IBM FlashSystem V9000

IBM Storage systems go cloud native

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

Along with the recent announcements of many new IBM Storage offerings, product enhancements and leading-edge innovations, I would like to call attention to IBM Storage Enabler for Container Environments. This new IBM software for containers is a technology that is quickly becoming a cloud infrastructure “must-have.”[1] Container technology enables prepackaged and pre-configured software with the more

IBM Spectrum Virtualize transforms IT with new hybrid cloud capabilities

Cloud computing, Data centers, Data security...

When moving to a hybrid cloud strategy, the number one concern that initially worries many leaders is the question of security: “Is my data really secure in a public cloud?”  While security is still top-of-mind these days, there are new concerns that are beginning to surface as well.   Namely, how difficult and how disruptive will 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 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 more

Win the future with hybrid cloud and flash from IBM

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

There’s no doubt that much of your business’ future success or failure may depend on how well you use your data assets to capture or maintain competitive advantage. But how do you maximize the business value and advantages that your available data assets can give you? How do you optimize current IT infrastructure while freeing more

Data grows and so should your IBM Flash Storage

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

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. more

The value of enduring leadership

Flash storage, Storage, Workload & resource optimization

True leadership isn’t something that’s here today and gone tomorrow. True leadership endures. Choosing solutions from a team that has demonstrated leadership over years of industry turnover can greatly reduce risk. It also increases the chance that the heart of your business will still be beating tomorrow morning. This is the real value to our more

The vision of FlashSystem leadership

Flash storage, Storage, Workload & resource optimization

Gartner just released its annual 2016 Magic Quadrant for Solid-State Arrays report.  As in 2014 and 2015, IBM FlashSystem was named a leader in the solid-state array (SSA) marketplace. IBM FlashSystem has been placed in the Leadership quadrant every year since the inception of the SSA Magic Quadrant Report. I believe such consistency is rooted more

Leadership is not just magic

Flash storage, Storage, Workload & resource optimization

For the third year in a row, the latest Gartner 2016 Magic Quadrant for Solid-State Arrays placed IBM FlashSystem in the prestigious Leaders quadrant. We appreciate the recognition from Gartner. For IBM FlashSystem, this is hardly new territory. Just in the past year or so: CRN named IBM FlashSystem one of its Top 10 Coolest more