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  • What does it mean to be tomorrow ready? In the past few years, we have seen many clients embrace the opportunities created by a smarter planet—the world is undeniably instrumented, intel­ligent and interconnected—and this is changing how the systems of the world work. In IT, we have seen this translate into a phenomenal advancement in the need to produce, transport and process information in real time. On a smarter planet, the more we know, the more we want to know. And, the opportunity exists to do so much more. With Smarter Computing, businesses can be tomorrow-ready today, with the infrastructure that allows them to master big data, social, mobile, analytics and flow of critical information. It’s scalable and flexible because it uses patterns to predict what you’ll need next. Smarter Computing helps make the right decisions today, ensuring a smarter tomorrow. This is IBM’s unique point of view on what it means to be tomorrow ready. TRANSITION: Let’s begin by exploring the evolving role of IT.
  • But while we know organizations recognize the strategic importance of technology to their organization’s success….the question is whether the underlying IT is capable to adapt to these technology forces and be ready for the challenge… Research from IDC has shown that one of the main challenges IT organizations face today is around the deployment, management, and administration of servers – which is consuming a larger portion of the overall IT budget and consequently leaving fewer resources to spend on new projects. Sixteen years ago, the bulk of IT budgets was spent on hardware and less than 30% on management and administration. By next year, that relationship will have completely flipped and management now will drive nearly 70% percent of all expenditures Our IBM global technology services group did some further research into the effectiveness of IT datacenters. Not surprisingly, they discovered that only 1 in 5 organizations are able to invest greater than 50 percent of their budget on new projects. This puts a very real limit on what IT shops can accomplish as their businesses strive to embrace the technology that is having such an impact on business. So the question is how can we IBM help clients deal with this conundrum of spending too much “to keep the lights” on vs. investing in new projects to help the business?
  • Well, that is what IBM PureSystems is all about… The IBM Pure Systems family have integrated expertise, are built for the cloud,and combine the flexibility of general purpose systems with the simplicity of an appliance. These expert integrated systems fundamentally change both the experience and economics of IT. These systems are integrated from the ground up and have three truly unique attributes. The first is built-in expertise. Think of this bottling up the collective knowledge of thousands of deployments, established best practices, and innovative thinking into a set of patterns that automate otherwise manual functions to dramatically reduce time to value. The second is integrated by design. These systems are deeply integrated from the CPU to the app layer, tuned in the lab, and packaged in the factory into a single ready-to-go system that is optimized for the workloads it will be running… All of the integration is done for you, by experts. The third is that the entire experience is much more simple – from the set up of the system…to operating, maintaining and upgrading it over time….Management of the entire system of physical and virtual resources is integrated. And all this is accomplished in an open manner that enables participation by a broad ecosystem of partners to bring their industry optimized solutions to market…
  • To understand the thinking behind and value of PureSystems, let’s dig a bit further into the challenges clients face today. In particular let’s focus on the fact that clients are simply spending too much time and effort tuning general purpose servers, storage, and the like… Yes, the individual component prices may be right, but the amount of time and cost spent on designing, deploying, and implementing a solution into production is unacceptable. For a custom built system or solution, the issue is one of flexibility and how effectively a client can manage and maintain that environment. In both of these cases the math just doesn’t add up for most clients….it takes way too much time, too many people, and too much money. In this sense, clients have been pushed into a corner …. BUT there is a way out…. there is a solution.
  • And this is what we are trying to solve with IBM PureSystems -- simplify the entire IT project lifecycle…from design and deployment…to management and maintenance…with the goal of reducing cycle time, cost, and of course risk. The Pure Systems design integrates compute, networking, and storage into a highly automated, simple to use system with integrated management. Ladies and gentlemen, this is not packaging…this is hard core design from the ground up. These systems have cloud functionality built in, and patterns of expertise to simplify and automate key functions. These systems also feature a scale-in design that provides increased density. IBM made the strategic investments in PureSystems to deliver innovations that – through deep integration by design – transform end-to-end management of IT in the data center.
  • IBM Flex System solutions are built-to-order offerings for clients who want to custom build and tune configurations to their specific requirements, selecting exactly the specific compute, systems networking and optional storage and management required to support their specific workloads. The Flex System chassis is designed to support multiple generations of technology we foresee for the next decade – being the first chassis to support 40Gb Ethernet bandwidths today. With a clean slate design it allows new levels of integration, particularly with the management integration of the Flex System Manager across all physical and virtual resources. Flex System is designed to support the largest memory configurations with up to 50% more memory for denser virtualization, higher networking bandwidths up 2X with half the latency, and more dedicated storage in each compute node – up to 3X the competition. Flex System supports a broad range of hypervisors and environments enabling choice of tens of thousands of applications. Our guest from New Breed Logistics will discuss their experience with Flex System in a few minutes.
  • November flex and pure flex announcements.ppt&token=mtm1mjkynzewmze4mw==&locale=en us

    1. 1. The IT infrastructure that enables a Smarter PlanetIBM Flex System and IBM PureFlex System announcements © 2012 IBM Corporation
    2. 2. Our agenda today – new announcements April 11, 2012 Oct 9, 2012 Nov 13, 20122 © 2012 IBM Corporation
    3. 3. Technology is the leading force for impacting business Factors impacting organizations: 1 1. Technology factors 2. People skills 3. Market factors 4. Macro-economic factors 5. Regulatory concerns 6. Globalization Source: IBM CEO Study 2012 71% of CEOs identify technology as the most important external force impacting their organizations*3 © 2012 IBM Corporation
    4. 4. Is IT ready for the challenge? New server spending Power & cooling costs Server mgmt & admin costs 2013 1996 68% 29% 68% of IT Only 1 in 5 operating costs in 2013 will be for organizations allocate more than 50% of management and administration IT budget to new projects* IDC; Converged Systems: End-User Survey Results presentation; September 2012; Doc #236966 * 2012 IBM Global Data Center Study4 © 2012 IBM Corporation
    5. 5. It is time for a new class of expert integrated systems Built-in Expertise Integration by Design Capturing and automating Deeply integrating and tuning what experts do hardware and software Simplified Experience Making every part of the IT lifecycle easier5 © 2012 IBM Corporation
    6. 6. Today’s challenge: Time spent tuning general purposecomponents Design/Deploy Manage/MaintainGeneral Purpose Custom Built Components System6 © 2012 IBM Corporation
    7. 7. PureSystems solution: Simplifying the entire IT project lifecycle ExpertIntegrated Reduced Time, Cost and Risk System Design Deploy Manage Maintain 7 © 2012 IBM Corporation
    8. 8. Lets review the new announcements in more detail April 11, 2012 Oct 9, 2012 Nov 13, 20128 © 2012 IBM Corporation
    9. 9. For infrastructure, two different client needs Blade Replacement- Integrated Infrastructure & Cloud - Going Beyond Blades Expert integrated System Flex System • Separately purchased components • Factory integration of Compute, • An entry point for clients to start Storage, Networking, and with compute and networking Management • Management and storage optional • Cloud ready with SmartCloud Entry • Client or partner tuned • Single point of service and support 9 © 2012 IBM Corporation
    10. 10. IBM Flex System • More memory for more virtualization • 50% more vs. HP BL 460c Gen8 (512GB) •Chassis • More networking bandwidth up to 2X • IBM Flex System Fabric 10Gb switch 240Gb vs. HP •Compute Nodes 10Gb switch 80Gb •Storage •Networking • 3X dedicated storage in compute nodes • IBM Flex System Flash adds up to 8 400GB SSDs •Flex System Manager •Expansion • 50% networking latency improvement • Node to node traffic is contained within the chassis toInfrastructure Components reduce TOR switch latency* Next Generation Blade Open choice of architectures, hypervisors, environments – designed for multiple generations of technology10 © 2012 IBM Corporation
    11. 11. IBM Flex System. Beyond blades. Simple Open  Components designed to  4 operating systems work together  4 hypervisors  Management integration  Tens of thousands of  Flex System Manager applications recognizes new resources for rapid use Flexible Efficient  Choice of networking  No compromise design  Choice of storage  Twice the virtual machine  Choice of compute density11 © 2012 IBM Corporation
    12. 12. Now even more choice in Flex System Simple Open  Flex System V7000 Storage  POWER and x86 nodes Node  Network interoperability  Flex System Manager V1.2 -  Broader storage management manage physical and virtual from a single management point. Flexible Efficient  Storage Expansion Node  More virtualization with Flex for IBM Flex System x220 & System x440 compute node x240  Deliver great  Networking - Integrated 10Gb price/performance with the FCoE solution, Flex System p260 POWER7+ compute Fabric converged switch. node12 © 2012 IBM Corporation
    13. 13. Customers see the value of Flex System NEWS - Press Release Academica Oy Solution: Solution: Virtualized SAP Virtual Machines Flex System solution, with 7 x240 across 3 x240 compute Nodes , with nodes, leveraging existing XIV Storwize V7000 storage Benefits: Benefits: Outstanding response for end Our solution, built around the IBM customers: PureFlex and XIV storage system, “Overall performance jump on SAP has the scalability required to meet minimum 100% our future needs.” “Some reports” have seen a performance jump of 500% or more. Vilakshan Jakhu, CIO of BPTP Marko Vanninen, Managing Dir., Academica www.ibm.com/press/us/en/pressrelease/39150.wss13 © 2012 IBM Corporation
    14. 14. IBM Flex System Manager™ – simple to deploy, simple to secureand providing more efficiency in managementSimple to: Deploy – Configuration patterns, Bare metal deployment Secure – Centralized securityEfficient to Manage: Mobile management Integrated storage support IBM Flex System Advantages: Simplicity and Efficiency14 © 2012 IBM Corporation
    15. 15. Integrated IBM Flex System V7000 Storage Node:Simple, seamless integration delivers new data center efficienciesSimpler storage administrationSimpler to manage 3rd Party storageOptimizes performance and costs for mixed workloads: up to200% higher performance with automatic migration to SSDsStores up to 5x more active primary data in the samephysical disk space using IBM Real-time Compression IBM Flex System Advantages: Simplicity and Efficiency 15 © 2012 IBM Corporation
    16. 16. IBM Flex System Advantages: Flexibility and Openness New Compute Node Choices: Leading edge compute technologies deliver an open architecture, operating system and hypervisor choice IBM Flex System x220 IBM Flex System p260 Enhanced Enhanced IBM Flex System x240 IBM Flex System p24L IBM Flex System x440 IBM Flex System p460 New IBM Flex System PCI expansion node Storage expansion node16 © 2012 IBM Corporation
    17. 17. IBM Flex System Advantages: Flexibility and Openness “Tomorrow ready” switches provide the flexibility to upgrade without replacement, an open choice of network options Up toFlexible and open – Fiber Channeland Ethernet 220Gb Available uplink BW and <1microsec latency 40Gb Uplinks Industry’s first integratedFlexible, future proof – two 40Gb uplinks 56Gb Infiniband switchFlexible and simple – connect to 10Gb Pass Thruexisting infrastructure, no “rip and 10Gb Switch with FCoEreplace” 1Gb Scalable switch17 © 2012 IBM Corporation
    18. 18. Desktop virtualization – an exploding marketA great match for IBM PureFlex and IBM Flex System VDI market: $10B 2015 by Customer Benefits of VDI Why IBM and PureFlex?  VDI solution requires “no compromise”  Desktops can be set up in minutes, compute, maximum processor speed, not hours and memory  IT costs are reduced - due to fewer  VDI solution demands high performance technical support issues networking  Compatibility issues are lessened  IBM offers the broadest VDI offering set: and data security is increased −VMware, Citrix, IBM Virtual Desktop for Small Business (VDSB) product, Verde18 © 2012 IBM Corporation
    19. 19. IBM Flex System Advantage – No Compromise Design 50% IBM Flex System x440 (1.5TB) vs. HP BL 460c Gen8 (512GB) more memory OR IBM Flex System x220 (768GB) vs. HP BL460c Gen8 (512GB) 167% IBM Flex System Scalable Converged 10Gb Switch 1280 vs. more throughput 480Gbps HP Virtual Connect Flex 10 Switch 50% IBM Flex System V7000 Storage Node with IBM Real-time Compression Savings on storage works with active data & compresses as much as 80%, reducing required hardware* disk 50%Lower Latency, The IBM Flex System Enterprise Chassis enables node-to-node “East-West” comm. traffic, avoiding the TOR switch to reduce latency Multi-generation chassis Built to support your datacenter today and tomorrow platform19 * Estimated Results. Results will vary depending on customer environment © 2012 IBM Corporation
    20. 20. Save 8 M$ over 5 years with Flex System… Consolidate a data center with… 4 HP RX 7640 3 HP RX 8640  Leverage existing storage  384 cores become 144 cores 28 Dell PE 2970  Savings in software  Consolidate to 1 chassis  Savings in management 7 IBM Flex System x240 2 IBM Flex System p260 IBM Flex System Manager With IBM XIV storage With IBM XIV storageSavings calculated based on the PureFlex System Consolidation Tool leveraging third party Alinean methodology. These are estimated results. Results will vary by customer environment 20 © 2012 IBM Corporation
    21. 21. For infrastructure, two different client needs Blade Replacement- Integrated Infrastructure & Cloud - Going Beyond Blades Expert integrated System Flex System • Separately purchased components • Factory integration of Compute, • An entry point for clients to start Storage, Networking, and with compute and networking Management • Management and storage optional • Cloud ready with SmartCloud Entry • Client or partner tuned • Single point of service and support 21 © 2012 IBM Corporation
    22. 22. IBM PureFlex System • Intelligent data placement across virtualized storage Factory-integrated compute, storage, • Management integration across networking, management all resources Heterogeneous environment support • Workload optimization across POWER and x86 environments Built-in cloud management • Virtual resource pooling and automation speeds deployment Integrated InfrastructureDelivering Infrastructure Services22 © 2012 IBM Corporation
    23. 23. IBM PureFlex System – Integrates these NEW capabilities  Integrated V7000 storage node  More compute options  x86-x440, x220  p260 with POWER7+  Flex System Manager enhancements  Mobile Management  Configuration Patterns  Further switch options  10 GB scalable switch  Brocade Switch also now available  Ordering system improvements  Lab services options  Intro Integrated Infrastructure  VirtualizedDelivering Infrastructure Services  Cloud23 © 2012 IBM Corporation
    24. 24. Customers see the value of PureFlex System Solution: Solution: PureFlex Enterprise with 4 IBM x240 PureFlex standard with x86 and Compute Nodes and 2 IBM p260 POWER compute nodes Compute Nodes Benefits: Benefits: “PureFlex provides seamless “PureFlex’s integrated system scalability, ‘always on’ enabled us to reduce the set-up availability and up to 30% time more than half.” reduction in operational costs.” Maria Lam Jose Ortigosa Senior Vice President, Strategic Operations Director Development ValeCard PCCW Solutions24 © 2012 IBM Corporation
    25. 25. Save 9 M$ over 5 years with PureFlex Enterprise… Consolidate a data center with… 160 HP DL380 70 HP BL490 2 EMC CLARiiON  Consolidate to one Platform CX3-80, 22 TB  Single point of management, physical and virtual  Single platform replaces over 200 systems  Facilities, space, energy savings  1700 cores become 656 cores  Savings in software 41 IBM Flex System x240 IBM Flex System Manager IBM Storwise V7000Savings calculated based on the PureFlex System Consolidation Tool leveraging third party Alinean methodology. These are estimated results. Results will vary by customer environment 25 © 2012 IBM Corporation
    26. 26. Next steps – your reviews1. New announcement videos  Flex System  PureFlex System2. Video – Flex System Manager3. Open Choice Video series  AIX, IBM i, Microsoft Windows, Linux  PowerVM, KVM, VMware, Microsoft HyperV  VDI  Networking  Storage26 © 2012 IBM Corporation

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