IBM Enterprise Hardware: 10 High And Low Points

IBM Unleashes Storage Hardware Offensive

At IBM's Edge 2014 in Las Vegas, a platform-focused partner conference, IBM began its storage assault, unveiling updates to its flagship V7000 storage hardware that include real-time compression (without sacrificing performance, said IBM); new DS8870 Flash enclosures for companies with the speediest of storage needs; to "breakthrough" tape technology that allows data management of tape libraries to be more efficient. IBM also introduced a new software-defined Elastic Storage technology (based on IBM's General Parallel File System technology) that runs on IBM's own FlashSystem flash array.

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