Storage for Telecommunications

Storage solutions to address network capacity, operational agility and exponential data growth for Communication Service Providers (CSPs)


Dramatic forces across the telecommunication industry require new data storage approaches for Communication Service Providers. CSPs are experiencing mobility and data demands, intense competition, consolidation of services providers, proliferation of new devices, and the rise of new technologies such as cloud and analytics.


Trends and opportunities for the Telecom Industry

Transform your storage infrastructure

Axtel addresses data growth and virtualization

iBurst reduces utilization by 80 percent

Reduces storage utilization with Real-time Compression

T-Mobile assists the Coast Guard to save lives

Improves analytics and assists a stranded family

CSPs require:

IBM Storage solutions for Telecommunications

Backup and recovery

Protect data, optimize recovery time and costs, and support data governance

Business continuity

Prevent and avoid outages and recover more quickly

Cloud storage solutions

Improve service levels, IT flexibility and business agility - while reducing storage costs

Data mobility

Services and tools for faster data migration

Storage virtualization

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

IBM Storage offerings for Telecommunications

IBM Storwize V7000 Unified

Consolidates block and file workloads into a single storage system

IBM XIV Gen 3

High-end disk storage designed for ease of use

IBM DS8800

High-performance disk storage for demanding workloads

IBM SONAS

Most advanced architecture, flexible clustered scale-out solution

IBM SAN Volume Controller

Simplified and centralized management of your storage infrastructure

IBM Real-Time Compression Appliances

New storage efficiency solutions for primary, active data


Address Storage Challenges to Support Business Analytics and Big Data Workloads