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Presentazione IBM Flex System e System x Evento Venaria 14 ottobre

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Presentazione IBM Flex System e System x Evento Venaria 14 ottobre

  1. 1. 1 © 2014 IBM Corporation IBM x86 and PureSystems
  2. 2. 2 Lenovo And IBM Entered Into A Definitive Agreement On January 23, 2014, IBM announced a definite agreement to sell its x86 server portfolio, related resources and operations to Lenovo Corporation. Included in the transaction will be: System x, x86 BladeCenter, Flex System blade servers, Flex System based integrated infrastructure systems, NeXtScale, iDataPlex, related blade networking and solutions, selected systems software. © 2014 IBM Corporation Lenovo to Buy IBM server business for $2.3 billion HONG KONG – Lenovo Group Ltd, said it has agreed to buy International Business Machines’s low-end server business for…Wall Street Journal, January 2014 “…nearly invisible and non-disruptive transition…” Forrester Analyst Report, 1/14 Potential losers from the deal are also clear “HP, Dell and other x86 providers will have a competitor who is fully committed to the space, and has a proven track record of growing share and revenue in a tough and commoditized marketplace.” capioIT Analyst Report, 1/14 “…the best possible outcome for all concerned...” Pund IT Analyst Report, 1/14 “…far better for both companies than I would have thought possible...” TechNewsWorld, Rob Enderle, 1/14 “Through this solid foundation of customer satisfaction, and by applying business models that have been proven to improve value in industry-standard products, TBR believes IBM and Lenovo can leverage the planned acquisition to create an even stronger x86 server portfolio that exceeds customer expectations.” TBR Analyst Report 4/14 IBM and Lenovo will manage this transition well and make every effort to avoid any client issues... ” Ptak Associates Analyst Report, 1/14
  3. 3. 15 August 2014: the Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States (CFIUS) approves the transition 3 © 2014 IBM Corporation A selection of positive analysts reports:
  4. 4. 4 Innovation © 2014 IBM Corporation Workload Optimization Scale Trends in x86 • Growth of public / private cloud on x86 • Convergence driving simplification • Systems management reducing operational costs • New decision makers, i.e. CMOs • Move to “build your own server” model 4 80% clients building new apps for cloud 40% converged systems growth 2012 – 2016 75% IT budget spent on management 63% big data opportunity outside IT 57% ODM revenue growth 2012 - 2013
  5. 5. 5 © 2014 IBM Corporation The Planned x86 Server Acquisition Will Create Increased Value for Customers** “The success of a similar transition between IBM and Lenovo in 2005 suggests the two vendors will once again be able to drive synergies for the 2014 x86 server transition, resulting in improved acquisition costs, ongoing product quality, and strong services and support that come together to create increased value for customers.” TBR Analyst Report, April 2014 ** TBR Analyst Report, April 2014
  6. 6. 6 © 2014 IBM Corporation 2013 Leadership in PC market 2001 X-Architecture First Scalable x86 2012 1981 Personal Computer 1991 1987 First PC Servers 2002 2014 1997 Netfinity Servers 2013 2005 Acquired IBM PC business 2010 ® ® ®
  7. 7. 7 © 2014 IBM Corporation • A $39B global technology company with 42,000 employees • Serving customers in 160+ countries • #1 in PC shipments • #3 in Smartphone shipments • Experienced in integrating and growing business acquisitions • Committed focus on x86 Market • Committed to Business Partner success and growth
  8. 8. 8 Blade and Integrated Systems Industry leading blade architecture designed for maximum client optimization and value IBM Flex System IBM BladeCenter © 2014 IBM Corporation Leading Technology x86 Portfolio Built on Innovation Enterprise Rack Systems 4 socket+ enterprise-class x86 performance, resiliency and security IBM X-Architecture High Volume Systems Broad portfolio to meet a wide range of client needs from infrastructure to technical computing IBM System x Rack Tower Dense Systems Optimize space-constrained data centers with extreme performance and energy efficiency IBM NeXtScale IBM iDataPlex Virtualization Cloud Analytics Big Data HPC System Switching Data Center networking products – embedded, top of rack switches and software Solutions
  9. 9. 9 © 2014 IBM Corporation Collaboration around integrated systems Management Power / Hybrid compute (OEM in x86 from Lenovo) Networking (OEM in from Lenovo) Storage Power / Hybrid IBM remains committed to integrated systems with PureSystems Management (licensed by IBM) x86 Compute Networking Storage (OEM in from IBM) Power / Hybrid x86 x86 x86 Customer service and maintenance (Delivered by IBM On Lenovo’s behalf for 5 years) 9
  10. 10. 10 © 2014 IBM Corporation Leading Technology World Class Service and Support Continues IBM is a recognized leader in service and support Access to the full IBM systems maintenance support capabilities worldwide 209 countries/nations, speaking ~127 languages 500 part stocking locations with more than 9M shipments annually Lenovo will be responsible for service and support (maintenance) for all products that are part of this transaction IBM will continue to perform these services on Lenovo’s behalf for an extended period Clients can expect little change in their world-class technical service and support For further information please refer to http://shop.lenovo.com/us/en/news/ibm-server/
  11. 11. 11 © 2014 IBM Corporation Lenovo’s Roadmap Commitment Most important, we are committed to IBM's product roadmap and will extend support to end-of-life for any current product offerings. We bought this business with the promise of continuity to customers, both ours and IBM's Gerry Smith, President of Enterprise Business Group Americas Group, Lenovo http://www.networkworld.com/news/2014/031814-lenovo-rallies-troops-after-rivals-279803.html Lenovo is buying IBM's x86 server business intact and is committed to following the IBM x86 product roadmap, including Flex and x86-based PureFlex integrated systems, and will continue to innovate around these products. Source: http://shop.lenovo.com/us/en/news/ibm-server
  12. 12. New – completely refreshed, comprehensive portfolio 12 NeXtScale Water Cooling © 2014 IBM Corporation 2012 2014 Flex System PureFlex iDataPlex warm water cooling technology X6 Flex System X6 System x3850 X6 System x3950 X6 NeXtScale Dense Platform System x M5 Platforms System x3550 M5 System x3650 M5 Flex System x240 M5 NeXtScale nx360 M5 System x M4 2013 System x Innovation Heritage iDataPlex BladeCenter eX5 1997 - 2011 1st 1U form factor rack server – (1999) 1st scalable 16-socket X-Architecture (2002) 1st to market with blade servers (2002) Innovative iDataPlex – Dense (2008) Acquired Blade Network Technologies (2009) eX5 Launch –#1 market share (2010)
  13. 13. © 2014 IBM Corporation
  14. 14. Introducing the new System x M5 Server portfolio World-class quality built-in for enterprise data centers 14 © 2014 IBM Corporation #1 with ground-breaking System x Trusted Platform Assurance 131%1 Performance Boost over previous generation for java workloads #1 of all x86 servers, worldwide 1Up to 131% performance boost with internal measurements as of June 2014 for representative Java-based workloads, Intel Xeon E5-2699 v3 (18C, 2.3GHz, 145W) vs Intel Xeon E5-2697 v2 (12C, 2.7GHz, 130W)
  15. 15. Grantley Platform with Intel® Xeon® Processor E5-2600 v3 product family (Haswell) © 15 2014 IBM Corporation
  16. 16. 16 © 2014 IBM Corporation System x Trusted Platform Assurance
  17. 17. System x outstrips the competition with industry-leading Trusted Platform Assurance 17 Sys Mgt – IMM/CMM N – Not supported O – Optional feature (Customer need to order TPM option) NA – Not Applicable © 2014 IBM Corporation System x Host System x Sys Mgt Dell Host Dell Sys Mgt HP Host HP Sys Mgt Cisco Host Cisco Sys Mgt Super-micro Host Super-micro Sys Mgt Firmware Signing ? N? Dedicated TPM O N O N O N ? N Measured Boot O N O N O N ? N Verified Boot N N N ? N Firmware Secure Rollback N (Partial) N N N N N ? N Secure FPGA Updates NA N NA N NA N NA ? NA Firmware Supply Chain Attack Detection N N Y N N N ? N? Strong System x competitive advantages leadership with System Management TPM Management Firmware Validation
  18. 18. Improve efficiency with System x M5 family 18 Total Energy Cost over 3 Years Total Electrical cost per year for all servers Assumes Data Center running virtualization workload over 60 - 100 Servers. NeXtScale with Water Cooling. © 2014 IBM Corporation $175,000 Up to 131% increase in performance NeXtScale nx360 M5 System x3550 M5 System x3650 M5 x3650 M4 X240 x3650 M5 X240 m5 nx360 M5 $0 57%Lower Energy costs 77%Lower Energy costs Up to 8x RAID IOPS performance improvement with 12Gbps RAID 40%More Energy Efficient with NeXtScale Water Cooling Up to 2x memory with increased speed Flex System x240 M5
  19. 19. 19 © 2014 IBM Corporation The DDR4 Difference
  20. 20. 20 Intel Xeon E5-2600v3 Memory POR © 2014 IBM Corporation - IBM can run three 16GB DR DIMMs at 1866MHz - All other SR/DR DIMMs will run at 1600MHz with 3DPC Intel POR Slots per Channel DIMMs per Channel RDIMM LRDIMM SR/DR QR 1 1 2133 2133 2 1 2133 2133 2 2 1866 2133 3 1 2133 2133 3 2 1866 2133 3 3 1600 1600 IBM Actuals Using TruDDR4 Memory Slots per Channel DIMMs per Channel RDIMM LRDIMM SR/DR QR 1 1 2133 2133 2 1 2133 2133 2 2 2133 2133 3 1 2133 2133 3 2 2133 2133 3 3 1600/1866 1866
  21. 21. Built-in leadership uptime by design 21 © 2014 IBM Corporation Downtime of more than four (4) hours on each server hardware platform (2014) ITIC Global Server Hardware, Reliability Report- 2014-2015 10X More reliable than HP ProLiant3 #1 Reliability x86 Rating1 HP Integrity Fujitsu Primergy IBM Power System i, p 13% 10% 6% 4% 4% 3% 3% 3% 2% 2% 1% 1% 0% Dell HP ProLiant Servers Oracle x86 Oracle SPARC Fujitsu SPARC Toshiba Magnia Fujitsu Primequest Cisco UCS IBM System x IBM System z #1 x86 server 1 ITIC 2014-2015 Reliability Survey, May 2014 -- http://public.dhe.ibm.com/common/ssi/ecm/en/xsl03126usen/XSL03126USEN.PDF 13X More reliable than Dell PowerEdge4
  22. 22. X6: The Sixth Generation of EXA Technology Superior performance 43% lower solution cost * Up to 28% lower acquisition costs Multiple generations of investment protection ** 3X the memory More reliable *** IBM System x3850 X6 4-way rack FAST AGILE RESILIENT IBM System x3950 X6 8-way rack X6 Flex System 2- to 8-way compute node * Based on a 2:1 server consolidation from improved performance, and reduced hardware and licensing cost by replacing 28.8TB of external SAN with 3.2TB of internal eXFlash DIMM storage on the server, reducing top-of-rack switching and networking hardware, and managing performance with IBM FlashCache and Storage Accelerator software. Prices as of 2/18/2014. ** Up to 28% savings in acquisition cost is based on a comparison of an x3850 X6 (using the modular design) vs. a traditional rack design with no modularity. Based on projected Q1 2014 pricing of x3850 X6 configuration with 2 Compute Books, Storage Book with 1.2TB SAS, dual 1400W power supplies, 10GbE SFP+ networking, and no optional I/O Books. *** 6TB maximum memory vs. 2TB or less for previous-generatoin competitive 4-socket servers. © 22 2014 IBM Corporation
  23. 23. 4 Socket Comparison 8 x 1.8 SSD on HX5 1TB Standard Memory on HX5 40 Cores High Availability Predictive Failure 2 port 10Gb LOM Scales to 4 socket 10X More internal flash storage +300% +50% +100% Highest Storage Performance and Density Ultra-Low Latency Performance Leadership Performance 30 TB of Flash Storage 30 TB of Flash Storage Flash Accelerator Caching Flash Accelerator Caching 66TTBB SSttaannddaarrdd MMeemmoorryy 6600 CCoorreess Extreme Availability Fault Tolerance Extreme Availability Fault Tolerance 44 ppoorrtt 1100GGbb LLOOMM SSccaallee uupp ttoo 88 ssoocckkeett Highest Fault Tolerance Fastest Serviceability Maximum I/O Throughput Application Optimized Fit-for-purpose © 23 2014 IBM Corporation
  24. 24. Faster application performance through scalable storage performance The X6 Technology Solution IBM eXFlash Memory Channel Storage gives clients the ability to integrate an ultra-low latency cache with the processor directly from the memory bus – significantly higher IOPs and storage capacity without compromising performance Differentiated features exclusive to IBM WriteNow provides the ability to commit data earlier – reducing latency 50% more than other memory channel storage RAID 1 provides protection for the most critical data in the largest cache in the server Memory SSSSDD CPU IO Hub Memory eXFlash DIMM SSSSDD PPCCIIee FFllaasshh • Stay within the processor-memory subsystem • Significantly reduce latencies by coupling memory, storage and cores directly • Distance and bus issues are eliminated • Highly parallel applications running highly parallel transactions – true data velocity • Achieve linear cost per IOPs © 24 2014 IBM Corporation
  25. 25. X6 delivers mainframe-like RAS because it integrates across the hardware software stack Intel® Run Sure Technology enables enterprise RAS on the future Intel® Xeon® E7 processor family X6 enables additional platform level RAS for higher availability X6 integrates the software stack for solution-level RAS management Automated processor failover Automated backup of management firmware Automated memory page integrity sorting Memory page retire Advanced recovery of processor transactions IBM unique Upward Integrated Modules for VMware and Hyper-v Rolling Firmware Updates Advanced RAS © 25 2014 IBM Corporation
  26. 26. Solutions and Services © 26 2014 IBM Corporation
  27. 27. IBM PureFlex and Flex System Solutions accelerate your business with fast time to value and proven deployment guidance Cloud Infrastructure IBM PureFlex and Flex System Managed Service Provider Editions IBM PureFlex Solution for SAP Business Suite The IBM PureFlex Solution for Cloud Backup and Recovery IBM System x Solution VMware VSAN Ready Nodes IBM Flex System Solutions for Microsoft SQL and Exchange IBM PureFlex Solution for VMware vCloud Suite IBM System X Flex Solutions for SAP Hana /IBM GPFS Analytics Virtual Desktop IBM PureFlex Solution for SmartCloud Desktop Infrastructure IBM Flex System Solution for SAP Business Warehouse Accelerator IBM Systems Solution for SAP Business Suite and SAP HANA IBM Flex System Solution for Microsoft Hyper V IBM Flex System Solution for Oracle RAC IBM Flex System Solution for Desktop Virtualization with Atlantis ILIO © 27 2014 IBM Corporation
  28. 28. © 2014 IBM Corporation Flex Systemin Deep
  29. 29. Chassis Designed for flexibility and future advancements More than just a container The Problem: A chassis designed to handle technology changes in server, storage, and networking that provides the flexibility and investment protection your datacenter needs for today and tomorrow. IBM’s Next Generation Chassis Delivers: Flexible Building Blocks • Designed to handle server technology, storage technology, and networking technology for the next decade of workloads Energy Efficiency • Scalable power supplies that are extremely efficient, achieving Energy Star status • Chassis designed for energy efficient processors, as well as energy efficient memory Investment Protection • The IBM Flex System chassis was designed for multiple generations of technology, protecting the customers investment © 29 2014 IBM Corporation
  30. 30. IBM Flex System Enterprise Chassis Front View Size: 10 U 19” Rack 14 Node Bays (7 Full Wide) Nodes: Power Intel Flex System Mgr Flex System Mgr Filler Filler IBM Flex System x240 Filler Filler IBM Flex System p260 IBM Flex System p260 Filler IBM Flex System p460 ( Full Width ) IBM Flex System x240 Filler Filler © 30 2014 IBM Corporation
  31. 31. IBM Flex System Enterprise Chassis Rear View 10 U CMM Fans High Speed Switch (4X) Power Supplies (6X) © 31 2014 IBM Corporation
  32. 32. Diverse offerings to match the diverse workloads System infrastructure Compute System Portfolio tuned to workloads ◊ Reduce acquisition costs through virtualization consolidation ◊ Maximum platform capability provides deployment flexibility IBM Flex System Intel portfolio IBM Flex System Intel X6 Platform IBM Flex System Power portfolio IBM Flex System PEN (PCIe Expansion Node) Storage Expansion Node © 32 2014 IBM Corporation
  33. 33. Flex System x86 Compute Nodes Positioning Database / Consolidation Enterprise Performance Business Applications (SAP, ERP, Small DB) Infrastructure Applications (file/ print/ collaboration) x440 Price- Performance Optimized 4 socket Mainstream Database High-End Virtualization Memory Intense x240 Enhanced Platform Dual Proc High-Density Virtualization Standard High-Value features x220 Standard Platform Dual Proc. Optional High-Value features Energy Efficient x222 High-Density computing Flexible I/O Dense Cloud Deployments 2 Socket 4 Socket x440 High performance compute node with leadership compute, memory and I/O capacity 48 DIMMs for memory intense Performance optimized with leadership IO capacity x240 High Density, high performance optimized for virtualization 24 DIMM slots Integrated HW RAID 0,1 HS HDDs Performance optimized with flexible IO capability x222 Double dense computing and virtualization Optimized for solution cost Efficient infrastructure utilization Flexible I/O to integrate into existing datacenters x220 Versatile, easy to use, optimized for performance, power and cooling. Flexible design for Virtualized and Native workloads Great price/performance No compromise blade Cost-optimized platform © 33 2014 IBM Corporation 33
  34. 34. Introducing the Flex System x240 M5 Compute Node Efficient, yet powerful performer delivering the latest security advancements, optimized performance and mainstream virtualization for a broad range of enterprise workloads Up to 131% performance improvement over previous generation servers, delivering best in class balance of CPU memory, IO and storage Industry leading 2S memory capacity: Up to 1.5 TB allowing for more VDI users per node PCIe Flash Storage enables faster data access for database applications Flexible storage configurations for handling diverse workloads: VDI, Cloud, Analytics, more • Up to 4 x 1.8” HDDs/SSDs or 2 x 2.5” HDDs/SSDs Built-in security for superior protection against data compromise malware attacks • TPM 2.0 features firmware and platform security enhancements Dual redundant mirrored hypervisor provides reliable solution and reduces need for local storage for OS mirroring IBM Flex System x240 M5 Compute Node Cloud Virtualization Virtual Desktop Hyperscale based Workloads Web Serving Email File Print Line of Business Applications Infrastructure Security Data Management 50% More Cores Cache 2X Memory Capacity 131% Greater Java Performance 50% Increased Memory Bandwidth 35% MemoryPower Savings 61% More Virtualization Performance © 34 2014 IBM Corporation
  35. 35. Flex System x86 Compute Nodes Positioning OEM / Embedded CSC/MSP Enterprise Solutions Infrastructure HPC x240 Enhanced Platform Dual Proc High-Density Virtualization Standard High-Value features 2 Socket x440 Price- Performance Platform 4-socket High-End Virtualization Mainstream Databases 4 Socket X6 High performance scalable Up to 8 socket, 15C/socket Up to 192 DIMMs Mission critical workloads, maximum virtualization, scale-up database applications x440 High performance compute node with compute, memory and I/O capacity 48 DIMMs for memory intense Performance optimized with leadership IO capacity x240 High Density, high performance optimized for virtualization 24 DIMM slots Integrated HW RAID 0,1 HS HDDs Performance optimized with flexible IO capability Flex System X6 Scalable Performance 2,4,8 socket Mission-Critical Workloads Max Virtualization Highest Level of RAS 2H 2014 Scalable x880 -Highest x86 Performance --More cores/ memory -Analytics -Large DBs x480 -Large VMs -More cores -Analytics -Med DBs x280 -Large VMs -More memory © 35 2014 IBM Corporation
  36. 36. The Flex System X6 Compute Node Portfolio x280 X6 Ideal for workloads such as large virtual machines requiring more memory per VM •Scalable to 2 sockets •2 x Intel E7 2800 v2 •3TB memory (48 DIMMs) •Up to 4 networking adapters •2 x 2.5” HDD / SSD x480 X6 Ideal for workloads such as large virtual machines, analytics and databases requiring more cores as well more memory per system or VM •Scalable up to 4 sockets •4 x Intel E7 4800 v2 •6TB memory (96 DIMMs) •Up to 8 networking adapters •4 x 2.5” HDD / SSD x880 X6 Ideal for workloads that demand the highest levels of performance such as analytics and databases requiring more cores as well more memory per system •Scalable up to 8 sockets •8 x Intel E7 8800 v2 •12TB memory* (192 DIMMs) •Up to 16 networking adapters •8 x 2.5” HDD / SSD x480 X6 x280 X6 x480 X6 x880 X6 x880 X6 x880 X6 x880 X6 * 64GB DIMM available on 8 socket x880 in 4Q14. Contact IBM rep for interoperability help with specific configurations. © 36 2014 IBM Corporation
  37. 37. Optimized, Automated and Integrated network architecture Fits within your existing and future environment The Problem: Today’s networking offerings lack the flexibility to meet the demands of the next decade of I/O. Clients are often burdened now with the costs of technology for tomorrow. Extreme Flexibility • Designed to meet port and bandwidth requirements for next decade • Pay for what you need today with Features on Demand (FoD) Highest Performance • First 40Gb capable Ethernet Switch • First 16Gb capable 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 • Standard based for seamless integration © 37 2014 IBM Corporation
  38. 38. Integrated Systems Networking Pay as you grow scalability Ethernet 40Gb uplinks 10Gb, 1Gb FCoE Fibre Channel 16Gb, 8Gb Infiniband QDR, FDR Low latency, terabit switching and network bandwidth-on-demand Virtual Machine Ready networking 80Gb of Ethernet bandwidth and network intelligence to every compute and storage node © 38 2014 IBM Corporation IBM Confidential to April 11, 2012
  39. 39. IBM Flex System x240 - with LOM/1 Mezz and with 2 Mezz Cards LOM Connector (or Second Mezzanine Card) Mezzanine Card Mezzanine Card ITE with LOM Connector and 1 Mezzanine Card ITE with 2 Mezzanine Cards © 39 2014 IBM Corporation
  40. 40. Flexible IO: LOM / Mezz 1 card + Mezz 2 card IOM Bay1 IOM Bay3 IOM Bay2 IOM Bay4 Periscope connector for LOM 2 p Eth (LOM) LOM imm2 FC/Eth/IB 10Gb Ethernet 10Gb Ethernet FC/IB IOM Bay1 Management Module 2 IOM Bay3 IOM Bay2 IOM Bay4 Management Module 1 • Each ITE supports LOM + 1 Mezz card or (No LOM, Mezz 1+ Mezz 2) • Mezz card 1 connects to ScSE 1 and 2 • Mezz card 2 connects to ScSE 3 and 4. ITE © 40 2014 IBM Corporation
  41. 41. 10Gb Ethernet/Converged Adapters from Emulex • Based on Emulex BE3 ASIC • EN4054 for Power7 ITEs • Up to four port 10Gb PCIe Gen2 NIC • Firmware provided to IBM by Emulex, • AIX driver development is handled by IBM, PowerPC Linux NIC drivers provided by Emulex • CN4054 for x86 ITEs • Up to four port 10Gb PCIe Gen2 pNIC, up to 32 port vNIC (Virtual Fabric or Switch Independent Mode), FCoE or iSCSI Storage Initiator offload • vNIC feature is turned on by default, in Virtual Fabric mode. • FCoE or iSCSI enablement is provided by Feature on Demand • Virtual Fabric vNIC requires Compass 10Gb Ethernet switch in each slot attached to the Wildcat • Switch must be configured prior to the adapter, otherwise, adapter will show links down. • Switch Independent vNIC supported by any internal switch or pass through module. • FCoE requires either Pass Through (at GA) or CEE/FCoE aware Ethernet switch (Future) • If Periscope connector removed, will disable onboard BE3 if present • 23.1W Total Max Power Consumption 23.1W © 41 2014 IBM Corporation
  42. 42. Compute Node Connections to I/O Modules 2 Port Adaptors 4 Port Adaptors © 42 2014 IBM Corporation
  43. 43. IBM EN4093 10Gb Scalable Switch Networking Infrastructure Networking “Pay as you grow” scalability ◊ Optimized for performance ◊ Efficient network automation ◊ Enhanced virtualization intelligence ◊ Lower TCO ◊ Seamless interoperability Overview •Layer 2/3 Data Center design – upgrade in order •Base Switch: 14 x 10Gb server port 10 x 10Gb uplinks •Switch upgrade 1: 28 x 10Gb server ports 10 x 10Gb plus 2 x 40Gb uplinks. •Switch upgrade 2: 42 x 10Gb server ports 14 x 10Gb plus 2 x 40Gb uplinks. Leadership •Single ASIC Design •Proven Operating System •Exceptional Price/Performance •Investment Protections – scalable pay-as-you-grow design •FCoE convergence support •VM aware VM Mobility with VMready •Virtual Fabric – carve up virtual NIC’s and pipes •Seamless interoperability with other vendors switches •3 year warranty and 3 year software upgrade licenses Recommended Top-of-Rack switch •Multiple chassis of 10Gb connection G8264 © 43 2014 IBM Corporation Base 10 x 10GbE SFP+ #2 = 2x10GbE #1 = 2x40GbE 1GbE Mgmt
  44. 44. Extreme Flexibility - current future workloads Scale for Bandwidth or Ports or both IBM 10Gb Switch: Wired for up to three 10Gb ports per node and twenty two external ports. • Base Switch: Enables fourteen internal 10Gb ports (one to each server) and ten external 10Gb ports • Supports the 2 port 10Gb LOM and Virtual Fabric capability 14 internal ports Logical partition 1 IBM 10Gb Virtual Fabric Switch Pool of uplink ports • First Upgrade via FoD: Enables second set of fourteen internal 10Gb ports (one to each server) and two 40Gb ports • Each 40Gb port has a QSFP+ connector and can be used either as a single 40Gb uplink or “split” into four 10Gb uplinks • Supports the 4-port Virtual Fabric adapter • Second Upgrade via FoD: Enables third set of fourteen internal 10Gb ports (one to each server) and four external 10Gb ports • Capable of supporting a six port card in future 14 internal ports Logical partition 2 14 internal ports Logical partition 3 (future) © 44 2014 IBM Corporation
  45. 45. Innovation that Matters – flexible port mapping IBM before flexible port mapping Buy a base module with port license entitlement – internally and externally Features on Demand – buy upgrade license to turn on additional ports • Required for 4/8 port adapters IBM AFTER flexible port mapping Enhancements on top of Features on Demand! Ability to reallocate ports • Reallocate ports internal/external • Trade off lower bandwidth ports for high bandwidth. Example trade 4x10Gb for a single 40Gb without having to purchase additional licenses that has 40Gb Advantage areas – clients that need • One compute node/blade with a 4-port adapter – only the base model needed • One compute node/blade with 6 ports of 10GbE – only the base model needed • Flex System x222 is supported with the base • 40Gb external uplinks are supported with the base model SI4093 Total Ports 10Gb internal 10Gb external uplinks 40Gb External uplinks Base System 14 10 0 w/ Upgrade #1 28 10 2 w/ Upgrade #2 42 14 2 Supported on EN2092, SI4093, EN4093R CN4093 © 45 2014 IBM Corporation
  46. 46. IBM Flex System Fabric CN4093 10Gb Converged Scalable Switch Networking Infrastructure Networking “Pay as you grow” scalability ◊ Optimized for performance ◊ Designed for Convergence ◊ Enhanced virtualization intelligence ◊ Lower TCO ◊ Seamless interoperability Overview Leadership •OmniPorts allow flexibility 10GbE or 4/8Gb FC •Proven IBM Networking Operating System •Performance - Low latency, up to 1.28Tbps •Scalable pay-as-you-grow design •VM aware VM Mobility with VMready •Virtual Fabric – carve up virtual NIC’s and pipes •Seamless interoperability with other vendors •Warranty is 1 year or will match the chassis warranty (Includes software upgrades) © 46 2014 IBM Corporation 2X10Gb SFP+ #1 = 2x40GbE 12 x 10GbE OmniPorts (6 in base + 6 #2) 1GbE Mgmt Total Ports 10Gb to Server SFP+ Ports Omni Ports QSFP+ Ports Base System (00D5823) 14 2 6 0 Upgrade #1 (00D5845) 28 2 6 2 Upgrade #2 (00D5847) 28 2 12 0 Upgrade #1 #2 42 2 12 2
  47. 47. CN4093 in NPV Gateway • Reduce number of director class SAN switch ports •Leverage existing external SAN infrastructure LOM or CN4054 (pNIC, vNIC mode) Ext. Storage CN4093 Flex System Fabric Converged Switch Key value: •Acquisition costs Black line is FCOE Red line is Fibre Channel Green line is Ethernet Cisco or Brocade SAN Ethernet Network Ex. G8264/G8316 Adapter Integrated Switch FCoE Top Of Rack Switch SAN Switch Storage Target OS levels LOM CN4054 4-port adapter (BE3) pNIC and vNIC modes CN4093 10Gb Switch NPIV mode N/A Cisco SAN Brocade SAN Storwise V7K, FC: SVC, DS3K/5K, DS8K, Tape, XIV Win2008, ESX 4/5, RHEL 5/6, SLES 10/11 © 47 2014 IBM Corporation
  48. 48. CN4093 in NPV Gateway Key value: •More control of the overall solutions and leverage existing storage •Directly connects to internal storage node via midplane in FCoE mode •Can connect to external storage via SAN switch also. LOM or CN4054 (pNIC, vNIC mode) Ext. Storage Storage node CN4093 Flex System Fabric Converged Switch Black line is FCOE Red line is Fibre Channel Green line is Ethernet Ethernet Network Ex: G8264/G8316 Cisco or Brocade SAN Adapter Integrated Switch FCoE Top Of Rack Switch SAN Switch Storage Target OS levels LOM CN4054 4-port adapter (BE3) pNIC and vNIC modes CN4093 10Gb Switch NPIV mode N/A Cisco SAN Brocade SAN FCoE: Storage V7000 node FC: Storwise V7000, SVC, DS3K/5K, DS8K, Tape, XIV Win2008, ESX 4/5, RHEL 5/6, SLES 10/11 © 48 2014 IBM Corporation
  49. 49. IBM Flex System Fabric SI4093 System Interconnect Module Networking Infrastructure Networking Unmanaged module ◊ “Pay as you grow” scalability ◊ Optimized for performance ◊ Seamless interoperability with Cisco Overview •Designed for easy connectivity and management •Pre-configured from factory – enhances ‘out of box’ experience for Clients •Investment Protection – scalable pay-as-you-grow design reduces cost and complexity •Intra chassis switching for optimal performance (Ex. vMotion) • Virtual Fabric capability reduces cost and improves IO utilization •Seamless interoperability with other vendors switches like Cisco and Juniper Recommended Top-of-Rack switch •IBM 10Gb G8264 •IBM Converged 10Gb G8264CS © 49 2014 IBM Corporation Base 10 x 10GbE SFP+ #2 = 4x10GbE #1 = 2x40GbE 1GbE Mgmt Total Ports 10Gb to Server 10Gb Uplinks 40Gb Uplinks Base System 14 10 0 Upgrade #1 28 10 2 Upgrade #2 42 14 2
  50. 50. IBM Flex System Interconnect Fabric Delivering a simplified Fabric Infrastructure to accelerate deployment with optimum efficiency What is it?… Simple Ethernet Fabric cluster Loop free design with no spanning tree Scalable multi-chassis, multi-rack interconnect fabric infrastructure Customer Importance… Rapidly deploy additional chassis or racks – configure the Fabric once Reduce networking management complexity without compromising performance – manage 1 device vs 20 95%1 reduction in the number of networking devices required to manage a 9 chassis, 3 rack configuration ZERO2 down time for service upgrades ZERO3 additional Flex System CAPEX to implement – use existing SI4093 and G8264CS Flex System HW Support for Ethernet, iSCSI and FCoE protocols Proven interoperability with other vendors core network like Cisco and Juniper IBM importance… IBM based design to compete against HP, Cisco, Dell and others Helps IBM build better POD based solutions for our clients Simplifies the connectivity of IBM Flex System offerings 1 1 G8264CS Switch vs 20 Devices (2 G8264CS’s and 18 SI4093’s) 2 master switch provides in service upgrades to all 18 devices 3 G8264CS and SI4093 are the only modules enabled for the fabric infrastructure © 50 2014 IBM Corporation
  51. 51. IBM Flex System Interconnect Fabric Connectivity vPC Domain SAN A SAN B G8264CS A Master Controller G8264CS B Backup Controller Flex System Interconnect Fabric Links Max 9 Chassis Pure Flex System SI4093 A ½ Wide ITE-1 ½ Wide ITE-14 Chassis 1 SI4093 B SI4093 A ½ Wide ITE-1 ½ Wide ITE-14 Chassis 9 SI4093 B Uplink port for ‘SAN-A’ Uplink port for LAN Uplink port for ‘SAN-B’ © 51 2014 IBM Corporation
  52. 52. System Networking Switch Center for Flex System Interconnect Fabric Management Fabric Switches © 52 2014 IBM Corporation
  53. 53. Flex System Ethernet Module Positioning Low latency/ high bandwidth apps Telecommunication Enterprise applications high Performance Scalability Virtualization Cloud computing Simple management Simple connectivity and interop with upstream network Infrastructure Applications (file/ print/ collaboration) EN2092 1Gb Scalable Switch 10Gb Uplinks For easy Transition Ethernet, iSCSI support Ethernet, iSCSI, 1Gb Ethernet CN4093 Convergence within the chassis Connect to existing LAN and SAN network Scalable fabric Easy transition to 40GbE EN4093R High performance 10GbE L2/3 function Scalable fabric Easy transition to 40Gb Enhanced Virtual Fabric for reduced I/O cd complexity OpenFlow SDN Support SI4093 Simple setup and management Scalable fabric Easy transition to 40Gb Virtual Fabric support reduces cost and complexity EN6131 High performance 40Gb Low latency EN2092 1Gb connectivity Easy transition to 10Gb EN4091 10Gb pass thru device Unmanaged device EN4023 10Gb scalable module Connect to Brocade VCS fabric B22 FEX 10Gb port aggregator Connects to Nexus 5K/6K Unmanaged device SI4093 10Gb Modules Simple Low touch Connectivity Module 10Gb performance Scalable 40Gb uplinks Ethernet, iSCSI FCoE support EN6131 40Gb Ethernet Eighteen uplink High bandwidth Low latency Ethernet support CN4093 10Gb Scalable Converged Switch 40Gb uplinks Native FC ports FCF support for Storage node Ethernet, FCoE EN4093R 10Gb Scalable Switch 40Gb uplinks Ethernet, iSCSI FCoE support OpenFlow Enabled EN4023 Connect to Brocade VCS fabric 10Gb performance Scalable 40Gb uplinks Ethernet support 10Gb iSCSI, Ethernet FCoE (transit) 10Gb Converged In chassis 40Gb Ethernet B22 FEX 10Gb port agg Unmanaged Device Connects to upstream Cisco Nexus switch FCoE EN4091 10Gb Pass thru Unmanaged Device Non blocking Connectivity to Upstream Network Ethernet, FCoE IBM offering Brocade offering Cisco offering Mellanox offering © 53 2014 IBM Corporation
  54. 54. Simplified Management Experience Management integration across all physical and virtual resources Single management console for all resources Manage workloads while the system automatically manages resources Thousands of end points at your fingertips with Quick Find Flex System Manager © 54 2014 IBM Corporation
  55. 55. IBM Flex System Manager – The brains behind Flex System and PureFlex Servers Storage Network Virtual Machines VM VM VM UUppwwaarrdd IInntteeggrraattiioonn Virtual Machine Lifecycle Management IBM Flex System Manager Hardware Setup System Configuration Infrastructure Lifecycle Management System Provisioning Integrated Management of Infrastructure at each point in the lifecycle © 55 2014 IBM Corporation 5
  56. 56. Slide 55 5 At PureSystems Academy I tried to summarize with describing the mission behind why we built FSM. Maybe it would go well here? ...to provide best-of-breed experience in managing physical/virtual resources across compute/storage/network, optimizing those reosurces so clients business-critical workloads can thrive Greg Hintermeister; 26/11/2012
  57. 57. Flex System Manager Simple Fast Integrated Mobile Monitoring UI Quick Search Chassis Map New UI Setup Wizards Configuration Patterns Configuration Patterns Network Servers Switches Storage Remote Presence Management Networking Virtualization Storage Compute © 56 2014 IBM Corporation

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