IBM Spectrum Control 5.2.13 Pearls in the documentation

V5.2.13 of IBM Spectrum Control includes a number of exciting new features, including enhanced monitoring of EMC devices, the ability to measure whether a Spectrum Scale file system has enough room to recall data that was migrated to external storage, and detailed information about the hard disk drives, solid-state drives, and flash modules in...  Continue reading IBM Spectrum Control 5.2.13 Pearls in the documentation

[VIDEO] IBM Spectrum Control Performance troubleshooting techniques

In this video, you can learn about the performance troubleshooting techniques that you can use in IBM Spectrum Control™. Watch Bob, the storage administrator, investigate a problem raised with a critical medical database application. Watch Bob use the following techniques to investigate the problem in IBM Spectrum Control: Troubleshoot performance from the point of view...  Continue reading [VIDEO] IBM Spectrum Control Performance troubleshooting techniques

IBM Spectrum Control Storage Insights virtual mailbox: Capacity reporting is vital and I need to know how much capacity is consumed by replication. Are there any new enhancements to help me?

Replication capacity planning As a #storage administrator you are asked to provide a capacity report across your entire storage environment to your CTO, in order to help the company make financial decisions on what storage needs to be purchased in the coming year. A critical part of capacity reporting is understanding how much capacity is consumed...  Continue reading IBM Spectrum Control Storage Insights virtual mailbox: Capacity reporting is vital and I need to know how much capacity is consumed by replication. Are there any new enhancements to help me?

DS8880 All-Flash – A Look under the Hood

Beefed up, sped up, and stripped down, the newly announced DS8880F All Flash models provide superior performance, while still offering the complete suite of disaster recovery and data protection features, and supplying world-class levels of reliability and availability. The DS8880 Analytic Class, Enterprise Class and Business Class are now offered in All-Flash only versions, featuring second...  Continue reading DS8880 All-Flash – A Look under the Hood

Exciting enhancements added in new version of IBM Spectrum Control: Support for Dell EMC storage systems leads the way!

IBM® Spectrum Control™, V5.2.13 contains more than a few enhancements, but Dell EMC #storage (VNX, VNXe and VMAX) support that enables storage #analytics for Dell EMC customers is a big part of this new release. The EMC support in both IBM Spectrum Control and the Storage Insights #cloud offering provides better insight, flexibility...  Continue reading Exciting enhancements added in new version of IBM Spectrum Control: Support for Dell EMC storage systems leads the way!

IBM Spectrum Scale embraces Hortonworks as a Partner

This month we (IBM Spectrum Scale) announced our partnership with Hortonworks who are among the leading companies that help derive actionable intelligence with connected data platforms. IBM Spectrum Scale is a known and leading storage platform with characteristics of being scalable, performance savvy, software defined, enabled for hybrid cloud, support for unified protocols...  Continue reading IBM Spectrum Scale embraces Hortonworks as a Partner

New IP storage virtualization solution for Ethernet-based infrastructure

The IBM Spectrum Virtualize product family, including SAN Volume Controller (SVC) and the Storwize family, has added a new capability to virtualize iSCSI attached backend storage. This new feature can also migrate data seamlessly from iSCSI controllers to Storwize internal SAS storage, backend Fiber Channel Storage, backend FCoE storage, and vice versa. These capabilities enable...  Continue reading New IP storage virtualization solution for Ethernet-based infrastructure

IBM Spectrum Scale policy example for file listing

IBM Spectrum Scale supports information lifecycle management(ILM) through a very powerful policy scan engine that enables the automation of file placement, migration, listing, compression,encryption and deletion . This is one of the most powerful and useful feature of IBM spectrum Scale as it can parallelly scan the the filesystem containing massive amount of files and...  Continue reading IBM Spectrum Scale policy example for file listing

IBM Spectrum Control: A storage administrator’s best tool for monitoring and utilization

Who wants to live in a house that was built overnight? You would wonder if too many shortcuts were taken; if the right tools were even used in the construction. You have heard the saying, “you are only as good as your tools.” Well, it’s true! Selecting the right tools for a job is a critical decision, and...  Continue reading IBM Spectrum Control: A storage administrator’s best tool for monitoring and utilization

Most resilient Software Defined Storage for your hybrid cloud needs

IBM Spectrum Storage Suite is the industry’s most flexible and complete Software Defined Storage offering. One simple license priced by usable physical TBs and you get access to IBM’s portfolio of Software Defined Storage products to deploy on those TBs. IBM Spectrum Storage suite entitles you to use any of the following products : *...  Continue reading Most resilient Software Defined Storage for your hybrid cloud needs