IBM has closed the acquisition of Cleversafe Inc., a pioneer in and leading developer and manufacturer of object-based data storage software and appliances. The strategic acquisition strengthens IBM’s leadership positions in storage and hybrid cloud, and helps clients drive digital transformation of their businesses.

Together, IBM and Cleversafe solutions address a broad set of workloads with the most expansive set of object-based solutions to provide enhanced storage options across many industries for:

  • On-premise, large-scale content repository, backup, active archives and unstructured data stores
  • Storage-as-a-service in dedicated private cloud, public cloud—or hybrid cloud—implementations
  • Hybrid cloud deployments, to make it easier to scale, respond and right-size data deployments