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Hosted VDI - IBM Smart Business Server 2


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Hosted VDI - IBM Smart Business Server 2

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Hosted VDI on IBM Smart Business Server, with custom optional components, and all edition starting at $24.95/mo. Includes complete management and backups, securely accessible over the Internet. Ready made desktops for businesses include productivity desktop (MS Office suite), developer desktop (IDEs), designer desktop.

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Hosted IBM Smart Business Server solutions for VDI.


  • Intel/AMD systems: SUSE Linux (64 bit)



  • Windows 7
  • Windows XP
  • Microsoft Office, Visio, Project
  • IBM Rational, Optim Studio
  • Backups
  • 24/7 support
  • Unlimited storage size



  • Shared instance at $24.95/mo
  • Full dedicated VDI server starting at $249.95/mo


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  • + Functional details


    • Virtual Desktop
    • Shared Drive
    • Backups
    • Directory Integration
    • Integrated online/offline and branch office deployment
    • Gold (Master) Image Management
    • Unified Management 
    • Scalable KVM Hypervisor with memory sharing


  • + Business problem

    With a hosted IBM VDI, customers can address

    • the escalating cost of managing PC's
    • reducing capital expenditure (CAPEX)
    • managing the rollout of new software versions and OS versions
    • reducing the risk exposure from unsecured systems
    • support flex work and home office initiatives while maintaining data security

    in a flexible, on premise, hosted (SaaS), or combined infrastructure.

  • + Business opportunity

    Our hosted IBM Smart Business Server solution enables companies to

    • Enable their employees access their workspace from any device as if it were their own PC in the office
    • Extend PC life and decrease cost of maintenance
    • Administer desktop policy and and security centrally
    • Dramatically lower Total Cost of Ownership (TCO) of today's desktop management and achieve a positive ROI in substantially less time then other IT projects

  • + Return on investment

    IBM® integrates into one platform all VDI related needs. When accessing the IBM Smart Business Server as a SaaS solution, customers do not need to purchase different solutions and integrate them, as it is the case with competing vendors. As a result, the deployment is simplified and the time to achieve ROI is dramatically reduced.

  • + Competitive advantage


    • Fast deployment with ready to run, usage based subscription pricing
    • Increased productivity by enabling employees to access workspace from any device as it were their desktop PC
    • Better value by reducing time and skill strain on in house IT staff
    • Extended PC life and decrease the cost of maintenance
    • Dramatically reduced total cost of ownership, and faster ROI then typical IT projects
    • Reliability with 24/7/365 NOC monitoring, and autonomic features for self managing, self protecting and self healing 
    • Increased overall organizational agility


  • + Industries

    Aerospace & Defense Industry
       Ship Building
    Automotive Industry
       Automotive OEMs (Manuf of Cars, Light Trucks, Motorbikes)
       Automotive Suppliers
       Distributors, Importers, Retailers
       Heavy Equipment
    Banking Industry
       Banking - Global Customer Management
       Banking - Other
    Chemicals & Petroleum Industry
       Chemicals & Life Sciences
    Computer Services Industry
       Business Recovery Services
       Computer Leasing and Rental
       Computer Maintenance & Services
       DP Education
       Prepackaged Software
       System Integration
    Consumer Products Industry
       CP - Beverages & Tobacco
       CP - Food Manufacturing
       CP - General Processing
       CP - Household / Health & Beauty
    Education Industry
       Basic/Secondary Education
       Higher Education
    Electronics Industry
       Technology Systems and Microelectronics
    Energy & Utilities Industry
       Combo Electric/Gas
       Electric and Gas Energy Services Traders
    Financial Markets Industry
       Financial Markets - Global Customer Management
       Financial Markets - Other
    Government Central/Federal industry
       Defense and National Security
       Environ., Transp. & Pub. Works
       Finance and Administration
       Public Safety and Justice
       Social Services
    Government, State/Provincial/Local Industry
       Env/Trans/PubWrks, City/Mun.
       Env/Trans/PubWrks, County/Shire
       Env/Trans/PubWrks, Spec. Dist.
       Env/Trans/PubWrks, State/Prov.
       Fin. & Admin, City/Municipal
       Fin. & Admin, County/Shire
       Fin. & Admin, Special District
       Fin. & Admin, State/Prov./Reg.
       Other Government
       PS & Justice, City/Municipal
       PS & Justice, County/Shire
       PS & Justice, Special District
       PS & Justice, State/Prov./Reg.
       Soc. Services, City/Municipal
       Soc. Services, County/Shire
       Soc. Services, State/Prov/Reg.
    Healthcare Industry
       Alternate Healthcare
       Healthcare Other
       Health Plans / Payors
       Integrated Healthcare Systems / Hospitals
       Physicians / Clinics
    Industrial Products Industry
       Fabrication & Assembly
       Forest Products
       Other Process
    Insurance Industry
       Insurance Carriers - Life & Asset Management (L&AM)
       Insurance Carriers - Property & Casualty (P&C)
       Insurance Intermediaries
       Other Insurance, N.E.C.
    Life Sciences Industry
    Media & Entertainment Industry
       Printing & Publishing
    Professional Services Industry
       Business Services
       Legal Services
       Management Consulting
       Marketing & Public Opinion Research
    Retail Industry
       Retail - Apparel Manufacturing
       Retail - Department Stores
       Retail - Direct Marketing
       Retail - Retail Food
       Retail - Food Services
       Retail - Hard Goods
       Retail - Mass Merchants
       Retail - Pharmacy/Drug
       Retail - Specialty
    Telecommunications Industry
    Travel & Transportation Industry
       Car Rental
       Freight Airlines
       Freight Forwarders & Arrangers
       Freight Services
       Global Dist. Systems / CRS
       Passenger Airlines
       Passenger Water Transportation
       Post Operations
       Tour Operations and Arrangers
       Travel Agencies
       Urban Transportation
    Wholesale Distribution & Services Industry
       Wholesale - Food/Food Svc/Drug
       Wholesale - General Trading Co.
       Wholesale - Non-Durables
       Wholesale - Durables
       Wholesale - Services

  • + Solution areas

       IT Infrastructure and Services
    Energy and Utilities
       Infrastructure and Systems Management
    Media and Entertainment
       Infrastructure Systems and Management
    Cross industry
       Business Process Management and Integration
          Employee Services
       Computer Services
          Client Consolidation
          Host management
          Systems Management
       Dynamic Infrastructure/Smarter Planet
          Information Infrastructure
       Emerging Technologies
          Green IT - Energy Efficiency
       On Demand Operating Environment
          Information and data integration
       Science and Technology
          Data Management
       Surveillance and security
          Application and Process Security
          Data and Information Security
          Governance, Risk and Compliance
          Identity and Access Management
          Safety, Security and Privacy
       System and data management
          Data Protection and Recovery

  • + Customer size

    Very Small Business (Less than 50 employees)
    Small Business (50 to 99 employees)
    Midmarket Business (100 to 499 employees)
    Midmarket Business (500 to 1000 employees)
    Large Business (greater than 1000 employees)

  • + Languages supported


  • + Countries/regions available for distribution

    Algeria , Angola , Benin , Botswana , Bouvet Island , Burkina Faso , Burundi , Cameroon , Cape Verde , Central African Republic , Chad , Comoros , Congo , Congo, The Democratic Republic of the , Côte d'Ivoire , Djibouti , Equatorial Guinea , Eritrea , Ethiopia , Gabon , Gambia , Ghana , Guinea , Guinea-Bissau , Kenya , Lesotho , Liberia , Madagascar , Malawi , Mali , Mauritania , Mauritius , Mayotte , Morocco , Mozambique , Namibia , Niger , Nigeria , Rwanda , Réunion , Senegal , Seychelles , Sierra Leone , Somalia , South Africa , Swaziland , São Tome and Principe , Tanzania, United Republic of , Togo , Tunisia , Uganda , Western Sahara , Zambia , Zimbabwe

    Anguilla , Antigua and Barbuda , Argentina , Aruba , Bahamas , Barbados , Belize , Bermuda , Bolivia , Brazil , Canada , Cayman Islands , Chile , Colombia , Costa Rica , Dominica , Dominican Republic , Ecuador , El Salvador , Falkland Islands (Malvinas) , French Guiana , Greenland , Grenada , Guadeloupe , Guatemala , Guyana , Haiti , Honduras , Jamaica , Martinique , Mexico , Montserrat , Netherlands Antilles , Nicaragua , Panama , Paraguay , Peru , Puerto Rico , Saint Kitts and Nevis , Saint Lucia , Saint Pierre and Miquelon , Saint Vincent and the Grenadines , South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands , Suriname , Trinidad and Tobago , Turks and Caicos Islands , United States , Uruguay , Venezuela , Virgin Islands, British , Virgin Islands, U.S.

    American Samoa , Australia , Azerbaijan , Bangladesh , Bhutan , British Indian Ocean Territory , Brunei Darussalam , Cambodia , China , Christmas Island , Cocos (Keeling) Islands , Cook Islands , Fiji , French Polynesia , Guam , Hong Kong S.A.R. of China , India , Indonesia , Japan , Kazakhstan , Kiribati , Korea, Republic of , Kyrgyzstan , Lao People's Democratic Republic , Macao S.A.R. of China , Malaysia , Marshall Islands , Micronesia, Federated States of , Mongolia , Myanmar , Nepal , New Caledonia , New Zealand , Norfolk Island , Northern Mariana Islands , Palau , Papua New Guinea , Philippines , Samoa , Singapore , Sri Lanka , Taiwan , Tajikistan , Thailand , Timor-Leste , Turkmenistan , Viet Nam

    Åland Islands , Albania , Andorra , Armenia , Austria , Belarus , Belgium , Bosnia and Herzegovina , Bulgaria , Croatia , Cyprus , Czech Republic , Denmark , Estonia , Faroe Islands , Finland , France , Georgia , Germany , Gibraltar , Greece , Holy See (Vatican City State) , Hungary , Iceland , Ireland , Italy , Latvia , Liechtenstein , Lithuania , Luxembourg , Macedonia, The former Yugoslav Republic of , Malta , Moldova, Republic of , Monaco , Montenegro , Netherlands , Norway , Poland , Portugal , Romania , Russian Federation , San Marino , Serbia , Slovakia , Slovenia , Spain , Svalbard and Jan Mayen , Sweden , Switzerland , Turkey , Ukraine , United Kingdom , Uzbekistan

    Afghanistan , Bahrain , Egypt , Iraq , Israel , Jordan , Kuwait , Lebanon , Oman , Pakistan , Palestinian Territory, Occupied , Qatar , Saudi Arabia , United Arab Emirates , Yemen

    Antarctica , French Southern Territories , Heard Island and McDonald Islands , Maldives , Nauru , Niue , Pitcairn , Saint Helena , Solomon Islands , Tokelau , Tonga , Tuvalu , United States Minor Outlying Islands , Vanuatu , Wallis and Futuna

  • + Available from these resellers

    Alacrinet Consulting Services
       530 Lytton Avenue, Second Floor
       Palo Alto ,  CA   94301
       United States
     Contact name Tom Simmons
       Phone +1-303-249-3495

    Key Information Systems, Inc.
       21700 Oxnard St
       Suite 250
       Woodland Hills ,  CA   91367
       United States
     Contact name Carlos Culebro
       Phone +1-303-791-4187

  • + Solution collateral

    Name Date Categories
    Jun 11, 2011 Education
    Platform Summary
    Value Proposition

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  • + Hardware/OS platforms

    Other Operating System (Software as a Service)
       System x
       IBM Systems: Power
       IBM PureSystems: PureFlex System and Flex System
    AIX 6.1
       IBM BladeCenter JSxx (POWER processor-based)
       IBM Systems: Power
       IBM PureSystems: PureFlex System and Flex System
       System x
       IBM Systems: Power
       IBM PureSystems: PureFlex System and Flex System
       System x
       IBM Systems: Power
       IBM PureSystems: PureFlex System and Flex System
    AIX 7.1
       IBM Systems: Power
       IBM PureSystems: PureFlex System and Flex System
       System x
       IBM Systems: Power
       IBM PureSystems: PureFlex System and Flex System
    RHEL for PowerLinux
       IBM PureSystems: PureFlex System and Flex System

  • + Services

    Infrastructure Solutions: Services Oriented Architecture & Web Services
    Managed Data Network Services
    Managed Intranet & Internet Services
    Managed Messaging & Collaborative Services
    Managed Services: Application Hosting
    Managed Services: Facilities Hosting
    Managed Services: Managed Hosting
    Network Outsourcing Services
    Services: Application Implementation
    Services: Application Management
    Services: Custom Application Development
    Services: Integration
    Services: Outsourcing
    Small & Medium Business Solutions
    Total Systems Management Services

  • + Software

    IBM Other
       Security Systems
          Rational Software Analyzer Developer Edition
          Tivoli Directory Integrator
    IBM Rational
          Rational Change
          Rational ClearCase
          Rational Dashboard
          Rational Developer for i
          Rational Developer for i for SOA Construction
          Rational Developer for Power Systems Software
          Rational Developer for System z
          Rational Developer for System z Unit Test
          Rational Developer for System z with EGL
          Rational Developer for System z with Java
          Rational Developer for zEnterprise
          Rational Development Studio for i
          Rational DOORS
          Rational DOORS Web Access
          Rational Rose Enterprise
          Rational Rose Technical Developer
          Rational Software Architect
          Rational Software Architect Extension for C++
          Rational Software Architect Extension for Communications Applications
          Rational Software Architect Extension for Deployment Automation Planning
          Rational Software Architect Extension for Deployment Planning
          Rational Software Architect Extension for Integrated Architecture Frameworks
          Rational Software Architect Extension for SOA and WebSphere
          Rational Software Architect for WebSphere Software
          Rational Software Architect Simulation Toolkit
          Rational Software Architect Standard Edition
          Rational Software Modeler
          Rational Team Concert
          Rational Team Concert Express
          Rational Team Concert Express-C
          Rational Team Concert for System z
          Rational Team Concert Standard

  • + Storage devices

    Disk Storage Systems
       IBM System Storage DS300/DS400
       IBM System Storage DS4000 family (formerly FAStT)
       IBM System Storage DS5000 family
       IBM System Storage DS6000 family
       IBM System Storage DS8000 family

Date last modified:    May 24, 2013


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