IBM FlashSystem 5000

Simplify with faster, cloud-ready, surprisingly affordable storage

Recommended monthly price starting from 200 GBP/month for 26 TB
Order before 30th September and pay nothing for 90 days

Latest news

New! IBM Elastic Storage System 5000: the next-generation platform introducing storage systems for data lakes with market-leading performance and capacity.

Enhancement! IBM Cloud Object Storage: a new software engine provides faster access to data and fewer resources for performance.

IBM Storage for AI

IBM Storage for Data and AI simplifies your infrastructure for AI workloads. It provides an optimized foundation for different stages of the AI ladder, and eliminates and consolidates data silos to drive faster and lower costs results.

IBM Elastic Storage System 5000

The Elastic Storage System 5000, powered by the award-winning IBM Spectrum Scale, will help collect data, is designed for data lakes, and has market-leading performance and capacity.

IBM Cloud Object Storage

IBM Cloud Object Storage performance improvements bring 300% faster reads and 150% faster writes, lower operational costs, and collect data with a new software engine


The IBM FlashSystem family — one platform to simplify your hybrid multicloud storage

With a unified set of software, APIs and tools, IBM FlashSystem (which now includes products formerly known as Storwize) addresses the entire range of storage needs with one platform that extends enterprise functionality throughout your storage estate. FlashSystem is a single family powered by IBM Spectrum Virtualize that extends to the cloud, simplifies management with IBM Storage Insights, supports the latest in containers, and is designed for complete peace of mind with IBM FlashWatch.

Protect, manage, and extend your data to the cloud with more innovation, less complexity and lower costs.  

Pay for capacity while you use it, don’t pay up front

Finance a FlashSystem with monthly payments over a 3-year term and have the possibility to either keep it, refresh or simply walk away. Refresh your FlashSystem for the same monthly price or less, or upsize/downsize your system to meet your needs and have the advantage of a 3-month transition period with no dual billing. 

Also available with cloud-like pricing.


Current promotions

Storage Insights Pro

IBM is making Storage Insights Pro freely available for 90 days to all IBM Storage users to assist in multi-vendor storage management, capacity planning and problem resolution.

IBM Spectrum Protect Plus

Organizations that are not already entitled to IBM Spectrum Protect Plus are eligible for the IBM Spectrum Protect Plus No Charge 90-day Edition.

IBM Client Storage Assessment

IBM is offering a no-charge Client Storage Assessment. Get an in-depth CSA report with insights into your multi-vendor storage environment.


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News from analysts

Get the Forrester Total Economic Impact report of IBM Spectrum Virtualize

Read the latest IDC perspective on the IBM FlashSystem family from Eric Burgener at IDC

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IDC: Digitally Transforming Enterprises are Managing to Higher Levels of Storage

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A data-first infrastructure for the hybrid multicloud world can be your competitive advantage.