To meet today’s complex and ever-changing business demands, you need a solid foundation of compute, storage, networking and software resources that is simple to deploy and can quickly and automatically adapt to changing conditions. You also need to be able to take advantage of broad expertise and proven best practices in systems management, applications, hardware maintenance and more. The IBM® PureFlex™ System combines leading edge compute capabilities, advanced IBM storage hardware and storage management along with patterns of expertise and integrates them in complete, optimised solutions.
IBM Flex System™ p260 and p460 Compute Nodes are POWER7 and POWER7+-based servers optimised for virtualisation, performance and extraordinary efficiency. The nodes support IBM AIX, IBM i or Linux operating environments and are designed to run a wide variety of workloads in your PureFlex System or IBM Flex System solution.