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IBM Storage: Client success intersects with industry’s top spot in storage software

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

According to the laws of physics, momentum is a three-dimensional phenomenon. The momentum of an object involves mass, velocity and direction. When industry observers note that IBM Storage is gaining momentum these days, they are right on the mark. What’s happening within and around the IBM Storage portfolio affects thousands of organizations across dozens of more

Storage disaster recovery: Are you using the right tool?

Flash storage, Hybrid cloud storage, IBM Systems Lab Services...

Disaster recovery (DR) and business continuity planning isn’t a one-time event. Effective DR and business continuity requires ongoing management and has to be integrated into your day-to-day operations. Storage systems are one of the most critical dimensions in DR and business continuity planning, and most organizations feel that planning for it is a complex task more

Navigating the cognitive era at Gartner Data Center 2016

It’s no longer the time to plan for the cognitive era because it’s already here. Data is at the heart of every business, growing in volume and driving every decision. But when it comes to your IT infrastructure, are you truly using it to do more than just store and process data? If you aren’t, more

Copy data management drives business velocity and efficiency

Data security, Flash storage, Software-defined storage...

Throughout my storage career I have seen many organizations solve storage challenges using copy data management.  As the IBM Spectrum family expands its copy data management portfolio and capabilities, I would like to share some experiences that make me a true believer in this solution area. Next-generation data protection A financial services company near my more

Announcing the IBM Spectrum Virtualize software open beta

Data security, Software-defined storage, Storage...

Finding storage space for rapidly growing data is a critical concern for enterprises today—but it’s not the only data concern. In the recent “Voice of the Enterprise: Storage” survey by 451 Research, companies ranked “improve backup/disaster recovery” and “reduce costs” as their top storage needs. And in the same survey, more than 75 percent said more

Making hybrid cloud easier with VMware and IBM Systems

Mainframes, Power servers, Power Systems...

Hybrid clouds are a topic most IT organizations are starting to explore. By 2017 80 percent of enterprises are expected to adopt the hybrid cloud model according to the IDC. Companies are moving to hybrid clouds because they provide both a public cloud where applications can be developed and deployed quickly and a private cloud more

Storage software transformation advances

Software-defined computing, Software-defined storage, Storage...

Organizations are transforming the way they buy and use storage software, and the results are amazing. No longer is software bound to storage systems the way it was bound to servers in the 1970s. Storage software now supports data in multiple storage systems and in clouds. Storage software licenses can float between old and new more