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Big data analytics, mobile and social applications are creating more data than ever imagined. Stored in the data center or the cloud, IBM solutions can efficiently deliver, manage and retain oceans of data with superior performance and economics.

Optimizing data storage includes revealing valuable insights to deliver competitive advantage. With IBM, you gain immediate access to the right data at the right time, providing the insights you need to empower your business now…and in the future.

IBM Storage is designed for the cloud era

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Helping our customers achieve success


Adopts ultra-fast IBM FlashSystem solutions.

Speeds batch run times by 5 hours to drive better decisions and guarantee timely order delivery.


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.


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

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

What's new

Helping IT leaders master hybrid cloud

Become a trusted service provider

New technology, new mindset

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

IBM completes Cleversafe acquisition

Reduce costs with object storage solutions at exabyte scale

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Woody Hutsell

Manager, FlashSystem Portfolio Strategy & Enablement

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.

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Richard Swain

Mid-Atlantic Storage Team Lead Engineer

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.

Richard’s Blog: The Storage Tank

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.

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Tony Pearson

Master Inventor and Senior Consulting IT Specialist

Tony Pearson is a Master Inventor and Senior IT Specialist for the IBM System Storage product line at the IBM Executive Briefing Center 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 .

Tony’s Blog: Inside System Storage

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

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Elisabeth Stahl

Chief Technical Strategist, Performance Marketing

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.

Elisabeth's blog – benchmarkingblog

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

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Brian Sherman

Distinguished Engineer – Americas Storage ATS

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.

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