IBM positioned in the leaders quadrant of the Magic Quadrant for General Purpose Disk Arrays five years running, for IBM XIV, Storwize & DS8000, including the most recent report published on October 31 2017 #G00319539. http://www.gartner.com/reprints/ibm?id=1-4JQ6Q4Y&ct=171101&st=sb Previous versions include the 2016 version published on October 31 2016 #G0029354, 2015 version published on October 21 2015 #G00272355, 2014 version published November 20, 2014 #G00263357 and the 2013 version published March 21, 2013 #G0023759913.)
For the second year in a row IBM was named to the Leaders Quadrant for IBM Spectrum Scale & IBM Cloud Object Storage. Gartner Magic Quadrant for Distributed File Systems and Object Storage October 27, 2017 (G00318930)
http://www.gartner.com/reprints/ibm?id=1-4J1NAJ0&ct=171023&st=sb (Previous versions include 2016 version published on October 20, 2016 (G00307798)
Gartner once again recognized IBM Spectrum Protect (formerly TSM) as a leader in the
Gartner Magic Quadrant for Data Center Backup & Recovery Solutions Published: July 31, 2017 ID: G00311191
IBM has been positioned as a leader for 7 consecutive years, for IBM Spectrum Protect and in 10 out of 11 Magic Quadrants for backup software going back to 1999. Previous MQ titles for Data Center Backup and Recovery Solutions include: Data Center Backup and Recovery Software, Magic Quadrant for Enterprise Backup Software and Integrated Appliances, Magic Quadrant for Enterprise Backup/Recovery Software, Magic Quadrant for Enterprise Backup/Restore Vendors.
In 2017, IBM was once again named to the Leaders Quadrant for Solid-State Arrays, this is the fourth year in a row IBM has been named a leader. Gartner, Magic Quadrant for Solid-State Arrays July 13, 2017 (G00315723)
IBM Spectrum Storage
Based on IBM analysis of IDC quarterly tracker data, IBM has the #1 share position for 2014, 2015 and 2016 for Software-Defined Storage Controller Software in the IDC WW Quarterly Storage Software Qview for 4Q, 2016.
The IDC Custom Tape Report for IBM, produced March 31, 2017 shows IBM as the market share leader by revenue for branded tape every year from 2006 to 2016.
In November of 2017 Computer Reseller News (CRN) named the All-flash IBM DS8886F as a Finalist for "2017 Tech Innovator Award" for Storage - http://www.crn.com/rankings-and-lists/ti2017.htm
In January of 2017 CRN named IBM Spectrum Virtualize Software-Defined Flash Storage was named to CRN’s Top 10 List of Coolest Flash Storage and SSD products. Details available at: http://www.crn.com/slide-shows/storage/300083274/the-10-coolest-flash-storage-and-ssd-products-of-2016.htm/pgno/0/7?__prclt=AQKqB7Zq
CRN - CRN Names IBM FlashSystem (900/V9000) one of "The 10 Coolest Flash Storage And SSD Products Of 2015”
In 2017 IBM was once again named to the Leaders Quadrant for Solid-State Arrays, this is the fourth year in a row IBM has been named a leader. Gartner, Magic Quadrant for Solid-State Arrays July 13, 2017 (G00315723)