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Transforming complexity into simplicity

Flash storage, Hybrid cloud storage, Software...

Where there’s greater complexity in your business and IT/cloud infrastructure, there’s often increased risk. But, with the upcoming announcement of a new VersaStack™ Cisco Validated Design (CVD) for your private cloud, IBM and Cisco are minimizing your risk so your private cloud deployment is simple, easy and efficient. The new CVD, which is currently scheduled ...read more


IBM Spectrum Access for IBM Cloud Private

Cloud computing, Hybrid cloud storage, Software...

Every day, business leaders perform a delicate balancing act. They work to outperform competitors and drive new business outcomes with IT resources that compliment, enhance and support business direction. As you turn to cloud computing to enhance business agility, your IT infrastructure must be easy to integrate, automate and orchestrate. IBM Spectrum Access can deliver ...read more


VersaStack Solution: Convergence of innovation

Cloud computing, Flash storage, Software...

The power of converged infrastructure lies in its inherent flexibility. Solutions such as those provided by VersaStack™ from IBM and Cisco can be tailored to meet a broad range of IT requirements and business use cases. Also, the converged infrastructure components themselves can evolve, gaining functionality and growing faster, more efficient, and easier to manage ...read more


Expansive all-flash and software innovations from IBM

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

IBM maintains one of the world’s largest and most influential corporate research capabilities, and the IBM Systems Storage and IBM Storage software portfolios benefit directly from this extraordinary commitment to research and innovation. This week, IBM is announcing wide-ranging technology advances, new system capabilities and enhanced software solutions designed to accelerate the value IBM Storage ...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


Safely storing massive amounts of data just got easier

Cloud computing, Cloud object storage, Data security...

A new Cisco Validated Design offers a cost-efficient on-premises cloud object storage solution. IBM Cloud Object Storage and Cisco UCS Servers are integrated to help clients easily store and manage cloud-scale application data. Today, as companies take action to drive digital transformation – technologies like cloud, mobile, IOT, social, analytics and cognitive are generating content ...read more


IBM at Cisco Live: The future of hybrid cloud

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

In today’s hypercompetitive economy, your organization needs to deliver instant access to information, applications and services, or risk falling behind. If you use a traditional data center design with static resources, your IT infrastructure and staff likely can’t respond in time. Why? Because traditional siloed environments are inefficient.  Staffing and budget constraints further complicate the ...read more


Building your own cloud

Power servers, Power Systems

It sounds like an idea that could only have a bad ending: ‘Build your own cloud.” And yet, several companies are successfully doing it to build a competitive advantage. This article explores some of those innovations and how the ideas and lessons learned may apply to your own cloud strategy and business. The wrong way ...read more


An ocean of possibilities with VersaStack

Cloud computing, Software-defined computing, Software-defined storage...

What lies just beneath the surface often surprises you. For example, on its surface, the recently announced VersaStack for Hybrid Cloud is a powerful new solution for deploying both converged infrastructure and hybrid cloud resources all within one platform. That in itself is remarkable. But dive into VersaStack on one of the award-winning IBM FlashSystem ...read more