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Storage Fusion

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SPP Container Backup Support for multiple storage classes

Container backup support at the moment only supports container native storage class, we would like to add more storage classes to be supported with one solution.
over 2 years ago in Storage Fusion 1 Not under consideration

Parallelised fusion IO updates on big clusters

When doing upgrades on big clusters, IO stack update is taking a huge time, going out of maintenance window as machineconfig is changed one by one when doing the drain of scale nodes. UPdate process needs to be improved to reduce maintenance window
about 1 year ago in Storage Fusion 3 Not under consideration

Scale Storage template for Satellite

Add supported storage template for Spectrum Scale and IBM Storage Scale System (former ESS) in IBM Cloud Satellite. There is a existing CSI . This would simplify management & maintenance for custo...
9 months ago in Storage Fusion 0 Not under consideration

Network Virtualization Fusion

In telecommunications industry we cannot use standard virtualization with Fusion HCI. This will open us a new market segment
over 1 year ago in Storage Fusion 3 Not under consideration

AFM Replication to Cloud on HCI Systems based on scale

support hybrid deployments for HCI systems based on Scale ECE
over 1 year ago in Storage Fusion 0 Not under consideration

Migration from CPS

Provide capability for customers to move from legacy CPS hardware to fusion
over 1 year ago in Storage Fusion 2 Not under consideration

Self cooling racks

We run into instances where the DC does not have adequate cooling. We can provide the customer with option of self cooling racks, such as - We ship the stacked racks to the custo...
over 1 year ago in Storage Fusion 1 Not under consideration