Innovative solutions to simplify your Windows® and VMware ESX infrastructure
When it comes to simplifying your IT environment, you need to look well beyond basic hardware or server consolidation. In complex environments necessary to support your business needs, one way to reign in costs is better management, better administration and better control.
The integrated design, advanced systems management and enhanced virtualization technologies make the IBM i system ideal to help you reduce costs, improve productivity and increase responsiveness. What the IBM i system allows you to do is integrate, extend and grow your business applications like never before by integrating a variety of operating systems, including IBM i, Windows Server™ and VMware ESX Server. You choose and run the best mix of applications for your business and manage them centrally. By helping reduce complexity and enabling a high level of IT flexibility, IBM i integration with BladeCenter® and System x® offers an uncomplicated approach to gaining real business value.
The IBM i combines operating systems, middleware, database, security and storage into a single integrated system. This one system can be deployed very quickly, is less costly and offers easy manageability. Instead of supporting and maintaining multiple disparate servers, often one for each application running on Windows, you can simply integrate operations, networking and server management of an IBM i, BladeCenter and System x environment to help: