all-flash array

IBM Storage: Client success intersects with industry’s top spot in storage software

Flash storage, Hybrid cloud storage, Integrated infrastructure...

According to the laws of physics, momentum is a three-dimensional phenomenon. The momentum of an object involves mass, velocity and direction. When industry observers note that IBM Storage is gaining momentum these days, they are right on the mark. What’s happening within and around the IBM Storage portfolio affects thousands of organizations across dozens of ...read more


What goes into the right storage for AI?

AI, Deep learning, Flash storage...

Artificial intelligence (AI), machine learning and cognitive analytics are having a tremendous impact in areas ranging from medical diagnostics to self-driving cars. AI systems are highly dependent on enormous volumes of data—both at rest in repositories and in motion in real time—to learn from experience, make connections and arrive at critical business decisions. Usage of ...read more


IBM’s all-flash innovation continues

Flash storage, Storage, Workload & resource optimization

Flash storage has come a long way. A few years ago, only about a third of enterprises worldwide had deployed flash storage solutions. By next year, nearly 80 percent of enterprises will be using flash in some form.[1] And industry analysts expect that by 2020, all-flash arrays will drive more than 70 percent of all ...read more


Partner ecosystems with Cisco and IBM

Flash storage, Hybrid cloud storage, Software-defined computing...

This week, Cisco launched Cisco Intersight, a new intelligent, cloud-based management and analytics platform for Cisco UCS and HyperFlex systems. It will provide substantial operational advantages for IBM and Cisco’s VersaStack solutions that utilize Cisco UCS infrastructure. The new UCS management platform demonstrates how innovation benefits both customers and partnerships. IBM and Cisco have maintained ...read more


IBM continues to get accolades at Flash Memory Summit

Flash storage, Software-defined computing, Software-defined storage...

At the Flash Memory Summit (FMS) it was announced last week that an NVMe over Fabrics demonstration that included IBM’s Spectrum Scale was named the 2017 recipient for “Most Innovative Flash Memory Business Application.”  IBM is a winner in this particular Best of Show category for the second year in a row. IBM is very ...read more


Lowering the costs of downtime

Flash storage, Storage, Workload & resource optimization

Business downtime is very costly. Some IT industry analysts estimate that the average per-minute cost to businesses of data center downtime can be nearly 8,000 dollars [1]. In 2016 the average outage duration was 95 minutes.[2] This is up from 5,000 dollars a minute just a few years ago.[3] IBM data storage solutions such as ...read more


All-flash array storage, data reduction and the family SUV

Flash storage, Storage

99,999 rolled forward to 100,000. After 5 years of driving my daughters to swim practice and dance class the family SUV has hit 100,000 miles with its fair share of door dings and soda spills.  It is time to start the adventure of buying a new SUV. In some ways it is exciting to start ...read more


IBM all-flash market leadership confirmed

Flash storage, Integrated infrastructure, Storage

Enterprises around the world make storage purchase decisions based almost exclusively on information and advice from three sources: trusted colleagues, basic product documentation such as data sheets and industry analysts. With three finalists in the All-flash Storage System category of SearchStorage.com and Storage magazine’s 15th annual Products of the Year competition, IBM has been recognized ...read more


Behind the curtain: How cognitive computing works

Few technologies offer the potential to impact our lives like cognitive technologies. Advances are continuously being made in artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning, such as enabling airlines to predict micro-climate changes to improving the ability of doctors to recommend the most appropriate treatment options. According to an MIT Sloan study, 85% of enterprises view ...read more