Category Archives: efficiency

Hungry for Digital Transformation: The New Full Stack Partner

  Full stack can mean different things to a lot of different people — anything from pancakes (our favorite!), to developers, to enterprise tech stacks of all kinds. For Mark III and how we envision the channel partner of the … Continue reading

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The Griddle Webinar Series: Building with the IBM Full Stack

In our upcoming webinar series The Griddle, we’ll cover some of our transformational cloud-native platforms, prototypes, and use cases that our “full stack” team of developers, DevOps engineers, and system engineers have built, along with an explanation of how we built each … Continue reading

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Denser than DISK: The NEW IBM DeepFlash 150 takes flash storage to new levels

  512TB of FLASH in 3U?  7 petabytes of flash in one rack?  Less than $1/GB?  Really? With the announcement of the new IBM DeepFlash 150, IBM has brought forth a uniquely designed flash storage system targeted at cost-effective, high-density flash deployments … Continue reading

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The NEW IBM FlashSystem A9000/A9000R: Best of ALL worlds!

  IBM announced a significant expansion of the highly successful FlashSystems portfolio last week, with 3 new all-flash models, including the FlashSystem A9000 and A9000R. For the purposes of this blog entry, I’ll focus mostly on the FlashSystem A9000 and … Continue reading

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IBM InterConnect 2016: Solving Complex Cloud Challenges with IBM Spectrum Virtualize

  Mark III attended the annual IBM InterConnect conference February 22-25 in Las Vegas and had the honor of sharing the experiences of a recent Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) client who solved their infrastructure and overall cloud challenges by moving to an … Continue reading

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NEW SVC DH8 Nodes (as if the CG8 nodes weren’t enough)

  1 million IOPS? File IBM’s announcement of the upcoming SAN Volume Controller DH8 generation of nodes under the category of “more horsepower than you’ll ever possibly need” for traditional I/O, which our clients have found is a really nice … Continue reading

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Could you please send me a comprestimate?

  I thought I’d start off our blog with a post about storage, which continues to be one of our top areas of interest from our clients.  If you are even remotely tied into the IBM storage ecosystem, you know … Continue reading

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