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Discover the features and benefits of IBM i 6.1 to help cost-justify your upgrade to the latest release and learn about the outstanding ISV support that accompanies this new release.

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Support for virtual IBM i partitions
Expanded support for IBM Storage Solutions
Significant performance enhancements for Java and WebSphere applications
New web based management with Systems Director
Enable consolidation of i and x86 servers with an IBM BladeCenter solution
Support for disk clustering with PowerHA
Encryption of data at rest and backups
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the Power of IBM i 6.1

  1. 1. IBM Power Systems Craig Johnson IBM i 6.1 Power Systems Software All statements regarding IBM's future direction and intent are subject to change without notice, and represent goals and objectives only. © 2009 IBM Corporation
  2. 2. IBM Power Systems IBM i: Efficient, Resilient Business Processing  Integrated middleware for efficient business processing  Virtualized to manage multiple applications and processes  Optimized for exceptional business resilience  Trusted security with auditing and compliance tools  Simplified operations and storage management  Architected for open application design choices  Scalable to enable non-disruptive business growth 2 ftp://ftp.software.ibm.com/common/ssi/pm/br/n/pob03001usen/POB03001USEN.PDF © 2009 IBM Corporation
  3. 3. IBM Power Systems IBM i - The integrated operating system for Power Systems  IBM i has a track record of delivering lower total cost of ownership than x86 Three-year IT Cost for EnterpriseOne Deployments servers Averages for All Installations – IBM i and Power servers offers three-year IT costs that are 34% less than for use of Windows servers and SQL Server and 51% less than for use of Linux servers and Oracle (1)  The IBM i operating environment includes operating system and middleware components that are designed, developed, built, tested, delivered, and supported as one Utilization x86 IBM i  Almost all customers run multiple applications on a single IBM i environment – IBM i subsystems provide workload isolation Average utilization 4.07% 41.48% – IBM i systems typically run at a higher utilization rate than x86 systems (2)  PowerVM provides industrial Strength Virtualization for AIX, IBM i, and Linux  IBM BladeCenter enables small and mid-sized i clients to consolidate their IT environment  IBM i has a proven reputation for exceptional business resiliency Cost of Downtime – Three years – 3 year cost of downtime for IBM i averages 80% less than x86 servers (1) 3.01 Industrial 2.43 Distributor 0.41  Technology Independent Machine Interface ensures IBM i application Food & Beverage Manufacturer 7.01 9.02 1.44 compatibility as the hardware technology changes 5.32 Window s/SQL servers Electronics Linux/Oracle servers – IBM i releases and versions offer binary compatibility and hardware optimization Manufacturer 0.80 4.26 Pow er server/i – Recompilation has not been required Paper Products Manufacturer 9.48 11.58 1.71 $ Millions 3 © 2009 IBM Corporation
  4. 4. IBM Power Systems  IBM i has a track record of significantly fewer security advisories than Microsoft Windows Server – Secunia has issued 185 security advisories for Windows Server 2003 with only 1 for IBM i (3)  Systems Director Navigator for i is an integrated tool for managing the integrated IBM i operating environment  Through single level store, IBM i balances data across available storage resources based on performance, capacity, or type of drive – IBM i customers typically do not have storage administrators  DB2 for i is a fully compliant SQL database that also provides the unique ability to support RPG applications – DB2 for i was the first database to meet 100% of the core SQL 2008 ANSI standard SQL Feature DB2 for i – Integrated system and storage management and security results in easier Server administration - majority of IBM i clients do not have a DBA Self Adjusting Query Optimizer No Yes for improved performance Automatic creation of Indexes No Yes  IBM i runs on the fastest processors in the industry: POWER6 5.0 GHz offering Automatic placement of data scalability for small, mid-sized and large enterprises and indexes on disk No Yes Automated Index Maintenance No Yes  IBM provides a single point of support for the IBM i operating environment The i operating environment is an important, strategic element in the IBM product portfolio and we are making substantial investments in the future of i because its continued success in the market is essential to IBM’s overall business performance. The information contained in this document has not been submitted to any formal IBM test and is provided "AS IS" with no warranties or guarantees either expressed or implied. IBM, the IBM logo, AIX, BladeCenter, DB2,, POWER, PowerVM, PowerHA, Power Systems, POWER6, are trademarks or registered trademarks of International Business Machines Corporation Linux is a registered trademark of Linus Torvalds in the United States, other countries or both. Microsoft, Windows and the Windows logo are registered trademarks of Microsoft Corporation in the United States, other countries or both. 1 ITG Report: Value Proposition for IBM Power Servers and i: Comparing Costs For EnterpriseOne Deployments June 2009 2 Comparing IBM System i Annual Operating Costs in Large Enterprises. Summary of IBM Customer IT Optimization Studies 2002-2006 An IBM White Paper 3 http://secunia.com/product/1174/?task=statistics and http://secunia.com/product/13949/?task=statistics 4 © 2009 IBM Corporation
  5. 5. IBM Power Systems IBM i 6.1 CPW Application The next step for efficient, resilient business processing 250 Response Time (Milliseconds) 200 150 DS8000 IOP Based Direct Attach (internal) 100 DS8000 w/IOPless 50  New SAN DS8000 performance optimization 0 0 20000 40000 60000 80000 100000 120000 140000 160000 180000 Throughput (Transactions /Minute)  New PowerHA disk clustering  New PowerVM virtual storage for i partitions  New support for BladeCenter  New Java Virtual Machine, shared with AIX & Linux VIOS Power Hypervisor  New Systems Director Navigator i 5.4 GA i 6.1 GA 1400 1200 1000 800 +68% +78% 600 400 200 Announce: 1/29/08 0 Native JDBC Toolbox JDBC GA: 3/21/08 5 © 2009 IBM Corporation
  6. 6. IBM Power Systems SAN Performance Optimization  New 4 Gbit Dual Port Fibre Adapters (no IOP required)  Optimizes disk performance for SAN storage  i 6.1, POWER6 processor-based systems, and IBM DS8000 CPW Application 250 Response Time (Milliseconds) 200 150 DS8000 IOP Based Direct Attach (internal) 100 DS8000 w/IOPless 50 0 0 20000 40000 60000 80000 100000 120000 140000 160000 180000 Throughput (Transactions /Minute) Performance based on specific workloads and configurations. Improvements shown are valid only for those workloads. Your results may vary and are dependent on the application and configuration. 6 © 2009 IBM Corporation
  7. 7. IBM Power Systems Additional I/O Support  Smart IOA support for Fibre Channel Adapters – Providing significant performance enhancements for attachment of System Storage solutions  Solid State Drive (SSD) can provide game-changing performance – 69 GB drive saves space, energy, and maintenance – Advanced IBM i storage management on POWER6 processor based servers and blades  Support for SFF SAS Disk Drives – 69GB Capacity  Next generation 12X I/O drawer provides base for increased I/O performance – Expanded PCIe and SAS SFF disk capabilities provide speed & save space and energy  Statement of Direction# – IBM plans that IBM i 6.1 will support the PCIe 380MB Cache Dual-4X SAS RAID Adapter (#5903) by year end 2009 #All statements regarding IBM's future direction and intent are subject to change or withdrawal without notice, and represent goals and objectives only. * Also supports IBM i 5.4 7 © 2009 IBM Corporation
  8. 8. IBM Power Systems PowerVM: Virtualization for Power Systems Building a foundation for a Dynamic Infrastructure  Industrial Strength Virtualization – Unified offerings for AIX, IBM i, and Linux – Managed by IBM Systems Director  Reduce Costs with Consolidation – Reduce hardware, software, and energy footprints with micro- partitioning supporting up to 10 partitions per core 65% of Power Systems shipped with  Improve Service with Virtualization PowerVM in 2008 – Respond to changes in workload demands with automatic movement of processor and memory resources – Enhance IT infrastructure flexibility with I/O virtualization  Reduce Risk with Mobility – Eliminate planned outages and balance workloads across systems with Live Partition Mobility for AIX and Linux partitions 8 © 2009 IBM Corporation
  9. 9. IBM Power Systems IBM i I/O Virtualization can Improve Service  Respond quickly and flexibly to business opportunities and customer demands; align physical and IT assets to the business to enable rapid, agile response to changing business circumstances  Power Systems support dedicated I/O Power Hypervisor – I/O resources assigned to partitions – Adapters can be moved between partitions  IBM i supports I/O virtualization VIOS – IBM i can host I/O for i 6.1, AIX, & Linux partitions – Plus iSCSI attached VMware and Windows servers Power Hypervisor √ Reduce costs while improving IT infrastructure flexibility IBM i 6.1 hosting of IBM i 6.1 partitions requires POWER6 processor-based servers 9 © 2009 IBM Corporation
  10. 10. IBM Power Systems VIOS I/O Virtualization can Improve Service  Respond quickly and flexibly to business opportunities and customer demands; align physical and IT assets to the business to enable rapid, agile response to changing business circumstances  Power Systems support dedicated I/O Power Hypervisor – I/O resources assigned to partitions – Adapters can be moved between partitions  PowerVM adds I/O virtualization VIOS – Virtual I/O Server (VIOS) enables sharing of I/O resources among partitions – NPIV support simplifies SAN management* Power Hypervisor – Multiple VIOS partitions provide redundancy* √ Reduce costs while improving IT infrastructure flexibility VIOS hosting of IBM i 6.1 partitions requires POWER6 processor-based servers 10 * Support planned for IBM i © 2009 IBM Corporation
  11. 11. IBM Power Systems Support for IBM Storage Systems with IBM i  Expanding storage options for IBM i clients with PowerVM VIOS SVC DS3000 DS4000 XIV DS5000 DS6800 DS8000 Power IBM i Version 6.1 & 6.1 & 6.1 & 6.1 & 6.1 & 5.4 & 6.1 5.4 & 6.1 Systems POWER6 POWER6 POWER6 POWER6 POWER6 POWER5/6 POWER5/6 (DS3400) IBM i Attach VIOS VIOS VIOS VIOS VIOS Direct* Direct* or VIOS Power IBM i 6.1 Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes No Yes Blades (through (BCH) BCS DS3200 (BCH) (BCH) (BCH) VIOS) BCH DS3400 and DS3200 July 2009 Announcement 11 * Supports Smart IOA Fiber Adapter with IBM i 6.1 © 2009 IBM Corporation
  12. 12. IBM Power Systems New Java and Web Services Technology  IBM 64-bit Java™ Virtual Machine – Helps ISVs with application portability – Works with popular industry tools – Improved performance over Classic JVM  Integrated Web Application Server* – Simplifies the deployment of Java applications – Supports applications that use JSF, JSP, and servlets – Supports access to DB2 – Requires minimal system resources & administration – Used by System Director Navigator for i and DB2 Web Query  Integrated Web services environment* – Easily expose RPG and COBOL programs as Web services – Invocation of Web services from RPG, C/C++, COBOL program * Also available with i 5.4 12 © 2009 IBM Corporation
  13. 13. IBM Power Systems IBM i 6.1 Java & WebSphere Performance Improvements i 5.4 GA i 6.1 GA Test Environment 1400  IBM Technology for Java VM +68% +78% Transactions per Second 1200  WebSphere Application Server 6.1 1000  DB2 800  2-tier environment 600  POWER5+ 2.2Ghz 2-core partition  Trade 6.1 (stock trading) workload 400 200 0 Native JDBC Toolbox JDBC  Improvements primarily in JDBC, DB2 and Java – Includes 64K pages (only available on POWER5+ and beyond)  Some improvements available via i5.4 PTFs – But majority of improvements available only in i 6.1 •Improvements shown above are valid only for these specific workloads -- Your results may vary and are dependent on the application. 13 © 2009 IBM Corporation
  14. 14. IBM Power Systems New Systems Management Tool  IBM Systems Director ™ Navigator for i – New web based tool for managing i – Alternative to iSeries Navigator – Additions: • Performance Data Investigator • PowerHA for i – Automatically installed with i 6.1 – Plans to snap into IBM Systems Director 14 © 2009 IBM Corporation
  15. 15. IBM Power Systems New Performance Investigator Tool  Performance Data Investigator – Enhanced viewing and analysis of i collection services data – New Performance group in Navigator for i – Visualize data in charts and tables – Collection Services files from a previous release can be converted to a i 6.1 format and then viewed via the tool – Included with i 6.1 – Works with Performance Tools for deep performance analysis 15 © 2009 IBM Corporation
  16. 16. IBM Power Systems DB2 Enhancements  Extending standard leadership with additional database functions – Full Outer Join, VALUES in FROM Decimal Floating Point, and more  Performance Improvements – More queries will take advantage of the new SQL Query Engine  Enhancements to On Demand Performance Center – Customizable reports, copy results to a spreadsheet, and more  Full text document searching through DB2 – OmniFind Text Search Server for DB2 (5733- OMF) – Supports finding a DB2 record based on text contained in a document (e.g., Word, PowerPoint) that is stored in a database column 16 © 2009 IBM Corporation
  17. 17. IBM Power Systems PowerHA for i  IBM storage based clustering product – Can enable near continuous application service – Minimize impact from planned & unplanned outages – Supports regular and sustained role swap operations  IBM i and SAN based mirroring – IASP data replicated for Cross Site Mirroring – Geographic Mirroring - i synchronous mirroring – Metro Mirror - SAN synchronous mirroring – Global Mirror - SAN asynchronous mirroring  i Cluster Management – Enables automatic or manual failover – Keeps systems in sync – Establishes a heartbeat between the systems – Backup recovery operations via Flash Copy 17 © 2009 IBM Corporation
  18. 18. IBM Power Systems Security Enhancements  Offer software encryption to help meet regulatory requirements – Encrypted BRMS backups of user data to tape or virtual tape Encrypted Backup Enablement – i Option 44 – Encryption of data residing in an ASP (user and independent) Encrypted ASP Enablement – i Option 45 – Both use AES symmetric key algorithm  Enhanced Intrusion Detection and Prevention – Real time notification (e-mail, pagers), improved auditing, Navigator for i management – Dynamic throttling down of clients initiating Denial of Service attacks  Strengthen i Integrity – Digitally sign all i executables – Eradicate any altered programs through automatic retranslation of i executables 18 © 2009 IBM Corporation
  19. 19. IBM Power Systems IBM i Integration with BladeCenter Enhancements  VMware VMotion Support – Enabled by shared storage spaces between integrated servers – Supports VMotion, HA and DRS functions  Virtual Storage Enhancements – Virtual storage space snapshot enables backup while server is active – File level backup support for Linux  Configuration Enhancements – Direct connect – Systems can be directly connected without an Ethernet switch IBM Power server – i cluster support - replicate iSCSI configuration objects  Management Enhancements – Management included in Navigator for i  New Operating System Support – Windows Server 2008 – Linux – SLES 10 and RHEL5  Software Initiator support – Supports for the Microsoft software initiator service with select models of BladeCenter and System x servers IBM Power server – Provides same level of integration, while saving the expense of the iSCSI hardware adapter on the blades & servers 19 © 2009 IBM Corporation
  20. 20. IBM Power Systems IBM i Supports POWER6 processor-based Servers BladeCenter JS12, Power 520 Power 550 JS22, JS23, JS43 Express Express IBM i 6.1 IBM i 6.1 required IBM i 6.1 required for fastest GHz for fastest GHz Power 560 Express IBM i 6.1 Power 570 IBM i 6.1, 5.4 Power 595 20 IBM i 6.1, 5.4 © 2009 IBM Corporation
  21. 21. IBM Power Systems BladeCenter: Foundation for Dynamic Infrastructure  Enables small and mid-sized i clients to consolidate their IT environment – BladeCenter S holds 6 Power and x86 blades – BladeCenter H holds 14 Power and x86 blades  Delivers the performance required for i applications – IBM BladeCenter JS12 (2-core), JS22 (4-core), JS23 (4-core), JS43 (8-core) – Faster deployment with pre-installationof IBM i on BladeCenter S  Supports consolidation of i and x86 storage – BladeCenter S holds up to 12 x 450 GB disk drives + DS3200 – BladeCenter H: DS3200 DS3400, DS4000 and DS8000 – PowerVM™ VIOS partition manages Blade resources  i Edition Express for BladeCenter S – Priced below a 520 1-core system – Lease price lower than what many are paying for hardware maintenance – With P05 software tier, SWMA for blades is less than what many are paying today 21 © 2009 IBM Corporation
  22. 22. IBM Power Systems IBM i Support for BladeCenter Solutions  Continuous enhancements have strengthened BladeCenter solution for IBM i customers 1Q08 2Q08 3Q08 4Q08 1Q09 2Q09 3Q09 4Q09 JS22 JS12 LTO4 Tape Pre-install JS23, JS43 DS5000 NPIV support IBM i on BCS for tape libraries BladeCenter H BladeCenter S CBU Virtual tape XIV DS3200 More…. DS4000 i Edition RAID SAS DS3400 Switch DS8000 SVC LTO3 Tape 22 GA Dates © 2009 IBM Corporation
  23. 23. IBM Power Systems Program Conversion  Ensures unprecedented system integrity  Delivers improved performance  Enables exploitation of future system and processor capabilities  Program conversion will be required to run with i 6.1 – Program conversion automatically upgrades software to exploit latest system enhancements – Not required for POWER6, which can run i 5.4  Conversion requires program's creation data (observability) – Note that all programs created for V5R1 or later releases have had their creation data automatically saved during program creation  Tool available now to analyze program conversion for V5R3 / V5R4 – Identifies potential issues, if any, and estimates conversion time  Program conversion is performed during install/restore of applications, at first use or at scheduled time ITSO Redpaper: i5/OS Program Conversion: Getting Ready for V6R1 http://www.redbooks.ibm.com/redpieces/abstracts/redp4293.html?Open 23 © 2009 IBM Corporation
  24. 24. IBM Power Systems Top Ten Reasons to Deploy IBM i 6.1 IBM i 6.1, the latest version of the integrated operating system for Power servers, can deliver significant benefits for i customers including: 1. Enable consolidation of i and x86 servers with an IBM BladeCenter™ solution. i 6.1 is supported in IBM BladeCenter S and H with BladeCenter JS12, JS22, JS23, JS43 blades. 2. Reduce impact of planned and unplanned outages with high availability solution from IBM. i 6.1 supports the new PowerHA for i disk clustering solution. 3. Better performance for i and IBM Systems Storage™ environments through improved SAN support. i 6.1 with POWER6 processor based-servers and a new Fibre Channel Adapter can deliver performance with the DS8000 that is comparable to internal disk. 4. Increased performance for Java™ and WebSphere™ applications with i 6.1 enhancements. In Java application performance tests, IBM i delivered 68-78% more transactions per second than i 5.4 running on the same POWER5+ processor based-server. 5. Reduce IT costs with an easy, integrated, web-based management environment. i 6.1 delivers Systems Director Navigator for i that enables web-based management. Navigator integrates with IBM Systems Director 6.1 providing a rich management environment for multiple, heterogeneous servers. 6. Meet regulatory requirements by protecting data at rest and backups of critical business information through advanced encryption options available for i 6.1. 7. Reduce costs and simplify creation of test and development environments through virtualization of i storage. i 6.1 with POWER6 processor based-servers can be a virtual partition, receiving its I/O resources from another IBM i or PowerVM™ VIOS partition. 8. Simplify deployment of Java applications and extend value of business applications through a web application server and web services environment provided with i 6.1 9. Enhance application functionality and performance with new DB2™ database functions and management tools provided with i 6.1. 10. Deliver the performance required for IBM i applications with POWER6 processor based-servers. These 1 to 64 processor core servers provide industry leading performance for IBM i, AIX®, and Linux operating systems. 24 © 2009 IBM Corporation
  25. 25. IBM Power Systems IBM i Roadmap 2008 2009 2010 IBM i 7.1 IBM i 6.1.1 IBM i 6.1 25 * All statements regarding IBM's future direction and intent are subject to change or © 2009 IBM Corporation withdrawal without notice, and represent goals and objectives only.
  26. 26. IBM Power Systems Charles Goodman Global ISVs Update WW Business Systems ISV Executive All statements regarding IBM's future direction and intent are subject to change without notice, and represent goals and objectives only. © 2009 IBM Corporation
  27. 27. IBM Power Systems IBM i 6.1 gives greater functionality and performance to IBM i users running  SAP  Oracle  Lawson  Infor More Info: http://www-03.ibm.com/solutions/alliance/us/list/solution/sap/index.html 27 © 2009 IBM Corporation
  28. 28. IBM Power Systems SAP for IBM i 6.1 NEWS : 2009 Update New i 6.1 Features and Functions Benefits for SAP : PowerVM™ : IBM‟s virtualization technology for IBM Power Systems , supports AIX , IBM i, i5/OS and Linux , enhanced consolidation of SAP landscapes, allows dynamic LPARs, Micro-Partitioning, Multiple Shared Pools, simplified SAP environments on very few Subsystems, Active memory sharing , VIOS (virtual I/O support), servers Hypervisor, HMC, IVM PowerHA™ : new HA / DR Features enhanced protection against SAP application HASM, HA/DR “DataMirror iCluster”, Enhanced XSM and IASP , H/A outages higher availability of SAP solutions Replication Manager : Metro/ Global Mirror HA Clustering, Virtual Tape Support, New save/restore functions : "FlashCopy“ , "Save- while-active", etc New i 6.1 support for IBM Power Blade servers interesting new option for SAP on i customers with IBM PowerBlade servers JS12 (2-core), JS22 (4-core), "Blade" Strategy JS23 (4-core), JS43 (8-core), using PowerVM™ and VIOS /IVM DB2 for i : new Functions and Features New SQL engine, Web Query enhancements, Floating Point support, additional functions and enhanced DB-performance of SAP on DB2 for i Full „Outer Join‟, New pricing option based on runtime New Advanced SAN Support and Disk Clustering Full choice of IBM Storage Options Complete Support of IBM Storage Options DS 3 / 4 / 5 / 6 / 8000 Excellent disk performance New SSD Disk Drives IBM / SAP Project “KOBI” on IBM i lower implementaion cost = faster ROI for rapid SAP implementation 28 © 2009 IBM Corporation
  29. 29. IBM Power Systems JD Edwards Customers - Taking Advantage of New Technology and IBM i and POWER6  POWER6 and IBM i 6.1 improvements – Overall system performance – UBE Performance improvements  Java/WebSphere enhancements – Performance improvements for E1 customers – Easy to install, easy to maintain  SAN and disk enhancements – Greater flexibility – Improve performance with SSD  Server consolidation with mix of i and AIX LPARs 29 © 2009 IBM Corporation
  30. 30. IBM Power Systems Lawson and Infor Customers - IBM i and POWER6 Infor and Lawson applications will take advantage of the new functions of V6R1, including VIOS support, Virtual Tape support, SSD, HA options  Lawson – Certified both S3 and M3 on IBM i 6.1 – They only support the new 64-bit JVM that became available in 6.1 – Performance improvement from enhanced Java performance  Infor – IBM i 6.1 gives overall Performance improvements – ERPLX users will benefit from WebSphere performance improvements 30 © 2009 IBM Corporation
  31. 31. IBM Power Systems Recent ITG TCO Study – June, 2009 Three-year IT Costs for EnterpriseOne Deployments: Averages for All Installations Three-year IT Costs for EnterpriseOne Deployments: Averages for All Installations Source: VALUE PROPOSITION FOR IBM POWER SERVERS AND i: COMPARING COSTS FOR ENTERPRISEONE DEPLOYMENTS, June 2009, International Technology Group 31 ftp://ftp.software.ibm.com/common/ssi/sa/wh/n/orw03002usen/ORW03002USEN.PDF © 2009 IBM Corporation
  32. 32. IBM Power Systems JD Edwards EnterpriseOne Web Clients Get More Done with IBM i 6.1 IBM i 6.1 + POWER6 IBM i 6.1 0% 5% 10% 15% 20%  IBM i 6.1 can deliver – More transactions per second JD Edwards EnterpriseOne UBE / Batch – Faster batch run times – Faster response times IBM i 6.1 + POWER6 – Lower CPU utilization IBM i 6.1  IBM i 6.1 delivers better performance than 0% 5% 10% 15% 20% i 5.4 on POWER5 processor-based servers Lawson M3 Order Entry IBM i 6.1 + POWER6  IBM i 6.1 on POWER6 processor-based IBM i 6.1 servers delivers even better performance – Comparison to i 5.4 on POWER5 processor-based servers 0% 5% 10% 15% 20% – i 6.1 delivers performance gains above CPW differences between systems SAP BI Data Mart – Includes benefit of WebSphere 6.1 / IBM Technology for Java (J9) IBM i 6.1 + POWER6 0% 10% 20% 30% 40% 32 © 2009 IBM Corporation
  33. 33. IBM Power Systems Robin Clark Business Unit Executive VIP ISV Update ISV Sales - America All statements regarding IBM's future direction and intent are subject to change without notice, and represent goals and objectives only. © 2009 IBM Corporation
  34. 34. IBM Power Systems Global Solutions Directory - Finding ISV IBM i 6.1 Solutions 1. Start Here 4. Click here 3. Your search criteria 2. Select options appears here as you build it http://www.ibm.com/partnerworld/gsd/ ….or…. Google: IBM Global Solutions Directory 34 © 2009 IBM Corporation
  35. 35. IBM Power Systems IBM i 6.1 and BladeCenter Advanced Virtualization = Green International Business Systems (IBS) “The BladeCenter provides our customers with an IT environment that's greener, and at an affordable price. With VMWare and the IBM Blade Center they now only need to manage one server to run IBS Enterprise and Bookmaster on i blades and on x86 servers that accesses the same integrated storage.” Brett A. Paternoster Global Director of Partners and Alliances Compatible, Reliable, Smooth Configuration Flexibility Vision Solutions Vormittag Associates, Inc. (VAI) “Our software solutions were put through an extensive "The capability of running IBM i on IBM BladeCenter opens battery of tests in terms of compatibility and reliability on additional markets for our applications and also gives us IBM’s BladeCenter. Validation scenarios mirror exactly what added configuration options in multiple operating system our customers experience on a daily basis and ran as environments for existing and new customers." smoothly as on non-blade environments.” Kevin Beasley Henry Martinez Chief Information Officer Senior Vice President of Engineering 35 © 2009 IBM Corporation
  36. 36. IBM Power Systems IBM i 6.1 Windows Integration / VMWare Cost Effective Server Consolidation Vormittag Associates, Inc. (VAI) "IBM i integration with VMware allows our customers using IBM i as a SAN to Blades or System x servers to consolidate their Windows and Linux workloads and increase their computing resources utilization.“ Kevin Beasley Chief Information Officer Infrastructure Simplification International Business Systems (IBS) Power System “IBM and IBS have provided proven solutions on the IBM Power i (iSeries/AS400) server platform for over 30 years and share over 4,000 Power System with IBM i customers. Over time IBS has expanded our core Power i applications to include other modules that run on Intel and Linux servers, including Cognos. With great anticipation, earlier this year we took advantage of the VMWare feature in V6R1 to help our customers operate a simpler server environment and run our entire application on an IBM BladeCenter.” Brett A. Paternoster Global Director of Partners and Alliances 36 © 2009 IBM Corporation
  37. 37. IBM Power Systems IBM i 6.1 Java Performance V5R4 GA V6R1 GA Transactions per Second 1400 Outstanding Java Performance +68% +78% 1200 Data Processing Services, Inc. 1000 800 "We've seen a gigantic improvement in going to IBM i V6R1 and WebSphere Application Server Express V6 600 using the new 32-Bit JVM with our Flash On-line 400 Buying Experience application." 200 Dan Barrow 0 Founder and President Native JDBC Toolbox JDBC Lowers System Utilization Customers Explore Web Services Lavender and Wyatt Systems, Inc. Island Pacific “By leveraging the newer technologies in Java 6, facilitated by the new 32-bit Java JVM on the System i “WebSphere Application Server has allowed our with V6R1, we have been successful in lowering overall customers to explore the use of Web Services for system usage. Some clients have observed a reduction in specific point solutions and that success then leads CPU utilization upwards of 50%. All of this adds up to a towards greater adoption of Service Oriented lower overall solution cost for our clients." Architecture and the Enterprise Service Bus.” Brad Feller Jim Phillips President Director of Marketing 37 © 2009 IBM Corporation
  38. 38. IBM Power Systems IBM i 6.1 Data Encryption Increased Security Valid Technologies “With i/OS 6.1 our biometric authentication solution, VSSA benefits from data encryption beyond that built into the solution - and at no additional cost or operating overheads to the customer. We also get, as a bonus, the encryption of all of our logs and journals.” Greg Faust Managing Partner Reduced Risk of Hackers HarrisData “The advanced encryption functions available in V6R1 help HarrisData software reduce the risk of accidental disclosure of sensitive information stored on disk or on tape. Without the encryption key, unauthorized access to an encrypted data element such as Social Security Number returns only a scrambled value. Even if hackers or thieves manage to get their hands on your HarrisData database, the sensitive information inside will still be protected by the new encryption functionality.” Lane Nelson President 38 © 2009 IBM Corporation
  39. 39. IBM Power Systems Other Great IBM i 6.1 Features ISVs are using… Virtualization / Logical Partitioning Solarsoft Business Systems “Solarsoft’s customers find it very easy to create test, production or development logical partitions. These partitions allow flexible creation, use and sizing able to cope with our customers dynamic computing environments, in a sense computing on Power Server demand.” Paul Craven Chief Operating Officer Power i and SAN Integration Vormittag Associates, Inc. (VAI) "Running IBM i on IBM SAN gives our customers additional cost effective server consolidation and disaster recovery capabilities by utilizing features such as enhanced remote mirroring and cross site mirroring.” Kevin Beasley Chief Information Officer 39 © 2009 IBM Corporation
  40. 40. IBM Power Systems Rational Development Tools for i (RDi) Rich Components - Web Services Computer Guidance Corporation "EGL has a similar look and feel to the custom JSFs that we were previously creating but with richer interface components and an incredibly fast development turnaround time. Now with EGL it is easier to integrate Web Services into our applications than before." Roger Kirk President and CEO ISV/Customer Productivity HarrisData “The new Rational Development Tools for i speed up development times and dramatically improve productivity. HarrisData supplies source code to all customers on the IBM i, who can then leverage the same Rational Development Tools for IBM i to speed up development and deployment of any customizations or extensions to their HarrisData system.” Lane Nelson President 40 © 2009 IBM Corporation
  41. 41. IBM Power Systems 41 © 2009 IBM Corporation41
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