IBM Cloud Object Storage provides an industry-leading software-defined hyperscale and cost effective storage solution for data and AI workloads. Our solution is used by customers across the globe for modernizing their infrastructure for AI, analytics, IoT, video and image repositories and cloud storage for service providers including IBM Cloud. Customers can lower storage costs up to 12%, using new 18 TB SMR drives and increase throughput up to 55 GB/s for a 12 node cluster, with up to 300% better performance for reads and up to 150% for writes. Customers can protect their data with our local or geo-dispersed data protection that can be customized for demanding data lakes and large capacity requirements.
IBM® Storage Insights provides an unparalleled level of visibility across your storage environment to help you manage complex storage infrastructures and make cost-saving decisions. It combines proven IBM data management leadership with proprietary analytics from IBM Research. As a cloud-based service, it enables you to deploy quickly and save storage administration time while optimizing your storage. It also helps automate aspects of the support process to enable faster resolution of issues. Two editions enable you to select the capabilities that serve your needs best.