Systems Management Solutions for IBM PowerLinux


IBM Systems Director for IBM PowerLinux™ provides an affordable foundation for systems management. It provides the integrated tools needed to efficiently visualize and communicate the relationships of physical and virtual systems that are discovered, monitor their health, define and receive threshold alerts, and update system firmware and operating environments. Built-in automation capabilities enable IT administrators to schedule updates and configuration changes to proactively avoid problems, and reduce the administrative burden of routine maintenance.

Features PowerLinux
Visualize physical/virtual system relationships Included
Monitor system health Included
Provide threshold and error alerts Included
Update operating systems and firmware Included
Simplify deployment with virtual images Included
Control energy use within existing capacity Optional1
Monitor network system health with servers and storage Optional1
Automate configuration and placement for new workloads Included
Manage workload availability end-to-end Optional1
Understand capacity Optional1
Analyze and report historical performance Optional1



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To draw insights and make better decisions, businesses rely on the secure, flexible and open platform of IBM Power Systems. Built with the first processor designed for big data workloads, the design of Power Systems combines the computing power, memory bandwidth and I/O in ways that are easier to consume and manage, building on strong resiliency, availability and security.

IBM Power Systems deliver flexibility and choice of operating systems to enable your business to support the next generation applications for big data and analytics and cognitive computing that are transforming how organizations work today. Whether running 1, 2, or all 3 - coupled with PowerVM, they maximize the benefit of Power Systems in your business.

Transform your business with Systems Software that enables virtualization, high availability, flexibility, security and compliance on Power Systems™. IBM’s integrated approach to developing Systems and Systems Software together delivers optimized results with Power Systems.

As an open innovation platform, Power Systems is optimized for big data and analytics performance and to deliver scale-out economics and security for the cloud. IBM and IBM Business Partner solutions exploit key capabilities in IBM Power Systems.

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