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IBM Cloud Object Storage again named a leader in the 2018 IDC MarketScape for Object-based Storage

IBM Cloud Object Storage has been recognized for the fifth year in a row as a leader and placed in the Leaders category by International Data Corporation (IDC) in the IDC MarketScape: Worldwide Object-based Storage Vendor Assessment. (Doc #US42665518, June 2018) IDC has found that the market for object-based storage (OBS) continues to grow and […]

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3 paradigm shifts for IT operations on IBM Z to support digital enterprise

Good news! IBM Z is perfectly equipped to be at the center of your digital enterprise; 80 percent of corporate structured data and 55 percent of all enterprise transactions reside on IBM Z with only 6.2 percent of total corporate server expenditure[1]. It is the only platform capable of encryption of 100 percent of your […]

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Why education matters: Building skills for your future

When you make an investment in something, you want to get the most out of that experience — and often that means learning is required. Technology is evolving at an increasing pace. The skills many of us brought to the workplace may not be the skills we’ll need on our next project, but high-quality training […]

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

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 […]

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A forecast of clouds

If the latest IDC FutureScape study – Worldwide Enterprise Infrastructure 2018 Predictions – was about the weather instead of IT trends, without doubt the forecast would be for increasing clouds. Of the ten predictions made in the FutureScape study, nearly half relate to public and private cloud in some way. For example, Prediction #5 says […]

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Expressing the future of business

The latest FutureScape study just released from leading analyst firm IDC makes a bold prediction: By 2021, NVMe will replace SCSI as the protocol of choice in enterprise-class storage arrays, and more than 25 percent of spending on all-flash arrays will derive from end-to-end NVMe-based systems.[1] For IBM Storage customers, this prediction from IDC can […]

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The FutureScape of IT

Information technology is growing faster and smarter – quickly. That’s the news in a nutshell from the latest IDC FutureScape study – Worldwide Enterprise Infrastructure 2018 Predictions. The latest FutureScape[1] study presents IDC’s top ten enterprise infrastructure predictions. For IBM Storage customers, the most important highlights include: NVMe will replace SCSI as the protocol of […]

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Cut through the hype of enterprise data encryption

Encryption is experiencing growing interest and scrutiny. It is increasingly positioned as a technology that addresses the triple threat driving the security landscape: Supporting regulatory compliance Counter-acting the continually evolving threat landscape Limiting enterprise exposure to the risk posed by digital transformation Ideally, enterprise data encryption would be a hygiene behavior, perceived as a fundamental […]

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What goes into the right storage for AI?

Artificial intelligence (AI), machine learning and cognitive analytics are having a tremendous impact in areas ranging from medical diagnostics to self-driving cars. AI systems are highly dependent on enormous volumes of data—both at rest in repositories and in motion in real time—to learn from experience, make connections and arrive at critical business decisions. Usage of […]

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