Storage Talks: High Performance Storage in Action

Modernizing your data lakes and accelerating your AI workflows

2nd September 2021, 15:00 CET

Invest in Data. Save on Storage.

Whatever the size of your organisation, your data deserves the best enterprise storage at a competitive price.


IDC research shows that organizations must ensure their infrastructure is equipped to handle all the data, processing, and performance requirements that AI initiatives demand. If you use your existing storage infrastructure without modernizing, you greatly increase your risk of failure. IBM Storage for Data and AI enables customers to seamlessly introduce AI initiatives at scale in a hybrid cloud environment.

Continental Auto Group: Infrastructure optimized for autonomous driving

Developing autonomous driving solutions with faster, more flexible data storage and simplified management for AI.


IT architecture that delivers flexibility and eases deployment of cloud native applications for hybrid cloud.

Enterprise container-native storage solutions for OpenShift

IBM Spectrum Fusion* is a container-native storage solution for customers who need global hybrid cloud data access and enterprise storage services that meet the strict requirements for mission critical data. This solution will provide a streamlined way to discover, secure, protect and manage data from the edge to the core data center to the public cloud.

Native container access support

Cluster storage with one to many IBM Spectrum Scale nodes for fast and easy deployment and optimized for performance.

Easy deployment and native high-performance access to data

Red Hat® OpenShift® Container Storage (OCS) now supports IBM Spectrum® Discover for governance and AI integration to IBM Watson® solutions.

Enterprise data services for container environments

Simplify the deployment of IBM Cloud Paks® with software-defined storage solutions from IBM Storage and Red Hat® OpenShift® delivering flexibility for AI workloads.


AI storage solutions that make data simple and accessible for hybrid cloud.

Highly scalable storage for AI and big data

The Elastic Storage® System 5000 (ESS 5000) is the new-generation platform for data lakes with speed, market leading performance, density and scalability.

Storage for AI object storage repository

Object storage is the choice for online scalable repositories required by many AI workloads, thanks to its high durability and easy-to-manage large data capabilities.

Storage for AI file and object storage repository

Meet the challenges of AI storage with high performance and scalability from edge to core to cloud now with container-native storage access for Red Hat OpenShift.


Catalog and index data with policy engine.

Catalog and index in real time

Automate cataloging/indexing and ensure real-time data updates are integrated and current with IBM Spectrum® Discover. Enable comprehensive insight, data governance, and optimization, now integrated with IBM Watson® Knowledge Catalog.

Integrate enterprise file and object data

Create smarter data by integrating enterprise file and object data from IBM Spectrum® Discover with one-click integration to IBM Watson® Knowledge Catalog. Combine analysis and insights with other vital enterprise data.


Big data solutions that provide high performance and an integrated AI infrastructure.

IBM Storage for Data and AI with Power Systems

Deliver blazing fast performance, proven dependability and resiliency in a fully optimized, scalable and supported AI platform. IBM Storage for Data and AI with Power systems is IT infrastructure designed for enterprise AI.

IBM Storage for Data and AI with NVIDIA DGX Systems

Get the scalable throughput you need to support performance and data science workloads with NVIDIA DGX Systems; more GPU-accelerated servers in a single rack; and extended data management that drives developer productivity.

Next-gen storage built for high-performance AI and hybrid cloud

The IBM Elastic Storage® System 3200 (ESS 3200) is designed to meet and beat the challenges you face managing data for analytics.

IBM has been recognized as a Leader 5 years in a row

We’re thrilled to announce that IBM has been positioned as a leader in the 2020 Gartner Magic Quadrant for Distributed File Systems and Object Storage.

Related Data and AI solutions

IBM Cloud Object Storage for Splunk®

Optimize an existing Splunk deployment using IBM Cloud Object Storage for Splunk® (SmartStore), with a new architecture that can lower cost.

IBM Spectrum Scale with Cloudera

Combines the extreme parallel performance with NVMe access, enterprise data services with integrated data lifecycle management, and massively scalable storage with the integrated support for Hadoop analytics.

Cost-effective AI storage with scalable archives

Enable lowest-cost AI storage with direct file access to data stored on tape with IBM Spectrum® Archive for cost-effective and highly scalable active archives.

Accelerate analytics and application development

Give users access to production data without impacting priority workloads or compromising data security and privacy with IBM Virtual Data Pipeline.

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