IBM z Systems advantages

Data centers around the globe are facing an IT conundrum: how to meet huge new demands on a flat budget. Leaders are addressing this conundrum by transforming infrastructures to deliver smarter computing that is designed for data, tuned to the task and managed in a Cloud. The unique hybrid design of the IBM zEnterprise System is ideally suited to play a leading role in these transformations.

The zEnterprise System is composed of three main elements. At its core is the zEnterprise 196 for large eneterprises or the zEnterprise 114 for mid-sized businesses. The IBM zEnterprise BladeCenter® Extension (zBX) houses IBM POWER7® blades and System x blades for deploying AIX and Linux applications and optimizers for specified workloads. The zEnterprise Unified Resource Manager unifies management of resources and extends z Systems qualities of service end-to-end across workloads.

With the introduction of the zEnterprise System, IBM is delivering a world class enterprise server designed to help address the IT conundrum to deliver the new IT services businesses require with a lower cost structure The IBM zEnterprise system is one of a new generation of systems that will help businesses realize the opportunities of a smarter planet.

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