Storage made simple for AI and hybrid cloud modernization
IBM Elastic Storage® System (ESS) is software-defined storage that makes it easier to deploy fast, highly scalable storage for AI and big data. IBM ESS can reduce inefficiency, lower acquisition costs, simplify storage management, eliminate data silos, support multiple demanding workloads, and deliver high performance throughout your organization.
New: IBM Elastic Storage System 3500
Powered by the global data platform of IBM Spectrum® Scale, the IBM Elastic Storage System 3500 scales from 36TB to 600YB+3 of capacity in a single cluster, with high performance support for up to 1800+TB/s with 20 nodes. With its easy management, data services and low latency, it can help you solve your difficult AI and hybrid cloud challenges.
IBM Elastic Storage System 5000
IBM Elastic Storage System (ESS 5000) represents a new generation of integrated scale-out data management with state-of-the-art capacity storage with containerized software delivery for ease of installation and update. ESS 5000 delivers market-leading 55GB/sec performance throughput per node to move data to or from your systems fast enough to keep pace with even the most powerful processors.
Key features of ESS 3500 and ESS 5000
Optimize your storage with key features that allow for integration and scalability.
IBM Spectrum Scale software
Spectrum Scale comes installed on a pre-configured system offering scalable capacity and performance to handle demanding data analytics.
IBM Erasure Coding
Recover data in minutes rather than hours while using less space than data replication.
True scale-out capability
A high performance, single unified file system that scales out to meet the demands of the largest of data systems.
Global sharing and collaboration
Enables low-latency read and write access to data from anywhere in the world using AFM distributed routing and advanced caching technology.
Policy-based tiering and data reduction
Move data between different storage tiers and enhance performance by freeing up primary storage.
Cyber secure lockable data and audit trails
Access a detailed log of every action or activity taken related to data or reports.
A technical overview of the ESS 5000 and ESS 3000 solutions.
ESS 5000 Guide
This IBM® Redbooks® publication introduces the IBM Elastic Storage® System 5000 (ESS 5000) as a scalable, high-performance data and file management solution.
ESS 3000 Guide
This IBM® Redbooks® publication introduces the IBM Elastic Storage® System 3000 (ESS 3000) as a scalable, high-performance data and file management solution.
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