Software-Defined Storage for Dummies

Software-defined storage (SDS) is an approach to building data storage that places a layer of software between storage and applications in order to help manage data growth and enable multicloud flexibility.

Check out Software-Defined Storage for Dummies to learn more.

Why software-defined storage?

Your data storage needs to be available, functionally rich, flexible, protected, performing and cost efficient in today’s data-driven enterprise. SDS is the key to achieving that.


faster system response times


months to start seeing ROI

IBM Spectrum Storage provides software-defined storage solutions for every need

Improve the way you manage, protect and store data with IBM Spectrum Storage Suite.  Unify your data storage across on-premises and multicloud environments, plus leverage the power of the IBM Spectrum Storage family of products to reduce costs, leverage AI, improve data protection, and so much more.

Fawry pleases customers thanks to SDS

We put together business cases for a range of solutions, and IBM Storage came out on top - again…With software-defined storage solutions from IBM, we can be certain about where our data is stored. And that we can access it whenever we need it.”

— Haytham Abbas, Infrastructure Director, Fawry,



IBM Systems software

From operating systems to accelerating workloads to developing and deploying new apps, IBM has IT infrastructure software to help you run your business.

Reduce storage OpEx and CapEx

Add features and unify storage from more than 500 storage systems to make block storage more efficient, agile and ready for multicloud.

Optimize storage infrastructure

An unparalleled level of visibility across your storage environment to help you manage complex storage infrastructures and make cost-saving decisions.

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