software defined

Residency services: Empowering your IT storage staff

IBM Systems Lab Services, Software-defined storage, Storage

Have you ever been in this situation? You come into a new position in a new company, with new staff, and you find out that no one has enough knowledge to completely manage the primary storage system. What do you do? Hire someone? Train everyone? Hope it runs fine on its own? Well, you could ...read more


Introducing Spectrum Storage for AI with NVIDIA DGX for deep learning

AI, Cloud object storage, Deep learning...

Artificial intelligence, machine learning and deep learning projects are happening in every industry and research team across the globe. According to IDC[1], by 2019 40 percent of digital transformation initiatives will use AI services; by 2021, 75 percent of commercial enterprise apps will use AI, over 90 percent of consumers will interact with customer support ...read more


Innovating Deployment for Critical Applications

Cloud object storage, Flash storage, Hybrid cloud storage...

These days, the business world is changing rapidly. Data-driven enterprises need IT solutions that are evolving and improving as quickly as the companies themselves. Recent announcements from IBM Storage demonstrate that IBM is continuing to provide leading-edge data management and storage innovation across the entire information lifecycle, from creation to archive. IBM Spectrum Scale, a ...read more


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


IBM Storage delivers new solutions for your multicloud enterprise

Cloud computing, Cloud object storage, Hybrid cloud storage...

Today, IBM Storage is announcing many new innovations across the portfolio focused on enabling and supporting simple and automated management, data movement and the placement of data across clouds and on premises. This demonstrates IBM’s continuing focus on what we’ve found matters most to our customers and Business Partners: eliminating silos, breaking down barriers, and ...read more


IBM FlashSystem 9100 – The core of the data-driven multi-cloud enterprise

AI, Cloud computing, Data centers...

IBM believes that today there is only one kind of successful enterprise – the data-driven multi-cloud organization.[1] We can see the needs of data-driven businesses reflected in some of the most powerful trends currently driving enterprise data storage: Non-Volatile Memory Express (NVMe), artificial intelligence, multi-cloud, containers and more.[2] The question becomes: “Is there a storage ...read more


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


IBM Cloud Object Storage scores top marks

Cloud object storage, Hybrid cloud storage, Integrated infrastructure...

Gartner recently published its Critical Capabilities for Object Storage in January 2018. As we did in the last publication (October 2016), IBM Cloud Object Storage scored highest overall for the object storage use cases. This year IBM actually scored the highest in every use case. IBM believes this is a great headline, but we encourage ...read more


VM protection and availability made easy

Data security, Software-defined computing, Software-defined storage...

There is too much complexity in backup and data protection. Even the solutions that tout their simplicity can take weeks to setup and hours to recover – even if you’re a backup expert. However, there are fewer backup and storage specialists. As organizations move toward agile processes that embrace cloud and virtual machines, backup is ...read more