IBM PureFlex System
Optimized for cloud and IT efficiency
IBM® PureFlex™ System is a complete, flexible cloud infrastructure system with integrated expertise. The system integrates and optimizes all compute, storage and networking resources to deliver infrastructure-as-a-service (IaaS) out of the box. To simplify acquisition of your solution, you can choose one of two pre-defined and fully integrated, optimized configurations as the starting point.
The IBM® PureFlex™ System Express and PureFlex System Enterprise Editions combine advanced IBM hardware and systems management software, integrating them into an optimized configuration that is simple to acquire and deploy so you get fast time-to-value for your solution.
The PureFlex System Express configuration is designed for small and medium businesses and is the most affordable and flexible PureFlex System entry point.
The offering includes:
The Enterprise configuration is optimized for scalable cloud deployments and has built-in redundancy for highly reliable and resilient operation to support your critical applications and cloud scalable deployments.
The offering includes:
Open Choice: Customize your PureFlex System
Open Choice gives customers the ability to configure their PureFlex System with a wide variety of elements from IBM and their partners. Choices in critical areas such as architecture, storage, operating systems, hypervisors and networking allow systems to be optimized and tuned to the enterprise.
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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,
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 optimize 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 optimized 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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