IBM® DS8900F is the next generation of enterprise data systems built with the most advanced POWER9™ processor technology. Designed for data intensive and mission-critical workloads, DS8900F adds next-level performance, data protection, resiliency and availability across your hybrid multicloud solutions through ultra-low latency, better than seven 9's availability, transparent cloud tiering and advanced data protection against malware and ransomware.
IBM Elastic Storage Server is a modern implementation of software-defined storage, combining IBM Spectrum Scale software with IBM POWER8® processor-based I/O-intensive servers and dual-ported storage enclosures. IBM Spectrum Scale is the parallel file system at the heart of IBM ESS. IBM Spectrum Scale scales system throughput as it grows while still providing a single namespace. This eliminates data silos, simplifies storage management and delivers high performance. By consolidating storage requirements across your organization onto IBM ESS, you can reduce inefficiency, lower acquisition costs and support demanding workloads.