IBM PureFlex System
Solutions for cloud: Faster, smarter, more flexible deployments
Cloud solutions deployed on IBM PureFlex System and Flex System resources give you a path for fast and easy access to powerful cloud technology while reducing your risk with reference architecture-based solutions. These solutions provide virtualization across compute, storage and networking within the system, so you get superior automation and simple workload optimization for your cloud infrastructure.
IBM Flex System Solution for SmartCloud Orchestrator
This reference architecture employs a scalable and reliable configuration for cloud services deployment on Flex System, leveraging IBM SmartCloud® Orchestrator, IBM XIV® and IBM Storwize® V7000 storage. The combination of these elements with IBM Flex System provides a cloud infrastructure that can be tailored to both Enterprise clients deploying a Private Cloud and to service providers like Managed Service Providers (MSPs) for Cloud Services Delivery. This solution provides the technology, design, architecture and expertise to help simplify the entire cloud lifecycle and makes it easier for IT administrators to provide tangible value to end users. When your business needs change, you can benefit from improved flexibility, scalability, elasticity and significant time to value with this open and extensible cloud management platform.
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IBM PureFlex and IBM Flex System Managed Service Provider Editions
Managed Service Provider (MSP) editions offer tailored solu-tions for MSPs, ranging from Managed IT and Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS), to foundations for delivering software and business processes as a service. The MSP Editions service-based reference architectures are designed to:
Speed time to value for new infrastructure or application services
Simplify cloud infrastructure, virtual machine deployment and management with built-in expertise, providing advanced, automated VM placement, provisioning and monitoring
Reduce time to deployment with infrastructure pre-integration
Deepen integration and provide full virtualization of all resources
Speed ability to deploy and optimize workloads with a rich set of options for workloads, networking and storage
Scale to meet your future needs with financing options designed for MSPs