IBM on Thursday unveiled new and updated storage products designed to help enterprises build AI-optimized infrastructure. The expanded product lineup includes the new IBM Elastic Storage System 5000, which is scalable to yottabyte configurations.
In May, IBM CEO Arvind Krishna kicked off IBM’s Think Digital 2020 conference by promising that IBM “will support your journeys” through hybrid cloud and AI and declaring that AI will be a key reason customers work with IBM. “Every company will become an AI company,” he said. “Not because they can, but because they must.”