IT Infrastructure choice matters. Breakthrough technologies for IT infrastructure innovation
In a business environment with constant change, IT infrastructure decisions matter. On January 16, IBM announces breakthrough technologies for IT infrastructure innovation with new and updated solutions built to remake enterprise IT for the new era of Cloud and drive business transformation with Big Data and Analytics.
IBM Systems Group introduces the new generation of System x, the X6 portfolio with its transformative system architecture optimized for performance, agility and resiliency. Achieve increased application performance, agility to support your clients’ mission-critical workloads with confidence, and the capability to extend the benefits of virtualization and cloud beyond a simple infrastructure.
Smarter Storage announces the new IBM FlashSystem™ 840 model. Transform data economics with IBM Smarter Storage leadership in all-flash storage and grid scale architectures. Deliver extreme performance for data-intensive workloads while helping reduce cost. Increase data availability with enhanced reliability and serviceability.
The IBM PureSystems™ family of expert integrated systems strengthens its portfolio to deliver greater speed, simplicity and efficiency in helping companies achieve the full potential of Cloud and Big Data.
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Transform your clients’ IT infrastructure with IBM X6 portfolio and solutions. The IBM X6 portfolio offers innovative breakthrough technologies in deploying mission-critical applications in the cloud.
Increase business agility while helping lower operating costs for improved overall business results. Infrastructure that transforms vital resources into real-time viable insight.
Also, learn about new solutions portfolio designed for delivering high-performance on X6 with SAP HANA, IBM DB2® with BLU Acceleration, VMware vSphere and VMWare vCloud Suite.
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The IBM data architecture and all-flash storage helps you engage with your customers to leverage data and open up new business opportunities in ways that were not possible until now. Stay informed, as IBM announces new FlashSystem solutions that are defining a new landscape of computing.
The New IBM FlashSystem 840 - provides the extreme performance of all-flash storage for data-intensive workloads while helping reduce cost.
The New IBM FlashSystem Enterprise Performance Solution – combines the new FlashSystem 840 with the power of IBM SAN Volume Controller to deliver extreme performance with advanced functions.
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The IBM PureSystems family of expert integrated systems deliver greater speed, simplicity and efficiency in helping companies achieve the full potential of Cloud and Big Data.
New Flex System offerings
The IBM Flex System Solution for SmartCloud Orchestrator reference architecture complements other IBM PureFlex™ cloud reference architectures that provide examples of configuring SmartCloud on a PureFlex system. This architecture provides examples leveraging IBM Flex System, SmartCloud Orchestrator and IBM XIV storage to set up a cost-effective, elastic, scalable cloud solution for services delivery.
The updated IBM Flex System Solution for Microsoft® Exchange reference architecture simplifies implementation of a powerful collaborative platform designed for enterprise use. With powerful new search and security features, this solution now also has increased reliability and world-class performance and data throughput derived from the latest Flex technology.
The IBM Flex System Solution for SAP NetWeaver Business Warehouse Accelerator, which includes a Flex System x240 compute node and IBM System Storage DS3500 storage, has also been updated. This will enable customers running SAP applications to converge their traditional landscapes and Business Warehouse Accelerator appliance solutions on a common infrastructure platform.
New PureFlex offerings
The IBM PureFlex offerings updated with the x240 compute node provide new support for the x240 node with the latest Intel® processor, allowing you to customize the IT environment you need with new configuration options.
PureFlex Solutions for VMware vCloud reference architecture now available. The value of this reference architecture is in providing a footprint for accelerating deployment of VMware cloud environments. The combination of these software and hardware components and automation help speed cloud deployment, making easier work of component ordering, simpler setup, configuration, ongoing management, and support.
IBM has announced as a statement of direction for the availability in 2Q of the Flex System 880 x6 compute node. This new Flex System Compute Node offering that delivers the highest resiliency, scalability and performance for mission-critical workloads. Based on next-generation EXA technology, this offering ensures that your environment is fast, agile and resilient.
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IBM Global Financing can help accelerate your client’s infrastructure projects by minimizing up-front payments, better align project cost outlays with anticipated benefits and help clients preserve cash and existing lines of credit for other business needs.
When your clients finance with IBM Global Financing it matters to you: clients who finance can often afford bigger deals, a long-term commitment and frequent technology upgrades.
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IBM Global Financing offerings are provided through IBM Credit LLC in the United States and other IBM subsidiaries and divisions worldwide to qualified commercial and government clients. Rates and availability are based on a client’s credit rating, financing terms, offering type, equipment and product type and options, and may vary by country. Non-hardware items must be one-time, non-recurring charges and are financed by means of loans. Other restrictions may apply. Rates and offerings are subject to change, extension or withdrawal without notice and may not be available in all countries.
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