Storage

IBM is recognized as a “Leader” in 2019 Gartner Magic Quadrant for Data Center Backup and Recovery Solutions

Cloud object storage, Data security, Storage

IBM has been recognized as a Leader in the 2019 Gartner Magic Quadrant for Data Center Backup and Recovery Solutions. This is the eighth report in a row, and 13 out of 14 years lifetime, IBM has been recognized as a Leader in the Gartner Magic Quadrant for Data Center Backup and Recovery Solutions for both its completeness of ...read more


On your journey to hybrid multicloud, you’ll encounter new storage challenges

Hybrid cloud, Multicloud, Storage

This is part three in a 6-part series on storage for hybrid multicloud. In Part 1 I set the stage – getting us all on the same page with the terminology of hybrid multicloud. In Part 2 we explored what’s behind this rapid industry shift toward hybrid multicloud infrastructure. In Part 3 we’re going to ...read more


IBM Storage a “Leader” in 2019 Magic Quadrant for Distributed File Systems and Object Storage – again

Cloud object storage, Hybrid cloud storage, Storage

For the fourth year in a row, IBM has been recognized as a Leader in the Gartner Magic Quadrant for Distributed File Systems and Object Storage for both its completeness of vision and ability to execute in the data-driven scale-out storage market for unstructured data. Gartner’s report evaluated two solutions in IBM’s suite of software-defined storage, IBM ...read more


Secure hybrid cloud with encryption everywhere on IBM z15

Hybrid cloud, Mainframes, Storage

From time to time, we invite industry thought leaders to share their opinions and insights on current technology trends to the IBM Systems IT Infrastructure blog. The opinions in these posts are their own, and do not necessarily reflect the views of IBM. Securing hybrid cloud environments is a shared responsibility. IT teams are looking ...read more


Exploring the motivation for hybrid multicloud–an industry perspective

Hybrid cloud, Multicloud, Storage

This is part 2 in a 6-part series on storage for hybrid multicloud. In Part 1 I set the stage–getting us all on the same page with the terminology of hybrid multicloud. In Part 2 we’re going to explore what’s behind this rapid industry shift toward hybrid multicloud infrastructure. The IBM Institute for Business Value ...read more


Setting the stage for your journey to hybrid multicloud; a basic vocabulary

Hybrid cloud, Multicloud, Storage

There is a rapid industry transition under way 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 to the shareholders. Although the transition is touching every area of IT infrastructure, in this 6-part series we ...read more


Powerful new storage for your mission-critical hybrid multicloud

Flash storage, Multicloud, Storage

Cloud computing and mainframes processors are two of the most important contributors in information technology solutions. They are increasingly being linked together to unlock value for clients. 85 percent of companies are already operating in multicloud and by 2021, most existing apps will have migrated to the cloud. [1] At the same time, mainframe utilization ...read more


A conversation about metadata management featuring Forrester Analyst Michele Goetz

AI, Big data & analytics, Storage

I recently had an opportunity to speak with Forrester Principal Analyst Michele Goetz following a research study on the subject of metadata management conducted by Forrester Consulting and commissioned by IBM. Michele’s research covers artificial intelligence technologies and consultancies, semantic technology, data management strategy, data governance and data integration, and includes within its scope the ...read more


IBM is transforming data storage for media and entertainment

Data security, Storage, Tape and virtual tape storage

Disruptions in media and entertainment have been occurring at a rapid pace over the past few years and many organizations are still struggling with optimizing their IT infrastructure for new data requirements. With growth in capacity, new larger file formats, keeping more data online for business opportunities, and the growing use of AI, organizations are ...read more