IBM Spectrum Storage Suite

Storage innovation that drives 21st century business

AI, Cloud object storage, Flash storage...

Today, IBM Storage — the #2 storage software vendor by revenue market share[1] — is announcing a wide-ranging set of innovations to our software-defined storage (SDS), data protection and storage systems portfolio. Driven by the exponential volumes of data growth and the underlying value in this huge treasure trove of information, many 21st century enterprises ...read more


Software-defined storage: How to get started

Cloud object storage, Flash storage, Software...

Software-defined storage (SDS) has gained momentum in the enterprise IT market. The adoption of SDS among forward-thinking organizations is being driven in part by IT cost reduction, automation and infrastructure flexibility needs. SDS provides a means to transition from storage area network (SAN) storage and network-attached storage (NAS), and to scale-out architectures that use server-rich ...read more


Looking for storage performance? No need to wait for NVMe

Flash storage, Software-defined storage, Storage...

The latest buzz in storage is NVM Express (NVMe) and for good reason.  The new interface greatly expands on the capabilities of the Advanced Host Controller Interface (AHCI) by utilizing the massive amounts of parallelism available in NAND flash storage.  NVMe is capable of over 65,000 queues in comparison to a single command queue of ...read more


A spectrum of healthcare benefits

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

In terms of its impact on our lives, perhaps no industry benefits more from the information revolution than healthcare. To achieve the outcomes we want, healthcare leverages 21st century information technology: Big data analytics, mobile and social platforms, unstructured data from thousands of clinical sensors, cognitive solutions such as those provided by IBM Watson and ...read more