storage

To cloud or not to cloud . . . that shouldn’t be the question

Cloud computing, Hybrid cloud, Storage

In my discussions with clients about their journey to cloud, it’s becoming evident that many of them are viewing cloud as a goal, instead of looking at cloud deployments as a capability. In some cases, line-of-business owners are under corporate pressures to “adopt” a cloud-first strategy. A recent Forrester Consulting study commissioned by IBM, “The ...read more


Accelerate AI workloads with IBM Storage

AI, IBM Systems Lab Services, Storage

Artificial intelligence is on the rise. Gartner’s 2019 CIO Agenda survey shows that between 2018 and 2019, organizations that have deployed AI grew from 4 percent to 14 percent. This increasing adoption demonstrates the value of the data insights and resulting gains to the business that AI can offer. AI has come a long way ...read more


Storage made simple for hybrid multicloud: the new IBM FlashSystem family

Flash storage, Hybrid cloud storage, Storage

In part one of this blog post series, we discussed IBM’s approach for delivering innovation while simplifying your storage infrastructure, reducing complexity, and cutting costs. Now let’s take a closer look at the details of the new IBM FlashSystem family, a single platform designed to simplify your storage infrastructure, reduce complexity and cut costs, while ...read more


Storage made simple for hybrid multicloud

Flash storage, Hybrid cloud storage, Storage

Albert Einstein said, “Everything should be made as simple as possible, but not simpler.” In line with that inspiration, IBM is launching a new family of flash storage solutions designed to meet the full range of enterprise storage needs from entry to mid-range to high-end systems that extend to your hybrid multicloud storage deployments. All ...read more


The hot storage trends for 2020

Hybrid cloud, Multicloud, Storage

Now that 2019 has ended, we anticipate incredible storage advancements to come in 2020. Storage is the essential foundation for all your application, workloads, and data sets. If your storage is not reliable, resilient, performant, and flexible, the value of your most critical business asset–your data–decreases dramatically.  Read on to see what is coming your ...read more


The Top 10 storage moments of 2019

Cloud computing, Multicloud, Storage

2019 was a big year for IBM Storage, with a slew of exciting launches of new solutions, fascinating and valuable reports, and deep dives into the ways in which storage can help your organization continue to innovate and drive value from your oceans of data. But amongst all that great news, what stands out as ...read more


A future of powerful clouds

Hybrid cloud storage, Multicloud, Storage

In a very good way, the future is filled with clouds. In the realm of information technology, this statement is especially true. Already, the majority of organizations worldwide are taking advantage of more than one cloud provider.[1] IBM calls this a “hybrid multicloud” environment – “hybrid” meaning both on- and off-premises resources are involved, and ...read more


Secure, efficient and high-performance deployment on premises and in the cloud

Flash storage, Multicloud, Storage

In Part one of this 2-part post on IBM Storage for hybrid multicloud, I discussed the two pieces of software at the center of our approach. The first is IBM Storage Insights, a free cloud-based service that simplifies your operations. The second is IBM Spectrum Virtualize, the strategic storage software foundation. In Part 2, we’ll ...read more


Open flexibility with infrastructure-independent software

Hybrid cloud, Multicloud, Storage

There is a rapid industry transition underway to a hybrid multicloud style of computing. It’s happening across all industries and all lines of business and being pushed along by stakeholders from IT managers to the C-suite and shareholders. Although the transition to hybrid multicloud infrastructure is touching every area of IT, its impact on storage ...read more