Software-defined storage

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


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


Flash Memory Summit Award: Most Innovative Flash Memory Technology — IBM FlashSystem 9100

AI, Cloud computing, Flash storage...

This week, IBM’s newly announced FlashSystem 9100 all-flash array received the award for Most Innovative Flash Memory Technology at the 2018 Flash Memory Summit (FMS) in Santa Clara, California. “Customers demand new levels of performance, data reduction and ROI from their storage investments,” said Jay Kramer, Chairman of the Awards Program and President of Network ...read more


How to choose the best IT infrastructure for SAP HANA

Big data & analytics, Cloud computing, Data centers...

As companies face the looming 2025 challenge to migrate to SAP HANA, many leaders are wrestling with the decision to deploy HANA appliances, move to SAP HANA Cloud or stay put on their current database stack that they have spent years investing in to their unique environments. IBM has worked with many clients who have ...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


IBM Elastic Storage Server adds Storage Utility Offering option

Power servers, Power Systems, Software...

IBM introduces a flexible procurement method that aligns your unstructured data capacity costs to your business initiatives. Buy scale-out file and object storage with cognitive data management your way. Unstructured data creation continues at an explosive and accelerating rate and does not appear to be slowing down. Customers are looking to their trusted IT partners ...read more


Powering business at the speed of life

AI, Flash storage, Integrated infrastructure...

Mark Peters, Practice Director and Senior Analyst at Enterprise Strategy Group (ESG) observes: “Time and again our market research reminds us that it’s the needs of overall business, more than any other factors, that drive the choice and adoption of IT technologies. And, whatever those overall needs, what’s equally clear is that right now businesses ...read more


6 ways to enhance your IT infrastructure

AI, Cloud servers, Data security...

AI and cloud technologies are having a disruptive impact on IT, affecting everything from compute and storage requirements to developer tools. As a result, the hardware you procure today should not only meet your expectations, but it also should prepare you for what comes next. With that consideration in mind, an assessment of your IT ...read more