Partner ecosystems with Cisco and IBM

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

This week, Cisco launched Cisco Intersight, a new intelligent, cloud-based management and analytics platform for Cisco UCS and HyperFlex systems. It will provide substantial operational advantages for IBM and Cisco’s VersaStack solutions that utilize Cisco UCS infrastructure. The new UCS management platform demonstrates how innovation benefits both customers and partnerships. IBM and Cisco have maintained more

Why a multicloud strategy pays off

Hybrid cloud storage, Workload & resource optimization

An enterprise might turn to a multicloud strategy for a variety of reasons. In addition to expanding the business, an enterprise’s CTO or CIO might want to maintain control of the enterprise’s data or utilize different infrastructures and applications for specific business needs. Or they may want to take a cost-effective approach to avoiding downtime more

Safely storing massive amounts of data just got easier

Cloud computing, Cloud object storage, Data security...

A new Cisco Validated Design offers a cost-efficient on-premises cloud object storage solution. IBM Cloud Object Storage and Cisco UCS Servers are integrated to help clients easily store and manage cloud-scale application data. Today, as companies take action to drive digital transformation – technologies like cloud, mobile, IOT, social, analytics and cognitive are generating content more

IBM at Cisco Live: The future of hybrid cloud

Cloud computing, Flash storage, Hybrid cloud storage...

In today’s hypercompetitive economy, your organization needs to deliver instant access to information, applications and services, or risk falling behind. If you use a traditional data center design with static resources, your IT infrastructure and staff likely can’t respond in time. Why? Because traditional siloed environments are inefficient.  Staffing and budget constraints further complicate the more

Innovate or perish

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

Modern-day discovery in the oil & gas market Innovate or perish. This is sage advice that rings true for companies in all industries, but particularly for the oil & gas sector, where game-changing disruptions seem to threaten to jeopardize the profitability of many firms. Since mid-2014, oil prices per barrel have fallen by more than more

An ocean of possibilities with VersaStack

Cloud computing, Software-defined computing, Software-defined storage...

What lies just beneath the surface often surprises you. For example, on its surface, the recently announced VersaStack for Hybrid Cloud is a powerful new solution for deploying both converged infrastructure and hybrid cloud resources all within one platform. That in itself is remarkable. But dive into VersaStack on one of the award-winning IBM FlashSystem more

Private transformation with VersaStack

Cloud computing, Integrated infrastructure, Storage

This week IBM and Cisco announced a new VersaStack offering that combines converged infrastructure with cloud functionality into one powerful solution – VersaStack for Hybrid Cloud. Although much of the focus during the announcement has been on the hybrid cloud aspect of this new solution, it’s important to note that many of these same IBM more

Introducing the IBM and Cisco converged cloud

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

Hybrid cloud and converged infrastructure are two of the most powerful currents pushing IT into the 21st century. Hybrid cloud reconciles opposing requirements for the security, performance and control provided by on-premises infrastructure with the flexibility and cost savings of cloud computing. Converged infrastructure offers the simplicity and agility demanded by modern enterprises trying to more

IBM all-flash market leadership confirmed

Flash storage, Integrated infrastructure, Storage

Enterprises around the world make storage purchase decisions based almost exclusively on information and advice from three sources: trusted colleagues, basic product documentation such as data sheets and industry analysts. With three finalists in the All-flash Storage System category of and Storage magazine’s 15th annual Products of the Year competition, IBM has been recognized more