back to article Ouch, that's 13 bullet points: IBM pumps out storage software blast

Not to be outdone by any storage niche players, IBM has emitted a veritable catalogue of storage software updates, plus one on the storage hardware front – a new all-flash array. It said, software-wise, that: Spectrum Protect's automated tiering has been extended to a object storage tier, Spectrum Protect Plus (SPP) will …

  1. Anonymous Coward
    Anonymous Coward

    >IBM said it’s an upgrade path for legacy systems such as the DS6000

    Are there really still DS6000s out there?

    1. Anonymous Coward
      Anonymous Coward

      Oh yes. Retail client here, with DS4k and DS5ks still in production........

      1. Anonymous Coward
        Anonymous Coward

        Netapp are still selling those, with a different badge on them. The DS6ks were different - a cut down DS8000 in a single 3U unit, which could do CKD and AS400 but with the helpful addition of poor performance and unreliability.

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    Anonymous Coward

    Please Clap

    Based on the overwhelming number of comments...

    Jeb Bush and IBM permit you to break the silence.

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