Overview

Faster time to market

IBM® Storage as a Service extends your hybrid cloud experience with a new flexible consumption model enabled for both your on-premises and hybrid cloud infrastructure needs, giving you the agility, cash flow efficiency, and services of cloud storage with the flexibility to dynamically scale up or down and only pay for what you use.

IBM simplifies your experience with our global expertise, transparent and consistent pricing, high performance and scalable storage solutions supported by IBM concierge service.

Features

A simple, flexible storage experience

Clear pricing model

Get transparent pricing with a straight forward model —one single rate for base and growth capacity, no hidden penalty fees, and the benefits of data reduction technologies.

Cyber resilience

Protect your data from cyberattacks with isolated, immutable copies that enable you to quickly recover with confidence.

Lifecycle management

Help lower your costs for installation, maintenance and refreshes with IBM lifecycle management and concierge service.

Increased flexibility

Choose from flexible options, including performance tier, initial capacity, connectivity, encryption, standard or high-availability options, and contract terms.

Pay-for-what-you-use billing

Simply provision your storage up or down as you require, and IBM bills you for only what you use.

Data security

Reduce risks with full control of on-prem storage and security technologies.

Hybrid cloud

Extend your hybrid cloud environment with IBM Spectrum® Virtualize for Public Cloud or via cloud adjacent architecture at Equinix®.

Always-on availability

Proven 6 9’s of availability with optional 100% availability guarantee.**

Leading technology

Rely on services built on a hybrid cloud storage platform designed for fast, scalable, resilient infrastructure.

Get started with Storage as a Service

Explore a flexible consumption model that dynamically scales up or down.

Footnotes

*Subject to customer accounting practices
OPEX: an operating expense is an expense a business incurs through its normal day-to-day business operations. Often abbreviated as OPEX, operating expenses include rent, equipment, inventory costs, marketing, payroll, insurance, and funds allocated for research and development.

** HyperSwap configuration installed by IBM Lab Services. Terms and conditions apply.