IBM announces IBM Spectrum Accelerate, a new, highly flexible solution designed to help enable your cloud environments while unleashing the incredible economic benefits and business responsiveness of software defined storage. It is a key pillar of the new IBM Spectrum Storage family of software defined storage solutions.

IBM Spectrum Accelerate enables rapid deployment of block data storage across your existing or purpose-built x86 data infrastructure to meet your new and traditional workload needs efficiently and flexibly on-premise, off-premise, or in hybrid combination — while reducing the pain, cost, and time of procurement. Spectrum Accelerate gives your organization benefit of:

  • Proven grid technology and mature enterprise features used today in more than 100,000 servers worldwide
  • Guaranteed hotspot-free service levels without performance tuning to help you meet the unpredictability of diverse workload demands in a world gone to cloud
  • An extremely intuitive single management experience that scales across 144 virtual machines and blends as one with the integrated XIV Storage System or your off-premises IaaS
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