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IBM Storage Utility Offering

Buy storage capacity your way IBM introduces a procurement method that aligns your capacity costs to your business initiatives  Data creation continues at an explosive rate, and does not appear to be slowing down. Customers look to their IT partners to help solve these problems and often ask… how can I better align my capacity […]

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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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When real-time insights are at their most critical

People don’t often associate IBM Flash Storage with patient care, but they should. A healthcare professional is only as effective as the data they possess – a patient’s age, allergies and previous medical conditions, for example.  If their access to that data is restricted or disrupted, the care they provide can be severely impacted.  And […]

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Credibility multiplied with IBM Storage

Credibility is one of the most valuable sales assets available. It opens doors and it opens minds. IBM Flash Storage just earned added credibility by placing three finalists in the all-flash storage category of SearchStorage.com and Storage magazine’s 15th annual Product of the Year competition. This is a big deal for IBM Storage sales. Out […]

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Reinventing IT infrastructure in the cognitive and cloud era

IBM invests heavily in innovation for IT infrastructure as part of its overall innovation agenda. Why? Because we know that traditional IT infrastructure and systems won’t be enough to drive businesses forward — our business or yours. As I discussed in a previous In the Making blog post, the role of IT leaders is changing. Roles […]

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Flash and retail: Be first, be best or be nowhere

Mobile, social, analytics and cloud technologies have created a very strong foundation for what’s to come in the cognitive computing era. For retail, cognitive computing has already arrived. It is dramatically transforming the ways we do business and consume products and services, and it is raising client expectations to an all new level. In a […]

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Telecommunications and flash: Answering the call for performance

It would be difficult to find an industry that has experienced as much change in the past few decades as the telecommunications industry. Some may still remember landline telephones and just a few major carriers nationwide. Now we use mobile devices provided by several carriers, not only to talk, but also for navigation shopping, banking […]

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Business-critical flash performance with HPFE Gen2

IT industry analysts estimate that 74 percent of storage business revenue will be flash based by 2020.[1] The higher performance and lower operating costs offered by flash storage are especially attractive in the mission-critical environments where IBM DS8880 family systems are often deployed. These environments also experience constant budget pressures. IBM has relentlessly pushed the […]

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Data grows and so should your IBM Flash Storage

Today, there’s no question that storage plays a key role in helping enterprises achieve their strategic objectives. Given the incremental growth of data, the need for virtualization, the open source movement, and the shift toward cognitive computing and cloud, data storage is essential today. These changes can cause increasing costs, complexity and inflexibility for businesses. […]

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