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Optimizing data lake infrastructure

In today’s world, data is the new oil, and there’s a great need to preserve that data for exploration and to derive value. A “data lake” acts as a repository that consolidates an organization’s data into a governed and well-managed environment that supports both analytics and production workloads. It embraces multiple data platforms, such as […]

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Innovating Deployment for Critical Applications

These days, the business world is changing rapidly. Data-driven enterprises need IT solutions that are evolving and improving as quickly as the companies themselves. Recent announcements from IBM Storage demonstrate that IBM is continuing to provide leading-edge data management and storage innovation across the entire information lifecycle, from creation to archive. IBM Spectrum Scale, a […]

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IBM continues as a Leader in 2018 Magic Quadrant for Distributed File and Object Storage

For the third year in a row, IBM has been recognized as a Leader in the Gartner Magic Quadrant for Distributed File Systems and Object Storage for both its completeness of vision and ability to execute in the data-driven scale-out storage market for unstructured data. Gartner’s report evaluated two solutions in IBM’s suite of software-defined storage, […]

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IBM Storage innovation from data creation to archive

“Today, enterprises must innovate quickly and constantly–or risk losing competitive advantage,” states Senior Analyst Mark Peters of Enterprise Strategy Group (ESG). IBM lives this observation, constantly innovating at breakneck speed to deliver the best possible solutions to the market. To further our commitment to our customers, today IBM is announcing several new solutions in the […]

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IBM Elastic Storage Server adds Storage Utility Offering option

IBM introduces a flexible procurement method that aligns your unstructured data capacity costs to your business initiatives. Buy scale-out file and object storage with cognitive data management your way. Unstructured data creation continues at an explosive and accelerating rate and does not appear to be slowing down. Customers are looking to their trusted IT partners […]

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IBM’s all-flash innovation continues

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 […]

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Elastic Storage Server: Networking is what it’s all about!

I was recently in a training session about IBM Elastic Storage Server (ESS)—a high-performance IBM Spectrum Scale storage solution—in which a colleague remarked, “It’s all about the network.” Why, you might ask, would networking be so essential? In my previous post about ESS, I focused on the three keys to a successful implementation: pre-planning, network […]

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Build your foundation for advanced data analytics

Massive amounts of data and multiple data sources provide today’s businesses with the opportunity to glean new insights, leading to creative business decisions and the potential for competitive advantage. Moreover, innovative organizations are using machine learning, cognitive applications, artificial intelligence (AI) and other advanced technologies to quickly extract that insight and react with agility to […]

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Introducing IBM DeepFlash ESS: Accelerate Your Insights

Businesses of all types are learning that time to insight is critical for big data workloads. In these workloads, mostly unstructured information is streaming in at high volume and velocity and the analytics from older data are often much less valuable — even useless. To help you solve these storage challenges in big data and […]

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