Storage for healthcare and life sciences

Industry solutions for patient centricity, compliance and efficiency

Healthcare and life sciences organizations are experiencing exceptional data growth and diversity. Collecting, analyzing, sharing and storing large amounts of data securely and efficiently requires a smarter approach to data management.

IBM's 2020 vision for the healthcare industry

John T. Mather Memorial Hospital puts patient care first with IBM XIV

Why storage matters to healthcare

Gain efficiencies. Unlock the value of your data with analytics.

Park Nicollett Health Services reduces their total storage footprint

Healthcare and life sciences organizations require the ability to:

Solutions for healthcare and life sciences

Backup and recovery

Manage more data with less infrastructure and simplify administration

Big data and analytics

Deliver insights faster and more efficiently with built-in expertise

Business continuity

Prevent and avoid outages and quickly recover

Cloud storage solutions

Improve service quality and business agility - while reducing storage costs

Data encryption

Protect sensitive information against theft or accidental loss

Data mobility

Services and tools for faster data migration

Storage virtualization

Improve flexibility, utilization, responsiveness, workload mobility and disaster recovery

Storage offerings for healthcare and life sciences

IBM DS8800

High-performing, highly-reliable disk storage for demanding workloads

IBM Real-time Compression

New storage efficiency solutions for primary, active data

IBM SAN Volume Controller

Simplified and centralized management of your storage infrastructure


Most advanced architecture, flexible clustered scale-out solution

IBM Storwize V7000 Unified

Innovative disk storage, consolidates block and file workloads into a single storage system


Powerful, virtualized, enterprise disk storage designed for ease of use and top performance

University of Leipzig improves research efficiency and performance

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