As companies require higher levels of flexibility from their IT, cloud computing is becoming increasingly important. Building on the benefits of server virtualization, cloud computing can improve resource utilization to help you make your business processes more efficient. With the right hardware and software, a cloud computing infrastructure can help lower costs and improve your return on your IT investment.
Accelerate innovation with IBM System x cloud solutions
IBM System x® servers are designed to deliver leadership performance, simple scalability, and extreme reliability. IBM SmartCloud® Entry software enables you to easily go from a "cloud ready" infrastructure to a "cloud" infrastructure. Together, IBM SmartCloud Entry running on IBM System x servers can help transform your data center into a highly responsive and efficient IT environment so you can:
Explore System x cloud solutions
IBM System x Solution for VMware vCloud Suite on X6 offers pre-tested configurations for deploying an enterprise-class, private cloud solution using VMware vCloud Suite.
IBM System x® Integrated Offering for Cloud provides a comprehensive, easy-to-use, entry-level private cloud solution based on IBM System x3650 M4 servers integrated with IBM SmartCloud® Entry software, storage, networking, and platform management.
IBM ReadyPack for Cloud with IBM SmartCloud Entry enables the creation of a virtualized and cloud-enabled datacenter than can be tailored to fit your needs. SmartCloud Entry makes it simple for your end-users to request and deploy the resources they need in an automated, secure manner via an easy to use portal.
IBM System x Solution for Microsoft Hyper-V on X6 offers a comprehensive, ready-to-use and ultra-reliable private cloud solution validated under the Microsoft Hyper-V Fast Track program.
IBM System x® Reference Architecture for Microsoft Hyper-V provides small and mid-sized businesses a virtualization solution validated by the Microsoft Fast Track program. Built on IBM x86 servers, Juniper Network Ethernet switches and IBM System Storage DS3500 Express, this solution is designed to be affordable, reliable and highly available.