SDS

The cloud journey on IBM Power Systems

Cloud computing, Deep learning, High-performance computing...

As a consultant in IBM Systems Lab Services, I’ve been implementing cloud solutions for our IBM Power Systems clients since 2009. The technologies we’re using are always evolving, and we have helped hundreds of Power Systems clients around the world take their IT infrastructures from fully virtualized to cloud-enabled. With the recent announcement of the ...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


Celebrating a family of software-defined storage leaders

Hybrid cloud storage, Software-defined computing, Software-defined storage...

Software-defined storage (SDS) is a solution that separates storage intelligence from the underlying infrastructure. It is intended to enable optimal hardware flexibility as applications interact only with the software, potentially creating many cost and deployment advantages. With SDS driving substantial savings in CAPEX, OPEX and operational manpower needs, enterprises of all types and sizes are ...read more


Introducing IBM DeepFlash ESS: Accelerate Your Insights

Flash storage, Software-defined computing, Software-defined storage...

Businesses of all types are learning that time to insight is critical for big data workloads. In these workloads, mostly unstructured information is streaming in at high volume and velocity and the analytics from older data are often much less valuable — even useless. To help you solve these storage challenges in big data and ...read more


Four big benefits of software-defined storage

IBM Systems Lab Services, Software-defined storage, Storage...

Software-defined storage is helping clients across a variety of industries manage their data. It can help your company too. A recent eWeek article debunked some common myths surrounding software-defined storage, showing how misunderstood this technology continues to be. There are some big benefits to be had, though, so it’s important to understand the role software-defined ...read more


Elastic Storage Server redefines unified storage for modern workloads

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

What does unified storage mean for modern workloads? Ten years ago, the concept of unified storage was new. It meant a single storage solution that served both block and file workloads. Unified storage did solve the problem of storage silos at that time—separate storage area network (SAN) and network-attached storage (NAS) arrays. In the early ...read more