#235 – FlashCore Futures with IBM CMO Scott Baker

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In this episode, Chris is joined by IBM Storage CMO Scott Baker. The discussion takes place at Flash Memory Summit 2022 (FMS), being held in person in Santa Clara, USA. FlashCore Modules are IBM’s custom flash drives, developed from IP acquired with the acquisition of Texas Memory Systems. Scott is presenting at FMS, discussing how FlashCore could be used for anomaly detection and enhanced ransomware protection.

You can learn more about FlashCore modules in our deep dive into FlashSystem 5200 and in this podcast recorded in September 2020.

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  • 00:00:00 – Intros
  • 00:02:00 – What is the vision for future FlashCore modules?
  • 00:04:15 – FlashCore are 38.4TB in capacity
  • 00:05:45 – FlashCore could provide hits and info into other anti-ransomware tools
  • 00:07:30 – Malware software and processes are becoming more complex
  • 00:09:45 – Is storage “done”?
  • 00:11:00 – Joined up systems can focus on identifying threat activities
  • 00:13:00 – Wrap Up

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