As your company grows and as new regulations add pressure on your data center, you may find yourself forced to add more and more server capacity—often escalating the systems management burden and increasing power consumption. With virtualization on IBM x86 servers, new workloads do not have to mean new servers. IBM x86 servers offer flexible configurations equipped with enhanced memory, high-speed I/O and industry-leading availability and reliability features—a combination designed to help reduce operating costs, simplify management and keep your virtualized infrastructure up and running.
With IBM x86 systems, you get:
IBM Virtualization Reference Architecture for Microsoft Hyper-V on System x provides small and mid-sized businesses with an affordable, reliable and highly available virtualization solution validated by the Microsoft Fast Track program on IBM x86 servers, Juniper Network Ethernet switches and IBM System Storage DS3500 Express.
IBM BladeCenter Foundation for Cloud provides a comprehensive converged solution that brings together servers, storage, networking, management, software and services needed to quickly establish a robust and virtualized environment.
IBM x86 servers offer open platforms that support a choice of industry-leading hypervisors from Microsoft, VMware, Red Hat and SUSE.
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