What is Intelligent Storage?

Intelligent storage is data storage that uses artificial intelligence (AI) to actively manage and respond to its environment on premises and in the cloud, enabling resources to be appropriately available, optimised, and cost effective.

Intelligent storage definition

Intelligent storage is a storage system or service that uses AI to continuously learn and adapts to its hybrid cloud environment to better manage and serve data. It can be deployed as hardware on-premises, as a virtual appliance, or as a cloud service. Intelligent storage can move data where it needs to be and proactively optimize data through its life cycle. It provides data protection and encryption to eliminate potential security threats and is sold in a pay-as-you-go model.

Why intelligent storage?

A hybrid cloud world means a massive amount of data is being generated all the time. This data can be incredibly useful, but only if it can be accessed, organized, and analyzed. Traditional data storage systems were not designed to effectively handle this task, meaning valuable data is hidden or overlooked and enterprise and IT resources are strained. Intelligent storage systems remove the barriers that keep customers from taking advantage of their data by understanding what workloads need, adapting to changes in real time, and simplifying management and support.

Intelligent storage from HPE

Intelligent storage solutions from HPE allow data to be unlocked from its silos of complex infrastructure to deliver improved insights. This means the burden of managing infrastructure is reduced and data is easily managed, moved, and protected through its life cycle so it can be in the right place at the right time and its full value can be extracted.

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Resources

Brochure : Data Protection Playbook for All-Flash, Cloud-Ready Storage

Data Protection & Retention For All-flash Storage
Brochure | PDF | 1.30 MB

Learn why data protection and retention solutions integrated with an end-to-end flash storage strategy is critical in migrating to the All-Flash Datacenter.

eBook : Six Considerations for Moving to an All-Flash Data Center

Nimble Storage All Flash Data Center eBook
eBook

Find out how to overcome the obstacles related to the all flash data center.