Know how IBM Spectrum suite lets you store, manage, and protect data efficiently 
IBM Spectrum covers the entire storage software products offered by the tech giant & it makes data management a whole lot easier. IBM Spectrum also offers cost-per-TB pricing which makes it a cost-effective & scalable storage option to enterprises of all sizes. This SDS storage service can help businesses improve the way they store, manage, protect & carry data and it boasts hassle-free central data management on more than 300 devices. With the IBM Cloud Object Storage allows unlimited access to select IBM SDS products. There are six products that fall under the IBM Spectrum suite namely Accelerate, Scale, Virtualize, Control, Protect, Discover and Archive. Each individual product under the IBM Spectrum umbrella has features that let businesses store, manage, protect & utilize data efficiently. 
IBM Spectrum Suite explained 
The tech gradient is slowly shifting towards a software driven infrastructure, mostly for reasons related to scalability & cost-effectiveness. The older storage options either lack performance or are not compatible with the latest technological innovations like cloud services. Organizations are on the lookout for a storage solution that will solve all these problems & help them gain a competitive edge. IBM Spectrum suite solves all these problems in one go with their product range. The entire IBM Spectrum product range has been further explained below: 
1.) Accelerate 
IBM Spectrum Accelerate is a highly flexible storage solution that allows rapid deployment of block storage services for new and traditional workloads, on-premises, off-premises and in a combination of both. The product is designed to help in enabling cloud environments. 
2.) Scale 
IBM Spectrum Scale is an enterprise grade parallel file system that provides superior resiliency, scalability and control. IBM Spectrum Scale delivers scalable capacity and performance to handle demanding data analytics, content repositories and technical computing workloads. Storage administrators can combine flash, disk, cloud, and tape storage into a unified system with higher performance and lower cost than traditional approaches. 
3.) Virtualize 
IBM Virtualize software allows storage capacity from multiple storage systems to be pooled so that features such as compression and auto tiering can be spread across all storage capacity. IBM Virtualize enables end-to-end Non-Volatile Memory Express (NVMe) virtualized storage for VMware and Oracle® database environments.  
4.) Control 
IBM Spectrum Control is a comprehensive solution that can significantly improve monitoring and analytics capabilities in multi-vendor storage environments. IBM Spectrum Control helps manage storage systems, software-defined storage, storage-area network (SAN) fabrics and devices. IBM Spectrum control also lets the user create & deliver custom reports. 
5.) Protect 
IBM® Spectrum® Protect provides scalable data protection for physical file servers, applications, and virtual environments. Organizations can scale up to manage billions of objects per backup server. They can also reduce backup infrastructure costs with built-in data efficiency capabilities and store data on tape, on-premises object storage as well as public cloud services. IBM Spectrum Protect can also be a data offload target for IBM Spectrum Protect Plus, providing ability to leverage your existing investment for long-term data retention and disaster recovery. 
6.) Discover  
IBM Spectrum Discover simplifies data and AI organization with a high volume Intelligent index engine that provides a 360º view of data for higher productivity and helps optimize data for faster AI analysis.  IBM Spectrum Discover is an on-premises interactive intelligent data service that offers a detailed, Realtime view of data. It’s non-disruptive to existing storage and applications and provides the ability to create custom indexes and reports for identifying and optimizing enterprise data. 
7.) Archive 
IBM Spectrum Archive gives you direct, intuitive and graphical access to data stored in tape drives and libraries, including the latest LTO 9 tape technology, by incorporating the Linear Tape File System™ (LTFS) format standard for reading, writing and exchanging descriptive metadata on formatted tape cartridges. IBM Spectrum Archive lets the user access and manage files on tape as easily as if they were on hard disk, drag and drop files to and from tape without requiring device-specific software and share file data across platforms. 
Data storage solutions is a highly sought out service especially during a time where “data” is being considered to be the next fuel. SMBs & enterprises have realized the importance of data management & have set off on a venture to make the most out of it. IBM Spectrum lies right within the goldilocks zone & it’s one of those services that’s beneficial to all types of businesses. With a pay-per byte policy & no need for multi-vendor registration, the IBM Spectrum Storage Suite is the ideal SDS solution in a business ecosystem where scalable, cost-effective & secure IT solutions are in high demand.