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Storage should be simple, but rarely is – IBM’s FlashSystem offers a single, scalable solution for your multi-cloud storage, keep your data protected and available with a single, scalable solution.

The IBM FlashSystem family simplifies storage for hybrid multi-cloud. With a unified set of software, tools and APIs IBM’s hybrid flash and all flash storage array storage address the entire range of storage needs, all from one data platform that extends enterprise functionality throughout your storage estate.

Cost is the number 1 barrier to adopting new technology (57% of SMB decision makers said price was the main factor for not adopting new tech) while cyber security and data management are a top priority (92% SMB decision makers are planning on spending more on cyber security and data management in 2020) [Source: Enterprise research; OGL: The Telegraph].

IBM’s Flash System 5000 series provides hybrid multi-cloud infrastructure solutions that yield the greatest ROI over the long term by choosing components that both serve your organisation’s needs today and are flexible and ready for whatever emerges next.

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Your Challenges

If you’re searching for the right data storage method for your organisation, you’re probably over whelmed by the number of hybrid flash and all-flash storage options out there. So how can you figure out which solution gives you a strong competitive advantage and offers the best fit for your company’s requirements?

Having many different storage requirements no longer means you need a complex mix of storage. With the IBM FlashSystem family, you have one platform to address entry, mid-range and high-end needs. FlashSystem all-flash and hybrid-flash arrays are built on a unified set of software, tools and APIs, which extends enterprise functionality throughout the storage estate, simplifies hybrid multi-cloud, and is designed for complete peace of mind

How can you differentiate your business with IBM’s Storage technologies?

  • Performance, data protection, resiliency and availability – Get next-level performance designed for mission-critical work across your hybrid multi-cloud solutions to support complex IT environments and emerging applications
  • Scale-out file and object – Optimise performance and enable growth for AI and analytics by eliminating data silos with a system combining IBM POWER8 and storage enclosures with IBM Spectrum
  • AI and big data – Easily deploy sophisticated storage solutions for your AI and big data workloads, applications and data science teams
  • Converged Infrastructure – Simplify IT with VersaStack from IBM and Cisco, which combines compute, network and storage resources into highly integrated, tested, and validated architectures

The Benefits

Unleash your organisation’s ability to innovate, grow and manage data with the most secure, reliable, flexible, open/compatible and future-ready hybrid multi-cloud IBM Flash System storage solutions that support your workloads – today and into the future.

Engineered to meet modern high-performance application requirements – Ultra-low latency, cost-effectiveness, operational efficiency, and mission-critical reliability are built into every IBM all flash storage product.

Industry-leading technology supported by guarantees – IBM Flash Watch gives you the confidence to purchase, own and upgrade your IBM Storage and extended support and maintenance.

The IBM cloud experience on demand, with pay as you grow capacity pricing – IBM Storage Utility Offering delivers a cloud-like consumption model. Plan your flash storage growth with the agility to get applications to market right away.

Why SCC and IBM?

SCC has partnered with IBM for almost 40 years, bridging the gap between business needs and technology to deliver world-class solutions. From IBM’s technology to its people and vision, we work with our customers to deliver the strongest, most agile solutions. With a specialist dedicated IBM team, we are able to offer that extra support needed when helping our customers plan, integrate and manage their projects. SCC are the only UK Platinum IBM and Premier Red Hat business partner.

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