Why is IBM Flash Storage the best choice for your business?

IBM Flash Storage is engineered to meet your modern high-performance storage requirements: ultra-low latency, cost-effectiveness, operational efficiency, and mission-critical reliability.

And, IBM offers the most comprehensive flash storage portfolio in the industry. IBM is uniquely able to deliver all-flash solutions tailored to your storage environments and workloads.

When you choose IBM, you gain industry-leading technology that’s supported by guarantees covering flash endurance, performance and compression. We also provide customer-friendly extended support and maintenance programs.

IBM Flash Storage accelerates all of your workloads

Storage virtualisation unifies mixed environments and consolidates workloads


Unify and integrate your mixed environment. Storage based on IBM Spectrum Virtualise bridges data silos, uncovers hidden capacity, and extends heterogeneous data services to all your storage assets.

IBM FlashSystem V9000

Enterprise all-flash storage accelerates applications and your entire infrastructure. FlashSystem V9000 scales to over 2 PB to meet large-scale demands.

IBM Storwize V7000F

Mid-range all-flash storage consolidates workloads into a single system to simplify management, reduce costs, and deliver superior performance and high availability.

IBM Storwize V5030F

All-flash storage system for smaller configurations. Overcomes entry-level and midsised workload challenges with superior performance and advanced functionality.

High-performance flash storage for hybrid cloud environments


Gain ease of management and consistently high performance for cloud applications, even in peak or unpredictable workloads. Grid-scale, cloud storage based on IBM Spectrum Accelerate eliminates the need for load-balancing and tuning. This solution also provides rich data services and flash-optimised inline data reduction.

IBM FlashSystem A9000

Elevate the value of your cloud. This powerful all-flash solution is designed for cloud service providers and enterprises with data-intensive requirements.

IBM FlashSystem A9000R

Simplify your infrastructure. This all-flash solution provides extreme low latency for data at scale, and is designed for large scale deployments in large enterprises and hybrid cloud environments.

Big data storage accelerates critical analytical insights

IBM Elastic Storage Server

Scale-out to overcome traditional limitations and simplify your transition to multi-tier and cloud storage architectures. Storage systems based on IBM Spectrum Scale reduce performance bottlenecks on next-generation workloads such as backup and restore. Now you can run Hadoop and other big data applications directly on enterprise storage.

All-flash speeds critical workloads


This comprehensive family of all-flash storage systems includes IBM DSS8884F for business-class, IBM DS8886F for enterprise-class, and IBM DS8888F for analytic-class storage applications. These high-performance solutions are purpose-built to meet the demands of mainframe and open systems environments. They can replicate in up to four geographically distinct sites and recovery times are measured in seconds, not minutes.

Application acceleration for targeted workloads

IBM FlashSystem 900

Gain Tier 0 application top performance. FlashSystem 900 can do up to 1.1 million 100% random read IOPS and 600,000 100% random write IOPS. This high-speed system turbocharges the performance of targeted workloads like real-time database applications.

All-flash converged infrastructure simplifies IT and boosts productivity


Jointly developed by IBM and Cisco, VersaStack brings together compute, network and storage resources into highly integrated, tested, and validated architectures. VersaStack is available with your choice of IBM Storwize V7000F, Storwize V5030F, FlashSystem V9000, or FlashSystem A9000 for solutions that require high levels of performance for application acceleration at the enterprise level.

Featured resources

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