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New IBM Flash Storage Assists in Ransomware, Cyberattack RecoveryNew IBM Flash Storage Assists in Ransomware, Cyberattack Recovery

Organizations must be ready to recover their operations quickly to minimize loss of business and other costs.

Edward Gately

February 9, 2022

2 Min Read
IBM FlashSystem 9500

IBM on Wednesday unveiled its FlashSystem Cyber Vault storage to help companies better detect and recover quickly from ransomware and other cyberattacks.

IBM also announced new FlashSystem storage models to provide a single and consistent operating environment. They increase cyber resilience and application performance within a hybrid cloud environment.

Denis Kennelly is general manager of IBM Storage.

IBM's Denis Kennelly

IBM’s Denis Kennelly

“As companies are under increasing security threats, they must anticipate and prepare for cyberattacks in addition to maximizing business agility of day-to-day operations,” he said. “IBM FlashSystem Cyber Vault and our most advanced FlashSystem storage are specifically designed to address the performance and security levels that our hybrid cloud clients demand.”

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IBM designed FlashSystem Cyber Vault to streamline all phases of cyberattack recovery and reduce overall recovery time. It does so by actively monitoring data in real-time. It accelerates ransomware recovery based on validated restore points, allowing organizations to more rapidly recover a clean copy of their data.

IBM FlashSystem

IBM FlashSystem addresses the performance demands of critical and operational workloads without compromising their efficiency goals. Designed on a single architecture with a common operating environment, FlashSystem provides customers with a hybrid cloud storage platform from edge to core, to cloud(s).

The FlashSystem portfolio has a dual multi-core controller and computational storage architecture. IBM says this increases throughput and latency, while delivering enterprise-class resiliency for critical and operational workloads.

IBM Storage Expert Care offers additional services for maintaining IBM FlashSystem. Clients choose from basic, advanced or premium level support on the IBM FlashSystem 7300 or 9500 at time of sale. That helps reduce the threat of outages and optimizing IT infrastructure while keeping IT staff focused on mission critical goals.

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Edward Gately

Senior News Editor, Channel Futures

As news editor, Edward Gately covers cybersecurity, new channel programs and program changes, M&A and other IT channel trends. Prior to Informa, he spent 26 years as a newspaper journalist in Texas, Louisiana and Arizona.

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