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IBM Continues to Advance Its Strategic Storage Investments

In 2015, IBM announced that it would spend $1 billion on software-defined storage (SDS) R&D over the coming five years. Recent enhancements in its SDS portfolio — namely the IBM Spectrum Storage family — reflect how that ongoing investment is benefiting storage users and IBM customers.IBM Spectrum Storage family: Responding to changing timesRegarding IBM’s Spectrum […]

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IBM DS8880F All-Flash Storage Serves the Mainframe

IBM recently announced three models of high-end DS8880F all-flash storage systems. You might ask: Since IBM already has a wide spectrum of all-flash storage systems, why does it need more products? The answer is that the DS8880F models are targeted at IBM z Systems mainframe users who tend to have very high demand HA/DR (high […]

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IBM Extends Flash Storage Across All Primary Storage

IBM Extends Flash Storage Across All Primary Storage White Paper Complete

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Ericsson Faces Tough Economic Realities Head-on

 Telecommunications-gear giant Ericsson was adversely affected economically in 2016 by slow capital spending on network upgrades and expansion among telecom carriers. Even though mobile data usage is growing exponentially that has not translated into wireless providers’ sales growth. As a result, cost disciplines, albeit painful, have resulted in necessary budget cutting. However, cutting alone does […]

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IBM Keeps a Sharp Storage Edge

IBM Edge is the company’s annual systems conference with a focus on servers (namely z Systems and POWER) and storage solutions. As you well know, such a conference is an immersive experience with the overwhelming amount of information that is presented within a few days. As an industry analyst with a strong focus on storage, […]

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