IT solutions are driving business, and your business needs to be faster, more nimble, and ultimately, more successful. IBM PureFlex System and IBM Flex System offer an advanced, integrated, converged infrastructure to provide an extraordinary foundation for your business solutions.
IBM PureFlex System and IBM Flex System deliver solutions that support the needs of today’s emerging business requirements, bringing together servers, storage, and networking capabilities with integrated intelligence that fits easily into your existing data centre.
Optimise your solutions, accelerate cloud deployments, speed decision making and business insight, and optimise application and workload performance for a variety of business solutions with IBM PureFlex System and IBM Flex System.
Cloud: optimise and extend your existing business applications
Cloud solutions deployed on IBM PureFlex System and IBM Flex System give you flexibility; simplified, integrated management; and improved resource utilisation by helping to balance, manage and optimise all compute, storage and networking resources. Get the most out of your investment while maintaining the performance and reliability of your business applications.
Simplify cloud disaster recovery services with IBM PureFlex System
The IBM PureFlex Solution for cloud backup and recovery is designed to offer secure, reliable protection to help reduce risk in scaling cloud solutions. Taking advantage of the high performance networking built in to PureSystems combined with Tivoli Storage Manager software, the solution can help most applications automatically resume productive operation in less than 10 minutes from the time of failure.
Accelerate cloud-based services for your SAP business applications with the IBM PureFlex Solution for SAP Business Suite
IBM PureFlex Solution for SAP Business Suite can help you balance, manage and optimise all compute, storage and networking resources with simple, integrated management. With efficient consolidation, you can get the most out of your investment while maintaining the performance and reliability of business applications.
IBM Flex System™ Solution for Microsoft® Hyper-V™ provides highly reliable and affordable virtualisation and cloud solutions validated by the Microsoft Fast Track program. Whether you choose the two-node system, four-node system or eight-node system (technical details for eight-node system coming soon), these solutions contain all the elements needed to deploy a new data centre or to scale an existing infrastructure. Deployment guidance from IBM is designed to provide a low cost of entry for cloud deployments while supporting future growth.
IBM PureFlex and Flex System Managed Service Provider Editions
The IBM PureFlex and Flex System MSP Editions offer tailored solutions for MSPs, ranging from Managed IT and infrastructure as a service, to foundations for delivering software and business processes as a service.
The MSP Editions service-based reference architectures are designed to:
Virtual desktop infrastructure
Solutions for virtual desktop infrastructure (VDI) built on IBM PureFlex System and IBM Flex System extend the value of IBM expert integrated systems to deliver flexible, robust, and secure desktop services. Desktop virtualisation solutions are designed to protect confidential data and improve availability and business continuity with simple administration and management.
The IBM PureFlex Solution for SmartCloud Desktop Infrastructure offers more mobile application access with improved security. Now you can support up to 8400 Windows 7 users in a single PureFlex rack. In addition, this new offering ships pre-integrated from the factory to speed time to value for VDI deployments.
The new offering includes a range of capabilities.
Enhanced analytics solutions are designed to speed up SAP business reporting, helping you to make more informed decisions, faster. SAP HANA on IBM PureFlex and Flex System offers performance enhancements to accelerate decision making and gain insights into key trends locked in your data.
IBM Systems Solution for SAP Business Suite and SAP HANA offer performance enhancements that can speed system provisioning while enabling you to gain insights into key trends locked in your data and accelerate decision making.
The IBM Flex System Solution for SAP Business Warehouse Accelerator offers scalable real-time analytics for your SAP Business Warehouse. Get faster access to valuable information with up to 200 times improved query response on even the largest solutions.
IBM PureFlex Solution for IBM i
Consolidate IBM i and x86 into a single integrated system with 80 percent lower IBM i software costs.1
The IBM PureFlex Solution for IBM i is a complete, integrated business system that offers an attractive alternative for existing small and midsized IBM i users to reduce IT costs and complexity by consolidating their IBM i and Windows® applications on an IBM PureFlex solution.
The solution offers large memory capacity, outstanding performance of the POWER7+ processor, industrial-strength virtualisation and workload-optimising capabilities for small-to-midsize database servers and consolidation of virtualised application servers and consolidation x86 based workloads.
In addition, the solution is designed to increase utilisation and performance while reducing costs, offering an excellent way to consolidate infrastructure.
IBM Flex System Microsoft SQL and Exchange Solutions
IBM Flex System Microsoft SQL and Exchange Solutions provide Microsoft email and database solutions that are scalable to support a range of user counts and data sizes. These solutions support up to 25,000 users for Microsoft Exchange environments and provide a highly foundation for Microsoft SQL environments.