Storage Solutions

Maximize the benefits of your storage

Information Infrastructure solutions

  • Information Infrastructure

    Harness the information explosion with a smarter storage strategy.

  • Storage efficiency

    Reduce costs, improve productivity, minimize risks, manage growth and reduce operating expenses to help you get the most efficient storage infrastructure.

  • Data protection and retention

    IBM offers effective, secure solutions that help address growing data protection demands while reducing operational complexity.

Solutions by business need

Archiving solutions (US)

Simple and flexible archiving solutions to help organizations of all sizes.

Data encryption (US)

Protect data by controlling access, verifying authenticity and maintaining its availability.

Inline data deduplication (US)

Meet disk–based data protection needs, while enabling significant infrastructure cost reductions.

Small and medium business (US)

IBM Storage technology designed especially for small and midrange businesses.

Storage cloud solutions (US)

IBM cloud storage, plus smart business systems and smart business services to enable your storage cloud.

Storage virtualization

Simplify your IT environment and lower your total cost of ownership by consolidating storage resources.

Solution by offering

IBM XIV Storage System

Simple and efficient integration for enterprise storage and storage virtualization.

IBM Real-time Compression Appliances

Shrink primary, online data in real time, without performance degradation.

IBM Storwize Rapid Application Storage solutions (US)

Highly efficient primary storage solution to simplify IT environments with complex management needs.

N Series

Unified storage solution where a single storage system has the capability of supporting mission critical applications.

Solid-state Storage technology (US)

Uses a memory-type device for mass storage, rather than spinning disk or tape.

Related services

IBM Storage and ISV interoperability

IBM's commitment to storage platform interoperability is visible through its partnership with independent software vendors (ISVs) such as VMware, Microsoft and SAP.

Highlighted white papers:

Video: Private Storage Cloud

Dan Galvan from IBM and featured Gartner analyst Stan Zaffos dispel the hype around Private Storage Cloud environments.

XIV Gen3: Straight Talk on Performance

Learn what makes XIV Gen3 special and drives its amazing performance.


IBM offers a broad systems and storage portfolio combined with decades of experience solving real business problems. With x86, POWER and mainframe systems, disk, tape and network storage systems, IBM can offer the right combination of systems to meet the challenges of your business.


Storage efficiency is more vital than ever. Your disk utilisation rate may be as low as 20% — while the amount of data you are required to store is exploding. IBM Storage can help.


The smarter data centre with improved economics of IT can be achieved by connecting servers and storage with a high-speed and intelligent network fabric that is smarter, faster, greener, open and easy to manage. IBM takes an open, standards-based approach to implement the latest advances in today’s flat, converged data centre network designs.


IBM's comprehensive Systems Software solutions help to centralise, streamline and automate your physical and virtual infrastructure, allowing you to optimise workloads and increase your ability to deliver IT services that align with business goals. Let us show you how IBM Systems Software helps you realise the value of IBM smarter computing, by allowing a more effective use of the advanced features in IBM hardware and operating systems.

Integrated solutions

The reality is that you need an IT infrastructure designed for data, tuned to the task and managed in the cloud. If your IT staff spends all of their time managing IT, they won’t be working with you to drive innovation. You need your infrastructure to help you in the marketplace, to help you innovate, to help you be more competitive, to help you succeed.

Systems-related services

IBM Systems-related services offers a full range of services to help design, develop, integrate, optimise, validate and deploy comprehensive solutions that support On Demand Business.

  • Build a powerful storage cloud service – without complexity

    Building a smart storage cloud with IBM SmartCloudTM Storage Access

  • Mark Peters analyzes customer experiences with IBM XIV’s powerful application performance

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Silverton analyst report

Three step path to storage cloud services using IBM

Private storage cloud demo

Improve service levels and utilization with private storage clouds

IBM Real-Time Compression

New storage efficiency solutions for primary, active data.

Storage product guide

Browse the product guide comparing all of IBM System Storage products

Clabby Analytics

Storage Buying Criteria for Small / Medium Enterprises