IBM Storage

Mind the gap

Flash storage, Storage, Workload & resource optimization

When we look at the tremendous data growth organizations are experiencing these days against flat or declining storage budgets, we realize that some organizations face a serious gap. It is possible, however, to bridge the gap by building the right storage foundation–a foundation that will help organizations manage and run data much more efficiently. When ...read more


Integrated infrastructure: Gain without the pain

Integrated infrastructure, Software-defined computing, Storage...

There’s a scene from A League of their Own that made a deep impression on me and has stayed with me over the years. In the scene, the team manager confronts one of the players and asks why she decided to leave the league. She responds: “it just got too hard” to which the manager ...read more


Survey on IBM storage analytics drives price reduction

Hybrid cloud storage, Storage

Today is a good day for companies that hold on to data, but can’t spend a lot of time managing their storage. Starting today, entry prices have dropped by over 80 percent for IBM cloud-based storage management as a service, IBM Spectrum Control Storage Insights. With a new entry price of only $250 dollars per ...read more


Oceans of data: Storage challenge or opportunity?

Data security, Integrated infrastructure, Storage

It’s nothing new: data growth, conservatively estimated between 25 – 40 percent per year, can easily outpace IT budget growth by a factor of 10. While it’s easy to simply categorize the ever-expanding “oceans of data” all around us as a challenge, many others gravitate to its inherent opportunities. The data being created in today’s ...read more


Service providers seek storage invisibility as clouds roll in

Hybrid cloud storage, Integrated infrastructure, Storage

IT providers of all types are following cloud computing closely, due mainly to its potential for driving business outcomes. This is especially true for the managed service provider (MSP) segment, whose players have a lot to lose or gain based on how they adopt cloud computing. I saw this up close recently, when I met ...read more


Crafting cool technology, made with IBM

Data security

My favorite part of summer camp was never athletics (though I won a tennis award for most improved) and never drama (though they always found some part for me) and certainly never the overnight (though sleeping on the ground under the stars always sounds cool). My favorite part of camp was hands down arts and ...read more