Ephemeral disk storage, also known as local disk devices is an important component in using the IBM® SmartCloud. This article details the layout of the virtual disk drives available to the Linux® and WindowsT operating systems for each choice of instance size in the IBM Cloud.
Deepen your customer relationships. Drive operational effectiveness. Optimize your workforce. Read this solution brief to see how using IBM SmartCloud for Social Business services to become a social business can help your organization simplify.
IBM’s security controls provide privacy and controlled authorization to sensitive information while enabling business operations. SC4SB protects our customers' information through governance, tools, technology, techniques, and personnel.
Combining the power of cloud computing with the freedom and functionality of mobile devices can give enterprises access to a wide range of key benefits. Read on this white paper to learn more about SmartCloud for Business Mobility.
Companies worldwide are beginning to recognize cloud’s capabilities to generate new business models and promote sustainable competitive advantage. To manage and respond to these market pressures, IBM offers a comprehensive suite of system and software solutions that can help you scale your IT investments as your business grows. Read the white paper to understand all the benefits of IBM SmartCloud.
IBM SmartCloud Solutions is a unique portfolio of SaaS and BPaaS capabilities that accelerate business process innovation, deliver business analytics at the point of impact, and enable collaboration within and across the enterprise. Learn how to leverage a growing portfolio of 80+ IBM SasS and BPaaS solutions, accelerate your business process innovation, deliver business analtyics at the point of impact and connect people with collaborative business networks.
Today IBM offers more than 80 cloud-based business solutions through software-as-a-service. IBM SmartCloud Solutions accelerate innovation for the enterprise across business processes, deliver business analytics at the point of impact, and connect people with collaborative business networks. Learn more at ibm.com/saas
In this On Demand session learn about using cloud-based social collaboration tools to streamline key areas of your business, increasing time to invest in new product development. Hear how one manufacturer turned to an IBM Business Partner to implement IBM SmartCloud Connections.
This January 2013 analyst paper features the advantages of IBM SmartCloud Storage Access and its value to customers who want to implement a private cloud solution. The answer to these organizations is IBM SmartCloud Storage Access (SSA), which lets organizations turn on-premise storage systems including SONAS and/or Storwize V7000 Unified Storage into powerful private clouds. The cloud-based storage services created by SmartCloud Storage Access combines the scale-out and unified features of the underlying storage systems into highly flexible and manageable cloud-based storage.
In the spring of 2012, IBM launched a comprehensive re-thinking and refresh of its IT Service Management (ITSM) offerings. The IT management products formerly known as Tivoli Service Request Manager, IT Asset Management and Change Configuration Management Database have now been combined into a single product, IBM SmartCloud Control Desk 7.5. The products span advanced support for IT and intelligent asset management, change and configuration management, service request management and service catalog, along with Cloud delivery options and built-in support for automation beyond traditional service desk workflow.
Disaster recovery has become a necessary component of organizations' IT plans, but that flat IT budget makes it harder and harder to protect critical business applications. Read this white paper to learn how cloud-based business resilience can provide cost-effective alternatives to traditional disaster recovery.
This analyst report provides guidelines for how to plan an effective Enterprise Asset Management strategy, including maturity levels, processes, and technologies in context of IT Asset Management advances. The paper was developed by Enterprise Management Associates - an IT Analyst firm.
IBM SmartCloud Workload Automation is a sophisticated, cloud-enabled solution that unifies disparate applications and business processes to help organizations achieve superior efficiency and availability while leveraging the flexibility and scalability of cloud computing.
To control costs, Brunswick Corporation contracted with IBM to migrate email to the cloud. By deploying IBM SmartCloud services, Brunswick avoided hundreds of thousands of dollars in capital outlays. It is also saving up to USD75,000 annually in IT expenses.
PreClear from Drivewyze is a new weigh-station bypass service that uses cellular and GPS technology to save truckers time, money, and fuel. Drivewyze recently partnered with IBM to migrate its production environment to an IBM SmartCloud Enterprise+ infrastructure. In this recently published case study, you can read about the challenges Drivewyze was facing and why they chose an IBM solution. You’ll also learn how Drivewyze eliminated the need for additional resources to manage its infrastructure, reined in IT costs with a fully managed model and increased customer satisfaction with near real-time scaling to swiftly meet growth in market demand. Learn how to leverage the cloud to transform and expand your own business. Read the case study today.
IBM® SmartCloud® Orchestrator makes complex cloud services easy to manage. Built on OpenStack, IBM SmartCloud Orchestrator provides common cloud services for multi tier application environments on top of compute, network and storage while supporting multiple hypervisors and multi-vendor platforms. It’s designed to simplify and speed the creation and execution of process workflows that then help shorten deployment and change processes in the cloud. With standardization and automation of cloud services through a flexible orchestration engine, IBM SmartCloud Orchestrator (SCO) provides ongoing service lifecycle management and the flexible platform to automate assets that most organizations are already using.
The IBM SmartCloud™ Entry on Power Systems™ solution provides a cost-competitive, entry-level private cloud solution that helps speed time to value of your service deployments on your IBM Power Systems servers.
Companies worldwide are embracing private clouds, not only because they support new, highly efficient and secure data solutions, but also to drive new competitive organizational strategies. This white paper provides an assessment of the business value of implementing IBM SmartCloud Entry for Power Systems versus comparable private cloud solutions from VMware on Intel. It discusses the benefits of private cloud solutions, including reduced labor and hardware/software costs, ease of implementation and adoption, scalability, organizational flexibility, security, improved efficiency, as well as allocation of and access to IT resources.