Achieving effective and efficient high availability protection for larger IBM i environments requires careful thought and clear understanding of the technology options. This white paper describes what you need to know in order to make an informed decision about IBM i high availability strategies so that your business requirements for Recovery Time Objective (RTO) and Recovery Point Objective (RPO) are not compromised
The Cisco UCS solution provides all management and configuration services at the centrally located Fabric Interconnects, so you can manage large-scale deployments from a single location. This method lets you consolidate hardware and streamline management. The IBM Flex System solution uses a distributed management model with chassis-level control. This method adds to the complexity to the hardware configuration, which can increase management needs.
Published By: Oracle CX
Published Date: Oct 20, 2017
For the past several years IBM has
been divesting its hardware business.
At the same time, Oracle has continued
to invest in IT infrastructure and cloud
innovation. Oracle SPARC servers offer
you greater performance and efficiency
compared to IBM Power systems, with
additional security and lower costs, along
with the flexibility to run your applications
on-premises or in the Oracle Cloud.
Published By: IBM APAC
Published Date: May 18, 2017
According to industry analyst IDC, the mean cost of an
hour of downtime can range from USD 224,952 to
USD 1,659,428, depending on the size of your organization.1
And each instance of downtime increases your total cost of
ownership (TCO) and eats away at your IT budget.
Published By: IBM APAC
Published Date: Nov 13, 2018
IBM Multivendor Support Services can help organizations lower their overall hardware maintenance expense. The study provides readers with a framework to evaluate the potential financial impact that MVS may have on their organizations.
This solution brief introduces the Smart Archive strategy from IBM, which is a comprehensive approach that combines IBM software, systems and service capabilities to help you drive down costs down and help ensure critical content is properly retained and protected.
IBM Integrated Multivendor Support provides lifecycle-based recommendations concerning what hardware should be kept on OEM maintenance, moved to IBM maintenance or replaced. We help you streamline multivendor support by serving as a single point of contact and accountability.
For the past several years IBM has been divesting its hardware business. At the same time, Oracle has continued to invest in IT infrastructure and cloud innovation. Oracle SPARC servers offer you greater performance and efficiency compared to IBM Power systems, with additional security and lower costs, along with the flexibility to run your applications on-premises or in the Oracle Cloud.
Download this whitepaper to completely understand the value of the Oracle SPARC and the 5 reasons to choose Oracle SPARC over IBM Power.
Increased processing needs means increased energy costs. In fact, power costs can often exceed hardware costs. Read this white paper and see how the pairing of new IBM System x and BladeCenter servers with the new Intel Xeon Processor 5500 series can reduce costs and improve performance.
Intel faces a familiar challenge: do more with less. With compute capacity growing exponentially and chip size expectation shrinking, the new 5500 series delivers on both fronts. This white paper delivers test results that show increased performance and speed along with greater efficiency.
Even with increased start-up costs, higher-end processors can offer a lower TCO thanks to better performance. This white paper shows detailed comparisons between higher- and lower-end servers with surprising results—including a 42% lower TCO and 87% faster performance for the higher-end processor.
Live migration is essential for a dynamic data center environment. But until now, it's been impossible between different generations of processors. Intel IT and End User Platform Integration have done so successfully with Intel® Virtualization Technology FlexMigration. This white paper explains how.
The five-minute Maintenance & Technology Service Self-Assessment from IBM can help you start addressing the shortfalls in your hardware, software and managed support areas. You'll learn how to create plans for potential issues, plus identify next steps to improve your support.
The SUSE Enterprise Linux Server, now on the IBM PureFlex System, provides an open, reliable and secure IT environment with faster deployment,better business agility, lower power consumption, better hardware utilization and lower total cost of owners
The IBM PureFlex System -a completely integrated hardware and software solution - optimized with Red Hat Enterprise Linux can improve business responsiveness, making it easier to take advantage of the power of open standards while driving efficiency.
Get no nonsense, practical guidance on how to succeed as a cloud provider in the marketplace. Focusing on reality and not hype, this whitepaper addresses how to best evaluate cloud services/offerings, implement operations and approach customer engagement.
IBM PureFlex Systems combine advanced IBM hardware and software with "patterns of expertise" and integrate them into three optimized configurations that are simple to acquire and deploy. Read the data sheet to learn more about configurations optimized for small businesses, application servers, and transactional and database systems.
How IBM can help
As one of the world’s leading research organizations, and one
of the world’s top contributors to open source projects, IBM
is committed to fostering the collaborative effort required to
transform how people, governments and businesses transact
and interact. IBM provides clients the blockchain technology
fabric, consulting and systems integration capabilities to
design and rapidly adopt distributed ledgers, digital identity
and blockchain solutions. IBM helps clients leverage the
global scale, business domain expertise and deep cloud
integration experience required for the application of these
technologies. Learn more at ibm.com/blockchain.
The IBM Global Electronics practice uniquely combines IBM
and partner services, hardware, software and research into
integrated solutions that can help you deliver innovation,
create differentiated customer experiences and optimize
your global operations. Please visit ibm.com/electronics
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