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Enterprise systems offerings

Building a Smarter Planet with IBM means being prepared for the transformational megatrends that are reverberating through your organisation, your industry and beyond. IBM stands out among our industry peers and in businesses at large as distinctively able to keep moving to the future by helping our clients generate differentiating value for their business. That IBM spends over $5 billion per year in research and the innovation in the realm of enterprise systems is apparent. Surrounding that innovation with the right services, financing, and unparalleled global reach means IBM clients truly garner the benefits of Smarter Computing.

Enterprise systems offerings from IBM include:

IBM Enterprise Power Systems

Power Systems are the ultimate servers for combining enterprise transaction processing applications with compute intensive workloads like analytics. POWER processor performance and the data-optimised design of POWER architecture ensures that Power Systems can manage both structured and unstructured data from multiple sources in real time. This unique capability makes Power Systems ideal for running big data, database and transactions together on a single scalable system.

IBM zEnterprise System

IBM zEnterprise System is ideally suited for enterprises with multiple lines of business that run large-scale transaction processing applications that generate vast quantities of structured data. They are designed for centrally managing and securing the most critical IT services of an enterprise. Compared to x86 servers, they deliver superior economics through large-scale consolidation and enterprise private clouds with capability for more than 100,000 virtual machines in a single system.


  • IBM System Storage

    IBM System Storage offers enterprise Storage for System z and enterprise Storage for Power Systems to provide unique capabilities to improve performance, availability, and scalability. Virtually every enterprise struggles to manage the exponential growth of data and the increasing complexity of its IT environment. IBM enterprise storage solutions are designed to efficiently and securely store vast amounts of data while providing consistent high performance and continuous access to information.

  • Financing for enterprise systems

    IBM Global Financing is the best option to help you affordably meet your hardware financing needs and stay competitive. Specifically, IBM can help credit-qualified clients to conserve cash to use for other strategic needs and investments and maximise cash flow and accelerate their project's cash flow break-even point with payment terms that align costs with anticipated benefits. With flexible financing IBM customers can add capacity or upgrade, often at little or no increase in monthly payments, lower TCO with a Fair Market Value lease.

  • Global Technology Services (GTS) (US)

    Matching enterprise systems with the right expertise, experience, tools and methodologies is essential for helping IBM clients design, deploy and manage their mission critical IT infrastructure securely, efficiently, and reliably. With more than 80,000 skilled delivery service specialists worldwide, GTS is the world's largest system integrator and manager of IT infrastructure. With GTS, clients gain the bench-strength they need to optimise, virtualise and enable the cloud, build, manage and control the server environment and protect against risk with end-to-end solutions.

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Systems

IBM offers a broad systems and storage portfolio combined with decades of experience solving real business problems. With x86, POWER and mainframe systems, disk, tape and network storage systems, IBM can offer the right combination of systems to meet the challenges of your business.

Storage

Storage efficiency is more vital than ever. Your disk utilisation rate may be as low as 20% — while the amount of data you are required to store is exploding. IBM Storage can help.

Networking

The smarter data centre with improved economics of IT can be achieved by connecting servers and storage with a high-speed and intelligent network fabric that is smarter, faster, greener, open and easy to manage. IBM takes an open, standards-based approach to implement the latest advances in today's flat, converged data centre network designs.

Software

IBM's comprehensive Systems Software solutions help to centralise, streamline and automate your physical and virtual infrastructure, allowing you to optimise workloads and increase your ability to deliver IT services that align with business goals. Let us show you how IBM Systems Software helps you realise the value of IBM smarter computing, by allowing a more effective use of the advanced features in IBM hardware and operating systems.

Integrated solutions

The reality is that you need an IT infrastructure designed for data, tuned to the task and managed in the cloud. If your IT staff spends all of their time managing IT, they won't be working with you to drive innovation. You need your infrastructure to help you in the marketplace, to help you innovate, to help you be more competitive, to help you succeed.

Systems-related services

IBM Systems-related services offers a full range of services to help design, develop, integrate, optimise, validate and deploy comprehensive solutions that support On Demand Business.

Megatrends

Over the past 5 years, the cost of data loss has increased by 68%. 8ZB of estimated digital content by 2015. Average % of IT budget devoted to operations & maintenance is 70%.

Find how the megatrends in social, mobile and cloud computing are driving new IT requirements in your organisation.

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