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Cloud Storage Announced by IBM

by John Stevens October 8, 2009 7:44 AM
As reported October 8 on (an online storage-specific information resource for IT professionals), IBM has just launched 2 new data storage product packages intended to simplify deployments for customers interested in installing private storage clouds and consolidating data archiving infrastructures. This launch happened at the IBM Information Infrastructure Analyst Summit held yesterday.

During the meeting of industry analysts and press, IBM also laid out a new strategy for packaging stacks of products according to applications and use cases, making them easier to install and manage, according to Barry Rudolph, Vice President - IBM System Storage. As part of the plan to supply turnkey stacks for cloud computing and data archiving, IBM rolled out the IBM Smart Business Storage Cloud and the IBM Information Archive appliance. [More]