Archive for «January, 2018»

2017 Cost of Data Breach Study in USA – Ponemon and IBM
Increased from $7.01 million to $7.35 million from 2016 to 2017, $225 per lost or stolen record
2018.01.11 | Press Release
IBM/Cleversafe Assigned Twenty Patents
Identifying task execution resource of dispersed storage network, detecting utilization imbalance between dispersed storage network storage, storage system and method by shredding and deshredding, adjusting data storage address mapping in maintenance free storage container, selecting storage units to store dispersed storage data, cache for file-based dispersed storage, dispersed storage network with slice rebuilding, wireless sending set of encoded data slices, balancing storage node utilization of dispersed storage network, distributed storage integrity processing, distributed storage network for storing data object, obtaining dispersed storage network system registry information, dispersed storage based on estimated life, writing encoded data slices in dispersed storage network, storing data in dispersed storage network, distributed rebuilding of data in dispersed storage network, storage pools for dispersed storage network, adjusting number of dispersed storage units, storing low retention priority data in dispersed storage network, storage of encrypted data in dispersed storage network
2017.12.29 | In Brief
IBM LTO Ultrium Model 452
Delivers uninitialized M8 data.
2017.12.27 | Press Release
IBM LTO-8 Cartridge Available Mid-January 2018
At 12TB as expected
2017.12.25 | Press Release
IBM Assigned Nine Patents
Magnetic tape medium servo pattern writing, columnar data storage on tape partition, writing file to plurality of media, recalling files stored on tape, tape cartridge identification, magnetic tape appliance with selectably always-leading head assemblies, accuracy tape bearing surface length definition process for tape head fabrication, mechanized take-up reel and method for loading and unloading tape storage medium, skiving block for mitigating protruding defects from magnetic tape recording
2017.12.18 | In Brief
Macronix and IBM Assigned Patent
Phase-change memory with high endurance
2017.12.12 | In Brief
IBM Power Systems Offers Mellanox
IB sourced networking router and switches
2017.12.11 | Press Release
NAB Expecting to Save Up to $200,000
After applying de-dupe and compression to IBM storage fleet
2017.11.29 | In Brief
New HDD for IBM SAN Volume Controller and Storwize
2.4TB 10,000rpm 2.5-inch SAS unit
2017.11.22 | Press Release
IBM Storage Utility Enables Variable Capacity Usage and Billing
Offerings include FlashSystem 900, Storwize V5030 and V7000.
2017.11.21 | Press Release
IBM Spectrum Scale V5.0
Software-defined storage improves I/O performance.
2017.11.20 | Press Release
IBM Spectrum Protect Plus V10.1.0
Solution for data protection and availability for virtual environments
2017.11.13 | Press Release
IBM FlashSystem 900
At 2U three times the density compared to previous systems, use of 3D TLC NAND
2017.11.02 | Press Release
IBM FlashSystem A9000/A9000R Software V12.2
Integrates software-defined capabilities.
2017.11.01 | Press Release
IBM Previews Spectrum Control Storage Insights Foundation
Adding cognitive services to cloud-based storage management platform
2017.11.01 | Press Release
IBM Unveiled Advances in All-Flash Storage Solutions and Software
To drive down costs of data and extend solutions for hybrid and private cloud environments
2017.10.31 | Press Release
IBM FlashSystem V9000 Control Enclosure Model AE3
Delivers low latency and hardware-based compression.
2017.10.31 | Press Release
IBM Unveils Capabilities to Help On-Premises Customers Manage Compliance Data With Object Storage
Cloud Object Storage system more accessible for customers with compliance-enabled vaults and concentrated dispersal mode capabilities
2017.10.20 | Press Release
IBM and Crocus Assigned Two Patents
Multibit self-reference thermally assisted MRAM
2017.10.20 | In Brief
Polish Company Storware Unveils vProtect 3.1
Code named New Horizons
by Philippe Nicolas | 2017.10.19 | News
IBM: Fiscal 3Q17 Financial Results
Third yearly consecutive quarter of growth in storage hardware but at only 4%
by Jean Jacques Maleval | 2017.10.18 | News
LTO-8 Soon Available From IBM
Native 12TB and 360MB/s, 2.5X more with compression
2017.10.16 | Press Release | [with our comments]
IBM TS2280 6Gb SAS Tape Drive H8S Incorporates Half-High LTO-8 Technology
Available mid-November
2017.10.16 | Press Release
IBM TS3100 and TS3200 Tape Libraries Accept LTO-8
For increased capacity
2017.10.16 | Press Release
IBM Assigned Twelve Patents
Microcode data recovery strategies for use of iterative decode, management of data and resources in tiered data storage system, pass-through tape access in disk storage environment, write procedure using estimated best setting in first run, detecting media defects, automated storage library with target of opportunity recognition, tape heads with sub-ambient pressure cavities, high density timing based servo format, cartridge label printer for library system, reducing total seek time for determining access sequence of data stored on tape, magnetic head and system having offset arrays, deleting files written on tape
2017.10.11 | In Brief
IBM Spectrum Protect V8.1.3
Simplifies deployment and expands cloud storage integration.
2017.10.03 | Press Release
IBM Cloud Private Storage
Improves business agility with pay-per-use, as-a-service operating expense model, in on-premises cloud.
2017.09.26 | Press Release
IBM Cloud Mass Data Migration
With 120TB portable storage devices, $395 including shipping
2017.09.18 | Press Release
IBM Assigned Two Patents
Optical disc drive, high performance robotic optical storage system
2017.09.04 | In Brief
IBM Spectrum Protect Plus Storage Software to Simplify Data Protection
Can be set-up in minutes to protect data in cloud, virtualized, and data center environments.
2017.09.01 | Press Release
IBM Spectrum Protect and Entry V8.1.2, Spectrum Protect Snapshot V8.1.2
Deliver simplification, increased cloud integration, and enhanced support for VMware and Hyper-V.
2017.08.17 | Press Release
Dallas Area Rapid Transit Upgrades Older Backup Appliance and Software
With STORServer EBA852 enterprise backup appliance, Storwize V3700 20TB Disk Storage and IBM TS3100 tape library
2017.08.09 | Press Release
Potential Record Capacity of 330TB on Tape Cartridge by Sony With Areal Density of 201Gb/in²
Using IBM newly R/W heads, advanced servo control technologies and signal-processing algorithms
2017.08.08 | Press Release | [with our comments]
IBM Combines All-Flash and Storage Software for Hortonworks
Elastic Storage Server with Spectrum Scale delivers "60% improvement" in data throughput and "over 55% reduction" in storage capacity for Hadoop and Spark workloads.
2017.08.04 | Press Release
IBM Patents System to Secure Cryptographic Keys and Codes for Data Protection
For protection of data encryption keys
2017.08.04 | Press Release
IBM TS4300 LTO Tape Library
Maximum of 1.6PB with LTO-7
2017.08.02 | Press Release
IBM Storage Networking SAN24B-6 Storage Switch
2017.08.01 | Press Release
IBM Cloud Object Storage Slicestor S2112A
Offers 10Gb copper network interface card.
2017.07.31 | Press Release
Datomia, New Player In Dispersed Storage
Cloud NAS leveraging cloud storage providers
by Philippe Nicolas | 2017.07.27 | News
High Speed Interface Connects IBM Z to DS8880 Storage Systems
All-flash DS8880 delivering hybrid cloud environments by adding additional clouds supported
2017.07.26 | Press Release
IBM With Four New IBM Cloud Data Centers
Two in London, one in San Jose and one in Sydney
2017.07.26 | Press Release
IBM Z for Data Protection With Pervasive Encryption for Cloud Era
Running more than twelve billion encrypted transactions/day
2017.07.25 | Press Release
New Adventures for Chris Gladwin And Paul Carpentier
Esoptra and Ocient
by Philippe Nicolas | 2017.07.24 | News
IBM: Fiscal 2Q17 Financial Results
Second consecutive quarter of storage revenue growth: 8% Y/Y
by Jean Jacques Maleval | 2017.07.20 | News
IBM Copy Services Manager V6.2.0
Delivers replication management with simplified and automated replication tasks.
2017.07.20 | Press Release
Storware, Another Data Protection Company in Poland
Develops software to protect data wherever data reside: cloud, servers or endpoints devices.
by Philippe Nicolas | 2017.07.19 | News
IBM Hyperconverged Systems Powered by Nutanix
Combines software-defined simplicity with performance of IBM Power.
2017.07.18 | Press Release
IBM Cloud Object Storage Digital Service for Three Cities in European Union
Amsterdam, Frankfurt and Milan
2017.07.17 | Press Release
IBM Assigned Patent
Optical storage device utilizing quantum silos
2017.07.10 | In Brief
IBM Simplified Object Storage for Cisco Customers
VersaStack solution enables to store and manage cloud-scale application data in data centers.
2017.07.05 | Press Release