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X6 was the only B2B server named a finalist in the IDSA 2014 IDEA competition.

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"IBM’s next generation of EXA technology - X6 - is impressive. At JN Data we expect to improve consolidation rates up to 2X and increase virtual machine performance by taking advantage of this new platform. Furthermore, we are excited to explore what additional advantages the new Flash DIMM devices can provide in our VMware environment."

– Søren Vestergaard Sørensen,
Department Manager, JN Data

"IBM’s Enterprise X-Architecture has always evolved in ways that complemented Intel’s Xeon solutions and helped customers maximize the performance and value of their scale-out IT investments. The latest EXA generation, IBM X6, pushes those synergies and benefits even further and is certain to help ensure the continuing leadership of the company’s System x solutions."

– Charles King, Pund-IT

"IBM's X6 architecture represents a huge step forward for x86 systems. With greatly expanded memory, x86 servers can now challenge other high-memory servers in the in-memory and database-intensive computing marketplaces."

– Joe Clabby, Clabby Analytics

"Thanks to our IBM Systems solution for SAP HANA on IBM System x, we can offer our customers the high-performance and highly available service they need to meet their business goals."

- Dr. Luke Winckelmann, Lead SAP HANA Expert and Customer Service Manager, itelligence AG

"IBM SmartCloud Entry, running on System x, provides all of the ‘must-have features’ for private cloud," says Karaca. "It is quite cost effective to start with this solution, since it can be up and functioning very quickly. Plus, you can easily scale the environment to accommodate future growth by adding new servers, as needed."

- Mehmet Selçuk Karaca, consultant, Türk Telekom

"By configuring our System x3850 servers and XIV storage as a private cloud with VMware, we can rapidly develop applications to support alternative delivery channels like mobile and internet banking services we need to enhance our competitiveness and win new customers."

- Tunç Bergsan, CIO, Anadolubank

"Thanks to the IBM System x3690 X5 server driving our private cloud, we have increased the performance of our ERP platform by 80 percent compared to the previous infrastructure—enabling us to offer transparent billing services to a significantly larger customer base."

- Jens Stougaard Frederiksen, IT Manager, Verdo A/S

"With the System x servers, our ongoing hardware and networking costs have been reduced by about 50 percent, and we now have a much more powerful and flexible platform on which to build our future business."

- Damir Mujic, founder and CEO, Avalon

"We have achieved cost savings in a number of areas since moving to a virtualized server environment on IBM System x...Having fewer physical servers really cuts down on software licensing costs, and also saves money on administration and energy consumption."

- Marcello Fonseca Ribeiro, IT and Telecoms Manager, Start Química

Phil Horwitz

IBM System x-Based Workload-Optimized Systems and Big Data Technical Lead

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Kevin Murray

Worldwide x86 Server Marketing Manager

Kevin is responsible for worldwide marketing programs for System x and BladeCenter. Kevin has a broad background in IT marketing and business line management, with over 15 years experience working with servers, networking, storage, and IT education.

Area of expertise

x86 based servers and networking, including System x and BladeCenter

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Chris Johnson

System x Marketing Segment Manager, x86 Competitive Tools, Sales Enablement

Chris is a Marketing Manager for IBM System x, focused on sales enablement and competitive tools. He works closely with System x product managers, IBM sellers, and IBM Business Partners to provide the right resources and tools to enable all IBM System x sellers.

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Randall Lundin

Worldwide Product Marketing, High End System x

Randall Lundin Randy manages IBM WW 4 socket x86 servers from a product management and product marketing perspective. He supports the existing 4 socket servers helping to drive market success. He also defines and drives the build of future roadmap offerings.

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About VMware and IBM X6

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    VMworld 2014 | Aug 24-28

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  • IBM X6 webcast

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