Feature spotlights

Ease of management

Helps deliver consistent service levels without performance tuning and automates many tasks, minimizing administrative work and the level of expertise needed overhead.

All-inclusive mature features

Provides an enterprise-class tools set including advanced remote mirroring, snapshots, multi-tenancy, and QoS, and automation and orchestration through OpenStack, REST, and VMware.

Flexible consumption

Deploys flexibly across x86 servers, integrated appliances, including by third party vendors, and public cloud infrastructure, including IBM Cloud -- with reusable licensing for hardware refreshes.

Fast access to data

Facilitate deployments in minutes not days.

Seamless data flow

Data flows from the cloud to multiple locations

Gain storage visibility, insight, and control

Available at no charge, cloud-based IBM Storage Insights provides a single dashboard that gives you a clear view of all your IBM block storage. You’ll be able to make better decisions by seeing trends in performance and capacity. Storage health information enables you to focus on areas needing attention and when IBM support is needed, Storage Insights simplifies uploading logs, speeds resolution with online configuration data, and provides an overview of open tickets all in one place.

More details about IBM Spectrum Accelerate

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How customers use it

  • Private cloud for enterprises

    Private cloud for enterprises

    Problem

    How can I handle workloads unable to use public clouds?

    Solution

    IBM Spectrum Accelerate deploys easily across any x86 server, installs in 30 minutes, and with enterprise-class capabilities based on XIV integrated appliance technology, it assists in transitioning to software defined storage.

  • Test and Development environment / Ad-hoc projects

    Test and Development environment / Ad-hoc projects

    Problem

    How can I keep up with the new applications being developed?

    Solution

    Use IBM Spectrum Accelerate on your server or IBM Cloud-leased hardware to deploy quick test-dev environments. Perpetual licensing -- no hardware attach -- lets you pick the best underlying hardware for the job.

  • Remote office deployment

    Remote office deployment

    Problem

    I need advanced replication and high availability

    Solution

    Deploy IBM Spectrum Accelerate at remote sites, improving business continuity by using advanced storage capabilities to replicate data to the home office and simplifying with central management.

Technical details

Software requirements

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    Hardware requirements

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