PM for Power Systems capabilities and benefits provide:
A comprehensive. low cost, secure and easy to use systems management tool to help ensure your systems are ready to meet today’s and tomorrow’s business challenges and opportunities.
Easily understood reports at a total system, processor pool or partition level help identify potential resource constraints affecting performance and capacity thereby helping you avoid disappointing surprises.
Help for making it easier to understand the impact on your IT environment of the sophisticated Power System functions: e.g. dynamic processor allocation, rapid LPAR provisioning, processor pools, capped vs. uncapped partitions, dedicated vs. shared processors, active memory sharing, active memory expansion, live partition mobility, COD processors, multiple OS types, etc
A process to easily size your future system requirements based on the growth trends of your existing workload thereby helping you more easily plan for the future.
A simple methodology to help with understanding the impact of running your existing workloads in a virtualized environment by taking advantage of logical partitioning, server consolidation, IBM middleware or the inclusion of another operating system type onto your existing or future Power System.
A self managing process to track CPU, memory, disk and other keys system measurements automatically thereby helping reduce the need for dedicated performance management and capacity planning personnel.
A systematic way to help with the proactive (as opposed to reactive) planning of the potential financial requirements desired to keep your system running at its peak efficiency and to meet the growing uses of IT in your business.