Think about an easy answer, a simpler way, to manage your IT environment
While a typical add another server thinking only leads to sprawl, higher maintenance and licensing costs, the Enterprise Linux Server can add real business value without adding costs.
The Enterprise Linux Server
The IBM Enterprise Linux Server (ELS) is designed from the ground up for enterprise-class workloads, can help on lower software license costs and helps to streamline the IT management. It can secure data from the growing threats and helps to use less of the environmental resources. It provides a consolidated, virtualized infrastructure with the power and flexibility you need for today’s challenges with great economics and performance.
- Cost benefits
The Enterprise Linux Server (ELS) can help lower your IT costs with its support for massive consolidation of older x86 and RISC servers, running up to hundreds of virtual Linux servers concurrently.
* Based on an IBM Study, US ELS pricing, pricing may vary by country.
- Single-server simplicity
The Enterprise Linux Server allows you to run all your modern applications on one single server, which can save software license and management costs, floor space and energy.
It has the capability to run a large number of parallel workloads in a highly efficient and economical way.
The Enterprise Linux Server is designed to handle data and generate insight from data, help transform the economics of information technology, and deliver IT services without boundaries.
The Enterprise Linux Server can do that, through IBM’s advanced virtualization technology, automation features and highly-scalable server capacities.
- Scalability to grow horizontally and vertically
The Enterprise Linux Server virtualization software has the ability to virtualize and share all system resources - processors, communication, memory, storage, I/O and cryptographic features – thus providing advanced resource utilization and enabling flexible and dynamic resource allocation with a single point of control. The Single System Image feature allows a cluster to be managed as one system and Live Guest Relocation.
Together with the advanced data-in-memory techniques, nearly 100 percent utilization of the system resources nearly 100 percent of the time can be achieved. This is in stark contrast to solutions that offer limited single-system scalability.
Combining both into the Enterprise Linux Server, the virtualization software and the server technologies, allows for massive and effective consolidation scenarios.
- Unmatched availability and security
The Enterprise Linux Server is based on the IBM System z server technology, which is considered by many industry experts to be the most available and secure server in the marketplace. The Enterprise Linux Server is designed to avoid or recover from failures for extremely high levels of business availability, even as a single server instance. In addition, the virtualization software allows for nondisruptive Live Guest Relocation, avoiding planned software and server outages.
Availability in an Enterprise Linux Server goes far beyond the server hardware. The availability design point focuses as well on the applications, which results in an integrated environment where hardware, firmware, virtualization software, Linux and middleware work in concert to provide application and data availability and security.
The IBM Enterprise Linux Server can do more for less, providing an ideal platform for IT optimization and cloud computing. Its unique strength is its capability to run a large number of parallel workloads in a highly efficient and economical way.
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