IBM Spectrum Copy Data Management

Why a multicloud strategy pays off

Hybrid cloud storage, Workload & resource optimization

An enterprise might turn to a multicloud strategy for a variety of reasons. In addition to expanding the business, an enterprise’s CTO or CIO might want to maintain control of the enterprise’s data or utilize different infrastructures and applications for specific business needs. Or they may want to take a cost-effective approach to avoiding downtime ...read more


Modernizing copy management for databases

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

You’ve probably heard the term “IT modernization” bandied about.  To me, it’s all about the data; how quickly can you get it, how efficiently are you storing it and what value does it bring to you when you use it?  These issues matter most to application owners and developers who need access to the latest ...read more


Accessing the data you need on YOUR terms

Data security, Storage, Workload & resource optimization

It’s often said that it takes more effort to make a new client than to retain one. Today, however, it is taking a lot more effort just to retain clients, especially with new competitive offerings just a click away. With that in mind, you need to react quickly to keep your clients engaged and retain ...read more


Private transformation with VersaStack

Cloud computing, Integrated infrastructure, Storage

This week IBM and Cisco announced a new VersaStack offering that combines converged infrastructure with cloud functionality into one powerful solution – VersaStack for Hybrid Cloud. Although much of the focus during the announcement has been on the hybrid cloud aspect of this new solution, it’s important to note that many of these same IBM ...read more


Introducing the IBM and Cisco converged cloud

Cloud computing, Hybrid cloud storage, Integrated infrastructure...

Hybrid cloud and converged infrastructure are two of the most powerful currents pushing IT into the 21st century. Hybrid cloud reconciles opposing requirements for the security, performance and control provided by on-premises infrastructure with the flexibility and cost savings of cloud computing. Converged infrastructure offers the simplicity and agility demanded by modern enterprises trying to ...read 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 ...read more