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  1. 1. IBM PureFlex & Flex System © 2012 IBM Corporation
  2. 2. On a Smarter Planet, technology innovation redefines industries Law Enforcement Fraud Prevention Traffic Control Trading2 © 2012 IBM Corporation
  3. 3. What are today’s pressures and realities Consumerization • Mobility • Social business • Iterative solutions Business Demands IT Needs • Address opportunities • Deliver new more quickly capabilities faster • Drive business • Shift resources from innovation maintenance to • Leverage technology transformation more strategically • Control growing complexity3 © 2012 IBM Corporation
  4. 4. As IT moves to the strategic center of businessThe model must shift to Smarter Computing Business innovation Smarter Computing Smarter with: • Built-in expertise • Ability to sense and anticipate • Systems of engagement Traditional Computing Technology Innovation4 © 2012 IBM Corporation
  5. 5. IT must break through budget and resource barriers Business Goals Grow top and bottom line by: IT Reality • Driving business innovation Getting Up and Running • Make new markets Takes months: • Respond to competitive threats • Specify/Design • Integrate • Enhance the customer • Procure • Deploy experience Development Operations Takes 30-90 days: • Provision • Configure Ongoing Effort Takes months and requires Typical Results: downtime: • 23% of new IT projects (worldwide) deploy late • Customize/Tune • Maintain • 55% experience application downtime for major infrastructure • Scale • Upgrade upgrades once deployed • Manage5 © 2012 IBM Corporation
  6. 6. Only 1 in 5 can allocate more than half their IT budget to innovationLeast efficient data centers Most efficient data centersUse of new technology: Use of new technology:43% first and fast technology adoption 86% first and fast technology adoption1% move virtual machines to meet desired outcomes 58% move virtual machines to meet desired outcomes21% use storage virtualization 93% use storage virtualization3% use a storage service catalog (tiered storage) 87% use a storage service catalog (tiered storage)Results: Results New projects New projects 35%Maintainingexisting Maintaining existing 53%infrastructure infrastructure 65% 47%6 Source: 2012 IBM Data Center Study: ( ) © 2012 IBM Corporation
  7. 7. Clients have tried various approaches to close the gap Client-tuned Systems Appliances Cloud Benefits Flexibility Simplicity Agility Control Rapid Deployment Elasticity Challenges Time and Shared Expense Single Purpose Dependence Required What if you could have the best of all three?7 © 2012 IBM Corporation
  8. 8. Unique attributes of expert integrated systems Built-in Expertise Integration by Capturing and Design automating what Deeply integrating and experts do – from tuning hardware and the infrastructure to the software – in a single, application ready-to-go system Simplified Experience Making every part of the IT lifecycle easier - with integrated management of the entire system and a broad open ecosystem of optimized solutions8 © 2012 IBM Corporation
  9. 9. Announcing IBM PureSystemsThe first members of a new family of expert integrated systems with:• Built-in expertise to address complex business and operational tasks automatically• Integration by design to tune systems for optimal performance and efficiency• Simplified experience from design to purchase to maintenance IBM PureFlex IBM PureApplication Expert at: sensing and Expert at: optimally anticipating resource deploying and running needs to optimize your applications for rapid infrastructure time-to-value • Factory integrated • Expert designed, integrated and optimized system and optimized application infrastructure aware platform • Integrated management • Platform patterns • Automation and of expertise optimization expertise • Simplified management with a single console9 © 2012 IBM Corporation
  10. 10. Unique attributes of expert integrated systems Built-in Expertise Integration by Capturing and Design automating what Deeply integrating and experts do – from tuning hardware and the infrastructure to the software – in a single, application ready-to-go system Simplified Experience Making every part of the IT lifecycle easier - with integrated management of the entire system and a broad open ecosystem of optimized solutions10 © 2012 IBM Corporation
  11. 11. IBM PureSystems “patterns of expertise” Patterns of Expertise: Proven best practices and expertise for complex tasks learned from decades of client and partner engagements that are captured, lab tested and optimized and then built into the systemPatterns deliver superior results: • Agility: Faster time-to-value • Efficiency: Reduced costs and resources • Simplicity: Simpler skills requirements • Control: Lower risk and errorsThrough unmatched expertise in: • System design • High availability • Infrastructure management and scalability • Application deployment • Security • Data management • Storage optimization • Datacenter management • Networking11 © 2012 IBM Corporation
  12. 12. IBM PureSystems “patterns of expertise”Example: Web Application Deployment Pattern Captures: • IBM’s decades of experience in helping clients design, build and deploy new business applications What is it? • Codified best practices for presetting configuration options by type of selected Web application (e.g., high availability, high security, etc.) What do you do? • Bring your data and application code, select the type of application you want and everything else is handled for you in the background What do you NOT have to do? • Understand the interdependencies and connections between your database, application server, management, security, and the rest of the middleware • Manually engage in the real-time management of your infrastructure Result: Speed deployment of Web applications by 100x!12 © 2012 IBM Corporation
  13. 13. IBM PureSystems “patterns of expertise”Samples of the three types of patterns IBM PureFlex IBM PureApplication Pre-integrated servers, storage, Pre-integrated middleware networking, virtualization and and infrastructure management Application Patterns • ISV applications (e.g., SAP CRM) Business application expertise • Business intelligence • Web experience • Demand driven elasticity Platform Patterns ISV or • Simplified system setup and install Expertise across the Client • Policy-based system management middleware and Tuned • Simplified application migration infrastructure Platform • Web application deployment • Transactional database deployment • Data mart deployment Infrastructure Patterns • Provisioning and automation Expertise across the • Storage system optimization compute resources • Scalability and upgradability Included with system purchase Available in catalog13 © 2012 IBM Corporation
  14. 14. Built-in Expertise in IBM PureFlexAcross all system resources Expert Integrated Systems Engineering expertise: Choice of architectures, hypervisors and operating systems No compromise design with system level upgradability Compute &Infrastructure Optimization expertise: Balance performance and cost with intelligent tiering Increase utilization through virtualization of new and existing storage Storage Scalability expertise: Respond to changing requirements by adding bandwidth on demand Eliminate bottlenecks for demanding applications Networking Automation expertise: Speed time to market through faster service deployment Manage workloads while the system automatically manages resources Management14 © 2012 IBM Corporation
  15. 15. Built-in Expertise in IBM PureFlexDrives flexibility and simplicity Expert Integrated Systems Improve responsiveness of critical business applications Provide broad and open access to new applications and services Confidently invest for current and future Compute &Infrastructure Reduce storage management costs through simple administration Flexibly leverage existing storage investment Reduce acquisition costs while improving business response Storage Respond to changing requirements and growth Lower administration costs through automation Networking Accelerate time to value Reuse existing skills and applications Management15 © 2012 IBM Corporation
  16. 16. Unique attributes of expert integrated systems Built-in Expertise Integration by Capturing and Design automating what Deeply integrating and experts do – from tuning hardware and the infrastructure to the software – in a single, application ready-to-go system Simplified Experience Making every part of the IT lifecycle easier - with integrated management of the entire system and a broad open ecosystem of optimized solutions16 © 2012 IBM Corporation
  17. 17. IBM PureFlex is integration by design Expert Integrated Systems Networking Storage Virtualization Compute Management Tools Applications Flexible and open choice in a fully integrated system17 © 2012 IBM Corporation
  18. 18. IBM PureFlex is integration by design Expert Integrated Systems Deployment Applications Middleware Optimizes the complete Development solution stack: • All hardware and software components factory integrated and optimized • Born virtualized and ready for cloudManagement • Storage tuned to data needs • Hardware directly tuned to the software • System resource allocation uniquely optimized per selected pattern for each Virtualization application workload Storage Servers Networking18 © 2012 IBM Corporation
  19. 19. IBM PureFlex: Integrated ExpertiseReduce time, effort and risk throughout the solution lifecycle Expert Integrated SystemsStarts at Acquisition: A Continuum of Value from Building Blocks to Systems Flex System Building Blocks IBM PureFlex IBM PureApplication 14 half-wide Infrastructure PlatformChassis bays for Systems Systems nodesCompute x86 2S EP/ENNodes POWER 2S/4S …with middleware …with compute, designed forStorage storage, networking, transactional web V7000 ExpansionNodes Node physical and virtual applications & management & entry enabled for cloudManagement Flex System cloud managementAppliance Manager 10/40GbE,Networking FCoE, Pre-configured, pre-integrated, IB 8/16Gb FC integrated expertise…19 © 2012 IBM Corporation *Some capabilities planned for future delivery; IBM Plans subject to change
  20. 20. IBM PureFlexIntegrated configurations ease acquisition experience and match your needs Express Standard Enterprise Infrastructure Infrastructure for Infrastructure for for Small and application servers scalable cloud midsize businesses. with supporting deployments. Most affordable storage and Redundancy for entry point networking resilient operation • Designed for Cloud - SmartCloud Entry included on Standard and Enterprise • Designed for choice of architectures: IBM POWER7 and/or Intel x86 processors within the same systems • Designed for choice of OS: AIX, IBM i, Microsoft Windows®, and Linux from Red Hat, SUSE • Designed for choice of hypervisors: PowerVM, KVM, VMware, or Microsoft HyperV • Designed for simplicity: Integrated, single system management across physical and virtual resources20 © 2012 IBM Corporation
  21. 21. Unique attributes of expert integrated systems Built-in Expertise Integration by Capturing and Design automating what Deeply integrating and experts do – from tuning hardware and the infrastructure to the software – in a single, application ready-to-go system Simplified Experience Making every part of the IT lifecycle easier - with integrated management of the entire system and a broad open ecosystem of optimized solutions21 © 2012 IBM Corporation
  22. 22. IBM PureFlex simplified experience New client experience: • Single product streamlines ordering, tracking, receiving, installing and running • Factory installed, fully packaged solutions drive simple setup (pull it out of the box, plug it in and boot it up) • Management integration across system • Single point of contact for support • Upgrade with zero downtime based on integrated patches and system design • A broad open ecosystem of optimized solutions22 © 2012 IBM Corporation
  23. 23. Simplified deployment model• Solutions from 100+ leading partners• Over 100 leading packaged applications available• Solution Showcase simplifies application deployment• Build once also use for private and public cloud deployments23 © 2012 IBM Corporation
  24. 24. What does it mean for you? Agility Efficiency • Get up and running in hours, cutting • Deploy twice as many applications per months off deployment time of new square foot of data center space application projects. • Cut lifecycle maintenance time in half • Accelerate industry capabilities with with no downtime solutions from a broad open ecosystem • Save up to 50% of applicable IT • Elastically adapt to workload costs over traditional IT approaches spikes without overbuying Simplicity Control • Free up time from procuring, • Lower risk and costs with automated supporting, testing & deploying assets provisioning and seamless scalability with security and resiliency • Avoid delays due to limited IT skills or complex integration with factory integration • Maximize flexibility with choice of and built-in expertise architectures, and open standards • Maintain more quickly and easily with • Intelligently manage cloud integrated system patches environments24 © 2012 IBM Corporation
  25. 25. IBM PureFlex enables multiple client initiatives Optimize Innovate Better tune and automate systems and More rapidly deliver new applications applications to improve application and services to performance, scalability and reliability meet new business needsConsolidateMore efficiently Accelerate Cloudconsolidate More quickly enablesystems and secure, and integratedapplications to reduce cloud environmentsoperating expenses Optimize Innovate Accelerate Consolidate Cloud25 © 2012 IBM Corporation
  26. 26. Platform Details26 © 2012 IBM Corporation
  27. 27. A new way forward for Integrated Systems Servers Storage Networking Management27 © 2012 IBM Corporation
  28. 28. Built in expertise – with no compromises 50% more IBM Flex System x240 (768GB) vs. HP BL 460c Gen8 (512GB) memory 200% more IBM Flex System Fabric 10Gb switch 240Gb networking vs. HP 10Gb switch 80Gb bandwidth 300% more IBM Flex System Flash adds up to 8 400GB SSDs dedicated (x240 with Flex System Flash 3.2TB vs. Dell M610 800GB) storage 50% networking Node to node traffic is contained within the chassis latency to reduce TOR switch latency* improvement * Estimated Results. Results will vary depending on customer environment Multi- generation Built to support your datacenter today and tomorrow chassis platform28 © 2012 IBM Corporation
  29. 29. What you need to know… IBM Flex System Differentiation Delivering the industry’s first… • Scalable switching, upgrade • Single management tool for all networking connectivity or features physical and virtual resources with no rip and replace • Storage virtualization for internal • Systems designed for today’s and external storage requirements and tomorrow’s needs • Flex System Flash for unmatched • True choice: dedicated storage • Virtualization: PowerVM, KVM, • Multi-architecture Unix and x86 VMware, or Microsoft HyperV servers within the same chassis • OS: AIX, IBM i, Microsoft • 40Gb capable Blade Ethernet Switch ® Windows , and Linux from Red • 16Gb capable Blade SAN Switch Hat, SUSE • 56Gb capable Infiniband FDR switch • Integrated storage with the Storwize V700029 © 2012 IBM Corporation
  30. 30. Management Physical – Virtual – Workloads Manage across multiple architectures and hypervisors30 © 2012 IBM Corporation
  31. 31. Simplified management experience with advanced automation Management • New user interface and configuration automation brings new components online faster* • Cross-resource integration and automation Management enables transformation from managing resources to managing applications, services and workloads • Works with the management you have - other Networking Storage System infrastructure IBM platform tools, Tivoli and third party enterprise management (e.g., CA, BMC, HP, etc.) • Easier monitoring, alerts and problem management through automated resolution Virtualization Compute processes with integrated expertise Setup Wizards Global Find Chassis Map Remote Presence31 © 2012 IBM Corporation
  32. 32. Simplified Virtualization Management experience Chassis Management Management • Resource oriented chassis map provides overlays to monitor system health, manage firmware inventory, and view thermal and power metrics • Chassis views to show and label hardware, OS, and firmware inventory • Global finder to launch common management Single point of management tasks (a value add for admin’s to quickly perform for system resources management tasks) System infrastructure ◊ • Chassis map provides launch point for remote Multi-chassis management access tools to work with OS, etc. on individual ◊ node Real time overlays ◊ Object oriented for contextual actions and details32 © 2012 IBM Corporation
  33. 33. Simplified Virtualization Management experienceSimplified Virtualization Management experience Management  Automated virtual machine placement  Dynamic allocation of virtual server, Workload Intelligent storage and network resources Automation  Network QoS System infrastructure Resource  Virtual workload definition Virtual Pooling  Placement services and advisors Resource  Pooling of all network switch resources to Utilization enable consistent network policy application Management Physical Integration  Monitors VM network utilization within the fabric Physical  Virtual Machine relocation for compute, storage Consolidation and networking & Setup  Monitors the Network Fabric for congestion Choice of Hypervisors33 © 2012 IBM Corporation
  34. 34. Designed for Cloud with resource pooling and automatedprovisioning expertiseDramatically improve system utilization and administrator productivity• Manage Services instead of Servers, Network and Storage• System Pools* are a set of resources that make up a service and can be acted upon as a group for Placement, Maintenance, etc.• Provisioning of CPU, memory, storage* and networking* with automatic virtual machine placement and optimization Management Virtualization• Utilization monitoring and policies to support performance, utilization or energy* optimized pooling Mobility SW SW SW OS OS OS Software Operating System Virtual Server Virtual Server Virtual Server Virtualization Optimized for …. • Availability • Performance Networking Compute Storage Networking Compute Storage • Energy* Systems Virtual Systems System Pools / Cloud Manage a pool of system resources or a cloud as simply as managing a single system34 *Some capabilities planned for future delivery © 2012 IBM Corporation
  35. 35. Virtualization expertise to enable new application and servicedelivery models Image Virtual Import repository appliance Software Deploy application Virtual Software Machines + application Operating Operating system system Capture Virtual + Metadata Machines Metadata Open Virtualization Format (OVF) Discover and manage heterogeneous image repositories • Import, capture and catalog new VMs from existing systems Simplified virtual image deployment and customization • Dynamically provision virtualized server, storage and network resources Leading “Ready for Troy” application providers supporting virtual application service deployment • Leverage open standards packaging for interoperability35 *Some capabilities planned for future delivery; IBM Plans subject to change © 2012 IBM Corporation
  36. 36. Compute POWER7 & x86 No compromise design for the next decade36 © 2012 IBM Corporation
  37. 37. Compute Designed with Expertise More than just compute The Problem: IBM’s Next Generation Compute Delivers: No industry player offers Heterogeneous Workloads the flexibility to design • Designed for the next decade of workloads, your datacenter for the avoiding rip and replace diversity of workloads you • Support for Power7, x86, and multi-tier run today and environments tomorrow. Heterogeneous Hypervisors • Regardless of your platform virtualization environment, PureFlex offers industry leading technologies • Support for PowerVM, Vmware, KVM, and HyperV Expertise for Workloads • Virtualization and Cloud (dual hypervisor keys) • Low Latency/High IOPs (320GB/s) • High Performance (40GB uplinks) • Business Analytics (dedicated storage)37 © 2012 IBM Corporation
  38. 38. Diverse offerings to match the diverse workloads Compute IBM Flex System x220 IBM Flex System x240 System Portfolio tuned to IBM Flex System workloads x440 Compute Node ◊ System infrastructure Reduce acquisition costs IBM Flex System PEN through virtualization (PCIe Expansion Node) consolidation ◊ IBM Flex System p260 Maximum platform capability provides deployment flexibility IBM Flex System p24L IBM Flex System p46038 © 2012 IBM Corporation
  39. 39. Entry Cost x86 2S EN Compute Node Compute IBM Flex System x220 Entry cost optimized compute, designed for energy-efficiency, ideal for native and point application workloads Standard Width compute node ◊ System infrastructure 2-socket Sandy Bridge-EN 12x LP DIMMs ◊ 12 LP DDR3 DIMMs / 1333MHz / 1600MHz ◊ 1G base with FoD to 10Gb ◊ 2 hot swap 2.5” SAS/SATA 2x IO Mezzanine SSDs or HDDs Cards 2x Hot Swap, Small 2x Intel E3 1200 Form Factor HDDs Processors39 © 2012 IBM Corporation
  40. 40. Enterprise Class x86 2S EP Compute Node Compute IBM Flex System x240 Uncompromised Compute, IO, and Storage performance, designed for mainstream Industry leading form factor virtualization, and a broad range of workloads ◊ 2-socket Sandy Bridge-EP 2x IO Mezzanine Cards 2x Intel E5 2600 System infrastructure up to 135W support Processors ◊ 24 LP DDR3 DIMMs, 768GB Max, 1333MHz / 1600MHz ◊ 10Gb Converged LOM 24 LP FCoE/iSCSI protocol support DIMMs ◊ Keyboard, Mouse, 2 hot swap 2.5” SAS/SATA Video Dongle SSDs or HDDs connector ◊ Redundant Hypervisor – 2x Hot Swap, Small ESXi on Flash Key Option Form Factor HDDs Release latch40 © 2012 IBM Corporation
  41. 41. Enterprise x86 4S EP Compute Node Compute IBM 4S EP Compute Node Delivers maximum CPU, memory, and IO performance, ideal for database and large VM deployment Full Width compute node ◊ 4-socket Sandy Bridge-EP System infrastructure ◊ 48x LP DIMMs 48 LP DDR3 DIMMs / 1333MHz / 1600MHz ◊ 10Gb LOM ◊ 2 hot swap 2.5” SAS/SATA SSDs or HDDs ◊ 4x IO Mezzanine Dual Enabled Hypervisor – Cards ESXi on Flash Key Option 2x Hot Swap, Small 4x Intel E5 4600 Form Factor HDDs Processors41 © 2012 IBM Corporation
  42. 42. Enterprise PCIe Expansion Node Compute IBM Flex System PCIe Expansion Node (PEN) • A new I/O expansion Compute sidecar • Industry standard PCIe cards • Additional Next Generation Platform fabric I/O Utilize high-capacity, flash • Graphics, Storage, and I/O adapters based storage to PCIe Full System infrastructure significantly boost Width, Full transaction based workloads PCIe Bridge Chip Height Slots PCIe Low ◊ 2 Extra (2) Utilize high performance Mez slots Profile Slots GPUs to boost (2) computationally capabilities ◊ Enable attachment of external drive enclosures ◊ Tap all available I/O of modern CPU architectures PCIe Adapters load from front42 © 2012 IBM Corporation
  43. 43. Integration without compromise, designed for the next decade Enterprise 2S POWER7® Compute Node Compute IBM Flex System p260 Power is Performance Redefined Delivers over 30% greater performance with similar density and energy use of the previous Standard Width compute POWER7 blades node DIMMs Mezz 1 System infrastructure ◊ DIMMs IO Hub 2-socket Power7® DIMMs POWER7 ◊ Socket DIMMs IO Hub 64-bit Power7® processor DIMMs (12S technology) DIMMs ◊ DIMMs POWER7 16 core : 2 Socket x8 core Socket DIMMs Mezz 2 ◊ 16 DIMMs DDR3, 1066 RAID Controller MHz, 256GB Max 2 x SAS 2.5” HDD or 2 x 1.8” SDD drives43 © 2012 IBM Corporation
  44. 44. Integration without compromise, designed for the next decade Enterprise 2S POWER7® Compute Node (Linux Only) Compute IBM Flex System p24L Power is Performance Redefined Actualize cost savings through reduced power consumption, shared resources, and increased utilization Linux only Compute Node optimized for POWER DIMMs Mezz 1 System infrastructure architecture DIMMs IO Hub ◊ POWER7 DIMMs IO Tuned for PowerLinux Socket DIMMs Hub DIMMs Strategic Solutions ◊ DIMMs DIMMs 2-socket Power7® POWER7 DIMMs Mezz 2 ◊ Socket 12 to 16 cores : multiple speed RAID Controller 2 x SAS 2.5” HDD or 2 x 1.8” SDD drives44 © 2012 IBM Corporation
  45. 45. Integration without compromise, designed for the next decade Enterprise 4S POWER7® Compute Node Compute IBM Flex System p460 Power is Performance Redefined The same 4-socket server technology behind Watson, is now enhanced and available on Power Compute DIMMs for PureFlex Node Mezz 1 Full Width compute node DIMMs ◊ DIMMs System infrastructure POWER7 DIMMs 4-socket Power7® Socket IO Hub DIMMs ◊ DIMMs 64-bit Power7® processor DIMMs (12S technology) POWER7 DIMMs Mezz 2 Socket ◊ DIMMs Mezz 3 32 core : 4 Socket x8 core DIMMs IO ◊ DIMMs Hub 32 DIMMs DDR3, 1066 POWER7 DIMMs IO Socket Hub MHz, 512GB Max DIMMs DIMMs DIMMs POWER7 DIMMs Socket Mezz 4 *HDD or SSD – Mounted on cover (located over memory)45 © 2012 IBM Corporation
  46. 46. Storage Midrange SAN – Virtualized – Tiering46 © 2012 IBM Corporation
  47. 47. Enterprise Storage Capabilities Storage IBM PureFlex offers a broad range of storage capabilities: Direct atttached storage options Internal drives • 2 hot-swap HDDs or 4 SSDs Simplifies storage • Embedded SSDs for caching applications administration eX Flash System infrastructure ◊ • 8 embedded high performance SSDs Virtualizes for higher storage • Maintain server density with maximum utilization performance ◊ Storage expansion nodes Balances high performance • Mixed configs (SSDs and HDDs) and cost for mixed workloads • Expansion to 12 additional hot swap drives ◊ Shared storage Protects data and minimizes Storwize V7000 downtime • Simplifies storage administration • Virtualizes for higher storage utilization • Balances high perf. and cost for mixed workloads47 © 2012 IBM Corporation
  48. 48. Storage is essential to an integrated platform The Storwize V7000 is born virtualized The Problem: Digital data has grown 10x from 2007 to 2011, causing storage Integrated Single Point Management Layer of Management requirements to grow 20 - 40% per year. Virtual Server This growth has made the Infrastructure integration, management, and virtualization of storage Virtual Storage resources critical. Infrastructure Virtualized Servers Require Virtualized Storage  Consolidate diverse storage infrastructure  Common Access point  Single point of management and provisioning  Can serve as a bridge from traditional infrastructures to cloud48 © 2012 IBM Corporation
  49. 49. Storage that is virtualized – Storwize V7000 Storage IBM V7000 Storage Node Double high / full wide Simplifies storage administration with a single Thin Provisioning, Flash Copy, user interface through a tightly integrated and Easy Tier management console System infrastructure ◊ External Virtualization Virtualizes third-party storage with non-disruptive Metro / Global Mirroring migration of the current storage infrastructure ◊ Balances high performance and costs for mixed High Perf. Shared Block Storage workloads ◊ Scalable Storage up to 240 SFF Protects data for business continuity and disaster (HDD and SSD) recovery with built-in local and remote replication ◊ and snapshot functions Cluster-able to four systems and 4x the bandwidth performance ◊ FCoE, FC, & iSCSI host protocol options49 © 2012 IBM Corporation
  50. 50. Enterprise Storage Flexibility IBM PureFlex extends the Storwize capabilities: Storage Maximum performance and flexibility, integrated management and ease of use for customer for all customer configurations Full spectrum of servers and storage options Simplifies storage administration with a single user Integrated Rack Separate Server & interface and common CLI (w/ Internal and Storage Racks System infrastructure External Storage) through a tightly integrated management console ◊ Virtualizes third-party storage with non-disruptive migration of External the current storage infrastructure Storage ◊ Balances high performance and Internal Chassis cost for mixed workloads Storage ◊ Protects data for business continuity and disaster recovery with built-in local and remote replication and snapshot functions50 © 2012 IBM Corporation
  51. 51. Networking New Switches designed for virtualization Scalable Bandwidth, Scalable Ports or both51 © 2012 IBM Corporation
  52. 52. Optimized, Automated and Integrated network architecture Fits within your existing and future environment The Problem: Today’s networking offerings Extreme Flexibility lack the flexibility to meet the • Designed to meet port and bandwidth demands of the next decade of requirements for next decade I/O. Clients are often burdened • Pay for what you need today with now with the costs of Features on Demand (FoD) technology for tomorrow. Highest Performance • First 40Gb capable Blade Ethernet Switch • First 16Gb capable Blade SAN Switch • First 56Gb capable Infiniband FDR switch • Up to 220Gb uplink BW and <1microsec latency Standards based Convergence • 10Gb iSCSI and FCoE offering • First 40Gb end to end FCoE offering (post GA) • Standard based for seamless integration52 © 2012 IBM Corporation
  53. 53. Enterprise Chassis Design Networking IBM Flex System Enterprise Chassis Fans CMM Standard Node bays 14 Node Bays (7 Full Wide) Infrastructure supporting multi fabrics, Ethernet, FCoE, Fibre Channel System infrastructure ◊ Power Energy efficient cooling Supplies (6X) 10 U and power system ◊ REAR Integrated FRONT Multi-chassis management Scalable Switch Bays Storwize V7000 ◊ • 4 scalable switch bays Easy to use with integrated • 10U Chassis, 14 bays single-point management • Standard and Full width node support ◊ Designed to support future • Up to 6 2500W power supplies N+N or N+1 advancements in I/O, configurations processors, memory, and • Up to 8 cooling fans (scalable) storage • Integrated chassis management through CME53 © 2012 IBM Corporation
  54. 54. Network Switching and Why it MattersThe Problem: The PureFlex Difference:Node to node communication flows north-south Do more with your servers and reducethrough the TOR, causing latency from request / network delays. Node to Noderesponse traffic. Added network latency will communication happens within theimpact the overall workload the servers can chassis. Nexus 6100support. Communication Cisco UCS is contained within chassis Communication running at between blades 10GB Ethernet requires traffic to Nexus 6100 Why this matters:  Reduces switch latency  Additional servers needed to overcome performance loss in network delays  Low latency, web-serving, and database apps create significant server to server chatter and stress on the network54 © 2012 IBM Corporation
  55. 55. Full breadth of Networking offerings Networking IBM Networking Offerings • Scalable Switch modules for Next Generation Platform. • Four Scalable switches per chassis Simplifies network • Capable to provide up to 16 virtual switch deployment via integrated partitions per chassis management • Feature on Demand port upgrades for System infrastructure ◊ switches Reduces network complexity Ethernet & FCoE Fibre Channel InfiniBand via convergence and • 52 port 1Gb Switch • 20 port 8Gb • QDR Switch intelligent fabric monitoring Base: 14/10 (internal/external) • 20 port 8Gb Pass upgrade: FDR Upgrade: 14/10 Thru ◊ Switch Upgrade: four 10Gb uplinks • 48 port 16Gb • 64 port 10Gb Ethernet Switch Improves network Base: 14/10 Upgrade: 14/8 (two 40Gb performance via uplink) Upgrade: 14/4 uncompromised IO • 1/10Gb Pass Thru throughput • 4 port 1Gb - Broadcom • 2 port 8Gb – Qlogic • QDR & FDR ◊ • 4 port 10Gb - Emulex • 2 port 8Gb – Emulex Adapter Adapter • 2 port 10Gb – Mellanox • 2 port 16Gb – Fits with existing Brocade infrastructure and scales with Customer’s IO needs55 © 2012 IBM Corporation
  56. 56. Flexible Networking Solutions Networking IBM Flex System 10Gb Virtual Fabric Scalable Switch Full featured, Scalable bandwidth bringing convergence and simplicity to Datacenter applications System infrastructure IBM 10Gb Scalable Switch for IBM Flex System Chassis ◊ One, two, or three 10G ports per server – selectable by  Base Switch: 14 x 10Gb server port and 10 x 10Gb software license uplinks ◊  Switch upgrade 1: 28 x 10Gb server ports and 16 x Two 40 G uplink ports. Each 10Gb uplinks. 40Gb uplinks enabled. port can also be converted  Switch upgrade 2: 42 x 10Gb server ports and 22 x to 4*10G using QSFP to 10Gb uplinks. 40Gb uplinks enabled. SFP+ cable  1.28 Tbps – first 1Tbps+ blade switch  5+ Tbps per chassis56 © 2012 IBM Corporation
  57. 57. Flexible Networking Solutions Networking IBM Flex System 1Gb Scalable Switch Module Integrates into current 1Gb Datacenter architecture with 10Gb uplinks for future expansion Base Switch: 14 x 1Gb System infrastructure server port and 10 x 1Gb uplinks ◊ Switch upgrade 1: Doubles the ports to 28 x 1Gb server ports and 20 x 1Gb uplinks ◊ Switch upgrade 2: Adds 4 x  IBM 1Gb Switch Modules for next generation 10Gb uplinks enabled. Chassis ◊ RJ45 connectivity for 1Gb Ports57 © 2012 IBM Corporation
  58. 58. Flexible Networking Solutions Networking IBM Flex System 10Gb Virtual Fabric Scalable Switch with FC Full featured, Scalable bandwidth bringing convergence and simplicity to Datacenter applications System infrastructure Compass plus FCoE and native FC 2 10Gb ETH Ports 12 Omni Ports : 10Gb ETH or 8Gb FC ◊ Native FC connectivity to FC SANs (using NPIV mode) ◊  Uplinks Two 40 G uplink ports.  12 Omni Ports: Each port can also be Downlinks are the same as converted to 4*10G using 10Gb ETH or 8Gb FC Compass : Up to 42 10Gb  2 10Gb ETH QSFP to SFP+ cable  2 40Gb ETH  FC Features  NPIV  FCF Gateway  FC Services58  N Port, F port, E port © 2012 IBM Corporation
  59. 59. Flexible Networking Solutions Networking IBM Flex System 10GbE Pass-Through Module Simple, low cost connectivity to the datacenter core System infrastructure Unmanaged 10GbE Pass- through module for next generation IBM Flex System chassis ◊ 14 Internal server ports ◊ 14 External SFP+ ports59 © 2012 IBM Corporation
  60. 60. Next generation flexibility: Scale for Bandwidth, Ports, or BothIBM 10Gb Switch: Wired for up to 42 internal and 22 external 10Gb ports. Networking • Base Switch: Enables 14 internal 10Gb ports (one to each server) and 10 external 14 Logical 10Gb ports internal partition 1 • Supports the 2 port 10Gb LOM and Virtual IBM 10Gb Virtual Fabric Switch ports Fabric capability System infrastructure Pool of uplink ports • 1st Upgrade via FoD: Enables 2nd set of 14 internal 10Gb ports (one to each 14 Logical server) and 2 40Gb ports internal ports partition 2 • Each 40Gb port can be used as four 10Gb ports • Supports the 4-port Virtual Fabric adapter • 2nd upgrade via FoD: Enables 3rd set of 14 Logical fourteen internal 10Gb ports (one to each internal partition 3 server) and four external 10Gb ports ports • Capable of supporting a six port card in future60 © 2012 IBM Corporation
  61. 61. 100 years of experience delivering essential IT • 19 years as top U.S. patent recipient • $6 billion invested annually in research and development • 250k technical experts worldwide • Market leading systems and software • Global financing with flexible payment options • Commitment to open standards • Broad open ecosystem of 120k partners61 © 2012 IBM Corporation
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