IBM Storage for big data and analytics

Unleash the real value of your data

Data presents opportunities and challenges that can affect the success of your company. The insights revealed through analytics and the scalable, optimized and resilient data ready infrastructure offered by IBM Storage can help you extract the value from your data to make better, faster decisions.

Data ready storage systems

IBM FlashSystem family

No matter where big data comes from, and no matter how you slice it to derive value, IBM FlashSystem™ storage makes the task easier, faster, and more cost effective. Experience real-time analytical insight with up to 50 times better performance than enterprise disk systems using IBM FlashCore™ Technology.

IBM Spectrum Scale

IBM Spectrum Scale™ is a proven, scalable, high-performance data and file management solution based upon IBM General Parallel File System or GPFS technology, also formerly known as code name Elastic Storage. IBM Spectrum Scale is a software defined storage solution that can manage your big data — both structured and unstructured — and help accelerate your analytics applications.


Benefit from fast performance across a wide range of analytical tasks. IBM XIV® provides a grid-based, massively parallel, and distributed architecture with tuning-free performance, high availability and unmatched management. XIV scales securely and flexibly via Hyper-Scale Consistency and impact-free encryption.

IBM Storwize family

Extract the value from your data with efficient, easy to manage midrange disk storage. The IBM Storwize family delivers up to 3 times improved performance with as little as 5 percent flash storage and its virtualization technologies can help you limit storage growth by as much as 30 percent.

IBM System Storage DS8000

Fast and reliable data access is the driving force behind each decision, interaction and business process. Integrated with z Systems, the sixth-generation DS8870 storage system can simply obtain valuable insights with extraordinary performance, reliability, security and agility.