With storage requirements moving into the tera-, peta- and exabyte ranges, companies need to refine their backup strategies to ensure availability of their growing data stores. Download this Internet.com eBook to learn the pros and cons of different backup strategies and find one that works best to keep your business protected without breaking the bank
This IBM Redpaper™ publication is a comprehensive technical introduction to the IBM BladeCenter HS22V.
This IBM Redbooks® publication describes IBM BladeCenter and discusses the technology and features of the different chassis, blade server models, and connectivity options. We go into detail about every major component and provide guidance as to networking and storage connectivity.
Product Guide on the IBM BladeCenter HS22 reviewing the versatile, easy-to-use blade optimized for performance, energy and cooling
Product Guide on the IBM BladeCenter HS22 reviewing the high density, high performance 2-socket blade server optimized for virtualization
Product Guide on the IBM BladeCenter HX5 reviewing the scalable, highly manageable, high-performance virtualization in a space- or powerconstrained environment, the HX5 is the ideal system.
IBM System x servers and IBM BladeCenter servers with Intel Xeon processors and IBM System Storage can provide a comprehensive foundation for SAP Business Suite and help deliver a superior return on investment.
This family brochure highlights the features, functions and benefits of the IBM family of blade chassis and blades, including the BladeCenter S chassis, the HS22, LS22, LS42, HS12, JS12, JS22, JS23, JS43 and BladeCenter Options.
Understanding Intel Xeon 5600 Series Memory Performance and Optimization in IBM System x and BladeCenter PlatformsFebruary 10, 2011 5:37 am | by IBM | White Papers
This white paper examines the architecture and performance of the Intel Xeon processor 5600 Series. The performance analysis covers latency to main memory, memory bandwidth and application performance, and addresses performance issues related to memory speed and population of memory.
This Edison Group paper validates through a third party that IBM BladeCenter leads the HP BladeSystem in energy efficiency when utilizing real-world blade server configurations to drive a “real-world” score.
This 6-page brochure highlights an IBM engineering breakthrough that completely changes the economics of the enterprise x86 server environment, unleashing memory, providing flexible scalability and simplifying deployment for dramatic efficiency gains.
Memory Performance Optimization for the IBM System x3850 X5 x3690 X5 and BladeCenter HX5 Platforms Using Intel Xeon 7500 and 6500 Series ProcessorsFebruary 10, 2011 5:15 am | by IBM | White Papers
This white paper examines the architecture and performance of the Intel Xeon processor 7500 and 6500 Series. The analysis covers latency to main memory, memory bandwidth and application performance, and addresses performance issues related to memory speed and population of memory.
Built on the latest six-core Intel Xeon processor 5600 series, IBM System x3650 M3 two-socket servers offer a highly available, growth-flexible and virtualization-capable hardware platform that can support the demanding workloads of an SAP implementation, even in a constrained data center.
Whether you plan to integrate new SAP products into your infrastructure or are preparing for an upgrade, the IBM Systems solution with SAP Discovery system can help you thoroughly evaluate SAP applications - and validate their benefits.
This Intel paper analyzes the effects of various factors on the utilization of the primary server resources: compute, memory and I/O. The analysis shows that 4-socket servers, which provide greater headroom than 2-socket servers, may be preferable in a number of situations.
Read how IBM and SAP can help work with you to select the products, solutions and services best suited to your business, with the efficiency, flexibility and insight you look for when making IT investment decisions.
If you’re looking for ways to create a dynamic infrastructure, look no further. This brochure shows how IBM System x and BladeCenter servers help to deliver an infrastructure that reduces operating costs, manages present and future risk, and improves services.
High-end workloads drive ever-increasing and ever-changing constraints on innovation. But still, IBM eX5 delivers. Read this white paper to see how IBM eX5 helps you get the greatest value for your organization today and in the future.
We’ve moved to a more interoperable world where vendor lock-in is not normal. No one “does it all” in the sense they might have in the 90s. This white paper explores a shift away from piece-parts towards more integrated offerings in where the technology moves to the background and the system is about the workload it’s matched to.
IBM's System x eX5 servers attack customers' most challenging IT problems with efficiency and flexibilityJanuary 31, 2011 10:29 am | by IBM | White Papers
The System x eX5 family provides not only the performance, but also the flexibility necessary to address businesses most pressing needs: Performance and cost savings, all in one package. This white paper shows how listening to customers priorities helped the IBM System x team achieve their goal.
For years, Industry Standard Servers have benefited organizations, but those days are over. This white paper shows how IBM eX5 systems allow organizations to combine the full advantages of Intel’s Xeon processors with the latest and most advanced System x features—allowing companies to do more with fewer servers and achieve better system utilization and energy efficiency.
Pairing SAP Business Suite or SAP Business All-in-One with IBM BladeCenter servers enables organizations to achieve the performance and reliability they need for rapid and consistent access to information while also gaining the flexibility for change and the scalability for growth.
By running SAP applications on IBM System x eX5 servers equipped with Intel Xeon processor 7500 series, companies can achieve outstanding SAP performance to address current needs while gaining the scalability needed to accommodate growth
Building a Powerful, Resilient, Affordable IT Infrastructure IBM eX5 and VMware Virtualization Solutions for Small and Midsize CompaniesJanuary 31, 2011 10:00 am | by IBM | White Papers
VMware vSphere takes virtualization to the next level. VMware vSphere is a next-generation virtualization platform that enables businesses to deliver efficient, reliable, and flexible IT.
Virtualization plays a major role in driving improvements in SAP landscapes. IBM System x and BladeCenter servers with eX5 Technology offer customers benefits including higher utilization, reduced maintenance costs, easier administration and faster response to changing business needs.