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Data: the foundation of cognitive business

The world is awash in oceans of data. Structured or unstructured, generated internally or created by others, stored in the data center or the cloud, data is the cornerstone of cognitive business. Leveraging vast quantities of data to uncover patterns and pursue breakthrough ideas, a cognitive business can elevate expertise, speed time to market, improve processes and enhance decision-making.

Infusing cognitive into your business requires you to collect and curate the right data. IBM storage solutions enable the data infrastructure needed to efficiently capture, deliver, manage and protect data with superior performance and economics. Optimizing data storage with IBM allows your business to access the right data at the right time, providing the data foundation to propel your organization into the cognitive era with confidence

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Protect your existing storage investment with a powerful and cost-effective hybrid storage solution

Built with IBM Spectrum Virtualize software, the IBM Storwize family provides market-leading value, performance, and unique virtualization capabilities

Storwize solutions achieve up to 5:1 data compression ratios, maximizing storage utilization and reducing future storage needs.

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Helping our customers achieve success

Plenty of Fish

Relies on the speed of FlashSystem to make happily ever after a reality for their users.

Tectrade

Uses Spectrum Protect to protect over 20,000 systems and 70 petabytes of data.

Addresses growing data protection and compliance requirements for clients around the world.

i-Virtualize

Partners with Cisco and IBM to globally run its MSP business on VersaStack.

Delivers innovation in their operations and improves their offerings to clients.

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IBM Institute for Business Value report explores digital economy impact on IT leaders and infrastructure

IBM completes Cleversafe acquisition

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  • Woody Hutsell

    Woody Hutsell

    Manager, FlashSystem Portfolio Strategy & Enablement

  • Richard Swain

    Richard Swain

    Mid-Atlantic Storage Team Lead Engineer

  • Tony Pearson

    Tony Pearson

    Master Inventor and Senior Consulting IT Specialist

  • Elisabeth Stahl

    Elisabeth Stahl

    Chief Technical Strategist, Performance Marketing

  • Brian Sherman

    Brian Sherman

    Distinguished Engineer - Americas Storage ATS

Woody Hutsell

Manager, FlashSystem Portfolio Strategy & Enablement

Woody Hutsell

Woody Hutsell brings more than 20 years of IT experience to IBM. He joined the company from Fusion-io, where he worked as the Senior Director of Product Management responsible for software appliances. Mr. Hutsell spent 10 years at Texas Memory Systems, where he ultimately held the positions of President and Board Member. He also worked for eight years at Deloitte Consulting occupying various IT consulting roles. Mr. Hutsell holds an MBA from the University of Texas in Information Technology.


Ways to connect with Woody


Richard Swain

Mid-Atlantic Storage Team Lead Engineer

Richard Swain

Richard works on promoting NAS technology at IBM. From working with customers to speaking engagements, Richard is always helping match technology with future needs. He has worked for 14 in the IT business and has touched every part of the business from networking, databases, application development, and management. Currently he is working on promoting the SONAS product and working in the Research Triangle Park area as a storage systems engineer.

The Storage Tank is written by Richard Swain and is an independent blog featuring storage products for small/medium business up to the large enterprise. There are so many choices when it comes to deciding on what kind of storage you should put in your environment. For the most part the parts are all the same, it’s how they are put together and the software that makes them work.


Ways to connect with Richard


Tony Pearson

Master Inventor and Senior Consulting IT Specialist

Tony Pearson

Tony Pearson is a Master Inventor and Senior IT Specialist for the IBM System Storage product line at the IBM Executive Briefing Center (US) in Tucson Arizona, and featured contributor to IBM's developerWorks. In 2011, Tony celebrated his 25th year anniversary with IBM Storage on the same day as the IBM's Centennial (US). He is author of the Inside System Storage series of books.


This blog is for the open exchange of ideas relating to storage and storage networking hardware, software and services.


Ways to connect with Tony


Elisabeth Stahl

Chief Technical Strategist, Performance Marketing

Elisabeth Stahl

Elisabeth Stahl is Chief Technical Strategist, Performance Marketing for the IBM Systems and Technology Group and has been working in systems performance for over 25 years.


This blog is for the open exchange of ideas relating to systems performance and benchmarking. You can also find her on the IBM developerWorks blog - Benchmarking and systems performance


Other ways to connect with Elisabeth


Elisabeth also recommends


Brian Sherman

Distinguished Engineer – Americas Storage ATS

Brian Sherman

Brian Sherman is a Distinguished Engineer in IBM. Brian has over twenty seven years experience as an I/T Specialist since joining IBM from McMaster University in 1985 with a Mathematics and Computer Science Degree. Brian has worked directly with customers in various storage related roles covering level 2 software support, implementation services, Systems Engineer and Advanced Technical Support. Brian has extensive understanding of storage related industry trends and emerging technologies. He currently provides Storage Hardware and Software technical sales, support and competitive responsibility across the Americas as part of the GMU and Americas Advanced Technical Support (ATS) organization. Brian also develops and provides World Wide technical education on new Storage Hardware and Software product launches and participates on several Storage Product Development Teams. Brian authors several storage best practices white papers and is a regular contributor to IBM Redbooks.


Ways to connect with Brian


Woody Hutsell

Manager, FlashSystem Portfolio Strategy & Enablement

Woody Hutsell

Woody Hutsell brings more than 20 years of IT experience to IBM. He joined the company from Fusion-io, where he worked as the Senior Director of Product Management responsible for software appliances. Mr. Hutsell spent 10 years at Texas Memory Systems, where he ultimately held the positions of President and Board Member. He also worked for eight years at Deloitte Consulting occupying various IT consulting roles. Mr. Hutsell holds an MBA from the University of Texas in Information Technology.


Ways to connect with Woody


Richard Swain

Mid-Atlantic Storage Team Lead Engineer

Richard Swain

Richard works on promoting NAS technology at IBM. From working with customers to speaking engagements, Richard is always helping match technology with future needs. He has worked for 14 in the IT business and has touched every part of the business from networking, databases, application development, and management. Currently he is working on promoting the SONAS product and working in the Research Triangle Park area as a storage systems engineer.

The Storage Tank is written by Richard Swain and is an independent blog featuring storage products for small/medium business up to the large enterprise. There are so many choices when it comes to deciding on what kind of storage you should put in your environment. For the most part the parts are all the same, it’s how they are put together and the software that makes them work.


Ways to connect with Richard


Tony Pearson

Master Inventor and Senior Consulting IT Specialist

Tony Pearson

Tony Pearson is a Master Inventor and Senior IT Specialist for the IBM System Storage product line at the IBM Executive Briefing Center (US) in Tucson Arizona, and featured contributor to IBM's developerWorks. In 2011, Tony celebrated his 25th year anniversary with IBM Storage on the same day as the IBM's Centennial. He is author of the Inside System Storage series of books.


This blog is for the open exchange of ideas relating to storage and storage networking hardware, software and services.


Ways to connect with Tony


Elisabeth Stahl

Chief Technical Strategist, Performance Marketing

Elisabeth Stahl

Elisabeth Stahl is Chief Technical Strategist, Performance Marketing for the IBM Systems and Technology Group and has been working in systems performance for over 25 years.


This blog is for the open exchange of ideas relating to systems performance and benchmarking. You can also find her on the IBM developerWorks blog - Benchmarking and systems performance


Other ways to connect with Elisabeth


Elisabeth also recommends


Brian Sherman

Distinguished Engineer – Americas Storage ATS

Brian Sherman

Brian Sherman is a Distinguished Engineer in IBM. Brian has over twenty seven years experience as an I/T Specialist since joining IBM from McMaster University in 1985 with a Mathematics and Computer Science Degree. Brian has worked directly with customers in various storage related roles covering level 2 software support, implementation services, Systems Engineer and Advanced Technical Support. Brian has extensive understanding of storage related industry trends and emerging technologies. He currently provides Storage Hardware and Software technical sales, support and competitive responsibility across the Americas as part of the GMU and Americas Advanced Technical Support (ATS) organization. Brian also develops and provides World Wide technical education on new Storage Hardware and Software product launches and participates on several Storage Product Development Teams. Brian authors several storage best practices white papers and is a regular contributor to IBM Redbooks.


Ways to connect with Brian