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IBM is transforming its request for enhancement (RFE) process. The purpose of the transformation is to provide a more consistent experience for you to submit requests and to enable IBM product owners to respond to your requests more quickly. For more information click here.

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The IBM team may need your help to refine the ideas so they may ask for more information or feedback. The offering manager team will then decide if they can begin working on your idea. If they can start during the next development cycle, they will put the idea on the priority list. Each team at IBM works on a different schedule, where some ideas can be implemented right away, others may be placed on a different schedule.

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Support generic S3-compatible object store for document storage

On the Sterling roadmap is support for backing the B2Bi container document store with cloud object storage. Our company has on-site S3-compatible object storage (via Dell EMC ECS) - please ensure the S3 support includes S3-compatible setups and not just AWS S3.

  • Guest
  • Dec 8 2020
What is your industry? Professional Services
How will this idea be used?

This will be used for payload object storage with on-site container deployment.

  • Admin
    Ryan Wood commented
    2 Mar 04:55pm

    Generic S3 compatabile object storage is now available for the S3 storage adapter in B2Bi and SFG.

    Support for document storage is on our short term roadmap and is currently under development. For more information please reach out to your IBM Sterling account team.

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