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IBM Storage Utility Offering

Buy storage capacity your way IBM introduces a procurement method that aligns your capacity costs to your business initiatives  Data creation continues at an explosive rate, and does not appear to be slowing down. Customers look to their IT partners to help solve these problems and often ask… how can I better align my capacity […]

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IBM Storage systems go cloud native

Along with the recent announcements of many new IBM Storage offerings, product enhancements and leading-edge innovations, I would like to call attention to IBM Storage Enabler for Container Environments. This new IBM software for containers is a technology that is quickly becoming a cloud infrastructure “must-have.”[1] Container technology enables prepackaged and pre-configured software with the […]

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IBM Spectrum Virtualize transforms IT with new hybrid cloud capabilities

When moving to a hybrid cloud strategy, the number one concern that initially worries many leaders is the question of security: “Is my data really secure in a public cloud?”  While security is still top-of-mind these days, there are new concerns that are beginning to surface as well.   Namely, how difficult and how disruptive will […]

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Flash deployments growing their presence in data centers and in the cloud

Three years ago, it was virtually impossible to deploy an all-flash data center or an all-flash storage portfolio. Flash was being leveraged in storage arrays and in systems, but it was not widespread by any means. This has changed. Today, flash storage is seen as an integral part of the enterprise data center, and the […]

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VersaStack Solution: Convergence of innovation

The power of converged infrastructure lies in its inherent flexibility. Solutions such as those provided by VersaStack™ from IBM and Cisco can be tailored to meet a broad range of IT requirements and business use cases. Also, the converged infrastructure components themselves can evolve, gaining functionality and growing faster, more efficient, and easier to manage […]

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Expansive all-flash and software innovations from IBM

IBM maintains one of the world’s largest and most influential corporate research capabilities, and the IBM Systems Storage and IBM Storage software portfolios benefit directly from this extraordinary commitment to research and innovation. This week, IBM is announcing wide-ranging technology advances, new system capabilities and enhanced software solutions designed to accelerate the value IBM Storage […]

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Software-defined storage: How to get started

Software-defined storage (SDS) has gained momentum in the enterprise IT market. The adoption of SDS among forward-thinking organizations is being driven in part by IT cost reduction, automation and infrastructure flexibility needs. SDS provides a means to transition from storage area network (SAN) storage and network-attached storage (NAS), and to scale-out architectures that use server-rich […]

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IBM’s all-flash innovation continues

Flash storage has come a long way. A few years ago, only about a third of enterprises worldwide had deployed flash storage solutions. By next year, nearly 80 percent of enterprises will be using flash in some form.[1] And industry analysts expect that by 2020, all-flash arrays will drive more than 70 percent of all […]

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Partner ecosystems with Cisco and IBM

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 […]

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