Software-defined storage (SDS) provides the flexible storage foundation you need for hybrid cloud, digital transformation and more.

Software-defined storage

Software-defined storage (SDS) provides the flexible storage foundation you need for hybrid cloud, digital transformation and more

Overview
SDS solutions overview

Traditional storage can’t respond to the complex process of digital transformation – where familiar on-premises environments give way to new hybrid cloud deployments — as quickly as you need and within the budget you can afford. That’s where software-defined storage comes in.

Get the SDS for Dummies ebook


Benefits

Software-defined storage gives you the flexibility, cost-effectiveness, and agility you need to enable your data-driven, multicloud enterprise. Flexible

Make business changes as easily as you update your software.

Cost-effective

Transform your existing infrastructure to meet new challenges.

Agile

Support traditional and new-generation applications simultaneously with the same infrastructure.

Solutions

Software-defined storage solutions

Meet the demands of your data-driven infrastructure with a complete storage software family featuring AI-infused capabilities.

Explore IBM® Spectrum Storage™


Software-defined storage software

Software-defined storage management

Manage data growth and prepare for the cloud with a bundled suite of SDS solutions.

Software-defined storage for Red Hat OpenShift

Bring enterprise data services to container environments with a flexible SDS solution for hybrid cloud.


Software-defined architecture

Software-defined storage for AI and data

Enable AI workloads and consolidate primary and secondary big data storage with industry-leading, cost-effective object storage.

Software-defined storage server

More easily deploy fast, highly scalable storage for AI and big data using simple building blocks.