Storage

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


Accelerating data for NVIDIA GPUs

AI, Big data & analytics, Storage

These days, most AI and big data workloads need more compute power and memory than one node can provide. As both the number of computing nodes and the horsepower of processors and GPUs increases, so does the demand for I/O bandwidth. What was once a computing challenge can now become an I/O challenge. For those ...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


Cyber-resiliency best practices: Staying prepared for cyberattack

Data security, IBM Systems Lab Services, Storage

It seems that major headlines every week focus on data breaches or cyber events against well-known, reputable businesses or government agencies. Cyberattacks are becoming more prolific and sophisticated, so it’s no longer a question of if it will affect your organization, but when. Certain cyberattacks such as ransomware can cripple an organization, if not shut ...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


Met Office gives businesses the upper hand with fast, accurate weather data

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. Weather is one of the few things in life none of us ...read more


IBM refreshes enterprise storage, bringing strong new storage technologies to IBM Z and IBM LinuxONE customers

Digital transformation, Mainframes, Storage

Written by Eric Burgener, Research Vice President, Infrastructure Systems, Platforms and Technologies Group – IDC, Sponsored by IBM With digital transformation (DX) underway in most enterprises, there is an ever-increasing need for higher performance, greater than “five nines” availability, and flexible data protection options that give customers the capability to implement a cost-effective approach in ...read more