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IBM PureFlex and Flex
System


October 8 2013 Launch
最新產品發表

Infrastructure

Delivering Cloud Infrastructure
Services

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議程


1.
New PureFlex offerings overview


2.
IBM PureFlex offerings and Solutions for IBM i


3.
IBM PureFlex Solutions for VDI


4.
IBM Flex System Solutions for Microsoft


5.
New IBM Flex System offerings




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客戶正在轉型到

IT economics is
driving integrated
systems

Mobile, social, big data
& analytics are
redefining client
engagement

Cloud is the

new delivery

model

IT
效率

by simplifying

the IT lifecycle

資料加速

new applications, big
data and analytics

雲端

application platforms
and infrastructure

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Will this help us

simplify our IT?

Simplify from systems
specification through deployment
to ongoing management

How will this help

us accelerate

service delivery?

Deploy systems rapidly. Support
rapid deployment of all our
services, “scale” the services?

Will this cloud

solution be more
efficient?

Less effort to deploy, less effort to
manage, lower energy and
software costs. “Lowest operating
cost”.

客戶建置
Cloud
基礎服務架構三大考量

:

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PureFlex and Flex System
為雲端而生

Data Platform

Delivering Big Data

Platform Services

Infrastructure

Delivering Cloud

Infrastructure Services

Application Platform

Delivering Cloud Application

Platform Services

Advanced Blade Technology

Building blocks for
PureSystems

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PureFlex and Flex System
Q4
產品更新發佈



Simplify service
delivery
, accelerate

system deployment

and

drive

improved
efficiency for cloud environments
with new PureFlex and Flex System offerings


New PureFlex offerings

New PureFlex and Flex System
Solution offerings

New Flex System offerings



New PureFlex Express


New PureFlex Enterprise


New PureFlex
Compute

capabilities


Flex System x222, p270, p460


New PureFlex
Networking

capabilities


10GbE Converged networking


New
SmartCloud Entry 3.2

offering


New support for
OpenStack




IBM PureFlex Solution for
SmartCloud Desktop
Infrastructure


IBM PureFlex Solution for
IBM
i


Flex System Solution for
Microsoft
Hyper V


Flex System Solutions for
Microsoft
SQL and Exchange



New
Flex System x240 models

with
up to 46% better x86 performance


IBM Flex System EN4023
10GbE
Scalable Switch


Cisco Nexus B22 FEX for IBM Flex
System

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Simplicity



Acceleration



Efficiency


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PureFlex System:
打造
雲端和
IT
效率基礎架構平台

IT Scalability and Leading VM Density

More VMs per Square Foot with up to 84 servers per rack with

IBM Flex System x222

High Performance Networking

10Gb Converged Ethernet, 16Gb FC


Up to 220Gb bandwidth

Single Point Management System

Manage up to 5000+ endpoints,
16 chassis
, 224 servers

Integrated control across
physical and virtual

environments

Integrated Virtualization and Efficient Resource Pooling

Easy automation and provisioning maximizes
utilization

Scalable Storage with Seamless Integration

More storage choices and new features including smart zoning, and
storage virtualization

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IBM PureFlex System
簡化雲端
IT
端到端的生命周期管理

Update

Specify

Configure

Install

Deploy
service

Manage

IDC estimate

setup
times 33% less
1

than
traditional approaches
.

PureFlex Express has

standard

specifications
.

Configuration options set
as clients order. PureFlex
arrives
pre
-
configured
and tested.

For the IDC survey

group service delivery

time was

“minutes or

hours rather than
days or weeks”.



60% reduction
in annual
operation expenses. With
simplified management,
staff
productivity

was
improved

by reduced
management time of
47%
3
.


Operational simplicity; to


date, ValeCard has
experienced
zero


downtime with


IBM PureFlex System
.”

In a customer survey
PureFlex System was
deployed on average
55%
faster
2

than conventional
systems.

1)
Based on IDC White paper: IBM PureFlex System for Cloud posted
here

2)
Based on IDC White paper: Accelerating Solution deployment posted
here

3)
Based on IDC White paper: Infrastructure for IT Efficiency posted
here


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新的

PureFlex System Foundation
配置

Express

Enterprise

Flexibility




Choice of POWER or x86



Choice of Operating System



Choice of Virtualization



Choice of Networking



Choice of Storage

Infrastructure

for Small and midsize businesses. Most
affordable entry point


Infrastructure for scalable cloud
deployments. Redundancy for resilient
operation

Flex System Chassis

(Single Chassis only)

Flex System Chassis

(Multi Chassis Support)

Rack Select ability

(42U Rack, 25U Rack or None)

42U Flex Enterprise Rack only

Flex System Manager

(+ Standard SW)


Flex System Manager

(+ Advanced SW)

SmartCloud Entry


Selectable Base Networking

1GbE or 10GB Ethernet and 16GB Fibre or Converged (FCoE)

SmartCloud Entry


Selectable Base Networking

10GB Ethernet and 16GB Fibre or Converged (FCoE)


Selectable Storage

(Flex System V7000 or Storwize V7000)

Selectable Storage

(Flex System V7000 or Storwize V7000)

Base HW warranty 3yr 9 x 5

Plus

Microcode Analysis 3yr/1x, Account Advocate 9
x 5 and WSU upgrade to 24 x7

(Selectable)

Base HW warranty 3yr 9 x 5

Plus

Microcode Analysis 3yr/2x, Account
Advocate 9 x 5 and WSU upgrade to 24 x7

(Account Advocate Mandatory others selectable)

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PureFlex Systems
硬體總覽

PureFlex Express

PureFlex
Enterprise

Flex
Enterprise Chassis

Required (single chassis only)

Required (multi
-
chassis)

POWER Supplies / Fans

2

/ 6

4

/
8

Flex System Manager (HW and SW)

Required

Required

Integrated 1GB Switch

Selectable (Redundant)

Not available

Integrated 10GB Switch

Selectable (Redundant)

Selectable (Redundant)

Integrated 16GB Fibre Switch

Selectable (Redundant)

Selectable (Redundant)

Converged Network Switch (FCoE)

Selectable (Redundant or non
-
redundant)

Selectable (Redundant)

IBM Storwize V7000 Disk System or Flex System V7000

Required / Selectable

Required / Selectable

Top of Rack Switches

Optional


integrated by Client

Integrated from IBM

Media Enclosure

Selectable DVD / DVD and Tape

Selectable DVD / DVD and Tape

Compute Nodes (Selectable


requires 1 minimum)

POWER


P260, p270, p460


x86


x220, x222, x240, x440

POWER


P260, p270, p460


X86


x220, x222, x240, x440

ESXi USB Key

Selectable x86 only

Selectable x86 only

Flex Rack

Optional 42U, 25U, no rack

Required 42U only

Expansion Components:

-

POWER or x86 compute nodes, Chassis, FSM, Switches,
I/O, Disks, TOR’s, etc….


Selectable


Selectable

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IBM PureFlex Systems
軟體總覽



Software Defaults

Express

Single Chassis

Redundant or Non
-
redundant

Enterprise

1, 2 or 3 Chassis

Fully Redundant

Storage SW

Storwize V7000 or Flex System V7000 Base

Real Time Compression (optional)

Storwize V7000 or Flex System V7000 Base

Real Time Compression (optional)

Management SW

FSM Standard

Upgradeable to Advanced

FSM Advanced

Selectable to Standard

Virtualization

POWERVM Standard

Upgradeable to Enterprise


Customer installed

VMware, HyperV, KVM Red Hat & SUSE

PowerVM Enterprise

Selectable to Standard


Customer installed

VMware, HyperV, KVM Red Hat & SUSE

Operating Systems

AIX Standard (V6 & V7) IBM i (7.1, 6.1) RHEL (6) SUSE (SLES 11)


Customer installed


MS Server, RedHat Enterprise, SUSE LINUX Enterprise

Security

Power SC Standard (AIX only)

TPM (x86 only)

Cloud

Smart Cloud Entry

(optional)

Smart Cloud Entry

(optional)

Software Maintenance

1 year

Upgradeable to 3yr

1 year

Upgradeable to 3yr

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PureFlex can virtualize your internal & external storage, making overall

storage management more efficient, and boosting performance

(FSM
幫助客戶儲存管理更容易
)

Flex System Manager

Virtualized Storage

HP

Hitachi

NetApp

EMC

IBM

Client Value


Flex System Manager
manages
the integrated

PureFlex
environment


Leverage existing

external
Storage






Optimize
external Storage with
Tiering
, disk compression
leveraging storage virtualization
controller


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Flex System Manager

Virtualized Storage

HP

Hitachi

NetApp

EMC

IBM

Client Experience

Client Value


PureFlex
System

Admin
adds External Storage
LUNs to Virtualized
Storage view via V7000
or SVC


Provision Storage to
VMs managed by FSM
or FSM /
vCenter



External
Storage

admin
assigns 3rd party
Storage LUNs to
PureFlex



Flex System Manager
manages the
integrated

PureFlex
environment


Leverage existing

external Storage





Optimize
external
Storage with
Tiering
,
disk compression
leveraging SVC/V7000


PureFlex can virtualize your internal & external storage, making overall

storage management more efficient, and boosting performance


(FSM
幫助客戶儲存管理更容易
)

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PureFlex Cloud

(10 Units)


Leverage Your Installed and Configured SmartCloud Entry Installation


Exploit Cloud Computing through SmartCloud Capabilities


Streamlined Virtual Appliance Deployments


Streamlined Virtual Server Captures


Define Projects and Users


Leverage Notification and Approval Capabilities


Leverage Usage and Accounting Features


Easily Add Resources to Virtual Servers (e.g. Add Storage)



PureFlex Advanced
Virtualized

(7 Units)


Create Server System Pools or VMware Clusters


Deploy Virtual Appliances to Server System Pools


More Easily Perform Virtual Server Migrations

PureFlex Virtualized
(5 Units)

Improve

Time to Value

Lab Services will:

…So you can:


Leverage Your VMControl and VMware Installation


Deploy Virtual Appliances


Capture Virtual Servers


Create and Use Image Repositories


Exploit Storage Flash Copy to Accomplish Fast Deploys and Captures

PureFlex Intro

(3 Units)


Perform Hardware and System Level Mgmt

--

Discovery


--

Remote Support

--

Inventory


--

Updates

--

Health Check Reporting

Set Up / Configure

Demo/Train for Self
Sufficiency

Connect/Integrate

Enable Production Use


新的
IBM Lab Based Services Offerings for PureFlex Systems



Service offerings updated to match new PureFlex System Express and Enterprise and enabled in the
configurator
(AAS/CHW)

for simplified ordering


Pre
-
packaged Offerings

PureFlex Express

PureFlex Enterprise

3
-
unit PureFlex Intro

Default (selectable)

Optional

5
-
unit PureFlex Virtualized

Optional

Optional

7
-
unit PureFlex Advanced Virtualized

Optional

Optional

10
-
unit PureFlex Cloud

Optional

Default (selectable)

1
-
unit FCoE Customization*

Optional

Optional

5
-
unit Add
-
on Chassis*

Optional

Optional

*
Requires 3, 5, 7, or 10 unit offering as part of configuration and order, cannot be added separately.

PureFlex Extra Chassis
(5 units
)


Configure up to 14 compute nodes within one Chassis


Up to 2 virtualization engines (ESXi, KVM or PowerVM)


And/or


PureFlex FCoE Customizations
(1 unit
)


Design a new FCoE solution to meet customer requirements


Change default FCoE VLAN, Modify FCoE on internal ports, Change
FCoE modes, Change FCoE zoning. Limited two pre
-
configured
switches in the single chassis

+

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PureFlex Foundation
配置轉移時程

Date

Event

Comment

10/7/13

PureFlex Announce
RFA# 58797

(New Express and
Enterprise)




New PureFlex configurations
(GA 11/15/13)




AAS release only



Express (EFDA)



Enterprise (EFDC)



Enterprise Expansion (EFDH)



Custom Expansion (EFDE)

10/7/13

PureFlex Withdrawal
RFA# 58337

(Old Express, Standard,
Enterprise)

Withdrawal of existing Express, Standard, Enterprise (EFD1


EFD8)
with an effective
Last Order Date of 1/14/14



Will be available in eConfig/xConfig until 1/14/14



Removed from all configurators at effective LOD date

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Simplicity



Acceleration



Efficiency


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Separately purchased
components


An entry point for clients to start
with compute and networking


Management and storage
optional


Client or partner tuned



Factory integration of Compute, Storage,
Networking & Management


Express or Enterprise Starting Points

-

Cloud ready with SmartCloud Entry


Built
-
in expertise

-

Infrastructure patterns


Single point of service and support,
Microcode Analysis, Account Advocate

Infrastructure Components

Integrated Infrastructure & Cloud

Expert integrated System

faster


setup time



from days to minutes


for virtual machine deployment time

滿足兩種不同客戶
,
建置基礎架構需求

with flexibility to run your choice of OS, Hypervisor and Middleware

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IBM PureFlex and Flex System Solutions accelerate your business
with fast time to value and proven deployment guidance

Cloud

Infrastructure

Analytics

Virtual Desktop

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 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 PureFlex Solution for
IBM i

IBM Flex System Solution
for Microsoft Hyper V

IBM Flex System
Solutions for Microsoft
SQL and Exchange

New

New

New

New

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IBM PureFlex Solution for

IBM i

Lower cost and simple ordering for consolidation of IBM i and x86 workloads

Scalable reliable

integrated platform that grows as your business grows

Increase system utilization

and consolidate IT without workload migration

Save up to 80%
on IBM
i

licensing

with
flexibility

to meet a wide range of IBM
i

client
needs
1


New PureFlex integrated offering
optimized for IBM i



Designed to
consolidate x86 and IBM i workloads

into a
single integrated infrastructure



Features the
new Flex System p260

compute node



Ships from IBM pre
-
integrated

to increase time to value



New end to end
service and implementation

offerings


Announcement Details

1.
Simplified Ordering

2.
IBM i Video

3.
IBM i Whitepaper

4.
Enhanced Seller
enablement

1. 80% per core savings is based on the difference of IBM i p10 per core license price versus IBM i p05 per core license pric
e w
hich equates to 80% savings per core

New

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Introducing:

IBM PureFlex™ Solution for IBM i
-

(NEW Oct. 2013!)

Delivering a high value, pre
-
integrated and optimized starting point for IBM i

Integrated Infrastructure

Delivering Infrastructure Services


Complete integrated Hardware and Software Solution


Simple one button ordering fully enabled in configurator


All Hardware pre
-
configured, integrated and cabled


Software preload of IBM i OS, PowerVM, Flex System Manager and
V7000 Storage SW



Reliability and redundancy i clients demand


Redundant Switches and I/O


Pre
-
configured Dual VIOS Servers


Internal storage with pre
-
configured drives RAID and Mirrored



Right sized to get started quickly and simply


p260 compute node configured for IBM i


x86 compute node configured for
x86 workloads


Ideal for Infrastructure Consolidation of multiple workloads



Management integration across all resources


Flex System Manager simplifies management of all resources within
PureFlex both physical and virtual



IBM Lab Services
(optional)

to accelerate deployment


Skilled PureFlex and IBM i experts perform integration, deployment and
migration services onsite


IBM or Partner delivered



Value from Day 1 with Starting List Price of $124K
(US List price)


Complete Infrastructure Solution

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The sweet spot for the PureFlex Solution for IBM i are clients with richer, entry
IBM i configurations AND multiple x86 servers to consolidate

IBM i Install Base Profile and PureFlex Solution for IBM i Target

IBM i

SW Tier

Models

P5
Systems

P5 with
SWMA

P6
Systems

P6 with
SWMA

P30
-

P50

i5
-
570,
POWER 570

i5
-
595,
POWER 595

2,917

743

2,317

681

P20

i5
-
550,
POWER 550

3,247

1,051

1,587

535

P10

i5
-
520, i5
-
525,
POWER 520

64,224

15,289

2,427

1,010

P05

i5
-
515,
POWER 520

8,292

2,882

18,995

6,946

Total

78,680

19,965

25,326

9,172


61% of the POWER5 and POWER6 IBM i install base are potential candidates
(~18,000 systems on SWMA)


Key to winning is the consolidation of multiple workloads


IBM i, five or more x86 servers, external storage, virtualization

POWER 750,
770, 780, 795

Drive IBM i revenue



POWER 795


POWER 780


POWER 770


POWER 760


POWER 750


PureFlex IBM i Solution for
Infrastructure Consolidation



POWER 740 for POWER Rack
to Rack




Upgrade to POWER 720

33%

61%

6%

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Accelerate System
Readiness for
Operation

Leverage Your Installed and Configured IBM PureFlex
Solution for IBM i System


Review all component level firmware and software versions


Manage the Chassis, discover, access, and inventory all
components


Confirm the system is ready for network integration,
virtualization, and IBM i OS workload deployments

Accelerate Network
Integration

Leverage Your Data Center Networks


Access Your System where and when needed


Integrate into your network with client tailored redundant
PureFlex switch configurations

Accelerate LPAR
and Virtual Server
Provisioning

Set Up / Configure

Connect / Integrate

Enable Virtualized
Environments

Train for Self
Sufficiency on
Core Tasks

Accelerate

the Value

of your
IBM PureFlex™ Solution for IBM i

with Lab Services

Improve

Time to Value

Lab Services will:

…So you can:

Leverage Virtualization with VIOS, VMControl, and
VMware Installations


Streamline IBM i OS workload Captures and Virtual
Appliance Deployments


Create and Use Image Repositories


Exploit Storage Flash Copy to Accomplish Fast
Deploys and Captures


Utilize VMWare environments within the PureFlex
system

Accelerate System
Operation and
Management

Leverage the Expertise of LBS to provide
skills and knowledge transfer


Learn the basics for operating, maintaining,
and monitoring
IBM PureFlex Solution for
IBM i System


Understand the fundamental architecture, and
designed integration values of Your
IBM
PureFlex Solution for IBM i System

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PureFlex enables clients to consolidate IBM i + x86 and save $

Delivers 97% ROI, 21 month Payback and $295K in savings over 3 years
1


Consolidate Power and x86 servers leveraging leading virtualization capability


Simplify and automate management across the entire infrastructure


Leverage V7000 to improve storage utilization, lower cost and optimize performance



PureFlex Solution for IBM i



One p260 compute node

(4
-
core active, 1 IBM i license)



One x240 compute nodes

(8
-
core each)



2.4TB V7000 SAN Storage



One IBM i Power 520


(1
-
core each in P10)



Ten x Dell x86 2U Servers

(4
-
cores each)



5TB EMC SAN Storage

Today

PureFlex Solution for IBM i

Break Even Analysis

Investment Analysis

Values


Initial Investment

$124,038


Total Three Years Investment

$149,906


Total Three Years Benefits

$295,724


Return on Investment (ROI)

97.3%


Payback Period (months)

21

1) Based on Alinean tool TCO analysis


actual client results may vary

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IBM PureFlex Solution for SmartCloud Desktop Infrastructure

Accelerate fast time to value and secure access for VDI deployments

Manage, secure and
quickly deploy

Virtual Desktops with ease

Rapid recovery
from theft, failure & disasters


New

PureFlex

integrated

offering

optimized

for

VDI

with

flexible

Compute,

Network

and

Storage

options



Support

for

the

new

Flex

System

x
222

and

Converged

Networking




Predefined

configurations

highlighted

in

new

reference

architectures

include

Integrated

Systems

Management

and

Virtual

desktop

management

nodes



Expanded

storage

guidance

for

V
7000

Storage

Node,

Storwize

V
7000

&

V
3700



Continued

end

to

end

service

and

implementation

capabilities


Announcement Details


Reference
architectures


Enhanced seller
enablement

1) Based on IBM preliminary testing, a x240 with two E5
-
2680 (2.7 GHz) CPUs can support 206 users. One half of a x222 with E5
-
24
70 (2.3 GHz) CPUs can support 174 users (or 348 per x222) assumes workload for
medium task workers. x240 with two E5
-
2680 (2.7 GHz) CPUs can support 206 users, and a total of 2884 users (206 x14) in 14U chas
sis. x222 with E5
-
2470 (2.3 GHz) CPUs can support 174 users (or 348 per x222), and
a total of 4872 users in a 14U chassis (14x2x174). This represents an approximate 60% increase in VDI density with the new x2
22
compute node. Up to 2400 users per chassis, assumes 3 chassis per rack

New

Support for up to 8400 virtual desktop users per rack with Flex
System x222

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PureFlex SDI offering at a glance

2 x240 WS2012 Storage Server

(File storage)

2 x 240 VDI Mgt Servers

Flex System V7000

Storage Node (Block Storage)

PureFlex

delivers performance and flexibility for VDI



Choice of compute nodes for specific client
requirements



Windows Storage Servers and Flex System V7000
Storage Node provide block and file storage for both
non
-
persistent and persistent VDI deployments



Flex System Manager and Virtual Desktop
Management Servers easily and efficiently manage
virtual desktops and VDI infrastructure




FCoE

offers clients superior networking performance



Windows 2012 & VMware View are available ‘drop in
the box’



New Reference Architectures for Citrix
XenDesktop

&
Vmware

View available on 10/15


Choice of Compute Node

(x222, x240)

Approximate List Price


$187K
1


1) Includes PureFlex rack, chassis, storage, VDI Management and Flex System Manager

Flex System Manager

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Order IBM PureFlex Solution for SmartCloud Desktop Infrastructure


Select single FC predefined configuration in e
-
config


Available in AAS



Configuration pre
-
populates all required HW & SW
elements required for minimum configuration



Customize order with choice of additional x222 or
x240 compute nodes

Details

Select offering
under ‘Solutions’

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Position IBM PureFlex and Flex System Solutions for VDI

Flexible solutions available to meet unique business requirements

IBM Flex System Solution

Flex System V7000 Storage Node


Clients wanting to take advantage of
PureFlex integrated infrastructure &
predefined configuration

PureFlex and Flex System VDI solutions can support Casual, Office,

and Power User workloads and devices.

IBM N series Storage

Flex System x240 & x222
Compute Nodes

IBM PureFlex System Solution


Pre
-
defined configuration


Mgt Nodes


VDI Nodes


Block & File Storage


FCoE



Additional guidance for
Storwize

V3700 & V7000


Clients wanting to deploy specific
configurations for certain client VDI
requirements


IBM PureFlex &

IBM Flex System VDI
Solutions

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The Industry is talking about IBM Flex System Solution for Microsoft
Hyper
-
V

A base for developing private clouds

We have been doing Microsoft based cloud and virtualization solutions for several years and
are
excited about Microsoft Private Cloud on IBM Flex.

Flex System and PureFlex makes it
easy to install and deploy a Microsoft Private Cloud solution to our customers with speed and
reliability. The feedback we have received is that virtualization and cloud on IBM Flex is unlike
any other platform for the value it offers. Customers like it’s lower energy costs, denser
footprint, and IBM’s proven reliability and performance.

IBM has answered our requests of offering a reference architecture for Microsoft Private Cloud
that can start small but scale tremendously.

This allows us to offer a truly converged solution
for any of our clients whether they are small, mid
-
market, or enterprise.



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Deploy comprehensive Microsoft applications on Flex System
Faster

New suite of rich and flexible Reference Architectures


Mainstream:
New PureFlex 8 Node
configuration and Windows Server 2012,
System Center


Scalability and workload breadth for
mainstream datacenters and cloud


Adds to the existing 2 and 4 Node family



SQL Server:

New PureFlex with Microsoft
SQL Server for consolidation


Database analytics and warehouse for
Microsoft clients



Exchange:
New PureFlex with Microsoft
Exchange


Workhorse collaboration application
supports large enterprise needs

New

New Hyper
-
V scalable 8 Node

Exchange for Business

SQL Server Consolidation

New

New

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IBM Flex System Microsoft HyperV Solutions

Accelerate “Ready for Cloud” Solutions for small business


New 8 Compute Node Reference Architectures
based on Flex System, IBM Networking and
Storage



Solid foundation for Cloud, server consolidation,
rack to Flex System platform for Mid Market and
small business



Proven Microsoft platform, ready for Cloud


Announcement Details

1.

2 Node Reference
Architecture

2.

4 Node Reference
Architecture


3.

Solution Brief

4.
Enhanced Seller
enablement

5.
Microsoft FastTrack
certified

Scalable,
affordable Virtualization and Cloud solutions

Fast,
proven deployment guidance from IBM

Low entry cost,
scalability that grows with your business

New

Microsoft is a trademark of
the Microsoft group of
companies

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IBM Flex System Solution for Microsoft Hyper
-
V™
-

8 Node

With Microsoft System Center Cloud technology

Microsoft Windows Server
2012
-

with Hyper V and
System Center

With Microsoft Fast Track Certification


Scalable solution starting
at 120 VMs


Redundant, converged
network and storage


FCoE Converged Network
maximizes performance
and scalability


Perfect for growth,
analytics and scale


Ideal for MM and LE with
mixed workloads:


Datacenter, Cloud


Departmental
-

Retail



One IBM Flex System
Enterprise Chassis


Eight IBM Flex System x240
Compute Nodes in a
Windows failover cluster
running Hyper
-
V


One Flex System V7000
Storage node SAN highly
available (HA) 10GbE FCoE


Two Flex System CN4093
switches* and CN4054 CNAs
(1 per node) providing
redundant networking for
data and storage

*
Note: Switches have Feature+ enabling
2 ports per node on each switch. Idea is
to leverage adapters so that we only
needed 2 switches instead of 4

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Scale
-
out: Optimizing Cost with Centralized Management and Storage

Centralized Management/Storage
Infrastructure


Scalable Production Infrastructure

Production

Servers

2 Node

Cluster

4 Node

Cluster

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IBM Flex System Microsoft SQL and Exchange Solutions

High performance and reliable Microsoft email and database solutions


Highly available and reliable Flex System SQL
Solution that provides disaster recovery remote data
center


Flex System Reference Architectures with best
deployment guidance and practice for Microsoft
SQL 2102 and Exchange 2010


Support up to 25,000 users for Exchange
environments
1


Announcement Details

1. Based on IBM performance testing and certified by Microsoft Fast Track

Scalable to support a wide range of Microsoft Exchange users

High availability

design for mission critical Microsoft SQL environments

Easy proven guidance
to quickly deploy SQL and Exchange environments

New

Microsoft is a trademark of
the Microsoft group of
companies

1.
SQL Reference
Architecture

2.
Exchange Reference
Architecture

3.
New Seller enablement

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Simplicity



Acceleration



Efficiency


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End users can perform

self
-
service
provisioning
of IT services with an easy
to use interface


Administrators can capture and manage

standardized IT images

with support for
common business processes


Enables you to perform

basic usage
metering

for chargeback


Provides better
management

of the
virtual environment


Enhanced foundation with full OpenStack
API compatibility,
to support production
operations at scale with world
-
class
support from IBM


IBM SmartCloud Entry v 3.2 improves data center efficiency

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IBM SmartCloud Entry v3.2 offers rapid time to value


Simplified cloud administration with intuitive
interface

lowers administrative overhead


Improved operations productivity

with easy self
-
service user interface


Open and extensible

for easy customization to help
tailor to unique business environments


Standardization of virtual machines

and images
reduces management costs and accelerates
responsiveness to changing business needs


Improved utilization of infrastructure

by highly
optimized IBM systems, simpler consolidation and
management


Accelerate Time to
Market:

Time to market
improvement for

new applications



Integrated Management:

Approvals, metering, billing,
users and projects through

a single ‘pane of glass’


Flexible, modular design:
Based
upon OpenStack IaaS

--

Access to
OpenStack APIs.
Extensible

via
REST API allowing partners to
easily customize the UI

IBM SmartCloud Entry

is an easy to deploy, simple to use software
offering that features a self
-
service portal for workload provisioning,
virtualized image management, and monitoring. It's an innovative, cost
-
effective approach that also includes security, automation, basic
metering and integrated platform management


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IBM SmartCloud Entry 3.2


Robust Cloud Stack for Private Clouds

Delivering Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS)

Automation / Metering

Rapid elasticity is
driven by automation
features in
SmartCloud Entry
along with built
-
n
metering and simple
billing

IBM SmartCloud Entry


Key Virtualization and Cloud Features

On demand self
-
service
|

Broad network access
|

Resource pooling
|

Rapid elasticity
|

Measured service

Broad Network Access

Manage and drive
the infrastructure
through standard IP
network access.

Resource Pooling

SmartCloud Entry
resource management
features with support
from VMware, KVM
and Hyper V as well
as Power platforms

Now with extensible
OpenStack APIs

Self Service Portal

Intuitive and
Effective. Common
interface for
Administration and
End
-
user Functions.

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Key Features


SmartCloud

Entry Benefits


OpenStack Havana release support
Including access via APIs and Command
Line Interface



Allows access to a rich set of industry standard APIs and
command line interfaces for Infrastructure as a Service. With
OpenStack

API access, clients can extend the value of
SmartCloud

Entry with the confidence of support from IBM


Expanded OpenStack hypervisor
options

with KVM and
PowerVM



Adds to the
SmartCloud

Entry easy to deploy and use private
cloud stack to manage against KVM,
PowerVM
, VCenter, Hyper
-
V;
Adding KVM via
Openstack

provides access to KVM


configurations and features from the OpenStack ecosystem


.


Enhanced end
-
user Web portal for
Cloud Managemen
t


Live migration: Administrators can easily
initiate live migration of workloads on
OpenStack, using
SmartCloud

Entry UI


Improved filtering; users can quickly locate
& manage their virtualized resources





Provides Web
-
based interface that makes initiating live migration
of workloads across hosts as simple as browsing the Internet



Expanded use of GUI tools simplifies managing of user virtual
resources, improves ease of use


Expanded platform support for Power
systems
including support for Power VM
via
PowerVC
, and support for managing
from
PowerLinux
.



SmartCloud

Entry provides

a
pLinux

appliance for management
from Power systems.

Adds support for
PowerVM

through
PowerVC

next generation virtualization management system for
Power customers.



What’s New in IBM SmartCloud Entry v3.2

Convert virtualized hardware to a private cloud with quick and easy software solutions

Available


13 Dec 2013

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The Flex System Portfolio Continues to Grow

p270

p460

x222

p24L

p260

EN4093R

SI4093

Flex System
Manager

Flex System
V7000

Storwize
V7000

x220

x240

x440

PCiE
Expansion



Storage
Expansion



EN6131

EN2092

FC5022

FC3171

CN4093

EN4023

Cisco Nexus
B22 FEX


Aug. v1.3

Aug. P7+

Aug. P7+

Aug. P7+

Oct. IvyB.

Aug.

Aug.

Aug.

Oct.

Oct.

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Simplify network connectivity using Scalable Interconnect module or
Cisco Fabric Extender

IBM Flex System Fabric SI4093 System Interconnect Module


Low
-
touch, simple
-
to
-
use

device that provides a transparent

network interface connecting the upstream switch



Simplifies cabling and management

while boosting performance

via 10Gb and 40Gb uplink ports



Extreme scalability

simplifies upgrade while reducing cost

Cisco Nexus B22 Fabric Extender for IBM Flex System


Simplifies connectivity

to a Cisco
Nexus infrastructure



Aggregates all the server ports inside the chassis and offers
transparent

connection to upstream Nexus switch



Centralizes network management

and security to Cisco Nexus

Top Of Rack switch module

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IBM Flex System EN4023 10Gb Scalable Switch Module



Extends the benefits of Brocade based VCS (Virtual Switch Cluster) architecture to

Flex System chassis



Accelerate performance

by deploying flatter and flexible network reduces network

latency and improve performance via efficient load balancing between all the members

of the fabric



Dynamic Ports On Demand (DPOD) enables
effective utilization of port entitlements
.

Base switch with 24 ports can enable up to 10 x222 dense nodes (20 independent servers)

with 4 10Gb uplinks to spare



Easy scaling to more bandwidth

and 40Gb uplinks via FoD (Feature on Demand) enables

investment protection for Clients.

Accelerate network deployment using IBM Flex System EN4023
10Gb Switch based on Brocade VDX design

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Leverage latest Intel architecture on the no compromise IBM Flex
System x240 compute node

IBM Flex System x240 compute node


High
-
performance server that offers outstanding performance

for virtualization with new levels of CPU performance and memory

capacity, and flexible configuration options



Reduce server foot print

by deploying up to 24 cores compute

capacity, 768Gb memory and 8 2.5Gb virtual NICs in a 2 socket node



Increase efficiency by deploying more VMs per node



Up to 50% more performance

within the same power envelope

compared to previous generation



Enhance VM mobility via 40Gb Ethernet/Converged throughput plus

64Gb SAN throughput per node



Enhanced security features

offers a robust and secure platform

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Flex System can virtualize your internal & external storage as well as
interoperate directly with 3
rd

party Storage targets

Flex System Manager

Virtualized Storage

HP

Hitachi

NetApp

EMC

IBM

Client Experience

Client Value


SVC/V7000 Storage
provisioning supported
for Flex System



PureFlex System Admin
adds External Storage
LUNs to Virtualized
Storage view via V7000
or SVC


Provision Storage to VMs
managed by FSM or
FSM / vCenter



External Storage admin
assigns 3rd party Storage
LUNs to PureFlex



In addition, Flex System
supports Direct Attach to
3
rd

party Storage targets



Flex System Manager
manages the
integrated

PureFlex
environment


Leverage existing

external Storage



Optimize
external
Storage with Tiering,
disk compression
leveraging SVC/V7000






Leverage existing
Storage infrastructure
with native FC
connectivity


3
rd

Party External
Storage Direct Attach

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IBM PureFlex and Flex System Deliver Simplicity, Speed and
Efficiency for Cloud Deployments

Simplicity



Acceleration



Efficiency



33% less time
1

to setup systems



New simplified offerings offer
flexibility to
tailor IT

to specific needs



Up to
50% more performance
2

for x86
workloads



Fast time to value

with PureFlex
solutions optimized for key workloads



47% increase
3

in productivity



Storage virtualization the
streamlines
external interoperability

1)
Based on IDC White paper: IBM PureFlex System for Cloud posted
here

2)
Based on estimated performance gains over E5
-
2600 series processors based on spec.org

3)
Based on IDC White paper: Infrastructure for IT Efficiency posted
here


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Backup

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IBM Flex System Solution for Microsoft Hyper
-
V™
-

2 Node

Microsoft Windows Server
2012
-

with Hyper V

*
System Center 2012 Optional

Based on availability


Scalable solution starting at
30 VMs


Redundant, converged
network and storage


iSCSI SAN implementation
for optimized scalability


Perfect for projects and PoC
placement


Ideal for SMB and MM with
mixed workloads:


Departmental


Retail


Branch office



One IBM Flex System
Enterprise Chassis



Two IBM Flex System x240
Compute Nodes in a
Windows failover cluster
running Hyper
-
V



One DS3500 shared highly
available (HA) storage with
dual iSCSI controllers



Four Flex System EN2092
switches providing redundant
networking for data and
storage

Microsoft Fast Track Certified

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Key Advantages of this 2 Node Configuration

Microsoft Windows Server
2012
-

with Hyper V

Offering Features


Designed for Reliability and Virtualization


Scalability starts from 2 nodes


Microsoft Fast Track validation


Windows Server 2012


Hyper
-
V
virtualization can
help
organizations of all
sizes realize considerable
cost savings and operational
efficiencies


Virtual Desktop Infrastructure
included, makes it possible
for users to access IT from
virtually anywhere on
popular devices


Expands
support for host
processors and memory. It
now includes support for up
to 64 processors and 1
terabyte of memory for
Hyper
-
V guests

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IBM Flex System Solution for Microsoft Hyper
-
V™
-

4 Node

Microsoft Windows Server
2012
-

with Hyper V and
System Center

Microsoft Fast Track Certified


Scalable solution starting at
60 VMs


Redundant, converged
network and storage


FCoE Converged Network
maximizes performance and
scalability


Perfect for growth, analytics
and scale


Ideal for MM and LE with
mixed workloads:


Datacenter, Cloud


Scientific and Analytics



One IBM Flex System Enterprise
Chassis



Four IBM Flex System x240
Compute Nodes in a Windows
failover cluster running Hyper
-
V



One IBM Flex V7000 Storage
Node Highly Available (HA) w/
dual controllers



Two Flex System CN4093
switches providing redundant
networking for data and storage

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Microsoft Windows Server
2012
-

with Hyper V

Key Advantages of this 4 Node Configuration

Offering Features


Designed for Scalable Performance


Scalability starts from 4 nodes


Microsoft Fast Track validation


Windows Server 2012


Hyper
-
V virtualization can
help organizations of all
sizes realize considerable
cost savings and operational
efficiencies


Virtual Desktop Infrastructure
included, makes it possible
for users to access IT from
virtually anywhere on
popular devices


Expands support for host
processors and memory. It
now includes support for up
to 64 processors and 1
terabyte of memory for
Hyper
-
V
guests


Ready for Cloud when you
are

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Database /
Consolidation

Enterprise
Performance

Business
Applications

(SAP, ERP,

Small DB)

Infrastructure
Applications

(file/ print/
collaboration)

Flex System: POWER compute node Positioning

New portfolio as of Aug 6
th


p460


AIX/IBM i/Linux


4
-
sockets

16 to 32
-
cores


Flexible

configuration


Leadership

Virtualization


Demanding

Database

p24L


Linux only


2
-
sockets

8 to 16
-
cores


Optional

High
-
Value

features


Competitive

with x86

2 Socket

4 Socket


p460

High
-
performance, reliable, secure
system that is cloud
-
enabled.



Outstanding offering for mid
-
market clients



Ideal for server consolidation or a
high
-
performing database server


p270

Combines secure, reliable computing
and energy efficient virtualization.



Workload
-
optimizing capabilities to
enable companies to get the most out
of their systems by increasing
utilization and performance while
helping to reduce infrastructure and
energy costs.




p260

Highly flexible node with large
memory capacity, outstanding
performance, industrial
-
strength
virtualization and workload
-
optimizing capabilities.


Ideal for small
-
to
-
midsize database
servers, and consolidation of
virtualized application servers


p24L

Compute node which runs industry
-
standard Linux from Redhat or SUSE.



Exploits the advanced hardware
and software capabilities of POWER7
to provide high qualities of service

for Linux workloads

NEW node Aug 6th

p270


AIX/IBM
i
/Linux


2
-
sockets

24
-
cores only


Built
-
in

Dual VIOS


Leadership

Virtualization


Cloud Ready

p260


AIX/IBM i/Linux


2
-
sockets

4 to 16
-
cores


Flexible

configuration


Leadership

Virtualization


Application

Workloads

NEW model Aug 6th

NEW models Aug 6th

POWER7

POWER7+ DCM

POWER7+ SCM

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Database /
Consolidation

Enterprise
Performance

Business
Applications

(SAP, ERP,

Small DB)

Infrastructure
Applications

(file/ print/
collaboration)

Flex System: x86 Compute Nodes Positioning

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

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

x222


Virtual Desktop

computing


Flexible I/O


Dense Cloud

Deployments


NEW Aug 6th

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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

1Gb Ethernet

CN4093


Convergence within the
chassis


Connect to existing LAN and
SAN network


Scalable fabric


Easy transition to 40GbE


L2/3 function


Enhanced Virtual Fabric for
reduce I/O cost and complexity


EN4093R


High performance 10GbE


connection


L2/3 function


Scalable fabric


Easy transition to 40Gb


Enhanced Virtual Fabric for
reduced I/O cost and
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 connectivity


Unmanaged device



NEW Aug 6th

SI4093


Simple

Low touch

Connectivity

Module


110Gb performance

Scalable

40Gb uplinks

Ethernet,
iSCSI

FCoE

support

NEW Aug 6th

EN4091


10Gb Pass thru


Unmanaged

Device


Non blocking

Connectivity to

Upstream

Network


Ethernet, FCoE

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

10Gb iSCSI, Ethernet

FCoE (transit)

10Gb Converged

In chassis

40Gb

Ethernet

NEW feature

Aug 6th

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As clients begin to see the value of the Expert Integrated Systems, you need to be prepared
to discuss the attributes of the category in depth. This deck is meant to be a comprehensive
overview of PureFlex and Flex System and how these offerings deliver client value. It
begins with an overview of the offering benefits , and then follows this with an update of the
new products announced on October 8, 2013. T
his initial material is the client
presentation.
It’s not intended that you present ALL the materials herein
. They are
included so that you may select those you need.


The following is a list of assets which will help you in your selling efforts:




PureFlex System Sales Kit:



IBM

Partner


Flex System Redbook:

IBM, Partner, Client


IBM PureFlex, Flex System & BladeCenter Selection Guide:
IBM

Partner


IBM PureFlex, Flex System & BladeCenter Spec
-
In (Internal/Seller Use Only)





IBM

Partner


Flex System Client Presentation:


IBM


Partner



How to Position IBM PureFlex and Flex System:
IBM

Partner



Alinean Tool:
External Site

which requires registration

There is a separate presentation on the Feb 5th Announcements in the sales kit:
IBM

Partner



Note to Sellers


Oct 8
th

update for new offerings