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Software-defined Storage: Definitions and Considerations

Software-defined storage

SDS enables data storage, access, and management on a range of platforms and deployment models, including on-premises, hybrid, private, and public clouds.

IBM Spectrum Storage Suite

Improve the way you manage, protect, and store data with IBM Spectrum Storage Suite, which includes many of the Spectrum SDS products listed below. By sharing the same, easy-to-use interface, IBM Spectrum Storage Suite makes SDS deployment easier and more cost-effective than ever.

Choose SDS products for specific needs

IBM Spectrum Accelerate

Deploy an enterprise data storage platform on-premises, on IBM Cloud, or on your private cloud. Enable rapid deployment of the DNA of IBM’s fastest systems on your choice of x86 servers.

IBM Spectrum NAS

Manage and grow your scale-out storage. SDS works with x86 and is ready for your applications with native protocols. Self-balancing architecture reduces bottlenecks and avoids a single point of failure.

IBM Spectrum Scale

Optimize big data analytics and clustered applications with high-performance, scalable storage that enables global collaboration, simplifies workflows, and lowers costs with cloud tiering.

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Reduce downtime, add features, and unify storage from more than 400 storage systems to make block storage more efficient, agile, and cloud-ready.

IBM Cloud Object Storage

Manage data growth from under 100TB to many petabytes with ease. Gain leading data integrity and security, and native hybrid cloud options.

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Manage your infrastructure efficiently for software-defined, virtual, physical, file, and object storage. Easily transition to new workloads and infrastructures using predictive analytics, which can reduce storage costs by as much as 50%.

IBM Storage Insights

Gain unparalleled visibility across your storage environment to help you manage complexity and make cost-saving decisions with this cloud-based service. Combines proven IBM data management leadership with proprietary analytics from IBM Research.

IBM Spectrum Connect

Integrate storage in multiple cloud environments quickly and easily. Enables provisioning, monitoring, automating, and orchestrating of IBM block storage in containerized, VMware, and Microsoft PowerShell environments.

Data protection software

Make copies of data for backup, recovery, and low-cost archive, and enable new uses of data such as DevOps support.

IBM Spectrum Protect

Obtain reliable, efficient data protection and resiliency for software-defined, virtual, physical, and cloud environments. Reduce costs and gain a single point of control.

IBM Spectrum Protect Plus

Simplify data recovery and access for virtual machines. Can be deployed in minutes and protects your virtual environment within an hour, either as a standalone solution or when integrated with IBM Spectrum Protect.

IBM Spectrum Copy Data Management

Make copies available to data consumers when and where they need them, without creating unnecessary copies or leaving unused copies on valuable storage. Deploys as a virtual machine in about 15 minutes.

IBM Spectrum Archive

Get the lowest cost, reliable data storage, and the protection of airgap with simplified tape access and the rapid deployment of SDS.