IBM PureFlex System

Simplify your infrastructure through integration.
Automate and optimise your workloads with integrated expertise and efficient design.

IBM PureFlex System
Optimised for cloud and IT efficiency

IBM PureFlex System is a complete, flexible cloud infrastructure system with integrated expertise. The system integrates and optimises all compute, storage and networking resources to deliver infrastructure-as-a-service (IaaS) out of the box.

The IBM PureFlex System combines advanced IBM hardware and systems management software, integrating them into an optimised configuration that is simple to acquire and deploy so you get fast time-to-value for your solution.

Open choice: Customise your PureFlex System

Open choice gives you the ability to configure your PureFlex System with a wide variety of elements from IBM and IBM Business Partners. Choices in critical areas such as architecture, storage, operating systems, hypervisors and networking allow systems to be optimised and tuned to the enterprise.


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    Learn how customers implemented IBM PureFlex System to gain a competitive advantage.

    The community speaks

    "The new IBM PureFlex Solution for IBM i will provide an attractive starting point for our customers deploying Manhattan's WMi solution in a cloud or on-premise environment while delivering a fully integrated solution to the market that has been specifically designed for IBM i workloads."

    - David Landau, Vice President, Product Management & Development,
    Manhattan Associates

    There are many more voices describing the benefits of IBM PureFlex System and IBM Flex System.

    "We expect that with SAP Business Suite running on IBM PureFlex, together with SAP HANA on IBM System x3950, customers can more easily run their businesses in real time, while helping to optimise their infrastructure investments. Through our continued collaboration with IBM to validate new integrated offerings and configurations, we intend to deliver an enterprise-class solution to our joint customers aimed at transforming transactions, analytics and business processes, with more simplified and integrated landscape-management capabilities."

    - Kyle Garman, Global Vice President, IBM Alliance, SAP

    "The IBM PureFlex System brings another level of choice and flexibility for IBM’s and Red Hat’s customers bringing together the POWER7 and x86 architectures into a platform architecture that enables broad scale deployment of IT solutions for small and medium enterprises all the way up to the largest enterprise and mission critical computing workloads"

    - Jim Totton, VP & GM, Platform Business Unit, Red Hat

    "For Infor10 ERP Enterprise (LN) on AIX the virtual appliance for the IBM PureFlex System will allow consolidation and reduced deployment cost balanced with optimised system allocation and performance."

    - Daan Snijders, Vice President Development Infor10 ERP Enterprise (LN), Infor

    "Vision Solutions is excited about IBM’s PureFlex Systems as it represents a breakthrough in computing platforms. Our customers will benefit from simplified deployment of a high availability solution to protect their most critical applications all from a unified system leveraging a single interface."

    - Bob Johnson, Vision Solutions, Executive VP Sales & Marketing, Vision Solutions

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    "Indo Farm Equipment Limited is an ISO company that manufactures world-class tractors, cranes, engines, diesel gensets. We have grown over the past decade and today we export our machinery all over the world.

    We are keen on building a robust and scalable infrastructure that can keep up with our growth so we chose IBM to run our ERP applications. We find IBM products easy to manage with GUI capability. Besides IBM was able to show us detailed road map of their products.

    We have purchased IBM Flex System Chassis with Flex Node x220, SAN Storage V3700 along with Tape Library TS3100. We are sure that it will yield us a good return on investment.", said Akshay Goel, Project Manager - SAP, Indo Farm Equipment Limited

    "Maharshi Dayanand University , Rohtak aims at providing state-of-the-art learning to its students and faculty with the intention of developing world-class human resources. One of the key steps to achieve this is to have state of the art IT infrastructure that can scale up to the needs of the university.

    We have installed IBM's Flex System Chassis with Flex Node x220, Storwize V7000 and Tape Library TS3100 to form the heart of our data centre where we are running our ERP and other related applications. Not only the systems are highly available, but also have yielded great space savings and reduced our energy consumption.

    The choice of IBM was not just for its technical superiority, but also for its consultative abilities. They were clearly able to articulate how the solution can deliver performance and redundancy.", said Vikas Nagil, Technical Assistant - Software Support & Data Centre, Maharshi Dayanand University, Rohtak, Haryana