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IBM Subscription Rental for storage

IBM’s new Subscription Rental offers customer choice for those looking for short term contracts. This new option offers commitments of just 12 months, renewable to 48 and can be canceled at any time*. Ideal for MSPs/CSPs and medium to large enterprises looking to create an inhouse utility, IBM enables a complete solution. By combining IBM LinuxONE and IBM storage, customers can now rent a total solution of compute to capacity in one easy to deploy procurement with pay as you grow pricing.

IBM Spectrum Protect Plus

IBM’s new Storage Software Utility Offering is pay for use for IBM Spectrum Protect and delivers pay as you grow modern data protection with IBM’s award winning IBM Spectrum Protect software title. Align your data protection software costs with the cyclical needs and always changing storage usage.

IBM FlashSystem 9200

IBM FlashSystem 9200 combines the performance of flash and Non-Volatile Memory Express (NVMe) with the reliability and innovation of IBM FlashCore® technology and the rich features of IBM Spectrum Virtualize™ — all in a powerful 2U storage system. Providing intensive data driven multicloud storage capacity, FlashSystem 9200 is deeply integrated with the software defined capabilities of IBM Spectrum Storage™ allowing you to add in the multicloud solutions that best support your business.

IBM FlashSystem 7200

IBM FlashSystem® 7200 offers the advantages of end-to-end NVMe, the innovation of IBM FlashCore® technology, the ultra-low latency of Storage Class Memory (SCM) and the rich features of IBM Spectrum Virtualize™. The IBM FlashSystem 7200 brings high-end capability to organizations needing enterprise mid-range storage, allowing you to easily add in the multicloud technology that best supports your business.

IBM FlashSystem 5100

IBM FlashSystem® 5100 combines the performance of flash and NVMe end-to-end, the innovation of IBM FlashCore® technology, Storage Class Memory (SCM) for ultra-low latency with the richest features of IBM Spectrum Virtualize™ and AI-powered predictive storage management and proactive support— in powerful and affordable 2U solution. Providing imulticloud storage capacity, FlashSystem 5100 leverages AI to simplify management and cost efficiency while enabling cloud applications in containers.


VersaStack is a converged infrastructure solution, jointly developed by IBM and Cisco, that delivers extraordinary efficiency, performance and economics. The VersaStack portfolio addresses the latest in IT trends, such as data center modernization, hybrid cloud and software-defined storage.

High Availability Storage Utility Offering

When 5 or 6 nines of availability is not enough! Leverage IBM Storage Utility Offering to build very cost effective high availability solutions.

IBM Cloud Object Storage

This highly scalable cloud storage service is designed for high durability, resiliency and security. You can store, manage and access your data via our self-service portal and RESTful APIs. Connect applications directly to Object Storage and integrate IBM Cloud services.

IBM Elastic Storage Server

Performance and growth for clusters, cognitive workloads and analytics. A modern implementation of software-defined storage, combining IBM Spectrum Scale software with IBM POWER8® servers. IBM Spectrum Scale, the parallel file system at the heart of the solution, delivers high performance throughput, simplifies management, eliminates data silos and consolidates unstructured data capacities by providing a single namespace for your new demanding workloads.

IBM TS7700 Family

The IBM TS7700 is a family of virtual tapes, optimizing data protection and business continuance for IBM Z® data. The TS7700 operates at disk speeds while maintaining compatibility with existing tape operations. Its fully integrated storage hierarchy takes advantage of disk and tape technologies to deliver performance for active data. It also offers a pay as your grow model so that you can introduce the benefits of the TS7700 at a much lower price point than a typical lease or purchase.

IBM FlashWatch

High availability is critical in today's 7x24x365 business world. Traditional 5 and 6 nine arrays may not always be enough. IBM's FlashWatch high availability guarantees zero interruption to data availability and is engineered for today’s business climate where up time is critical. Together, with the IBM Storage Utility Offering, IBM enables you to procure an HA storage solution with IBM HyperSwap for an additional cost of 20% over a traditional lease.

IBM DS8880F all-flash storage

IBM® DS8880F systems are designed to deliver superior all-flash performance with very low response times. You gain high availability and reliability to support today’s complex IT environments, emerging cloud, mobile, social, analytics and cognitive workloads. IBM DS8880F improves business efficiency by consolidating your mission-critical workloads for IBM Z®, IBM LinuxONE™, IBM Power Systems™ and distributed systems under a single all-flash storage solution with more than six-nines availability.

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