Datatrend Technologies delivers customized IBM® Flex System™ solutions to fit your current environment and future growth goals, streamlining IT management and empowering you to migrate to converged infrastructure on your schedule, now or over time – with the benefit of long-term investment protection.
Topics Covered Include:
from the extreme flexibility chassis and componentry of Flex System, to turnkey pre-integrated options with PureFlex to support Infrastructure-as-a-Service (IaaS), and PureApplication and PureData to support Platform-as-a-Service (PaaS) interests.
serving as building blocks of integrated componentry to customize your infrastructure for your application needs, integrating with your existing environment today, and offering sustainable architecture for scale and adaptation capabilities for changing compute nodes, networking and storage components. Implement the latest technologies now or migrate to them over time, maximizing investment protection along the way.
with integration and single-pane management of both Intel x86 and IBM Power processor severs, both 2-socket and 4-socket, and up to 28 physically independent servers in a single chassis, with the ability to configure to match workload requirements.
supporting 1, 10 & 40Gb Ethernet, 8 & 16 Fiber Channel, 10 & 40Gb FCoE and even InfiniBand FDR – giving you the greatest bandwidth-per-CPU in the industry to support your most demanding I/O workloads.
to manage nearly any brand of block mode storage from a single standardized management interface with an easy GUI, plus Easy Tier automated storage tiering functions to allocate hot spot data to faster devices. Replication, volume creation and even real time data compression can be standardized across multiple vendors.
providing both near-term ROI and long-term investment protection superior to Cisco, Dell and HP – serving as the next generation evolution of time-tested BladeCenter offerings, As with BladeCenter, Flex System provides a 10+ year roadmap, where the chassis accommodates multiple processor generations, switching componentry and power/cooling needs.
including the option of the Flex System Manager, for central management of Flex System modular servers, storage, networks as well as virtual machines (whether VMware, KVM or HyperV), plus reporting into enterprise managers.
where simple, easy-to-use, integrated components support the truly complex and growing workloads and demands of mobility, application development and hosting scenarios.
In this 15-minute pre-recorded presentation, Datatrend’s Director of Enterprise Solutions, Phil Turner, shares a high-level perspective of the game-changing converged infrastructure solutions available with IBM PureSystems, featuring IBM’s Flex System platform.