IBM Spectrum Accelerate

Ultra-flexible software defined block storage deployed fast, anywhere


Why IBM Spectrum Accelerate

IBM Spectrum Accelerate™ is enterprise-class software-defined block storage designed for rapid hybrid cloud deployment across heterogeneous infrastructure in minutes. Based on proven IBM XIV® technology, in use on more than 100,000 servers worldwide, IBM Spectrum Accelerate delivers consistent service levels to a diverse workload mix, management scaling up to dozens of systems on- and off-premises and a cloud-optimal features set that includes advanced mirroring, encryption, and multi-tenancy.

Use IBM Spectrum Accelerate to build a flexible, cost-effective cloud environment: deploy on any x86 server, pre-installed third party appliances or IBM SoftLayer® infrastructure--or get it as a service on SoftLayer. Navigate cloud waters with an all-in-one powerful dashboard and granular insight using the efficient IBM Hyper-Scale Manager, providing single pane of glass management across IBM Spectrum Accelerate, IBM FlashSystem A9000/A9000R and IBM XIV Storage System. Respond faster and protect your investment through licensing mobility across the IBM Spectrum Accelerate family and IBM Spectrum Suite.

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Watch this set of demos to learn how IBM Spectrum Accelerate simplifies your user experience: