containers is a technology that is quickly becoming a cloud infrastructure “must-have.”[1] Container technology enables prepackaged and pre-configured software with the ...read more


Serving customers better with cognitive storage

AI, Cloud computing, Storage...

IBM recently announced plans to add new artificial intelligence (AI) functionality to its cloud-based storage management platform, IBM Spectrum Control Storage Insights. The new cognitive capability will stream device metadata from IBM Storage systems to the cloud, augmenting human understanding with machine learning insights to help optimize the performance, capacity and health of clients’ storage ...read more