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What IBM Storage Suite for IBM Cloud Paks Can Do

Bring enterprise data services to container environments with a flexible software-defined storage solution for hybrid cloud. IBM Storage Suite for IBM Cloud Paks is based on members of the IBM Spectrum Storage family as well as open source offerings from Red Hat designed to simplify the deployment of IBM Cloud Paks while enabling a faster, more reliable way to modernize and move to the cloud.


IBM Certified

Fully tested with Kubernetes, Red Hat OpenShift and IBM Cloud Pak solutions to provide enterprise data services to business critical container environments.

Simplified approach

Delivers a simplified, standardized and trusted approach for the deployment, use and management of persistent storage for your OpenShift containerized private cloud environment.

Monitor and maintain

Helps you monitor and manage applications while providing resource consumption reports.

Ideal for private cloud deployments

The essential private cloud service fabric for building and managing on-premises, containerized applications with persistent storage.

Flexible IBM and Open Source Software

Maximize your data resources with IBM Cloud Object Storage, Spectrum Virtualize, Spectrum Scale and Spectrum Discover plus Red Hat's open source Ceph Storage and OpenShift Container Storage.

Data services for Red Hat OpenShift

The essential private cloud storage software foundation for building and managing on-premises, containerized applications with persistent storage and data services.

Key features of IBM Storage Suite for IBM Cloud Paks

  • SDS for Red Hat OpenShift private cloud
  • Choose the data resources you need now
  • Enterprises can build new applications
  • Delivering infrastructure services easily and efficiently
  • Simple scalable deployments
  • Optimizes cloud deployments
  • Quickly deploy persistent data resources as data classes
  • Speed up container storage provisioning
  • Support for unstructured data

Which option is right for you?

Red Hat Ceph Storage Community Ed.

Red Hat® Ceph Storage frees you from the expensive lock-in of proprietary, hardware-based storage solutions.

Red Hat OpenShift Community Edition

Dynamic, stateful, highly available container-native storage can be provisioned and de-provisioned on demand as an integral part of the OpenShift admin console.

IBM Spectrum Scale Developer Edition

Learn, develop and test with IBM Spectrum Scale™ for non-production use.

IBM Storage Suite for IBM Cloud Paks

Flexible monthly license for IBM Storage Suite for Cloud Paks for your Red Hat OpenShift container environment.

IBM Cloud Paks Perpetual License

For users who want a perpetual license for Storage Suite for Cloud Paks in your Red Hat OpenShift environment. Features full license for indefinite use.