Become a smarter buyer in a flash

The number of hybrid, disk-based, and flash storage options available to you can be pretty overwhelming. That’s why we’ve created this buyer’s guide to help you understand which solutions will provide you with the strongest competitive advantage and the best fit for your company’s requirements.

Proven, high-performance flash storage systems are designed to transform your infrastructure

Engineered to meet modern high-performance application requirements

Ultra-low latency, cost-effectiveness, operational efficiency, and mission-critical reliability are built in to every all-flash storage solution and all-flash array

Flash storage custom tailored to meet your needs

A brief assessment of your current storage environment will help you identify, evaluate and decide on the right flash storage solutions.

Industry-leading technology supported by guarantees

Endurance, performance and compression are guaranteed, and IBM offers extended support and maintenance

Introducing the NVME-accelerated IBM FlashSystem 9100

Accelerate your ability to obtain real-time value from your data, and rapidly evolve to a multicloud infrastructure fueled by NVMe technology.

With IBM FlashSystem 9100, you gain an innovative, flexible storage system that reduces your costs and stores more data in the same footprint.

Unify mixed environments and consolidate workloads with storage virtualization

NVMe and multicloud for your enterprise

New! NVMe acceleration. Gain the performance of all-flash and NVMe with the reliability and innovation of IBM FlashCore technology and the rich features of IBM Spectrum Virtualize — all in a powerful 2U storage system.

Enterprise storage virtualization

Now with NVME-oF. Accelerate applications and your entire infrastructure with virtualization, compression, deduplication, dynamic tiering, thin provisioning, data copy services and high-availability. Scales to over 2 PB. 

Cost-effective all-flash storage

IBM Storwize V7000F with NVME-oF. Deploy all-flash performance with storage virtualization to consolidate workloads. The V7000F with NVME-oF is designed for enterprises. IBM Storwize V5030F supports entry-level and midsized workloads.

Meet the demands of the most critical applications across your enterprise

Scale-out file and object

Optimize performance and enable growth for clusters, AI and analytics. This system combines IBM POWER8 servers and dual-ported storage enclosures with IBM Spectrum Scale to eliminate data silos.

Optimized mainframes and open systems

Now with accelerated performance. Maximize the potential of your IBM Z, IBM LinuxONE, IBM Power Systems and distributed systems to gain superior all-flash performance and extremely low response times.

Tier 0 application top performance

Now with NVMe-oF. Turbocharge the performance of targeted workloads with all-flash arrays that deliver up to 1.1 million 100% random read IOPS and 600,000 100% random write IOPS.

Simplify your IT with multicloud storage systems that are easy to deploy and manage

Easy-to-deploy cloud storage

Extend your cloud infrastructure with cost-effective, all-flash storage. You gain consistent, predictable high performance with simple management.

All-flash grid storage

More affordable entry configurations. Get the consistent, reliable and efficient performance you need for dynamic data at scale. Excellent platform for rapidly growing cloud storage in large, mixed workload environments.

Converged Infrastructure

Configurations with NVMe-oF. Simplify IT with VersaStack from IBM and Cisco, which combines compute, network and storage resources into highly integrated, tested, and validated architectures.

Leading solutions for every data storage challenge

IBM Storage has the right solution for your data challenges. Learn about our new cloud, AI, cyber resiliency and modern data protection announcements.

Is your business equipped for the speed of change?

Businesses are realizing the value of data—equipping themselves with innovative solutions and essential skills that put their IT infrastructure at the forefront of the transformation in data value.

Help reduce costs for your data-driven, multicloud enterprise

With IBM Storwize all-flash storage solutions, businesses can focus on managing block data needed for primary storage workloads that require strong availability, performance, redundancy and enterprise-class data services.

The smart buyer’s guide to Flash

Is flash storage right for your business? This helpful guide contains information and answers to common questions about flash to help you make an informed decision for your business.

Powering the high-performance cloud

How should you select and implement the right storage solutions to support your cloud initiatives? Gain actionable insights from this white paper.

IBM® FlashSystem : Powering the future of IT

IT faces new challenges every day. Read this whitepaper to see how IBM FlashSystem can address the challenges in your changing environment.

University of Rochester Medical Center (URMC)

URMC aims to provide world-class healthcare around the clock. With acquisitions and new technologies creating an explosion of data, it needed reliable storage to underpin core applications.

University of Pittsburgh Medical Center (UPMC)

To deliver life-changing care, UPMC must ensure clinical and research teams have fast, reliable access to data. How could the organization shorten storage response times and increase availability?

Plenty of Fish (POF)

POF helps four million daily users find love online — but as the company outgrew its aging storage, resulting in delays in user experience, it faced the risk of losing users to the competition.

High performance business continuity

The Business Continuity and Data Reuse solution for IBM FlashSystem 9100 takes disaster recovery to the cloud and facilitates data reuse to reduce costs and improve business agility.

Multiplying the value of data

The Data Reuse, Protection, and Efficiency solution for IBM FlashSystem 9100 enables you to protect and reuse data to maximize your business advantage while minimizing your storage capacity requirements.

High performance private cloud toolbox

The Private Cloud Flexibility and Data Protection solution for IBM FlashSystem 9100 provides a complete, easy-to-deploy solution for the construction and management of private cloud environments.