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Storage as a Service Offering Guide

An IBM Redpaper publication


Published on 29 October 2021, updated 16 November 2021

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ISBN-10: 0738459992
ISBN-13: 9780738459998
IBM Form #: REDP-5644-00

Authors: Hartmut Lonzer , Markus Standau and Vasfi Gucer

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    IBM® Storage as a Service (STaaS) extends your hybrid cloud experience with a new flexible consumption model enabled for both your on-premises and hybrid cloud infrastructure needs, giving you the agility, cash flow efficiency, and services of cloud storage with the flexibility to dynamically scale up or down and only pay for what you use beyond the minimal capacity.

    This IBM Redpaper provides a detailed introduction to the IBM STaaS service. The paper is targeted for data center managers and storage administrators.

    Table of Contents

    STaaS drivers and customer expectations

    Three performance tier levels

    Life cycle of the solution


    Hybrid cloud use cases

    Storage pay-per-use market overview

    Data security and high availability considerations

    Supporting the solution



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