IBM FlashSystem family - unified hybrid flash storage for your hybrid cloud

The new IBM FlashSystem family (now including Storwize) simplifies storage for hybrid cloud. With a unified set of software, tools and API’s, our hybrid flash and all flash storage array storage address the entire range of storage needs, all from one data platform that extends enterprise functionality throughout your storage estate. Get the smart buyer’s guide to help you simplify your flash storage cloud environment.


Tailor your hybrid storage system to your exact business needs

Accelerates workloads with guaranteed results

IBM FlashWatch is designed to enhance your end-to-end ownership experience with flash storage guarantee programs.

Meet performance objectives

Automate data placement across flash and disk devices. Deliver fast performance when and where you need it by moving the most frequently used data to your highest speed devices with hybrid flash storage.

Optimize data economics

The hybrid flash array helps lower your total cost of ownership with the best mix of flash and traditional spinning drives to meet your service level agreements at the most reasonable cost.

Support a range of workloads

Deliver the performance required to support critical workloads like big data analytics and media streaming, along with a variety of mixed workloads, such as public and private clouds with hybrid flash storage arrays.


Hybrid flash storage built with IBM Spectrum Virtualize—extend to up to 500 heterogeneous storage systems

IBM FlashSystem 5000H

Enterprise entry-level hybrid flash storage solutions designed to provide enterprise-grade functionalities without compromising affordability or performance.

IBM FlashSystem 5100H with NVMe

A family of affordable, enterprise-grade hybrid flash storage solutions including an end-to-end NVMe model. New offerings are designed for enterprise midrange storage requirements with increased functionality and performance.

IBM FlashSystem 7200H with NVMe

Cost-optimized, end-to-end NVMe, plus SCM support for flash acceleration with optional hybrid flash expansions. Enterprise-class features include extensive AI-based storage resource management, predictive analytics, and automated data placement.

For clients purchasing new IBM FlashSystem 5010, 5030, 5100, and 7200 storage systems between now and September 30, 2020, IBM is extending use of IBM Storage Insights Pro at no charge until December 1, 2020.


All-flash storage arrays

Accelerate and optimize cloud environments with IBM Flash Storage and all-flash arrays. Flash technology keeps your data protected and readily available, giving you the competitive advantage.

Optimize storage infrastructure

 Manage complexity, optimize cost, and streamline support, all from IBM Cloud.  Benefit from proven IBM data management leadership and AI technologies from IBM Research. 

Special offer: Due to COVID-19 disruption, IBM is making Storage Insights Pro freely available for 90 days to all IBM Storage users to assist in multi-vendor storage management, capacity planning and problem resolution. Optimize storage infrastructure with IBM Storage Insights. Manage complexity, optimize cost, and streamline support, all from IBM Cloud. Benefit from proven IBM data management leadership and AI technologies from IBM Research.


What customers are saying

“IBM Power Systems and FlashSystem are perfect for running SAP HANA, and the combination gives us what we need to take Groupe Bastide global.”

— Emmanuel Romieu, IT Manager, Groupe Bastide

Speak with an expert now

Not sure how to optimize your mix of storage media to achieve the best balance of performance and economics? 

Our hybrid flash storage experts are here to help you figure out what you need.