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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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IBM DeepFlash 150 for Big Data and Capacity-Driven Production Storage

Enterprises run on production storage that enable the execution of key business processes. Typically, this is thought of as Tier 1 primary storage. However, some capacity-driven secondary storage also supports these use cases, including big data where high-velocity capture, discover and/or analysis of data is critical.Now, while standard all-flash storage solutions play very well with […]

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Datera Democratizes Elastic Block Storage

 Major public cloud providers, notably Amazon, have led a transformation in information technology architectures in recent years. That transformation can be called many things, including hyperscale computing, a scale-out distributed computing model for clouds where the orchestration, operation, and economics of the resulting infrastructure is fundamentally different (and generally considered to be substantially improved) from […]

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IBM FlashSystem’s Big Step Forward with Flash Storage for the Hybrid Cloud

 Eddie Cantor once said, “It takes 20 years to make an overnight success.” That is certainly the case with flash storage which has been around for many years, but high cost limited its acceptability to a limited number of high-performance/high-value-added applications. Declining prices have led to broader acceptance of flash storage for a broader base […]

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RPost: Taking Email to a Higher Level

Have you ever worried that a critical e-mail was not delivered? Are you afraid to send certain e-mails because you cannot afford to have non-authorized eyes violate their confidentiality? Wouldn’t it be nice if you could send and receive legally certifiable documents (and signed too!) without having to use physical mail or FAX?Certifying delivery, ensuring […]

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