Accelerate the journey to smarter computing

Highly reliable systems and solutions that are easy to deploy, use and manage

New offerings strengthen the System x portfolio for a wide range of IT requirements

On a smarter planet, nearly everything computes. Home appliances, cars, roads, clothes, things most people would not recognise as computers now have built in intelligence. This is the daily reality of an instrumented, interconnected and intelligent world. But realising the promise of a smarter planet requires more than adding intelligence to everything. We also have to make computing—from servers and systems to applications, tools, databases and storage—smarter.

IBM provides a well designed path to this new way of thinking with intelligent, integrated x86 systems that help you reduce costs and complexity and accelerate your journey.

IBM System x® and IBM BladeCenter® can provide you with the performance and flexibility you need with highly reliable servers and solutions that are easy to deploy, use and manage. Learn more about the optimised systems, and solutions that are designed for the smarter computing era.

Boost productivity with entry priced systems for small and medium businesses

System x3100 M4

A small business environment doesn’t mean cutting corners when it comes to the server running it. The IBM System x3100 M4, featuring the latest Intel® Xeon® processor E3-1200 series, is a compact, quiet server that is optimised for small business and franchise environments.

System x3250 M4

Get the reliability and 24/7 dependability that is required in today’s business environment. The IBM System x3250 features the latest Intel® Xeon® processor E3-1200 series and packs performance, reliability and availability.

Manage physical and virtual server infrastructures

IBM Systems Director Standard Edition now includes the Upward Integration Modules for Microsoft SCCM and VMware vCentre. Take advantage of the seamless integration now available with IBM Systems Director.

IBM Systems Director VMControl 2.4

VMControl 2.4 now includes VMControl Enterprise Edition for System x. The System x edition brings comprehensive virtualisation management capabilities to the open source hypervisor KVM. Now you can create and manage system pools and images for KVM on System x.

Accelerate the value of private cloud systems

IBM Starter Kit for Cloud x86 Edition

The IBM Starter Kit for Cloud is a fully integrated software stack that takes your virtualised environment from “cloud-ready” to “cloud.” Your users can request and provision an environment quickly through a web-based interface. Your IT department can monitor and manage this environment for improved efficiency and utilisation of the data centre.

IBM BladeCenter Foundation for Cloud

IBM BladeCenter Foundation for Cloud is a pre-packaged offering that brings together the hardware, software and services needed to quickly establish a virtualised environment that is a great foundation for a private cloud environment. This offering takes the guess work out of establishing a virtualised environment by pre-installing and configuring the necessary software on the hardware and leveraging services for customisation to your environment. All you need to focus on is creating the VM containers for your applications and start leveraging the benefits of a virtualised infrastructure.

Turn large amounts of data into real-time decisions

The IBM Smart Analytics System 5710 is an affordable, integrated and optimised solution for data warehousing and analytics. The Smart Analytics 5710 combines IBM System x server, IBM storage and software to provide warehousing and analytics capabilities with three configurations to suit your data requirements.

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