Your priorities are clear: meet the challenges of today’s dynamic world, contain costs, deal with IT skill shortages and take full advantage of new technologies. In short, manage your IT organization and infrastructure for business success. With its industry leading flexibility, BladeCenter is the right choice for your dynamic business.
IBM Virtual Fabric, an innovative fabric that can support multiple networking technologies at the same time, such as Ethernet, iSCSI or Fibre Channel over Etherent (FCoE), and operating at speeds from 100 MB to 10 GB. By using the virtual fabric solution, you can quadruple the number of virtual adapters by server, while at the same time reducing switch modules by up to 75 percent. BladeCenter’s innovative, open design offers a true alternative to today’s sprawling racks and overheated server rooms. So toss out your cables. You have nothing to lose but complexity.
- Realize innovation with a flexible, scalable architecture that lets you choose the right solution for your dynamic business.
- Consolidate on IBM® BladeCenter® servers and virtualize applications to better utilize resources and amplify the alreadysignificant advantages of BladeCenter efficiencies.
- Maximize performance and minimize costs through improved efficiency; consolidate workloads and virtualize on an energyefficient platform that supports the latest Intel and POWER7® processor technology.
- Stay up and running with an intelligent system design that includes open connectivity and multiple layers of redundancy and reliability combined with advanced management tools.
- Manage complexity and growth with easy deployment using BladeCenter Open Fabric Manager and IBM Systems Director.
- Keep the network flexible by utilizing IBM Virtual Fabric, which can be multiple networking technologies as required.