IBM positions itself for the race to Object Storage

With the acquisition of Cleversafe and the official launch of its Cloud Object Storage solutions, IBM is positionning itself for a race to innovation in the Object Storage technology market. IBM already have a solid enterprise storage portfolio with its FlashSystem solutions but the company will be in an even greater position to compete against the other major storage vendors.

New IT Architecture Approaches for SAP S/4 HANA Using the TDI Model

For some time now, SAP has dictated the market with specialized infrastructure solutions called “Certified SAP HANA appliances” from major manufacturers in order to deploy its solution. Fortunately, the German giant has recently opened its policies by launching the SAP TDI – Tailored Datacenter Integration infrastructure certification program. New reference architectures now include Intel/x86 systems, Linux and VMware virtualization as platform options.