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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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IBM Continues to Drive Software-Defined Storage and All-Flash Storage

 IBM continues to play a key leadership role in two trends that are transforming computer storage — software-defined storage (SDS) and all-flash storage systems. This week’s Q3 storage announcement focused on IBM’s virtualization-driven SDS product, IBM Spectrum Virtualize, both as standalone software and in its powering IBM’s all-flash solutions. Those include the FlashSystem V9000, the […]

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