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  • 1. © 2014 IBM Corporation Server Solutions built on IBM System x rack and tower servers make it simple to act faster and move further ahead 16 January 2014 Jill Caugherty – System x Marketing Smarter Systems for a Smarter Planet System x Solutions Made Simple Seller Presentation: System x Server Solutions Positioning & Overview
  • 2. © 2014 IBM Corporation System x 1S & 2S Servers 222 Change Conversation – away from routine “speeds and feeds” Focus on problems that matter to clients – with higher relevance, value, higher revenue, & higher margin Win More Often and More Profitably - All HW revenue flows to System x What you will learn and why you care… Differentiate portfolio from competition Demonstrate how System x servers are optimized for specific solutions and workloads
  • 3. © 2014 IBM Corporation System x 1S & 2S Servers 3 Game-changing conversation about solutions that matter Change the conversation… §  Demonstrate that we understand clients’ pain points and needs §  Discuss how we can address these problems with our tightly coupled hardware/software solutions §  Show how integrated, end-to-end solutions add high value & relevance to our offerings §  Describe how System x servers are tuned to meet specific client solutions §  Match solutions and workloads to client needs
  • 4. © 2014 IBM Corporation System x 1S & 2S Servers 4 Explosion of Data Reshaping Market Requirements of new applications on cloud 80% Growth in number of cyber attacks since 2005 93% of top global cities will be in China in 2025 by GDP growth 45% Growth rate of unstructured data in the enterprise 16 petaflops Speed of IBM Sequoia supercomputer Growth of spending on marketing analytics over next three years of data on the planet created in the past two years 80% 60% 90%Mobile Mobile phone subscriptions 6B Social Cloud
  • 5. © 2014 IBM Corporation System x 1S & 2S Servers 55 System x Server Solutions Address Relevant Market Needs for High Value Tightly coupled, validated solutions address client business needs & pain pointsHigh Value Solutions System x servers provide a reliable, secure, high performing foundation for solutions High value workloads & quality services add relevance Performance & Resiliency for mission critical workloads Scalability of compute, Network, and I/O to meet growth needs Consolidation & virtualization to reduce cost & increase agility
  • 6. © 2014 IBM Corporation System x 1S & 2S Servers 66 System x Servers - Leadership Brand, Quality, & Service for Solutions Optimized with RAS & High Performance Features to Serve Business Critical Workloads 1 TBR 2Q13 Customer Sat Survey, August 2013 2 ITIC 2013 Global Server Hardware, Server OS Reliability Survey - February 2013 3 eWeek: IBM Leads Patent Field for 21st Consecutive Year, Jan 2014 4 TPC-C Performance Benchmark, February 2013 5 2011 keynote Forrester Wave™: Enterprise Hadoop Solutions, Q1 ’12 Industry leading benchmarks ̶  1st ever virtualized TPC-C benchmark, exceeding 1 M transactions per minute4 Improved transaction performance of IBM DB2 on System x servers by over 600 times Energy efficiency & platinum power ̶  80 PLUS Platinum certification ̶  Energy management tools ̶  Cooling technologies Excellent price performance - leveraging Intel based x86 processors #1 Trusted Quality & Reliability High Performance Superior Solutions & Service #1 Customer satisfaction 13 of past 16 quarters1 ̶  Rated on technical, vendor support, and customer satisfaction criteria #1 x86 Performance 1 #1 in uptime & reliability of x86 servers 20132 #1 U.S. patents for 21st consecutive year ̶  6,809 patents in 2013 alone3 Validated & highly tuned ̶  Software from ISV partners & IBM Open, extensible for easy customization #1 in Consolidation, virtualization, scalability1 ̶  Reduced cost, max utilization Easy to deploy, manage & service Secure, open, resilient architecture Recognized leader in BI, Analytics5 Comprehensive services from IBM Global Services ̶  Over 190 K people in 160+ countries Warranty coverage in 160+ countries
  • 7. © 2014 IBM Corporation System x 1S & 2S Servers 7 §  Slow, unreliable access to applications §  Inability to rapidly deploy applications §  Inefficient utilization of IT resources & applications §  Difficulty deploying & maintaining servers §  Rapid rise in mobile workforce §  Complexity of managing existing desktop environments §  Requirement for rapid recovery from theft, failure, disasters §  Lack of use of consistent standards §  Inaccurate data for good decision making §  Lack of real time reporting tools §  Growing complexity of SAP environments §  Exponential data growth - straining business §  Insatiable need for increased computing power §  Growing complexity of managing disparate database workloads §  Requirement for high availability of database applications Typical Business Challenges §  Huge volumes of data created every second §  Number and types of data sources generating data growing exponentially
  • 8. © 2014 IBM Corporation System x 1S & 2S Servers 8 High Performance Computing §  Optimize density, performance, & scalability within typical data center infrastructures for complex workloads, using less power §  iDataPlex dx360 M4, x3650 M4 HD, x3650 M4, x3550 M4, NeXtScale nX360 M4 §  Analyze huge amounts of data in real time industry-leading transaction processing for faster decision making §  x3650 M4 BD, x3650 M4 HD, x3650 M4, x3630 M4, x3550 M4, x3500 M4, NeXtScale §  Reduce OPEX maintenance, simplify desktop administration, enhance security, and provide end user flexibility §  x3650 M4, x3550 M4, iDataPlex dx360 M4 §  Gain real time access to accurate analytics for rapid decisions with faster time to value §  x3650 M4, x3550 M4, x3500 M4 §  Reduce IT complexity §  Rapidly deploy applications §  NeXtScale nX360 M4, x3650 M4, x3550 M4, x3630 M4, x3530 M4, iDataPlex dx360 M4 Cloud Computing Solutions Virtual Desktop Solutions SAP Analytics Solutions IBM System x Racks and Towers – Answers to Business Challenges Data Management Solutions Big Data/Business Analytics Solutions §  Consolidate database applications while maintaining immediate and continuous access to information §  x3650 M4 HD, x3650 M4 BD, x3650 M4, x3630 M4
  • 9. © 2014 IBM Corporation System x 1S & 2S Servers 9 System x server solutions are optimized to meet clients’ needs Pair System x rack & tower servers with relevant solutions to meet clients’ needs
  • 10. © 2014 IBM Corporation System x 1S & 2S Servers 10 System x Servers: Optimized for Key Workloads iDataPlex dx360 M4 x3650 M4 x3650 M4 x3630 M4 x3300 M4 x3550 M4x3650 M4 x3650 M4 x3650 M4 x3630 M4 x3550 M4 x3550 M4 x3550 M4 x3550 M4 x3500 M4 x3630 M4 Server Characteristics: § Storage Rich Server Characteristics: § Mission Critical § Performance Server Characteristics: § Mission Critical § Performance § Energy Efficiency Server Characteristics: § Storage Rich § Performance § Mission Critical § Redundancy Standard Server Characteristics: § Performance § Mission Critical § Redundancy Standard Server Characteristics: § Performance § Redundancy Standard § Mission Critical Virtual  Desktop   Cloud  /   Virtualiza3on   Big  Data   SAP  /  Business   Analy3cs   High  Performance   Compu3ng   Data   Management   x3650 M4 HD NeXtScale NeXtScale x3650 M4 HD x3650 M4 HD x3650 M4 HD x3500 M4 x3500 M4 x3650 M4 BD x3650 M4 BD x3650 M4x3550 M4 Server Characteristics: § Mission Critical § Performance § Energy Efficiency
  • 11. © 2014 IBM Corporation System x 1S & 2S Servers 11 System x Cloud and Virtualization Solutions System x Cloud & Virtualization Solutions
  • 12. © 2014 IBM Corporation System x 1S & 2S Servers 12 § Up to 45% power savings § Up to 90% deskside support § Up to 50% on helpdesk § Up to 75% in security and user administration System Virtualization Up to 30-70% TCO savings Desktop Virtualization Up to 40% overall TCO savings § Up to 33-50% floor space and facility costs § 33-70% hardware costs § Up to 50% maintenance costs § Up to 33% support costs Virtualization and Consolidation Boost Utilization § RedHat Enterprise Linux and KVM Link § Microsoft HyperV and Microsoft Windows Server 2012 Link § VMWare vSphere Hypervisor (ESXi) Link § SUSE Linux Enterprise Server and Xen Link IBM Virtualization Solutions
  • 13. © 2014 IBM Corporation System x 1S & 2S Servers 13 § New efficiencies through ̶  Consolidation ̶  Virtualization § Lower IT administrative costs § Improved reliability and uptime § Infrastructure update and convergence § Service delivery business model § Data sensitivity and storage expansion § Dynamic on-demand resources § IT accountability and budget allocation § IT needs quantified and allocated by –  Users –  VMs –  Performance (Response time) –  Storage 13 Beyond Virtualization - Private Clouds offer IT as a Service Rethink IT. Rapidly deliver services Integrate services across cloud environments Increase efficiency Reinvent business. Initiate new revenue streams Drive faster time to market for new services Meet changing customer expectations of CIOs plan to use cloud (up from 33% 2 years ago) of business execs believe cloud enables business transformation 60% 55% Cloud computing drives value for your business “The move to cloud has really helped us because we can turn on these systems much faster and more cost effectively than ever before.”—Brian Lent, founder and chief technology officer, Medio Systems
  • 14. © 2014 IBM Corporation System x 1S & 2S Servers 14 More information IBM System x Integrated Offering for Cloud § Seller Presentation: IBM PW § Client Presentation: IBM PW § Solution Brief: IBMers and BPs § Reference Architecture: IBMers and BPs § Sales Kit: IBM PW Solution summary Pre-integrated offering for System x that leverages the IBM SmartCloud Entry cloud management stack. Low- cost, easy-to-use entry private cloud implementation with simple web-based portal enabling user self provisioning, platform management, basic image management, & basic metering. ü  4 System x3650 M4 servers ü  DS3524 storage ü  G8000 Network Switch ü  VMware VSphere 5.0 Essentials Plus ü  IBM SmartCloud Entry 2.4 for System x ü  IBM Systems Director 6.3 with Active Energy Manager Client benefits •  Faster Time to Value with an all inclusive, low price-point cloud offering, which eases setting up of cloud environment. •  SmartCloud Entry provides a simple, entry private cloud implementation, with self service portal, basic metering, provisioning. •  SmartCloud Entry provides industry leading ease of use for early cloud adopters. •  Ability to manage other hypervisors (KVM, later Hyper-V), platforms (any non –IBM X86, Power, later System z), from this management node. •  Tested configuration provides reference configuration and implementation instructions for Business Partners to customize. Business challenge •  Set up cloud environment quickly •  Align IT with business goals, lower cost of IT via automation •  Need integrated storage & networking •  Simplified cloud management for quicker time to value IBM System x® Integrated Offering for Cloud with VMware Ease deployment for early cloud adopters
  • 15. © 2014 IBM Corporation System x 1S & 2S Servers 15 Solution summary • Highly reliable, scalable platform based on the trusted performance of System x3650 M4 servers with converged networking and robust XIV storage. • Designed to support the most demanding virtualization requirements for small and medium sized businesses. Provides a proven framework for highly robust and manageable data center environments at an entry-level price point. • First Microsoft Windows 2012 Fast Track 3.0 Small configuration certified reference architecture on IBM hardware More information Solution Brief Tech Doc § Seller Presentation: IBM PW § Client Presentation: IBM PW § Virtualization Solutions at IBM.com Client benefits •  Takes advantage of x3650 M4 servers to enhance performance and reduce power consumption over x3650 M3 reference architectures •  IaaS platform with fast, secure, redundant networking & robust, high performance storage. •  Reduced physical sprawl, power consumption, total cost of ownership, and server administrative overhead. •  Microsoft Hyper-V hypervisor provides advanced virtualization capabilities for improved resource utilization and workload consolidation, and failover clustering for improved reliability. The data center edition can enable users to reduce client OS licensing fees. Business challenge •  Balance cost and IT pressures •  Optimize utilization of dependable IT hardware & resources •  Support rapid deployment of virtual machines •  Keep data available and secure IBM System x® Reference Architecture for Microsoft Hyper-V Affordable virtualization without compromise
  • 16. © 2014 IBM Corporation System x 1S & 2S Servers 16 16 “The move to cloud has really helped us because we can turn on these systems much faster and more cost effectively than ever before.”—Brian Lent, founder and chief technology officer, Medio Systems Client benefits •  Fast time to value with a solution that is simple to deploy, easy to use and works with existing infrastructure •  Accelerate infrastructure deployment and service delivery to quickly respond to changing business needs •  Dramatically increase IT efficiency with standardization and lower operations cost •  Scale as needed to improve quality and meet demand with continuous availability •  Enable self-service with a simple interface that provides oversight •  Expandable to advanced Cloud offerings Business challenge •  Need reliable on-demand access to applications. •  Optimize utilization of IT resources. •  Balance cost and IT pressures. More information Client Presentation: IBM PW Solution Brief: IBMers and BPs Reference Architecture: IBMers and BPs Sales Kit: IBM PW Solution summary Transform your virtual environment to a cloud infrastructure based on the reliable, affordable- performance of System x servers with converged networking and storage. Establish your Private Cloud with IBM SmartCloud Entry software with self-service portal, automation and metering. ü  3 Volume System x3650 M4 servers ü  DS3524 storage ü  Juniper EX2200 Ethernet Switch ü  VMware VSphere 5.0 Essentials Plus IBM ReadyPack for Cloud with IBM SmartCloud Entry Enables the creation of virtualized and cloud-enabled datacenters
  • 17. © 2014 IBM Corporation System x 1S & 2S Servers 17 x3650 M4 and x3550 M4 Servers –Optimized for cloud and virtualization Open, Extensible, Client-tuned for easy customization to unique environments & compatible with leading hypervisors Significant memory density & speed for more Virtual Machines & apps High performance for virtualizing workloads & running more workloads on a single system §  Consolidation of servers to reduce costs §  improved utilization High Availability for maximum uptime & reduced risk §  Redundant & Hot Swap Fan/Disk/PSU §  Predictive Failure Analysis & Lightpath diagnostics Easy Setup & Maintenance for quick configuration & management §  IBM Systems Director, IMM2 §  Fast Setup & other IBM tools at no added cost §  Innovative, tool-less design for enhanced serviceability Energy Star compliance for minimized energy costs §  30% more energy efficient than standard servers §  Platinum rated power supplies First x86 server vendor to achieve 1 M tpm TPC-C benchmark, virtualized1 Overall Customer Satisfaction (CSAT)2 One time service and set up2 Linux Server Vendor two years in a row3 #1 1 Based on TPC-C results February 22, 2013 2 Based on 1Q13 TBR x86 Server CSAT survey results 3 Based on Linux Journal Readers’ Choice Awards voting for 2011 & 2012 Cloud  /   Virtualiza3on  
  • 18. © 2014 IBM Corporation System x 1S & 2S Servers 18 NeXtScale – Ideal for High Density Public & Private Cloud Deployments §  Processor/Memory performance and choice -- Full Intel stack support with memory for performance and/or cost optimization §  Standard Rack optimized Fits into client data centers seamlessly §  Right sized IO Choice of networking options – 1Gb, 10Gb, or InfiniBand, all SDN ready §  Infinitely Scalable from small to enormous grid deployments all built on open standards §  High energy efficiency means more impact/ watt §  Key industry requirements: Density, Scale, Cost, Speed of deployment and onboarding Compute Chassis Storage Acceleration
  • 19. © 2014 IBM Corporation System x 1S & 2S Servers 19 System x Cloud and Virtualization Solutions Virtual Desktop Solutions
  • 20. © 2014 IBM Corporation System x 1S & 2S Servers 20 Today’s challenges drive new requirements for clients
  • 21. © 2014 IBM Corporation System x 1S & 2S Servers 2121 Virtualized environments enhance client efficiency, while traditional environments can be complex, difficult to manage and risky Area Virtualized Environment Traditional PC environment Manageability § Simplified Asset Management § Standardized Infrastructure § Simplified User Management Unmanageable assets, compliance with standards Operating Costs § Simplified software distribution § Lower Helpdesk incidents § Fewer hardware refreshes Complex environment, support needs Productivity § Higher availability than PC § Reduced downtime for IT functions § Anytime, anywhere access End user IT chores cause disruption Resource Allocation § Share resources across users § Client by day, enterprise by night for virtual resources (PC’s sit idle, servers can be used) Significant downtime, unable to share resources Security § Reduced exposure to data loss/theft § Simplified backup § Fewer virus entry points High exposure to viruses, theft Deployment Issues § Simplified migrations and upgrades free up IT resource for other priorities Difficult/ expensive upgrades & migrations
  • 22. © 2014 IBM Corporation System x 1S & 2S Servers 22 Client benefits •  Virtual Desktops at lower TCO and support costs than Traditional PCs over a 3 year period •  Less than $400 per virtual desktop per year vs $2,000+ for traditional desktops (acquisition, maintenance, patches, downtime, calls…) •  Streamlines management and provides enhanced security •  Pre-configured and validated reference architecture simplifies implementation and accelerates time to value •  Modular design that can expand as your needs grow •  Gives users access to data from virtually anywhere, on whatever device they choose for increased productivity More information: IBM SmartCloud Desktop Infrastructure RA for VMware View Redbook Solution Guide Solution summary • Pre-tested Reference Architecture featuring VMware View software powered by IBM System x • Flexible architecture that can handle small to large scale Virtual Desktop deployments • High availability, rich end-user experience and security built-in • IBM System x3650 M4 and x3550 M4 rack servers are optimized for virtualization SmartCloud Desktop Infrastructure Reference Architecture for VMware View Virtual desktops made simple with VMware View powered by IBM System x Business challenge •  Complexity of managing existing desktop environments •  Increasing mobility of work •  Data security and compliance concerns •  The changing ownership of end-point devices with bring-your-own-device (BYOD) programs •  The need for rapid recovery from theft, failure, and disasters
  • 23. © 2014 IBM Corporation System x 1S & 2S Servers 23 SmartCloud Desktop Infrastructure Reference Architecture for Citrix on XenDesktop Virtual desktops made simple with Citrix XenDesktop powered by IBM System x Business challenge •  Complexity of managing existing desktop environments •  Increasing mobility of work •  Data security and compliance concerns •  The changing ownership of end-point devices with bring-your-own-device (BYOD) programs •  The need for rapid recovery from theft, failure, and disasters More information: IBM SmartCloud Desktop Infrastructure RA for Citrix on XenDesktop Redbook Solution Guide Solution summary • Pre-tested Reference Architecture featuring Citrix XenDesktop software powered by IBM System x • Flexible architecture that can handle small to large scale Virtual Desktop deployments • High availability, rich end-user experience and security built-in • IBM System x3650 M4 and x3550 M4 rack servers are optimized for virtualization Client benefits •  Virtual Desktops at lower TCO and support costs than Traditional PCs over a 3 year period •  Less than $400 per virtual desktop per year vs $2,000+ for traditional desktops (acquisition, maintenance, patches, downtime, calls…) •  Streamlines management and provides enhanced security •  Pre-configured and validated reference architecture simplifies implementation and accelerates time to value •  Modular design that can expand as your needs grow •  Gives users access to data from virtually anywhere, on whatever device they choose for increased productivity
  • 24. © 2014 IBM Corporation System x 1S & 2S Servers 24 Client benefits •  Virtual Desktops at lower TCO and support costs than Traditional PC’s over a 3 year period •  Less than $400 per virtual desktop per year vs $2,000+ for traditional desktops (acquisition, maintenance, patches, downtime, calls…) •  Easy to deploy and manage all-in-one software and System x servers •  Streamlines management and provides enhanced security •  Pre-configured and validated reference architecture simplifies implementation and accelerates time to value •  Modular design enables VDI entry point that is easy to expand as your needs grow. •  Rich end-user experience with Citrix HDX support •  Gives users access to data from virtually anywhere, on whatever device they choose for increased productivity More information IBM SmartCloud Desktop Infrastructure RA for Citrix VDI-in-a-Box solution brief Business challenge •  Complexity of managing existing desktop environments •  Increasing mobility of work •  Data security and compliance concerns •  The changing ownership of end-point devices with bring-your-own-device (BYOD) programs •  The need for rapid recovery from theft, failure, and disasters Solution summary •  New Reference Architecture featuring Citrix VDI all-in-one software powered by IBM System x •  Simple to set up and manage •  High availability, rich end-user experience and security built-in •  IBM System x3650 M4 and x3550 M4 rack servers are optimized for virtualization •  Offer optimal price/performance to drive VDI sweet spot of <500-1,500 users IBM SmartCloud Desktop Infrastructure Reference Architecture for Citrix VDI-in-a-Box Virtual desktops made simple with Citrix VDI-in-a-Box powered by IBM System x
  • 25. © 2014 IBM Corporation System x 1S & 2S Servers 25 Client benefits •  Less than $400/desktop/year vs $2,000+ for traditional desktops (acquisition, maintenance, patches, downtime, service calls…) •  Upgrade to Windows Server 2012 and you get full VDI solution included at no extra cost •  Single MS OS/VDI platform minimizes licensing costs •  Pre-configured and fully tested reference architecture simplifies implementation and accelerates ROI •  Easy to deploy and manage all-inclusive software with innovative IBM System x rack server •  Streamlines management and provides enhanced security •  Modular design enables VDI entry point that is easy to expand as your needs grow •  Access to data and apps from virtually anywhere, on whatever device they choose for increased productivity Solution summary •  New reference architecture featuring Microsoft WS2012 VDI embedded software powered by IBM System x rack servers. •  Simple to set up and manage •  High availability, rich end-user experience and security built in •  IBM System x3650 M4 and x3550 M4 rack servers are optimized for virtualization •  Offer optimal price/performance to drive VDI sweet spot of <600 users More information IBM SmartCloud Desktop Infrastructure RA for Microsoft Windows Server 2012 VDI solution brief SmartCloud Desktop Infrastructure Reference Architecture for Microsoft Windows Servers 2012 VDI Virtual desktops made simple with Microsoft VDI powered by IBM System x Business challenge •  Complexity of managing existing desktop environments •  Increasing mobility of work •  Data security and compliance concerns •  The changing ownership of end-point devices with bring-your-own-device (BYOD) programs •  The need for rapid recovery from theft, failure, and disasters
  • 26. © 2014 IBM Corporation System x 1S & 2S Servers 26 System x Rack Servers are Optimized to Drive Virtual Desktop Infrastructure IBM 42U Rack - up to 42 x3550 M4 servers x3650 M4 / x3550 M4 w/ Intel Xeon 2600 Processors x3550 M4 & x3650 M4 Attributes Compute performance Maximized memory Hi-speed connectivity High Availability Expandability Maximize virtual desktops with up to 672 processor cores per rack – 16 cores per server. Scalable to support up to 6,000+ virtual desktops per rack Maximize virtual desktops with up to 32 TB memory capacity per rack – 768 GB per server using 24 DIMM slots/server to support more virtual desktops. Supports the max memory speed of 1600MHz Maximize virtual desktop client response time with robust networking flexibility: 1G/10G E choices, 10G embedded x3650 M4, HBA’s, IBM TOR switches, HBA’s Maximized uptime with redundant/hot-swap PSU’s, hot- swap HDD’s & fans, easy to service LightPath Diagnostics, Predictive Failure Analysis, PDU’s Support for GPU cards to manage 3D and high performance graphics for optimized virtual desktop experience. x3650 M4 & x3550 M4 VDI Benefits
  • 27. © 2014 IBM Corporation System x 1S & 2S Servers 27 System x Cloud and Virtualization Solutions SAP Solutions
  • 28. © 2014 IBM Corporation System x 1S & 2S Servers SAP environments are growing in size and complexity, causing substantial administration and utilization changes 2001 2003 2005 2008 2010+ 1 landscape 59 batch jobs 400 users 2 landscapes 2 upgrades/yr 124 batch jobs 850 users 5 landscapes 4 parallel rollouts 3 upgrades/yr 198 batch jobs 1400 users 9 landscapes 6 parallel rollouts 8 upgrades/yr 310 batch jobs 2800 users 14 landscapes 9 parallel rollouts 8 upgrades/yr 412 batch jobs 3100 users 2 3 SAP System 1 … DEV TEST QA PROD
  • 29. © 2014 IBM Corporation System x 1S & 2S Servers 29 SAP Addresses Key Client Pain Points Information Overload – sometimes causing decisions to be made blindly Complex & growing SAP environments –substantial administration & utilization changes § Leverage critical data on the fly to reduce decision making time. § Gain insights into key trends. § Develop & deploy SAP applications quickly. § Reduce the complexity of the solution & scale when needed. SAP enables organizations to: Lack of risk-free environment for SAP training, implementing & prototyping § Reduce risks and costs of SAP prototyping & Proof of Concepts § Speed development, training
  • 30. © 2014 IBM Corporation System x 1S & 2S Servers 30 More information §  Learn more about IBM and SAP HANA at IBM.com here and here §  Seller presentation IBM here and PW here §  Client presentation IBM PW §  Leverage the sales support and education in the IBM Systems Solution for SAP HANA Kit for IBM BPs §  SAP Business One Solution Brief §  Have your sales team target new and existing SAP customers with the Get Analytical with System x and SAP HANA sales play IBM Systems Solution for SAP HANA™, SAP Business One Analytics Client benefits §  Power of the SAP HANA platform for small & midsize business. Ideal for Business One users §  Easy to implement and use - typical go live in 6~8 weeks §  Access to large amounts of data in real time for more accurate insight §  Reference architecture for simpler deployment & improved SAP analytics performance §  Robust System x platforms provide: –  Balance of uptime, performance, density and cost efficiency –  Outstanding performance, processor scalability, memory scalability, and integrated SSD –  Optimized to deliver orders of magnitude improvement in SAP analytics performance Business challenge § Deploy SAP HANA with Business One Analytics to achieve: § Faster running reports and dashboards via SAP HANA database § Access to all SAP Business One data with freestyle Enterprise search § Web access to dashboards and enterprise search Solution summary New Reference Architecture supporting an SAP HANA solution for SAP Business One Analytics solutions. Integrated business management application with real-time access to information and data analysis capabilities to support decision making Solution validated and available on powerful and reliable System x3650 M4, x3550 M4, and x3500 M4 platforms. IBM only one of top four x86 vendors with validated configurations for this solution
  • 31. © 2014 IBM Corporation System x 1S & 2S Servers 31 §  Flagship server, delivering uptime, performance, and flexible I/O. Scalable and efficient platform. “Pay as you Grow.” §  Energy-smart and easy-to-use. §  Enterprise-class availability §  Hot-swappable components §  Advanced memory support & greater disk capacity §  Suitable for SAP HANA Edge Edition and SAP Discovery, Business One IBM’s x86 Portfolio Positioning for SAP Solutions System x3650 M4 IBM System x servers are ideal platforms for highly consolidated, virtual server environments with a tiered architecture. The Smart Enterprise Rack & Server technology delivers robust scalability and performance to accommodate growth. System x3500 M4 §  All-in-one data center: Ultimate balance of flexibility, performance and configuration §  Ideal for small to mid-sized offices that rely on 24/7 availability and mission-critical applications §  Suitable for SAP Business One Analytics, SAP HANA Edge Edition System x3550 M4 §  Strong balance of flexibility and performance, designed for small to mid-sized businesses and branch offices §  Excellent solution for growing organizations that rely on 24/7 availability of mission-critical applications §  Suitable for SAP HANA Edge Edition, SAP Business One Analytics
  • 32. © 2014 IBM Corporation System x 1S & 2S Servers 32 Client benefits § Speedier SAP application deployment and training § Access to a complete SAP environment for development, training, proof-of-concept activities. Hands-on experience with practical examples & business implementations § Low Risk, Low Effort - Optimized solution stack § Lower SAP application development costs Business challenge § Quick development of SAP applications § Require SAP best practices § Balance cost and IT pressures More information § ibm.com § SSI Sales Kit § PartnerWorld Info § Sales Play: IBM BP § Learn more about IBM and SAP Discovery at IBM.com here and here § Access seller presentation on SSI here and PW here § Client presentation IBM PW Solution summary Easy to order & implement with preloaded, preconfigured x3650 M4 server with ready to use SAP implementation. Ready to use templates for customers, Systems Integrators, & consultants. §  Application development environment §  New SAP applications (HANA)/upgrades §  Proof-of-concept / Training §  Single P/N for ordering: 7915-GSX* §  IBM only x86 vendor offering SAP Discovery IBM Systems Solution for SAP Discovery SAP Development & Training Sandbox on x3650 M4 Get quick access to a complete SAP environment for development, training, POC.
  • 33. © 2014 IBM Corporation System x 1S & 2S Servers 33 System x Cloud and Virtualization Solutions Big Data & Business Analytics Solutions
  • 34. © 2014 IBM Corporation System x 1S & 2S Servers 34 Big data growth is astounding… 1  in  2   business  leaders  don’t   have  access  to  data   they  need   83%   of  CIO’s  cited  BI  and   analy3cs  as  part  of  their   visionary  plan   54%   of  companies  use   analy3cs  for  compe33ve   advantage   80%    of  the  world’s   data  today  is   unstructured   90%       of  the  world’s   data  was  created   in  the  last  two   years   20%   is  the  amount  of   available  data   tradi6onal  systems   leverages   Source: GigaOM, Software Group, IBM Institute for Business Value" Big data is part of a holistic approach that turns information into insight, and insight into business outcomes.
  • 35. © 2014 IBM Corporation System x 1S & 2S Servers 35 Sample Analytics Problems that Big Data Can Rapidly Answer Shoe store marketing manager: I need to analyze last quarter’s advertising data to understand which users to target for our new boot campaign. Telecommunications carrier executive: I need to pore over thousands of sales records to predict likely customer defections, so that I can decide which promotions to run to motivate them to stay. Public health official: I would like to analyze hundreds of thousands of google searches across the country to determine where the next big flu outbreak is likely to emerge. Microbiologist: What If I could analyze millions of patterns of DNA in a matter of hours to help cure diseases?
  • 36. © 2014 IBM Corporation System x 1S & 2S Servers 36 Target Market Segments Financial Services Needs: Loan & insurance risk analysis Stock analysis Fraud detection Asset management 36 Retail & Market Research Needs: Consumer data mining for targeted advertising Pattern detection (e.g. consumer purchasing behaviors) Manufacturing/High Tech Needs: Analysis of Quality trends Consumer satisfaction analysis Scrutiny of design concepts under multiple load conditions
  • 37. © 2014 IBM Corporation System x 1S & 2S Servers 37 IBM System x Reference Architecture for Hadoop: InfoSphere BigInsights Client benefits § Ease of integration: Reference architectures help ensure analytics work § Flexibility and simplicity: Reference architectures help strike a cost effective balance between requirements of the solution and time to value § Improved performance and reliability: IBM innovations help overcome shortcomings of open source software Business challenge § Data growth is so fast, many enterprises are analyzing a smaller percentage of data than before § Customers don’t have time, resources or capital to experiment with what does and does not work in big data analytics § Management of volumes and variety of data to apply analytics Reference architecture solutions for big data analytics from IBM are built around IBM InfoSphere BigInsights software combined with powerful, affordable, scalable IBM System x servers and IBM Networking solutions so you can deploy proven solutions faster. Solution summary The x3650 M4 BD (or x3630 M4) and x3550 M4 reference architectures are built with pre-integrated components using IBM’s Intelligent Cluster process to make big data platforms easy to order and deploy. More information § ibm.com big data ref architectures § Sales Kit: IBMers BPs § Seller Presentation: IBMers BPs § Client Presentation: IBM BP § STG BAO Big Data Wiki (IBMers only) § Big Data Systems Center Support: IBMers BPs: email to bdsc@us.ibm.com
  • 38. © 2014 IBM Corporation System x 1S & 2S Servers 38 IBM System x Reference Architecture for Hadoop: Cloudera Cloudera workload solutions on System x3650 M4 BD, x3630 M4 Client benefits § Cloudera certified System x reference architectures provide thoroughly tested and integrated solutions § Preconfigured Cloudera certified hardware platforms enables teams to implement Hadoop style analytics quickly § System x solutions are proven IBM innovation around industry standard components to minimize costs and simplify deployment Business challenge § Customers with limited resources looking for an open-source solution § Big data analytics IT infrastructure must be powerful, affordable, scalable and enterprise friendly § Need to accelerate time to value with faster ordering and quicker deployment Cloudera certified reference architectures for the System x M4 servers used by analytics solutions for the Apache Hadoop big data market enables entry thru high end configurations. This expands the IBM big data platform to run 3rd party distributions of Apache Hadoop, beginning with Cloudera CDH v3 and v4 Solution summary Cloudera certified x3650 M4 BD or x3630 M4 reference architectures are built with pre-integrated components using IBM’s Intelligent Cluster process to make big data platforms easy to order and deploy. More information § ibm.com big data ref architectures § Sales Kit: IBMers BPs § Seller Presentation: IBMers BPs § Client Presentation IBMers BPs § STG BAO Big Data Wiki (IBMers only) § Big Data Systems Center Support: IBMers BPs: email to bdsc@us.ibm.com
  • 39. © 2014 IBM Corporation System x 1S & 2S Servers 3939 Solution summary § MapR M5 Edition is the first release of the MapR Apache Hadoop distribution to be validated on the IBM System x M4 (x3650 M4 BD or x3630 M4) reference architecture. § Increased performance, storage and memory capacity with the M4 generation of servers § Support of the Intelligent Cluster fulfillment process § Availability of Lab Services for ease of deployment More information § System x Business Analytics Solutions § Client Presentation IBM PW § Solution Brief IBMers and BPs § Sales Kit IBMers BPs §  Contact the Big Data Systems Center (BDSC) with questions regarding big data opportunities: IBMers: STG BAO Big Data Wiki BP’s send email to: bdsc@us.ibm.com Client benefits § Easy to order and deploy big data platforms for MapR for clients’ Apache Hadoop implementation § Preconfigured, validated MapR hardware platforms enables clients to implement Hadoop analytics quickly § Direct Access NFS ™ § High Availability (HA) § SnapShots § Mirroring for Point-in-Time recovery § Scalable to trillions of files Business challenge § Need large scale data collection & analytics § Need to complement existing Data Warehouse environments § Desire to enable new services while reducing costs in enterprise architecture IBM System x® Reference Architecture for Hadoop: MapR™ MapR workload solutions on System x3650 M4 BD, x3630 M4
  • 40. © 2014 IBM Corporation System x 1S & 2S Servers 40 IBM System x Reference Architecture for Hadoop: InfoSphere Streams Client benefits § Streams applications on System x: highly cost- effective & provide great degrees of parallelism in processing complex, continuous analytics § Analyze big data in-motion with less stress § Perform low-latency analysis on large volumes of streaming data § Analyze data in its native format using IBM InfoSphere Streams software Business challenge § Data growth is so fast, that many enterprises are analyzing a smaller percentage of data than before § Customers don’t have time, resources or capital to experiment with what does and does not work in big data analytics § Management of volumes and variety of data to apply analytics Solution summary § Performs complex real-time analytics on data- in-motion § Engineered specifically for InfoSphere Streams to address the data-in-motion analytics market § These System x reference architectures are anchored by System x3550 M4 and x3690 X5 servers and scale from entry thorough high end configurations More information §  Learn more about IBM System x Reference Architectures ibm.com big data ref architectures §  Leverage the sales support and education materials the Sales Kit for IBM Business Partners: IBMers BPs §  Seller Presentation: IBMers BPs §  Client Presentation: IBMers BPs §  Contact the Big Data Systems Center (BDSC) with questions regarding big data opportunities: IBMers: STG BAO Big Data Wiki BP’s send email to: bdsc@us.ibm.com
  • 41. © 2014 IBM Corporation System x 1S & 2S Servers 41 Apache Hadoop §  Open-source, scalable distributed batch processing infrastructure built on a cluster of low cost, dense storage hardware §  Distribution of parts of the problem to multiple machines to handle in parallel §  Fault tolerant software, designed to handle hardware failure – each chunk of data is replicated and distributed across several servers System x3650 M4 BD – Purpose Built for Hadoop Big Data & applications with low-cost local storage
  • 42. © 2014 IBM Corporation System x 1S & 2S Servers 42 High IOPS Analytics System x3650 M4 HD Fit For Purpose in emerging high density storage applications §  High spindle count for rapid ingest of Big Data & rapid processing of millions of transactions §  High Availability for maximized uptime, reduced risk, secure data protection & recovery
  • 43. © 2014 IBM Corporation System x 1S & 2S Servers 43 IBM System x Reference Architecture for SAS Visual Analytics Client benefits §  On-the-fly data analytics (minutes or even seconds) with ability to share via Web and mobile devices §  Self-service, ad hoc data visualization environment to explore data independent of IT §  Easily integrated with Hadoop for performance optimization and scalability Business challenge § Need to explore massive amounts of data rapidly to identify trends § SAS clients seeking greater performance § Need to accelerate time to value with faster ordering and quicker deployment. Solution summary Expansion of big data platform to run with SAS® Visual Analytics Explorer 6.1, using x3550 M4 based reference architecture §  Uses the new SAS® LASR™ Analytics Server software: fast, powerful, & designed for analytics §  System x provides performance capabilities for in- memory processing of SAS® LASR™ Analytics Server with Hadoop integration §  Reference architecture deployment options available for single-server and distributed environments §  x3550 M4 reference architecture rack clusters facilitate parallel processing environments for cost-effective scaling-out as client needs dictate §  Industry leading analytics with unique in-memory architecture, data exploration, Hadoop support/ integration, & information-delivery options, including web and mobile devices such as iPad • . More information § System x Business Analytics Solutions § Client Presentation: IBMers BPs § Solution Brief: Link § Sales Kit IBMers BPs
  • 44. © 2014 IBM Corporation System x 1S & 2S Servers 44 Client benefits •  Accelerate data warehouse roadmap with pretested hardware configurations. •  Virtually eliminate hardware testing and reduce tuning with better data warehouse performance. •  IBM provides the performance, reliability and scalability to provide businesses w/ solutions that will benefit them now and grow as needed Business challenge •  Inability to analyze data to make critical business decisions. •  Ability to provide the right data warehouse solution in a timely manner. •  Provide a data warehouse solution that is reliable with the performance to handle exponential data growth. More information •  Basic: 8TB to 24TB Brochure, Ref Config •  Standard: 20TB to 60TB Brochure, Ref Config •  Advanced: 40TB to 112TB Brochure, Ref Config Solution summary Working closely with Microsoft, IBM provides you with a highly reliable, scalable solution based on the x3550 M4, x3650 M4 and x3850 X5 optimized for Microsoft SQL Server 2012. Get faster time to value and select the right performance and scalability for data warehousing. Microsoft Fast Track Data Warehouse for SQL Server 2012 on System x Accelerate your data warehouse roadmap
  • 45. © 2014 IBM Corporation System x 1S & 2S Servers 45 IBM Smart Analytics 5600 R3 Solution built on System x3650 M4 for quick deployment of operational analytics Client benefits §  Faster time to value: Business ready from months to days. BI reporting, analysis, dashboards, data mining, cubing services, and text analytics §  Fast answers to business questions: Underlying InfoSphere Warehouse 10.1 for industry- leading efficiency in collating multiple data formats, resulting in a 3x1 or more performance improvement for standard star-schema business intelligence queries §  Improved efficiencies: Solid State Drive (SSD) technology for improved response time & efficiency due to reduced storage latencies & I/O bottlenecks More information §  IBM.com §  IBMer and BP Links §  Seller Presentation: IBMers BPs §  Quick Reference Guide: IBMers BPs §  Reference Architecture Solution summary Fully integrated, cost-effective solution for quick deployment of operational analytics capabilities on a powerful warehousing foundation. The x3650 M4 server provides an energy-efficient design with a scalable 2U package that’s easy to service & manage, and the DS3500 Storage solution provides affordable storage without sacrificing scalability or ease of use. Business challenge § Need for powerful analytics capabilities and growth flexibility § Lack of expertise/time to optimize software § Need operational analytic capabilities that will deliver rapid & compelling return on investment now, & can grow to meet new demands § Need to enable an environment with the flexibility to quickly meet demand without disrupting the free-flow of decision support intelligence 1. Based on software only when moving from 9.7 (5600R2) to 10.1 (5600R3)
  • 46. © 2014 IBM Corporation System x 1S & 2S Servers 46 x3650 M4 HD, x3650 M4, and x3550 M4 – Ideal for Analytics Significant memory density & speed for running more business critical apps High performance for running more analytics on a single system & achieving faster responses with improved business outcomes High Availability for maximized uptime & reduced risk of critical analytics workloads Easy Setup & Serviceability for reduced admin costs & simpler consolidation Energy Star compliance for minimizing energy costs Target Workloads High  Performance   Compu3ng   Big  Data   Web  Serving  /   Videos   Cloud  /   Virtualiza3on   Virtual  Desktop   SAP  /  Business   Analy3cs   Email,  File  &  Print  
  • 47. © 2014 IBM Corporation System x 1S & 2S Servers 47 System x Cloud and Virtualization Solutions Data Management Solutions
  • 48. © 2014 IBM Corporation System x 1S & 2S Servers 48 Benefits § Flexible, affordable and easy-to-use x3650 M4 rack solution with pay-as-you-grow design to help lower costs and manage risks § x3630 M4 offers high performance & maximum storage capacity § Capable of spanning multiple storage nodes & mirroring data for availability § Dynamically expandable active-active resources, allowing all database consolidation on a single volume with db-level QoS management § Application layer virtualization for distribution of SQL databases/ instances across all physical or virtual SQL Servers based on policy Solution Summary § Highly available, redundant SQL Server consolidation/data warehouse solution for departmental, retail and branch offices on x3650 M4 and x3630 M4 § Entry-level solution that enables clients to consolidate multiple workloads on a System x rack solution with IBM servers, Juniper switches, & IBM, Microsoft and Sanbolic Melio software § Virtualization flexibility on the OS, storage & application layers, plus scalability on 2 dimensions – both Compute and Storage48 More information § IBM.com § Reference Architecture here § Seller Decks IBMers BPs § Client Decks IBMers BPs Business challenge § Need for a cost-effective SQL Server consolidation/data warehouse solution for disparate workloads § Help with virtualization of SQL Server across physical/virtual infrastructure § Need for a highly available configuration that ensures reliability, performance, scalability IBM System x® Reference Architecture for Microsoft SQL Server Robust database consolidation solution for small and medium business. New 6/10/13
  • 49. © 2014 IBM Corporation System x 1S & 2S Servers 49 x3650 M4 BD and x3650 M4 HD – Storage Rich Servers Storage Rich Servers to support localized data storage for big data, web, and other data-intensive workloads x3650 M4 BD – up to 14 x 3.5 SSDs for up to 56 TB storage and lowest cost per terabyte x3650 M4 HD – up to 26 x 2.5” HDDs/SSDs or 16 x 2.5” HDDs/SSDs + 16 x 1.8” SSDs for high spindle, dense storage and up to 42 TB storage High performance for running data- intensive workloads High Availability for maximized uptime & reduced risk of critical analytics workloads Easy Setup & Serviceability for reduced admin costs & simpler consolidation Energy efficiency for minimizing energy costs Target Workloads Big  Data   Cloud  /   Virtualiza3on   Data   Management   Web  Serving  /   Videos   Email,  File  &  Print  
  • 50. © 2014 IBM Corporation System x 1S & 2S Servers 50 System x Cloud and Virtualization Solutions High Performance Computing Solutions
  • 51. © 2014 IBM Corporation System x 1S & 2S Servers 51 IBM System x GPFS™ Storage Server (GSS) High Capacity, High Performance, Cost Effective Storage Solution Business challenge § Need for high capacity, high value solutions for HPC workloads § Classical RAID techniques don’t scale § Distance from data limits analytics § Need for integrated solution with data integrity and high performance Solution summary IBM System x GPFS Storage Server (GSS) is a new high capacity, high performance, building block storage solution based on GPFS software & fulfilled through the Intelligent Cluster portfolio as an integrated & tested solution. This is an entirely Blue-on-Blue solution, built on standard System x components with GPFS software tuned to support this configuration. Uses two x3650 M4 servers combined with either four or six JBODs, with up to 348 disk drives. GSS is easy to configure and buy. It offers great performance and scalability for clients, with no storage controllers. Client benefits §  Single integrated, fully supported IBM solution §  Leverages strong GPFS software market §  High capacity – up to 1PB of storage per block §  Scalable building-block approach to increase performance & capacity §  No storage controllers – data resides closer to compute nodes for faster disk rebuild time ̶  Up to 400% faster for complete disk rebuild time, 20x faster for Critical Data Rebuild §  Industry-leading throughput using efficient De-Clustered RAID techniques §  Enhanced data protection & extreme data integrity More information § System x solutions optimized for Technical Computing § ibm.com § HPC IBMers BPs § Seller Presentation IBMers BPs § Client Presentation IBMers BPs New 6/10/13
  • 52. © 2014 IBM Corporation System x 1S & 2S Servers 52 iDataPlex and NeXtScale – Optimized for High Performance Computing §  Outstanding data center density & reliability •  Top bin Intel Xeon processors, large memory bandwidth, and high IOPS for rapid transaction processing and analytics •  Workload optimized software stack with Platform Computing and IBM xCAT •  Architected for low latency with choice of high speed fabric support •  Exception energy efficiency and price per performance for low total cost of ownership
  • 53. © 2014 IBM Corporation System x 1S & 2S Servers 53 System x Cloud and Virtualization Solutions Business Continuity Solutions
  • 54. © 2014 IBM Corporation System x 1S & 2S Servers 54 Always-On Impacts Every Aspect of Our Lives Maximize Productivity Manufacturers need to keep their production line up and running. System downtime shouldn’t interrupt it. Control Access Building Security companies prevent external threats to organizations. Security application downtime shouldn’t be an internal one. Protect Profit Retailers have sales targets to meet day in day out. Transaction system downtime shouldn’t get in the way. Process Transactions Financial Services organizations manage thousands of transactions a second. Processing system downtime simply can’t happen. Protect Lives First Responders take care of emergencies 24 x 7 x 365. Application downtime shouldn’t be one of them. Ensure Quality Care & Privacy Healthcare Institutions need to access patient information and be HIPPA compliant all the time. System downtime shouldn’t compromise either one. 54
  • 55. © 2014 IBM Corporation System x 1S & 2S Servers 55 The Rising Cost Of Downtime 2010 2012 2013 55
  • 56. © 2014 IBM Corporation System x 1S & 2S Servers 56 §  Rising downtime and associated business costs §  Time/effort required to recover from downtime §  Increased regulations §  Other downtime costs (e.g. brand reputation, security, trust) §  Data loss §  Lack of business continuity and/or disaster recovery plan §  Complex server management §  Lack of IT skills for preventing & recovering from downtime Client Pain Points
  • 57. © 2014 IBM Corporation System x 1S & 2S Servers 57 New IBM System x Reliability Solution for Stratus everRun Enterprise: What is it? §  Industry-leading downtime prevention software from Stratus on resilient IBM System x servers to keep business critical applications up & running ̶  Facilitates business continuity through continuous uptime ̶  Automatically mirrors application data across two identical servers ̶  Avoids machine restarts -- If one machine fails, application continues to run on other machine with no interruptions or data loss; all in-flight transactions and data in memory/ cache are preserved §  Example applications: Air Traffic Control, Public Safety Answering Point Systems, Manufacturing Production Systems, Building Automation Control Access §  System x servers provide robust solution platform & infrastructure ̶  Outstanding reliability & availability: 98% of System x servers had downtime of fewer than 4 hours in 2013, beating Dell, HP, & Oracle1 ̶  High availability features for minimized downtime 1 ITIC 2013 Global Server Hardware, Server OS Reliability Survey - February 2013
  • 58. © 2014 IBM Corporation System x 1S & 2S Servers 58 Why IBM System x Reliability Solution for Stratus everRun Enterprise Trusted §  No downtime, revenue, or transaction loss – locally, cross campus §  Meet business continuity goals and remain compliant Easy §  Click & go installation §  Integrated disaster recovery §  Centralized tools for server, VM, and DR §  Comprehensive monitoring & notification Flexible §  No changes to applications §  Utilize existing skill sets and industry standard x86 hardware §  Makes multi-core Windows & Linux apps fault-tolerant Reliable §  Resilient IBM System x Platforms with embedded redundancy §  High availability features: Redundant, hot swappable components §  Predictive Failure Analysis, Light Path Diagnostics, Feature on Demand
  • 59. © 2014 IBM Corporation System x 1S & 2S Servers 59 Why Your Clients Will Care: Addressing Pain Points Reduce data center costs §  Click and go installation §  Centralized maintenance & management tools §  24/7 software support Achieve 24/7 dependability and business-level security §  Excellent price per performance per watt of System x servers §  Energy Efficiency: 80 PLUS Platinum supplies, ASHRAE compliant, and wide operating temperature support of 5 to 40° C at 95 W for significant energy cost savings Prevent downtime before it occurs Easily manage and control data §  Availability engine for automatic mirroring to redundant System x server to enable business continuity §  System x Predictive Failure Analysis & Light Path Diagnostics for proactive monitoring & flagging of failing parts §  QR codes for easy serviceability §  24/7 software support §  Integrated disaster recovery §  Redundant, hot-swappable System x components §  Standard HW RAID on System x servers
  • 60. System x 1S & 2S Servers 60 © 2014 IBM Corporation 60 §  The Reference Architecture ̶  Pre-defined Configurations for both two socket and one socket servers ̶  Flexible component selection to optimize client workload requirements ̶  Scalable .. Partial or multi-rack configurations IBM System x Reliability Solution for Stratus everRun Enterprise Reference Architectures Why IBM Infrastructure ̶  #1 reliability, uptime fifth year in a row1 ̶  Superior System x technology ̶  Factory integrated hardware ̶  Architected for growth & flexibility ̶  Performance and Reliability ̶  Network, processor, storage options ̶  Lab Services pre/post sales skills 
 Built on trusted System x platforms (x3650 M4, x3550 M4, x3250 M5) System x3650 M4 2S/2U System x3550 M4 2S/1U 1 ITIC 2013 Global Server Hardware, Server OS Reliability Survey - February 2013 System x3250 M5 1S/1U
  • 61. System x 1S & 2S Servers 61 © 2014 IBM Corporation 61 System x Rack Servers are Designed for Efficient Business Continuity x3650 M4 / x3550 M4 w/ Intel Xeon 2600 v2 Processors System x Attributes High Reliability High Performance Energy Efficiency Simple Management Maximized uptime with redundant/hot-swap PSUs, hot- swap HDDs & fans. Easy to service LightPath Diagnostics, Predictive Failure Analysis. Feature on Demand for adding new features remotely (no downtime) Increased client response time with robust networking flexibility: 1G/10G E choices, 10G embedded x3650 M4. Maximized application performance with up to 24 cores per server. Significant energy savings with Platinum Plus Power supplies, wide temperature operating range (0-40°C), dual fan zones for enhanced cooling, Energy Star compliance1 Open, simple-to-use, leading tools for deployment, serviceability, and administration – e.g. (IMM2, FastSetup, xCAT) System x Benefits 1 IBM intends to qualify these products to the ENERGY STAR Computer Server requirements, but that will not be finalized until IBM submits the required information to the EPA and receives confirmation from the EPA that the product is qualified. x3250 M5 w/ Intel Xeon 1200 v3, Pentium, or Corei3 Processors
  • 62. System x 1S & 2S Servers 62 © 2014 IBM Corporation 62 IBM System x Solution for Stratus everRun Enterprise Industry-leading downtime prevention software from Stratus on resilient IBM System x servers Business challenge § Rising cost of downtime & data loss § Need for always on availability for business critical applications § Data loss § Lack of business continuity and/or disaster recovery plan Solution summary IBM System x Reliability Solution for Stratus everRun Enterprise combines industry-leading downtime prevention software from Stratus on extremely reliable System x servers. The solution mirrors data across two identical servers so that no data loss or downtime occurs. Uses two x3650 M4 or two x3550 M4 or two x3250 M5 System x servers. . Client benefits § Downtime prevention rather than mere recovery § 24/7 Software Support § Optional Disaster recovery protection § Centralized click-and-go management tools § Outstanding reliability & availability of System x servers More information § KVM Virtualization for Enterprise Environments White Paper Link § Business Continuity IBM page Link § Solution Brief Link § Reference Architecture Link § Client Reference Link § Seller Presentation SSI PW § Client Presentation SSI PW
  • 63. © 2014 IBM Corporation System x 1S & 2S Servers 63 System x server solutions are optimized to meet clients’ needs System x server solutions are optimized to meet clients’ needs
  • 64. © 2014 IBM Corporation System x 1S & 2S Servers 6464 IBM System x Servers: Tuned for Business Critical Solutions High Performance §  Consolidation of more workloads & virtual machines §  Faster decisions & business outcomes §  Rapid response time for VDI users & cloud applications Memory Density & Speed §  Increased performance for more workloads & users High Reliability §  Maximized uptime for business-critical workloads §  Predictive Failure Analysis for proactive monitoring §  Redundant HS disks, fans and power §  Innovative, tool-less design §  Predictable data access for fast decisions/outcomes Easy Maintenance §  Simplified administration, maintenance §  Easy-to-use, setup & administrative tools at no added cost Flexibility and Scalability §  Lower costs of adding users & services §  Scale applications rapidly as you add users Storage §  Secure, high capacity with flexible options, & high performance for I/O intensive apps like big data & analytics XSP03525-USEN-05

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