IBM Enhances Spectrum Storage…

IBM’s February 7, 2017 software-defined storage announcement was so chock full of new capabilities for the company’s Spectrum Storage and Cloud Object Storage, it’s tough to sum it up in one sentence or even a paragraph. But a look at the history of IBM Spectrum Storage will provide some context and illustrate IBM’s prime objectives: consistency, integration and flexibility. The Spectrum Family of software- defined storage was first...

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IBM’s Spectrum Storage: Now a Suite, Not Just a Family

IBM is now providing a comprehensive set of software-defined storage tools under the rubric of the IBM Spectrum Storage Suite to meet this need. These solutions can be applied to data residing in both SAN infrastructures and storage-rich server environments, enhancing the effectiveness of IT. But the new simplified licensing policy for IBM’s Spectrum Storage Suite should also allow enterprise customers to improve both cost and process...

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