Server Makeovers can typically reduce your total cost of ownership (TCO) by between 20% and 60%. You too, could lower your TCO effectively with an IBM System and a Server Makeover of your HP, Oracle or Dell infrastructure.
According to IDC, the costs of server management, including power and cooling costs, will outpace the costs of buying these servers by a factor of four times and eight times respectively. 1 The main contributors are:
The tell-tale signs that you may need to makeover your server infrastructure are as follows:
- Do you have a large number of single-workload servers?
- Are you facing a major technology refresh?
- Are you under pressure to reduce your IT budget?
- Are you paying too much for hardware maintenance?
- Can your servers handle seasonal or unexpected peaks in demand from business units and customers?
Planning for success
Faced with these challenges, where do you start? How do you start? We can help. We use a proven methodology to help organizations just like yours meet those objectives.
The first step in this methodology is IBM's Server Makeover analysis. This analysis is used to develop a high-level roadmap to help you identify makeover opportunities to address your challenges.
During the Server Makeover analysis, IBM will analyze the server and application baselines provided, then — using powerful tools based on a combination of historical and customer-provided data — develop a high-level technical and financial roadmap that identifies optimization opportunities within the server environment.
This roadmap can help you answer fundamental questions, such as:
Benefits of a Server Makeover analysis early in your planning include:
Helps answer your key questions
How to get started
An IBM Representative will contact you within 2 business days.