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IBM SmartCloud Entry for Power Systems

IBM SmartCloud Entry for Power Systems is an entry level private cloud offering that is easy to deploy and simple to use. This solution works with existing Power Systems infrastructure, leveraging Power Systems enterprise security, availability and reliability for cloud without risk. IBM SmartCloud Entry for Power Systems increases efficiency through heterogeneous cloud management across both Power and x86 environments and enables data center managers to quickly deploy self-service provisioning of virtualized workloads. A simple, intuitive interface provides oversight while increasing IT efficiency and lowering administration costs. Key features include:

Built upon IBM PowerVM virtualization and IBM PowerVC, SmartCloud Entry allows Power Systems clients to quickly transition to a cloud-based infrastructure and provides the benefits of a cloud delivery model by enabling:

IBM SmartCloud Provisioning

IBM SmartCloud Provisioning combines infrastructure and platform management capabilities to deliver rapid provisioning, scalability and advanced image management for virtualized and cloud environments. Benefits include:

IBM SmartCloud Orchestrator

IBM SmartCloud Orchestrator provides an open and extensible cloud management platform for managing heterogeneous hybrid environments. The software integrates provisioning, metering, usage and accounting as well as monitoring and capacity management of cloud services. IBM SmartCloud Orchestrator provides the following features and benefits:

IBM SmartCloud Cost Management

IBM SmartCloud Cost Management provides visibility into the usage and cost of your infrastructure and other non-IT resources. The software helps you track and assess shared computing resource usage accurately, and better manage the cost of your cloud and IT services. IBM SmartCloud Cost Management provides the following features and benefits:

IBM SmartCloud Monitoring

IBM® SmartCloud™ Monitoring optimizes workloads and provides visibility through health dashboards, thereby, increasing cloud availability. It intelligently optimizes use of current resources and more intelligently plans future growth. Key benefits include:

IBM PowerHA

PowerHA SystemMirror V7 represents the next generation of solutions for high availability and disaster recovery. This offering integrates core clustering technology into the kernel and the OS, enabling our customers to be more productive and deliver higher quality IT services while enjoying a more robust and easier-to-manage clustering environment.

IBM PowerSC

Power is security and compliance. IBM PowerSC provides a security and compliance solution optimized for virtualized environments on Power Systems servers, running PowerVM and AIX. Security control and compliance are some of the key components needed to defend the virtualized data center and cloud infrastructure against ever evolving new threats. Highlights include:

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Browse Power Systems

Next generation applications for big data and analytics and cognitive computing are providing unprecedented insights into opportunities, threats and efficiencies. IBM Power Systems is at the forefront of delivering solutions to gain faster insights from analyzing both structured information and unstructured big data. With the secure, flexible and open platform of IBM Power Systems plus solutions and software, organizations can outpace their competitors by delivering faster services, providing differentiated offerings and turning operational cost into investment opportunity.

IBM Power Systems hardware is at the heart of enabling major business and industry transformations fueled by the explosive growth of big data and analytics. Power Systems help organizations drive faster business insights with industry leading performance, scalability and virtualization flexibility.

IBM Power Systems deliver flexibility and choice of operating systems to enable your business to support the next generation applications for big data and analytics and cognitive computing that are transforming how organizations work today. Whether running 1, 2, or all 3 - coupled with PowerVM, they maximize the benefit of Power Systems in your business.

IBM's integrated approach to developing Systems and Systems Software stacks together delivers a platform that supports next generation applications for big data and analytics and cognitive computing on an open platform for choice while providing maximum utilization, availability, and flexibility to help you deliver new advantages to your business.

IBM and IBM Business Partner solutions exploit key benefits in IBM Power Systems’ unique design combined with systems software to provide support for next generation applications for big data and analytics and cognitive computing to providing unprecedented insights into opportunities, threats and efficiencies to your organization.


Over the last five years thousands of clients have migrated to IBM Power Systems. Learn how Power Systems has helped them support next generation applications for big data and analytics and cognitive computing on an open platform for choice while improving business performance, reducing risk, and establishing a platform for growth.

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