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IBM Extends Storage Made Simple to Encompass Containers

 Recall Albert Einstein saying that “Everything should be made as simple as possible, but not simpler.” This seems to accurately reflect the “storage made simple” mantra that has driven IBM storage throughout 2020. The company now concludes its year of extensive announcements by recognizing the increasing importance of container technology in conjunction with storage. Let’s […]

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IBM Continues Its Focus on Innovative Storage Research

For over 100 years IBM has been a vibrant, profitable company; it intends to remain that way for many years into the future. One of the ways that IBM has used to remain relevant is through strong, ongoing research and development (R&D) programs that ensures that the IBM solutions pipeline is kept filled with customer-pleasing […]

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IBM Spotlights Storage Made Simple for Data and AI

IBM first turned its “storage made simple” theme to block-based systems, most notably its FlashSystem offerings as the non-mainframe portion of its storage for hybrid multicloud. Now the company has applied the same theme to storage for its data and AI systems, most prominently, the file-based Elastic Storage System (ESS) storage hardware that is managed […]

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IBM Storage Solutions for Edge Computing

Edge computing continues to be increasingly important for organizations to make better data driven decisions. Since edge computing is a big generator of data and since data requires storage, storage is a major player. Let’s examine briefly how IBM positioned its approach to edge computing at its recent Think 2020 Digital conference, how it is […]

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IBM Continues to Extend its Mainframe Storage Solutions

According to IBM, its Z mainframes process 30 billion transactions per day, including 87% of all credit card transactions in the world. These two facts alone show the importance of the mainframe in the world economy, but it also underscores the importance of the complementary storage systems that all mainframes must have. Therefore, IBM’s continuing […]

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