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Easier availability, easier on your wallet with the IBM Spectrum Protect suite

2017 was a great year for IBM data protection. We added many new features to our award-winning enterprise data protection suite with 4 new releases to IBM Spectrum Protect in just the last year. We brought to market a copy management solution (IBM Spectrum Copy Data Management) that reduces copy sprawl and makes use of […]

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5 key reasons to opt for hyperconverged infrastructure

Let’s face it—traditional design for data center infrastructure doesn’t always meet today’s needs. Analytics, transaction processing, high-volume web serving and other data-intensive and mission-critical workloads place new and increased demands on the IT infrastructure. At the same time, specialized IT skills are becoming increasingly challenging to find, and budgets for capital IT expenses continue to […]

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IBM Cloud Object Storage scores top marks

Gartner recently published its Critical Capabilities for Object Storage in January 2018. As we did in the last publication (October 2016), IBM Cloud Object Storage scored highest overall for the object storage use cases. This year IBM actually scored the highest in every use case. IBM believes this is a great headline, but we encourage […]

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IBM a leader in distributed file and object storage

For two years 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 fast growing scale-out storage market for unstructured data. The report evaluates our suite of products which include IBM […]

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From here to AI: Beyond the hype

Lessons from the Gartner Symposium I asked over 500 people two simple questions during our recent Gartner Symposium panel: “Who is implementing deep learning or machine learning technologies in your company?” “Who thinks these technologies are drivers of innovation, but have no idea how to get started?” The media coverage of artificial intelligence (AI) would […]

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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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Mainframe reinvention: empowering digital trust

According to the findings from a recent Gartner market survey, growth is the #1 business priority for 58 percent of CEOs. This is up from 42 percent in 2016. Gartner “conducted a survey of 388 CEOs and senior business leaders in user organizations worldwide in the fourth quarter of 2016 to examine their business issues […]

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Continuing leadership in enterprise and cloud data protection

IBM Spectrum Protect™ has been named a Leader in Gartner’s Magic Quadrant for Data Center Backup and Recovery Solutions report for 2017. This is the seventh consecutive year that IBM Spectrum Protect has earned this honor, and the 12th time dating back to 1999.[1] You can read the full report here. A member of the […]

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Containers. Persistent storage. IBM.

Containers are a hot topic — and IBM is listening. IBM is rolling out persistent storage solutions to make containers easier to implement and more resilient. Why use containers? Containers are an open source technology that lets an application be packaged with everything it needs to run the same in any environment. They offer the […]

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