Disk storage

The 5 HOT storage trends for 2019

AI, Big data & analytics, DevOps...

Historically, computer storage hasn’t always been top-of-mind in the world of IT. But the success of your business, whether a company of five or the Global Fortune 500, lies within your storage strategy. Really. Think of it this way: you wouldn’t want to build your new office or factory on a weak foundation, would you? ...read more


Independent storage analysts take notice of IBM Storage… shouldn’t you?

Cloud object storage, Disk storage, Flash storage...

When making any big decision it’s imperative to do your research. When you can rely on experts, it helps to dramatically reduce your risk.  If you are considering your next vehicle purchase, you turn to Consumer Reports or one of the leading automotive magazines.  You’ll call a qualified financial advisor to help you invest wisely ...read more


IBM continues as a Leader in 2018 Magic Quadrant for Distributed File and Object Storage

AI, Big data & analytics, Cloud computing...

For the third 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, ...read more


Previewing VMworld: Enhanced storage solutions for a multicloud world

Cloud computing, Disk storage, Flash storage...

Very few business leaders implement only one cloud solution in today’s multicloud world. Organizations are deploying private clouds to maximize control over sensitive data, tapping into public cloud services to increase business agility and constructing hybrid environments to utilize existing on-premises systems while capitalizing on cloud capabilities. To help you maximize the value of all ...read more


Meeting the data needs of artificial intelligence

AI, Deep learning, Disk storage...

Artificial intelligence (AI) is playing an increasingly critical role in business. By 2020, 30 percent of organizations that fail to apply AI will not be operationally and economically viable, according to one report[1].  And in a survey, 91 percent of infrastructure and operations leaders cite “data” as a main inhibitor of AI initiatives[2]. What does ...read more


Securing your IBM Spectrum Protect server

Cloud computing, Data security, Disk storage...

“I’m doing daily backups of my Spectrum Protect database, but is this enough to secure my Spectrum Protect server?” It’s a question I hear frequently. In my present job role in IBM Systems Lab Services, I do health checks on various IBM Spectrum Protect environments, and the number one recommendation in 9 out of 10 ...read more


How IBM Spectrum Scale resembles my toddler twins

Cloud computing, Data centers, Disk storage...

I’m a storage consultant in IBM Systems Lab Services and a working mother of two-and-a-half-year-old twins who were affectionately known as Flash and Elastic during my pregnancy because of the way they moved in my belly. I usually spend my days onsite with IBM clients implementing and managing IBM Spectrum Scale clusters, but I also ...read more