IBM Networking Operating System


The IBM Networking Operating System (IBM Networking OS) is a data center-class network operating system progressively developed over the past decade to deliver highly reliable, high-performance Ethernet and converged switching and interoperability with existing network infrastructures.

IBM Networking OS delivers advanced capabilities for IBM RackSwitch, Flex System and BladeCenter switches through its robust feature set, stable implementation of industry standards and IBM innovations such as IBM VMready® and Virtual Fabric. A GUI and industry-standard CLI deliver easy management. IBM Networking OS supports the latest advances in cloud networking, flat networks, converged data and storage networking, virtualization awareness and software-defined networking.

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Lenovo acquires IBM x86 systems

These IBM x86 products are now products of Lenovo in the U.S. and other countries. IBM will host x86-related content on until migrated to Lenovo. During the transition, please interpret references to IBM in relation to transitioned products as Lenovo.