Hybrid cloud storage solutions
The best of both worlds. IBM innovative hybrid cloud storage solutions integrate on-premises and cloud storage environments.
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Your hybrid cloud, your way

Simplify and consolidate your hybrid cloud environments with security-rich, high performance IBM Storage® solutions. Store your data in a private environment and manage workloads in the public cloud, or manage workloads in private data centers and move data in and out of the public cloud. Use with traditional applications or modern data lakes.

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Modern IT made easy  ESG explores how hybrid cloud storage innovations can help you meet diverse IT requirements, while freeing up time for your staff. Read the ESG report (321 KB) 75% Simplify hybrid cloud

IT decision makers surveyed that believe IT is more complex today than it was just two years ago.

38% Keep data volume under control

Respondents who indicate large data volumes increase IT complexity.

28% Enhance existing storage

People surveyed who state that modern technologies can also add complexity.


IBM hybrid cloud drives business agility

Hybrid cloud cyber resiliency and data protection The ultimate way to keep your data safe

It's always good to have a backup plan. With IBM Spectrum Protect Plus Online Services, you can make sure your busines stays up and running even in the event of a disaster. 

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Scalable data protection

Protect billions of objects per backup server with scalable data protection. Monitor your storage environment, quickly detect signs of a ransomware attack, and receive proactive security notifications.

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Hybrid cloud data protection

Provide near-instant recovery, replication, retention, and reuse for VMs, databases, and containers in hybrid cloud environments

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Copy data management

Enable data consumers to make copies with a self-service portal when and where they need them (on-prem or cloud), while optimizing storage use to reduce cost.

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Case studies

Optimize resources and lower IT costs

pixitmedia, the UK’s leading post-production provider, improves the flexibility, scalability and performance of its workflows with IBM Spectrum Scale software.

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Launch innovative new offerings

Advanced Technology Services (ATS) Group launched innovative new workload migration and disaster recovery services to its customers with the help of IBM Spectrum Virtualize technologies.

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Drive down costs to satisfy customers

IBM Storage solutions help Claranet reduce internal costs so it can deliver cost-effective, flexible and resilient cloud services to its customers.

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Modernizing storage platform to support service continuity

Citynet modernized its storage platform with IBM FlashSystem to ensure Hall AG keeps water, electricity, connectivity and innovation flowing even as data volumes explode.

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Accelerate innovation and control costs

Blanc und Fischer IT Services GmbH worked with IBM and Red Hat to standardize its SAP applications to IBM Power Systems, IBM Storage, and Red Hat Enterprise Linux to optimize its investments through standardization.

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Connect communities through always-on IT

Using IBM FlashSystem, the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Salzburg is able to ensure that its services are always available to its community while simultaneously keeping staff and clergy connected.

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Flexible consumption and financing options IBM Storage as-a-Service

Proven hybrid cloud storage now available as a service. Preserve cash flow while combining the agility of the cloud with the control of on-premises storage – all supported and maintained by IBM experts.

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IBM Storage Utility

Procure hybrid cloud flash storage your way. Efficiently manage fluctuating storage demands by only paying for capacity as you consume it.

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IBM Global Financing

A robust set of flexible payment options from the industries #1 IT financier to help you accelerate your hybrid cloud storage strategy.

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