IBM Storage Scale
Accelerate AI with a global data platform and break through data barriers
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IBM Storage Scale in the IBM Storage portfolio is software-defined file and object storage for AI and data intensive workloads creating a high performance, globally connected, cost-optimized and enterprise-resilient information supply chain and global data platform.

By leveraging the global data platform of IBM Storage Scale, you can connect data silos throughout your organization with an open ecosystem of storage options including non-IBM storage platforms from edge to core to cloud. Automated policy-based efficiency helps establish a global data information supply chain which makes more data with more performance available at a lower cost for your AI and other data intensive applications. The data cataloging and orchestration service, now part of IBM Storage Scale, adds a new dimension for data users which enables them to understand, optimize and find critical data required for AI data pipelines and generative AI workloads. The IBM Storage Scale System building blocks provide you with an easy and optimal way to start and grow a global data platform and modernize your organization's data strategy for AI.

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IBM recognized as an industry leader for 7 consecutive years

Gartner has recognized IBM as a leader in distributed file and object storage for many consecutive years. Get the Gartner® Magic Quadrant™ report.

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Benefits Improve performance for AI workloads

Build a globally connected high-performance infrastructure, that is flexible for multiple concurrent workloads.

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De-risk the business

Protect data and harden resiliency from attacks or unforeseen downtime and keep your systems on and accessible.

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Connect and optimize all your data

Create an open hybrid cloud and connected data platform that modernizes infrastructure with global data unification.

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Features High performance object storage

Give your applications the choice of interfaces to the data it needs with a high-performance S3 interface for your file and object data.

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Plug-and-play data services

Leverage software services that are easy to configure and manage while providing the capabilities for AI, HPC and enterprise workloads.

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NVIDIA and IBM Storage Scale

Get support for GPU direct storage (GDS), NVIDIA SuperPOD and NVIDIA AI solutions with three easy-to-install configurations.

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Kubernetes and IBM Storage Scale  

Access a high-performance interface and simple to deploy and grow storage solution for containers.

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Cloudera and IBM Storage Scale  

Make the most of IBM Storage Scale Hadoop connector that supports Cloudera Analytics and Apache Spark.

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Cyber Resilient Data

Leverage comprehensive resiliency while protecting your data with IBM SafeGuarded Copy, incorporating the optional IBM CyberVault component.

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Case studies Pushing the boundaries of knowledge

Read how the University of Birmingham drives innovative research forward by taking control of their data.

Simplifying data management

Find out how pixitmedia keeps the action rolling in the media and entertainment industry.

Conserving energy in a data-driven world

Discover how the Danish Meteorological Institute teams with IBM to adopt a modernized, more sustainable storage system

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Discover the easiest way to deploy IBM Storage Scale with performance and capacity that scales from 1 to over 1000 nodes.

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