Servers

There's no shortage of ways to design infrastructure to solve a specific problem. Look at server choices and ways to maintain them.

  • Presentations // Nov 2013

    Mobile BI with Cognos Enterprise

    See how you can deploy IBM Cognos Mobile in your organization to help improve the productivity of mobile workers.

    Provided By IBM

  • White Papers // May 2008

    Replace your rack server with the IBM BladeCenter JS12 Express blade

    IBM BladeCenter JS12 Express blade brings the power of mainframes to blades. Coupled with the IBM BladeCenter S chassis, it is ideal for small database and application serving. This complete solution is compact, reliable and extremely energy efficient. Read this paper to find out how to simplify your traditional...

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  • White Papers // May 2008

    IBM System x servers: Open. Easy. Green.

    Reliable IBM System x servers help businesses stand apart from their competition. Scalable systems and proactive tools help you simplify your IT so you can manage complexity, growth and risk. In addition, energy efficiency, consolidation and virtualization help you lower costs. Discover the features, functions and benefits of the...

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  • White Papers // May 2008

    IBM Power Systems offer a smart alternative to Windows servers

    Maintaining data security, performance, availability and recoverability is a growing challenge. The IBM Power platform offers many advantages in performance, scalability and key functional capabilities to support key database serving. In addition, it simplifies virtualization, making it easier to reduce the number of physical servers required. This International Technology...

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  • White Papers // May 2008

    IBM Power Systems - Cost-effective Linux database serving

    Maintaining data security, performance, availability and recoverability is a growing challenge. The IBM Power platform offers cost-effective performance, scalability and key functional capabilities to support Linux-based database serving. It also simplifies virtualization, making it easier to reduce the number of physical servers required. This International Technology Group (ITG) report...

    Provided By IBM

  • White Papers // May 2008

    How grid computing is speeding up the race for cures

    Today's doctors need the ability to try out many options very quickly and throw out the bad ones just as quick-without the expense of testing. This article shows how doctors use the World Community Grid to harness the power of thousands of computers to produce results that can save lives.

    Provided By IBM

  • Webcasts // Aug 2011

    Next-Generation Virtual Fabric for IBM BladeCenter

    The Next-Generation Virtual Fabric for IBM BladeCenter brings virtualization to the next level. The new set of offerings enhances IBM BladeCenter's Virtual Fabric portfolio by supporting a full range of virtualization and convergence capabilities including vNICs (Virtual NICs), iSCSI, & FCoE. In addition, the Next-Generation Virtual Fabric provides clients choice...

    Provided By IBM

  • White Papers // Sep 2009

    Centrinet case study

    Centrinet launched an innovative business service - Smartbunker - based on renewable energy and energy-efficient technology(efficient IBM BladeCenter servers and Cisco networking hardware), It's the UK's first managed data centre service committed to zero carbon energy. This unique proposition drastically reduces power consumption by around 60%.

    Provided By IBM

  • White Papers // Jul 2012

    Codorniu tastes the benefits of the Cloud

    Spanish wine producer, Codorniu had a mixture of HP servers and varied storage systems that were vulnerable to outages and were taxing their IT staff. Read the case study and see how adopting IBM hardware and software reduced their risk and operational costs, and improved business agility. As Codorniu approaches...

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  • White Papers // Jul 2012

    With Enhanced POWER7 Systems,IBM Raises the Ceiling, Again Clipper Navigator

    As vendors abandon the UNIX market, IBM continues its commitment to AIX and POWER7 components on Power Systems. And with its recent architectural upgrades, it's even redefining performance. Read the Clipper Group white paper and see how POWER7's faster processors accelerate the delivery of applications and services, and improve the...

    Provided By IBM

  • White Papers // Jul 2012

    IBM's System x with eXFlash: Workload Optimized, Pre-Integrated Server/Storage

    In this Advisory, Clabby Analytics takes a closer look at a class of servers known as - pre-integrated ? servers. These types of servers are usually assembled by information systems vendors that have deep system/subsystem knowledge - giving them the ability to highly integrate a system's central processing unit (CPU)...

    Provided By IBM

  • White Papers // Jul 2012

    Exchange Workload White Paper (Principled Technologies)

    A "case study" analysis from IBM Research that highlights the financial, performance, operational and financial benefits for midmarket companies when they upgrade to the new IBM System x M4 servers, including the new System x3650 M4 rack server.

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  • White Papers // Jul 2012

    How to Enhance Performance and Reduce Energy Costs in the Midmarket with IBM System x and BladeCenter Systems

    This paper highlights new IBM servers and blades based on Intel Xeon 5600 Series processors and how they enable outstanding virtualization/consolidation. They allow you to lower TCO, reduce development costs, and increase performance within the same energy/cooling envelope.

    Provided By IBM

  • White Papers // Jul 2012

    Virtualize with confidence using MAX5

    This brand-new white paper by Principled Technologies proved what we knew - that x3690 X5 and MAX5 are capable of hosting over 320 virtual machines. PT then went a step further and tested both catastrophic outage and planned shutdown scenarios.

    Provided By IBM

  • White Papers // Jul 2012

    IBM System x - From Boxes to Workloads

    We've moved to a more interoperable world where vendor lock-in is not normal. No one does it all in the sense they might have in the 90s. This white paper explores a shift away from piece-parts towards more integrated offerings in where the technology moves to the background and the...

    Provided By IBM

  • White Papers // Jul 2012

    eX5 The fifth generation of IBM X-Architecture

    High-end workloads drive ever-increasing and ever-changing constraints on innovation. But still, IBM eX5 delivers. Read this white paper to see how IBM eX5 helps you get the greatest value for your organization today and in the future.

    Provided By IBM

  • White Papers // Jul 2012

    IBM's Offering for a Smart Private Cloud sits on a Strong Foundation

    The data center staff needs to ensure that they have enough power to run the IT infrastructure and deliver services rapidly. They also have to ensure that the infrastructure itself has enough resources to be able to power an ever-expanding collection of users. Those most concerned about security and...

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  • White Papers // Jul 2012

    IBM BladeCenter Foundation for Cloud by Anne McFarland

    IBM BladeCenter Foundation for Cloud is a data-center-in-a-box with an integrated virtualization platform with converged networking, virtualized servers, storage and management. BladeCenter Foundation for Cloud's density and performance prove to be a perfect solution to meet any organize.

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  • White Papers // Jul 2012

    SAP Applications on IBM BladeCenter

    Pairing SAP Business Suite or SAP Business All-in-One with IBM BladeCenter servers enables organizations to achieve the performance and reliability they need for rapid and consistent access to information while also gaining the flexibility for change and the scalability for growth.

    Provided By IBM

  • Webcasts // Jul 2009

    Virtualize with the new VMware vSphere on IBM Intel processors and take advantage of special financing

    VMware vSphere is designed to simplify, consolidate and realize new flexibility and performance with servers, storage, and networks. Come listen to industry experts from Intel, IBM and VMware talk about virtualizing your infrastructure using VMware vSphere running on the latest IBM servers powered by Intel Xeon processors - helping you...

    Provided By IBM

  • Webcasts // Feb 2010

    WEBCAST: POWER7 Announcement, The Next Generation Power Systems

    IBM introduces the next generation Power Systems? ? the first of a family of systems and storage designed to meet the demands of a smarter planet. From the chip and virtualization capabilities all the way through to the operating system, middleware and energy management, Power Systems from IBM are integrated...

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  • Webcasts // Mar 2010

    Stay Ahead of the Curve with New System x and BladeCenter Servers

    With the portfolio of Intel? Xeon? processor-based rack, blade and iDataPlex servers from IBM System x and BladeCenter, your business has access to even more processing power, memory, storage and reliability. IBM's newest System x, BladeCenter, and iDataPlex servers add extended functionality on top of processor improvements to our leadership...

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  • Webcasts // Apr 2010

    Smarter Systems for a Smarter Planet

    As the business systems of the world - from banking to retail, from supply chain to human resource systems - become smarter, grand engineering challenges have emerged. The bar for performance is higher. Success on a smarter planet demands smarter systems. In this special 60-minute Webcast, you'll hear from...

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  • Webcasts // Jun 2010

    A Smarter Choice: Smarter Systems for a Smarter Planet

    Today's IT solutions require systems that can quickly and dynamically respond to changing needs. For more than six decades, IBM has pioneered innovative hardware and software systems. As the amount of data continues to grow, and as IT departments need to be more agile, organizations in all industry segments are...

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  • White Papers // May 2012

    IBM System x® x86 servers: Delivering customer satisfaction by excelling in hardware and support

    Leading IT Industry analysts Technology Business Research (TBR) conducts quarterly x86 Server Customer Satisfaction (CSAT) studies to identify what factors are most important to small and midsize companies. Their report, based on the latest study results, indicates enterprises continue to rely on IBM's engineering and product expertise, proactive hardware management...

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  • eBooks // Jun 2012

    Transforming Enterprise Cloud with IBM System z

    Over the past few years, cloud computing and virtualization have transformed data centers throughout the world. But cloud computing and virtualization are not without their disadvantages, particularly when it comes to complexity and management. Virtual machine sprawl is an all-too-common problem and server consolidation tends to suffer from entropy, with...

    Provided By IBM

  • Presentations // Jun 2008

    Explore the benefits of the IBM BladeCenter S from the inside out

    The perfect mix of performance and energy savings, the IBM BladeCenter S is ideal for the small to mid-sized office and the remote office. It neatly consolidates your storage, servers and networking into a single chassis that plugs into a standard electrical outlet, supports virtually all applications, and uses less...

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  • Presentations // May 2008

    Extending the benefits of BladeCenter beyond the data center

    Don't let your servers take over your office. The cost-effective IBM BladeCenter HS12 and JS12 blades enable you to neatly consolidate multiple servers into a single IBM BladeCenter S chassis. And they'll make your IT easier to manage as you grow, at a price that maximizes ROI. Find out...

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  • Downloads // Nov 2008

    Calculate your energy savings with the IBM Power Configurator tool

    Energy costs keep going up, and IT departments must find new ways to save. The IBM Power Configurator tool is designed to show you how IBM System x? and IBM BladeCenter servers offer high-performance and flexibility businesses need, plus advanced power management that keeps energy costs as low as possible....

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  • White Papers // May 2011

    Leverage your Oracle 11g skills to learn DB2 9.7 for Linux, UNIX and Windows

    Leverage your Oracle 11g skills to learn DB2 9.7 for Linux, UNIX and Windows - You will be surprised to learn that your existing professional database knowledge makes it easy for you to learn IBM DB2 9.7 for Linux, UNIX and Windows. It's not all that different than what you...

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  • White Papers // May 2011

    Best practices for DB2 for Linux, UNIX, and Windows

    Learn Best Practices for IBM DB2 for Linux, UNIX and Windows from the Experts. This best practices series is practical guidance for optimizing IBM DB2 software to satisfy key business data processing needs. Covering common DB2 9 product configurations, these papers are authored by leading IBM development and consulting experts,...

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  • White Papers // May 2011

    Oracle to DB2 conversion guide: Compatibility made easy

    Oracle to DB2 Conversion Guide: Compatibility Made Easier than Ever Before. New IBM DB2 features make compatibility easy. In this guide, you'll learn about native support for PL/SQL, new data types, scalar functions, improved concurrency, built-in packages, OCI, SQL*Plus, data movement tools, best practices and more - all designed...

    Provided By IBM

  • White Papers // Jan 2009

    Deploying 10 Gigabit Ethernet With Cisco Nexus 5000 Series Switches

    Today's data centers are being transformed as the most recent server technologies are deployed in them. Multisocket servers with multicore processors deliver immense amounts of computing power in rack-mount servers and blade systems. This vast computing power has stimulated deployment of virtualization software that can more effectively put today's server...

    Provided By Cisco Systems

  • White Papers // Jul 2009

    Cisco and Fluke Networks End-to-End Application Performance Management Solution for Managed Services

    By taking advantage of APM solutions from Cisco and Fluke Networks, MSPs and IT departments that operate in a similar manner have full visibility into application performance and can align network resources and control utilization according to business priority and application requirements and accelerate the performance of applications to essentially...

    Provided By Cisco Systems

  • Case Studies // Oct 2008

    Call Center Deploys Virtual Blade Technology to Streamline Infrastructure

    Headquartered in Santa Clara, California, LiveOps provides the leading on-demand call center platform that provides greater flexibility, quality, scalability, and control than traditional call center technology providers. Network availability was reaching its limits and existing blade switching solution was complex and required extensive training and re-training. More space-effective environment was...

    Provided By Cisco Systems

  • Webcasts // Jun 2010

    Chad's Choice - vStorage API for Array Integration: What Is It; What to Expect

    During this on-demand webcast, one can learn about vStorage API for Array Integration (VAAI) from Chad Sakac, VP VMware Technology Alliance, EMC. There are some functions that the storage system can handle more efficiently than the virtual servers and their hosts can. VAAI are a set of APIs that allows...

    Provided By EMC

  • White Papers // Mar 2010

    Deploying DB2 for Linux, UNIX, and Windows Databases on EMC Symmetrix Arrays UNIX

    This TechBook provides a high-level overview of DB2 9.7 for Linux, UNIX, and Windows (LUW) and a general description of EMC products and utilities that can be used to store and manage 082 LUW databases. It also provides information on how to deploy a Dl32 111W database on EMC Symmetrlx...

    Provided By EMC

  • White Papers // Sep 2010

    EMC PowerPath for AIX Version 5.3

    As part of an effort to improve and enhance the performance and capabilities of its product line, EMC from periodically releases revisions of its hardware and software. Therefore, some functions described in this manual may not be supported by all revisions of the software or hardware currently in use. For...

    Provided By EMC

  • White Papers // Sep 2010

    Oracle VM Server for X86 Live Migration With EMC VPLEX and Syinmetrix VMAX

    EMC VPLEX is an enterprise-class storage federation technology that aggregates and manages poois of Fibre Channel attached storage arrays that can reside within a single data center or two data centers that are geographically separated within metro distances tip to 100 km apart. EMC VPLEX also provides nondisruptive, heterogeneous data...

    Provided By EMC

  • White Papers // May 2010

    SQL Server 2008 Consolidation

    This paper describes how SQL Server 2008 consolidation can solve problems associated with multiple SQL servers in an organization. The paper offers several methods for consolidating applications using Microsoft SQL Server 2008, and compares those methods by linking key decision points to business requirements. Microsoft SQL Server has rapidly become...

    Provided By EMC