Data Storage Solutions

The world is awash in oceans of data. Structured or unstructured, generated internally or created by others, stored in the data center or the cloud, data sits at the core of cognitive business. Leveraging vast quantities of data to uncover patterns and pursue breakthrough ideas, a cognitive business enables lightning-fast decisions by quickly converting data into insights.

IBM Storage solutions provide the speed and performance of ready data access with the agility and efficiency of hybrid cloud and software-defined storage. By connecting data across any architecture, storage from IBM delivers deeper insights faster — giving you the edge to outthink and outperform your competition and win in the cognitive era.

Flash storage

IBM Flash Storage is engineered to meet modern high-performance storage requirements, with ultra-low latency, cost-effectiveness, operational efficiency, and mission-critical reliability.

IBM Spectrum Storage

IBM Spectrum Storage is the comprehensive solution for software-defined storage, availability and management. Software-defined innovation so you can manage capacity, performance and business flexibility.

Hybrid storage

IBM hybrid storage solutions use an optimized mix of media including flash to provide high performance at an affordable price.

Tape storage

Discover better data economics with IBM tape storage: gain scalability, durability, security, and energy efficiency at a compellingly lower cost than other media.

Storage Area Network

Capitalize on enterprise-wide data sharing and collaboration with a comprehensive range of intelligent SAN switches, directors and routers to connect servers and storage systems.

Converged Infrastructure

IBM and Cisco have partnered to introduce a converged infrastructure solution built for your hybrid cloud environment. VersaStack for Hybrid Cloud provides the flexibility to choose the best deployment option for a wide variety of enterprise IT workloads, while freeing up resources in the datacenter for new-generation applications and cognitive workloads.

Storage Solutions

IBM Storage Solutions combine the speed and performance of ready data access with the agility and efficiency of hybrid cloud and software-defined storage.

Big data storage

Simplify the storage of unstructured data, deploy new applications and control costs with IBM Spectrum Storage.

Cloud storage

Build scalable, flexible clouds simply and securely.

Hybrid cloud storage

View our comprehensive storage portfolio of simple cloud-ready on-premises, SDS and Storage-as-a-Service offerings.

Object storage

With object storage, data is accessed using a unique identifier and a flat data structure that enables massively scalable storage.

ISV Storage Solutions

Discover IBM solutions from independent software vendors, partners and solution providers.

Ready for Partner program

Validated storage and software-defined solutions for IBM clients, developed with the IBM Solution Partner Ecosystem.

Backup and recovery

IBM backup and disaster recovery solutions can help you manage more data with less infrastructure and simplified administration.

Business continuity

Learn how IBM business and continuity solutions can help you avoid costly downtime due to unplanned outages.

Data encryption

Learn how IBM Storage for data encryption and security can protect your data against theft or accidental loss.

Storage virtualization

Learn how IBM solid state storage can improve performance and reduce your costs.

What's new

2017 Gartner Magic Quadrant Leadership

IBM has been recognized as a leader in two industry segments. Download the Gartner Magic Quadrant report for Solid-State Arrays or for Data Center Backup and Recovery Solutions

IBM sets new world record for tape storage capacity

IBM Research has developed a magnetic tape storage technology with an areal recording density of 201 Gb per square inch, with a world record of up to 330 TB capacity on a single tape cartridge (20x more than current tape drives).

Maximize the power of your mainframe environment

IBM DS8880F is designed to deliver an optimized integration with the new z14 mainframe to deliver superior performance, hybrid cloud connection and secure data transactions.

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