IBM® Systems Director Editions provide options to select the level of leading management solutions from IBM based on your needs - from basic hardware management to more advanced cross enterprise management. IBM Systems Director Editions are packaged to make it simpler, easier to deploy and more cost-effective to purchase the features needed to manage servers, storage and networks in your data center.

IBM offers integrated management solutions – from platform management through service management – to drive greater operational management efficiencies and break down the barriers that get in the way to achieving a Smarter Computing. IBM Systems Director Express, Standard and Enterprise Editions provide an integrated set of tools to enable your IT organization to address major concerns associated with managing both physical and virtual server infrastructures. Systems Director Editions significantly reduce operational complexity, dramatically improve the efficiency of IT staff and systems, and control costs while meeting demanding business requirements for service delivery.

Choose the Edition that suits your data center infrastructure
Features Express Standard Enterprise
Visualize physical/virtual system relationships1
Monitor system health1
Provide threshold and error alerts1
Update operating systems and firmware1
Simplify deployment with virtual images1,2  
Control energy use within existing capacity  
Monitor network system health with servers and storage  
Automate configuration and placement for new workloads1    
Manage workload availability end-to-end    
Understand capacity    
Analyze and report historical performance    

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