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The New Information Infrastructure

New Information Infrastructure

IBM today announced its largest launch ever of new storage hardware, software and services that will be the building blocks for a new information infrastructure.  The new information infrastructure is designed to tackle massive growth and mobility of data, skyrocketing energy costs, security concerns and more demanding consumers. IBM's new technologies and services are part of a $2 billion dollar investment, a key acquisition strategy and the collaboration of more than 2,500 researchers and developers from nine different countries. 


Significance of Storage - Video Length: 3:12
How companies and consumers manage, access and store information is a big concern as data continues to grow at an explosive rate. This video outlines the significance of storage in our lives today, how much it really is growing and the value of implementing the right information infrastructure.

News releases
Date Title
08 Sep 2008 IBM Announces Sweeping Initiative to Address Major Shift in The Flow of World's Data
08 Sep 2008 MADE IN IBM LABS: IBM Research Unveils Storage Innovations
08 Sep 2008 MADE IN IBM LABS: New Technology Preserves Photos, Videos, Healthcare Records and more for Decades
08 Sep 2008 IBM Announces Four Funding Options for Customers Seeking to Finance New Storage Technology Capabilities

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  • IBM XIV Storage

    IBM XIV Storage

    Date added: 08 Sep 2008

    The IBM XIV Storage System is an entirely new low cost, highly scalable disk storage system designed to handle today’s diverse mix of information - from Web 2.0 to traditional applications such as financial services.

  • IBM DS5100

    IBM DS5100 Disk Storage

    Date added: 08 Sep 2008

    The DS5000 is a new disk storage system that is being introduced to meet enterprise needs at a mid-sized price and demanding open systems requirements.

  • IBM System Storage DS8000

    IBM System Storage DS8000

    Date added: 08 Sep 2008

    The IBM System Storage DS8000 is an upgraded high end disk offering that adds more IBM mainframe storage functionality for customers dealing with large database growth in their mainframes.

  • IBM SVC 8G4

    System Storage SAN Volume Controller v.4.3

    Date added: 08 Sep 2008

    IBM is offering new storage virtualization software, the IBM System Storage SAN Volume Controller v.4.3, that helps clients more efficiently manage and consolidate volumes of business data, providing clients with a storage solution designed to help improve utilization rates, energy efficiency, availability, and scalability of critical applications.

  • IBM TS1130 Tape Storage

    IBM TS1130 Storage Tape Drive

    Date added: 08 Sep 2008

    IBM is offering clients the world’s fastest one terabyte storage tape drive,the IBM System Storage TS1130, to help them protect and archive more information with less cost and less energy usage.

  • IBM TS3500 Tape Storage

    IBM TS3500 High Density Tape Storage

    Date added: 08 Sep 2008

    Physical space is a huge problem for data centers today as they look to consolidate, so the IBM System Storage TS3500 high density tape storage library frame is being introduced that can hold up to three-times more cartridges in the same footprint in just 10 square feet of floor space.

  • IBM System Storage DR550 v.4.

    IBM System Storage DR550 v.4.

    Date added: 08 Sep 2008

    IBM is enhancing the IBM System Storage DR550 v.4.6 which is the leading compliance disk storage offering. Its enhanced drives that will enable 33 percent more disk capacity. (You also have a photo of the DR550 4.5 which looks the same, perhaps just transferring it to the Info Infrastructure page you are creating..)

  • IBM System Storage N6000

    IBM System Storage N6000

    Date added: 08 Sep 2008

    The new IBM System Storage N6000 helps clients reduce costs in many aspects of their storage environment by simplifying data management and maximizing storage utilization to conserve raw storage, power, cooling and data center space.

  • IBM SAN 04BR

    IBM System Storage SAN04B-R multiprotocol router

    Date added: 16 Jul 2010

    The IBM System Storage SAN04B-R multiprotocol router can provide Fibre Channel FC-FC Routing Service, which allows the interconnection of multiple SAN islands without requiring that the separate fabrics be merged into a single large SAN. This capability can help create a tiered or extended enterprise SAN infrastructure without having to redesign or reconfigure the entire environment.

  • IBM System Storage TS2900 Tape Autoloader Express

    IBM System Storage TS2900 Tape Autoloader Express

    Date added: 08 Sep 2008

    The IBM System Storage TS2900 Tape Autoloader Express secures data through encryption with a direct attach for easy management.


Contact(s) for the Press kit

Marissa Benekos
IBM Media Relations
Office: 415-545-2198
mbenekos@us.ibm.com

Charles Zinkowski
IBM Media Relations
Office: 917-472-3415
Mobile: 631-294-6201
charlesz@us.ibm.com