What are Solutions for Smart Business?
Solutions for Smart Business
is a new IBM family of offerings designed for small and midsize businesses with limited IT staff, that want to take advantage of specialized IT business solutions without the complexity or cost of traditional technology packages. Sold exclusively through the partner channel, these solutions are designed to deliver quicker time to value through a ready-to-run package with usage-based, subscription pricing that combines pre-integrated components and flexible delivery options. The solutions are priced and packaged for the midmarket, so it's now even easier to sell IBM Application Manager
, IBM Service Manager
and Virtual Desktop for Smart Business
. In addition, these solutions now feature an expanded web presence and end-to-end channel enablement and marketing support.
Your customers and prospects can learn more about Solutions for Smart Business at Solutions for Smart Business on ibm.com
. Check out the video, white papers, TCO Calculator for Virtual Desktop, and more. You can learn more about Solutions for Smart Business at Solutions for Smart Business on PartnerWorld
, where you can access over 40 enablement, marketing and sales assets to help identify, validate, progress and close business.
What Does IBM Virtual Desktop for Smart Business Bring to the Portfolio?
IBM Virtual Desktop for Smart Business is a comprehensive desktop management solution that helps lower the barriers of adoption, as well as cost, complexity and coverage challenges traditionally associated with VDI technology. Solution for Smart Business flagship product IBM Virtual Desktop for Smart Business v2.2 was announced on March 29, 2011. The new release provides key enhancements and expands its worldwide selling opportunity by:
- Enhancing the end-user experience with higher performance multimedia support and increased flexibility and portability through full USB 2.0 peripheral support for integrated offline and online VDI.
- Easing the IT management burden with enhanced monitoring and reporting, role and task-based provisioning, and enhanced Microsoft Active Directory integration using IBM Tivoli Directory Integrator (TDI).
- Driving Down TCO via multiple server clustering to handle more users, more System x hardware choices and tested configurations.
- Extending global commitment with support for additional languages: French, German, Italian, Spanish, Brazilian Portuguese, Chinese simplified and Chinese traditional.
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