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Smarter computing sets the new standard for efficiency

Accelerate the journey to smarter computing. Expect unmatched ease of use, scalability and flexibility. Reduce deployment time for private clouds. Explore the new capabilities.

Smarter computing sets the new standard for efficiency

Leading organizations of all sizes have applied smarter computing concepts to reduce deployment times and improve performance. With smarter computing, you can harness big data to unlock insights to make informed business decisions. You can transform the way you do business and improve operational efficiency through cloud computing. You can conserve data center floor space, reduce energy consumption and lower labor costs.

Accelerate your journey to smarter computing


  • Expect more from your storage and your storage provider

    You need to manage costs, improve efficiency and keep up with your competitors. You need storage systems designed to deliver consistently higher performance and support higher disk utilization—without complexity. In this important announcement IBM delivers storage systems that can help your business analyze, adapt to, and improve application performance with unmatched ease of use.

Easily integrate file and block storage with the new Storwize V7000 Unified

The world's most powerful midrange storage system adds integrated file support

Expect your storage to automatically analyze, adapt to and improve application performance

Adapt to changing application and workload requirements—with little or no administrator intervention

Always have the files you need—whenever you need them, wherever you are

Allow data to move to the user. In other clouds, users have to chase their data.


  • Accelerate deployment and maximize efficiency with IBM cloud and virtualization solutions

Ease private cloud deployment with affordable entry-level cloud solutions

Scale cloud file systems more efficiently with IBM Active Cloud Engine

Implement your cloud-ready virtual infrastructures through IBM Systems Director VMControl 2.4, with advanced virtualization management capabilities

Improve private cloud networking speed, intelligence, and TCO with IBM System Networking. Get new persistence of connectivity for VM Migration using standards-based VMready on existing switches & the new 40Gb RackSwitch G8316.

Reduce the cost of cloud security and compliance in virtualized datacenters

Optimized systems

  • Improve results with new optimized systems—tuned to the task for businesses of all sizes

Simplify management of optimized systems with IBM Systems Director 6.3 to increase staff productivity by up to 20%1

Accelerate big data analytics projects, the Power 780 now offers up to 96 POWER7 processor cores, enhanced I/O, and double the memory. Deliver up to 2X throughput within the same physical and energy footprint with the enhanced, flexible and affordable Power Express and Power 770 servers.

Take advantage of server-class dependability, serviceability and security in entry priced systems for small and medium businesses

Get greater flexibility and choice in deploying workloads with select IBM System x blade support for Windows integrated into zEnterprise

Flatten your network and aggregate multiple racks of servers with the high-speed 40Gb Ethernet RackSwitch G8316

1Source: Codorniu case study (US)


  • Deliver business analytics and reporting services faster with affordable entry-level solutions

Implement advanced, cost-effective analytics with new systems designed for departmental analytics

Achieve higher performance and faster query response times

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Introduction to the announcement

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IBM Watson: Transforming Healthcare

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Deliver analytics and cloud services faster

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Private cloud infrastructure journey to deliver on the business value of cloud

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Introduction to the announcement
Get a quick overview of how these new capabilities can accelerate your journey to smarter computing (01:11min)

IBM Executives discuss the announcement
IBM Systems Group executives discuss Smarter Computing, cloud and the exciting capabilities in this announcement

New in October

Accelerate the journey to smarter computing

Learn about the October 12th announcements from IBM Systems

System Storage

System x & BladeCenter

Power Systems

System z mainframes

The IBM zEnterprise™ system features a unique design that embraces multiple technology platforms integrated within a centrally managed single system

System Networking

Systems Software