Software Defined Infrastructure

Guard your virtual environment with IBM Spectrum Protect Plus

Cloud object storage, Data centers, DevOps...

The server virtualization market is expected to grow to approximately 8 billion dollars by 2023. This would mean a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 7 percent between 2017 and 2023. Protection of these virtual environments is therefore a significant and critical component of an organization’s data protection strategy. This growth in virtual environments necessitates ...read more


Spectrum Scale, SDI and motorcycles: Scale up, scale out!

IBM Systems Lab Services, Services, Software...

You might wonder if I’ve completely gone off the rails when I mention my passion for motorcycle riding in the same breath as Spectrum Scale and software-defined infrastructure (SDI). Trust me, I’ll make a case for why I put them together. In the early days, a motorcycle was nothing more than a bicycle with a ...read more


NVMe: Simple can be powerful

Big data & analytics, Cloud computing, Flash storage...

The problem-solving principle known as “Occam’s razor” states that the simplest solution is usually the best one.[1] Essentially, this type of thinking helps explain the growing interest in Non-Volatile Memory Express (NVMe) over an Ethernet environment. Adoption rates are accelerating for mobile and social systems of engagement, big data and real time analytics, and many ...read more


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

Flash storage, Hybrid cloud storage, Integrated infrastructure...

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 ...read more


Who do you trust with your IT security?

Data security, Encryption, Hybrid cloud...

Security is a word that’s used to cover many aspects of IT, and it’s a top concern for organizations today, but there’s another important word related to the vendors of IT security products and solutions that safeguard your business: trust. Securing your business data and applications from malicious access or tampering rests on trust in ...read more


Corral your growing storage infrastructure!

AI, Cloud computing, IBM Systems Lab Services...

A changing IT ecosystem Businesses today are measured by their ability to meet customer demand for anytime/anywhere products and services. Technologies such as cloud, mobility, social media, cognitive/AI, the Internet of Things and virtual reality are creating new business performance benchmarks and generating an explosion of data. To deliver competitive advantage in the marketplace, organizations ...read more


The data storage elite are about to be recognized

Flash storage, Integrated infrastructure, Software...

February 2018 will be a big month for those at the top of their game.  With the 2018 Winter Olympics set to take place February 9 -25 in Pyeong Chang, South Korea, the world’s elite athletes will compete for a record 102 medals in 15 disciplines, including headline sports such as skiing, bobsledding, figure skating ...read more


Join us at IBM Systems Technical University 2018 events!

Academic initiatives, Cloud computing, Cloud servers...

Cloud and cognitive technologies may be driving the future of business, but just as important as implementing them is optimizing the infrastructure that supports them. In 2018, IT professionals can grow their skills in designing, building and delivering IT infrastructure for the cloud and cognitive era by attending IBM Systems Technical University (TechU). To serve the demand ...read more


Storage disaster recovery: Are you using the right tool?

Flash storage, Hybrid cloud storage, IBM Systems Lab Services...

Disaster recovery (DR) and business continuity planning isn’t a one-time event. Effective DR and business continuity requires ongoing management and has to be integrated into your day-to-day operations. Storage systems are one of the most critical dimensions in DR and business continuity planning, and most organizations feel that planning for it is a complex task ...read more