Flash storage

IBM FlashSystem 9100 – The core of the data-driven multi-cloud enterprise

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 […]

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Powering business at the speed of life

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 […]

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IBM Spectrum Access Blueprint for IBM Cloud Private

A few months ago, IBM introduced a new blueprint concept called IBM Spectrum Access Blueprint for IBM Cloud Private. Think of it as a recipe for deploying your own private cloud environment. To refresh your memory, IBM introduced this innovative and revolutionary platform as a service (PaaS) delivering IBM applications and middleware for modernizing traditional […]

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6 ways to enhance your IT infrastructure

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 […]

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Meeting the data needs of artificial intelligence

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 […]

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IBM DS8880F: The trusted foundation for digital innovation

A recent study from Forrester® reveals that digital transformation and customer experience are the current and future goals of process improvement initiatives.  Leaders need to change the way they think in order to match these goals[1] . In fact, the nature of core business is changing rapidly to meet customer expectations. Business transformation fosters efficiency […]

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Help reduce costs for your data-driven, multi-cloud enterprise

Company leaders managing data workloads on a finite budget look to IBM Storwize, a family of all-flash storage solutions focused on managing block data needed for primary storage workloads that require strong availability, performance, redundancy and enterprise-class data services. “As our clients transform their data center infrastructures to meet new demands, keeping storage costs down […]

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Scale massive SAP HANA database capacity in the cloud

Every organization, including yours, wants an edge, whether that advantage is getting to market first, delivering exceptional customer experiences or creating unique operating efficiency. And now you have an easy starting point—SAP S/4HANA on IBM Power Systems servers in the IBM Cloud, a new capability announced at Think 2018. In-memory databases such as SAP HANA […]

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NVMe: Simple can be powerful

The problem-solving principle known as “Occam’s razor” states that the simplest solution is usually the best one.[1] Essentially, this type of thinking helps explain the growing interest in Non-Volatile Memory Express (NVMe) over an Ethernet environment. Adoption rates are accelerating for mobile and social systems of engagement, big data and real time analytics, and many […]

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