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Module: 45941

Level_1: IBM_Publication

Operator: MICHAEL on Tue Oct 18 06:44:47 CEST
2011

Level_2: Software Group





Publication: US Collateral

Module name: IBM SmartCloud Provisioning


IBM

SmartCloud Provisioning


Build a low
-
cost, highly scalable pr
ivate cloud on a breakthrough IBM

platform


IBM

Software


Data Sheet


Cloud Computing




Highlights




Improve time to value with a reliable, non
-
stop cloud capable of automatically tolerating and recovering
from software and hardware failures



Reduce IT cos
ts and complexity by enabling self
-
service requests and automating operations



Create rapid scalability to meet business growth with near
-
instant deployment of hundreds of virtual
machines


Today’s organizations face an unparalleled rate of change. Accordin
g to an IBM

study, 80 percent of CEOs
anticipate turbulent change in their companies and are planning bold moves in response.
1

Many organizations are
turning to cloud computing

an approach that promises to improve IT service delivery and increase utilizati
on of
resources while reducing operating expenses.


But while many companies need the flexibility, security and control that a private cloud offers, they don’t want the
complexity and risk of an advanced cloud implementation. For those seeking an easier an
d more affordable entry
into cloud computing, IBM

offers a low
-
cost, highly scalable option through IBM® SmartCloud Provisioning.


SmartCloud Provisioning provides businesses with a true infrastructure
-
as
-
a
-
service (IaaS) cloud, reducing costs
and providin
g a highly scalable, rapid deployment environment for running applications and reacting to dynamic
changes in user resource demands. It works behind the scenes to prevent service outages by automatically
working around hardware failures and supporting in
-
p
lace adding, removing and upgrading of physical servers

all without configuration changes. SmartCloud Provisioning also provides an easy first step toward cloud
computing, providing a hardware
-

and hypervisor
-
agnostic approach and integrating with other IB
M

products to
provide a comprehensive service management infrastructure.


SmartCloud Provisioning is a breakthrough entry
-
level platform that allows companies to get cloud
-
enabled within
a few hours. It allows standardization of IT processes for new levels

of operational efficiency, and it serves as a
foundation for adding advanced cloud capabilities, including cloud orchestration, as needs change in the future.


Rapid and reliable access to the cloud


With SmartCloud Provisioning, IT organizations can rapi
dly implement the specific type of cloud environment they
need, whether small, medium or large. It provides rapid deployment of virtual systems as well as network and
storage virtualization with preconfigured images that help organizations get the cloud up

and running quickly.


Companies can then start taking immediate advantage of the increased flexibility and performance that cloud
computing offers. Accelerating the delivery of computing resources in turn speeds the delivery of innovative
products and ser
vices, enabling companies to respond faster to market challenges and opportunities.


This low
-
touch private cloud environment offers near
-
zero downtime with automated capabilities that can recover
from storage or compute node failures while the cloud conti
nues to run. Patches and upgrades can be applied to
the cloud without taking it down. New tasks such as power/restarts and configuration settings can be performed
within minutes through an intuitive interface. And highly fault
-
tolerant parallel deployment
of virtual machines
allows organizations to improve performance against the most stringent service level agreements.


Capabilities that cover the cloud


SmartCloud Provisioning is a true IaaS cloud providing a highly scalable, rapid deployment environment
with near
zero downtime and automated recovery across heterogeneous platforms. The solution offers an easy
-
to
-
use, self
-
service user interface so end users can get fast and reliable access to the systems they need, ultimately boosting
productivity.


Rapid
scaling to meet demand


At any point, the cloud can be rapidly scaled up or down as needed, helping organizations meet changing IT
requirements without disrupting operations. Administrators can reduce their provisioning overhead by minimizing
the copying o
f image data through the use of copy
-
on
-
write technology which handles changes on each
provisioned virtual machine.


Low touch infrastructure


Standardized and automated configuration, provisioning and monitoring help administrators save valuable time
whil
e reducing errors and improving security and compliance. The solution can automatically tolerate and recover
from software and hardware failures, and redundant nodes have a highly available and robust infrastructure.
Management agents connected in a peer
-
t
o
-
peer network are coordinated by a dynamically elected leader agent.



Within an Infrastructure
-
as
-
a
-
Service architecture, IBM

SmartCloud Provisioning provides a highly scalable, fault
-
tolerant, parallel deployment
of virtual machines to help improve per
formance against the most stringent service level agreements.


Reducing the cost and complexity of cloud computing


SmartCloud Provisioning is a breakthrough platform that provides a simple and lightweight entry into cloud
technology, helping companies red
uce the cost and complexity associated with deploying cloud computing while
providing comprehensive capabilities for visibility, control and automation.


Armed with the tools to provision hundreds of virtual machines in as a little as two minutes, IT organ
izations can
realize the value of the solution in a matter of days. SmartCloud Provisioning can then become the basis for other
IBM

advanced cloud offerings such as IBM

Service Delivery Manager for the cloud.


IBM

has led thousands of successful cloud enga
gements and has established cloud adoption patterns that reflect
best practices based on extensive experience in the field. IBM

can provide cloud solutions from the beginning of
the adoption curve to full
-
scale, enterprise
-
wide operations, giving organizat
ions across all industries one
-
stop
access to comprehensive solutions that support multiple delivery models, platforms and workload types.


IBM

SmartCloud Provisioning at a glance

Hardware requirements:

The following are minimum required values for memor
y and disk space.


Linux on x86_64 for PXE server:



Number of processors: One




Memory: 4 GB




Disk: 50 GB

Linux on x86_64 with VT capacity for compute node:



Number of processors: One




Memory: 8 GB




Disk: 100 GB

Linux on x86_64 with VT capacity for storag
e node:



Number of processors: One




Memory: 8 GB




Disk: 200 GB

Software requirements:

IBM

SmartCloud Provisioning supports the following operating systems.



Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) 6/6.1 (64 bit)

IBM

SmartCloud Provisioning supports the followin
g hypervisors.



KVM




Xen




VMware


For more information


To learn more about IBM

SmartCloud Provisioning, contact your IBM

representative or IBM

Business Partner, or
visit
ibm.com
/tivoli/products/service
-
agility
-
accelerator
-
cloud



Additionally, financing solutions from IBM

Global Financing can enable effective cash management, protection
from technology obsolescence, improved total cost of ownership and re
turn on investment. Also, our Global Asset
Recovery Services help address environmental concerns with new, more energy
-
efficient solutions. For more
information on IBM

Global Financing, visit:
ib
m.com
/financing




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merchantability, f itness for a particular purpose or noninf ringement. IBM

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1

“Enterprise of the Future: Global CEO Study,” IBM

Corporation, 2008.


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6:44:47 CEST
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Publication: US Web Prod

Module name: IBM SmartCloud Provisioning


Product name


IBM

SmartCloud Provisioning


Product
-
related image




A graphic on this page shows the Infrastructure
-
as
-
a
-
Service architectu
re of IBM

SmartCloud Provisioning for a
highly scalable, rapid deployment environment.


Subtitle, ecat desc pt 1


Build a low
-
cost, highly scalable private cloud on a breakthrough IBM

platform


Brief product description


IBM

SmartCloud Provisioning is a br
eakthrough platform that provides a simple and lightweight entry into cloud
technology.


Product value proposition, ecat desc pt 2


IBM

SmartCloud Provisioning helps organizations rapidly implement the specific type of cloud environment they
need. It provi
des rapid deployment of virtual systems as well as network and storage virtualization, with
preconfigured images to get the cloud up and running quickly.


Features, functionality, highlights; ecat desc pt 4




Deploy an affordable, easy
-
to
-
use private cloud
solution in hours



Provision hundreds of virtual machines in as few as two minutes



Provide image lifecycle capabilities across heterogeneous platforms



Standardize IT processes for new levels of operational efficiency



Rapidly implement size
-
appropriate cloud

environment including virtual systems, network and storage
virtualization with preconfigured images



Automated capabilities to recover from storage or compute node failures



Improve performance against service level agreements with fault
-
tolerant deployment

of virtual machines



Lay the foundation for more advanced cloud computing initiatives


Metatag abstract/description


IBM

SmartCloud Provisioning is a breakthrough entry
-
level platform that helps companies take immediate
advantage of the increased flexibili
ty and performance that cloud computing offers with near
-
zero downtime and
automated capabilities to improve business productivity


Metatag keywords


IBM,Tivoli,SmartCloud Provisioning,cloud,high
-
availability,self
-
service,automated
provisioning,virtualizat
ion,service level agreements,SLAs,Infrastructure
-
as
-
a
-
Service,IaaS,visibility,control,automation


ecat desc pt 3, 30
-
word product description


Helps rapidly implement the type of cloud environment needed with preconfigured images that help organizations
ge
t the cloud up and running quickly.


ecat desc pt 5, what’s new




Content missing


Specifications


Hardware requirements:

The following are minimum required values for memory and disk space.


Linux on x86_64 for PXE server:



Number of processors: One




Memo
ry: 4 GB




Disk: 50 GB

Linux on x86_64 with VT capacity for compute node:



Number of processors: One




Memory: 8 GB




Disk: 100 GB

Linux on x86_64 with VT capacity for storage node:



Number of processors: One




Memory: 8 GB




Disk: 200 GB

Software requiremen
ts:

IBM

SmartCloud Provisioning supports the following operating systems.



Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) 6/6.1 (64 bit)

IBM

SmartCloud Provisioning supports the following hypervisors.



KVM




Xen




VMware


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: MICHAEL on Tue Oct 18 06:44:47 CEST
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Publication: US eCatalog

Module name: IBM SmartCloud Provisioning


Metatag abstract/description


IBM

SmartCloud Provisioning is a breakthrough entry
-
level platform that helps compani
es take immediate
advantage of the increased flexibility and performance that cloud computing offers with near
-
zero downtime and
automated capabilities to improve business productivity


Metatag keywords


IBM,Tivoli,SmartCloud Provisioning,cloud,high
-
availa
bility,self
-
service,automated
provisioning,virtualization,service level agreements,SLAs,Infrastructure
-
as
-
a
-
Service,IaaS,visibility,control,automation


Product name


IBM

SmartCloud Provisioning


Subtitle, ecat desc pt 1


Build a low
-
cost, highly scalable p
rivate cloud on a breakthrough IBM

platform


Product value proposition, ecat desc pt 2


IBM

SmartCloud Provisioning helps organizations rapidly implement the specific type of cloud environment they
need. It provides rapid deployment of virtual systems as w
ell as network and storage virtualization, with
preconfigured images to get the cloud up and running quickly.


ecat desc pt 3, 30
-
word product description


Helps rapidly implement the type of cloud environment needed with preconfigured images that help org
anizations
get the cloud up and running quickly.


Features, functionality, highlights; ecat desc pt 4




Deploy an affordable, easy
-
to
-
use private cloud solution in hours



Provision hundreds of virtual machines in as few as two minutes



Provide image lifecycle

capabilities across heterogeneous platforms



Standardize IT processes for new levels of operational efficiency



Rapidly implement size
-
appropriate cloud environment including virtual systems, network and storage
virtualization with preconfigured images



Auto
mated capabilities to recover from storage or compute node failures



Improve performance against service level agreements with fault
-
tolerant deployment of virtual machines



Lay the foundation for more advanced cloud computing initiatives


ecat desc pt 5, wh
at’s new




Content missing


ecat desc pt 6, operating systems/platforms


Content missing


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2011

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Publication: US Proposal

Module name: IBM Smar
tCloud Provisioning


IBM

SmartCloud Provisioning


Build a low
-
cost, highly scalable private cloud on a breakthrough IBM

platform


Executive summary


Our understanding of your goals


In today’s organizations

whether midsize or large enterprise

change is th
e name of the game. And for many of
these organizations, that response is coming in the form of cloud computing

an approach that promises to
improve IT service delivery and increase utilization of resources while reducing operating expenses.


But while man
y companies need the flexibility, security and control that a private cloud offers, they don’t need the
complexity and risk of an advanced cloud implementation. For those seeking an easier and more affordable entry
into cloud computing, IBM

offers a low
-
co
st, highly scalable option through IBM®SmartCloud Provisioning.


Armed with the tools to provision hundreds of virtual machines in as a little as two minutes, IT organizations can
realize the value of the solution in a matter of days. SmartCloud Provisioni
ng can then become the basis for other
IBM

advanced cloud offerings such as IBM

Service Delivery Manager for Cloud.


Our approach to meeting your goals


IBM

SmartCloud Provisioning is a breakthrough entry
-
level platform that allows companies to get cloud
-
e
nabled
within a few hours. It provides image lifecycle capabilities across heterogeneous platforms and allows
standardization of IT processes for new levels of operational efficiency. It also serves as a foundation for adding
advanced cloud capabilities, i
ncluding cloud orchestration, as needs change in the future.


With SmartCloud Provisioning, IT organizations can rapidly implement the specific type of cloud environment they
need, whether small, medium or large. It provides rapid deployment of virtual sys
tems as well as network and
storage virtualization, with preconfigured images that help organizations get the cloud up and running quickly.


Companies can then start taking immediate advantage of the increased flexibility and performance that cloud
computi
ng offers. Accelerating the delivery of computing resources in turn speeds the delivery of innovative
products and services, enabling companies to respond faster to market challenges and opportunities.


This low
-
touch private cloud environment offers near
-
zero downtime, with automated capabilities that can recover
from storage or compute node failures while the cloud continues to run. Patches and upgrades can be applied to
the cloud without taking it down. New tasks such as power/restarts and configuration
settings can be performed
within minutes through an intuitive interface. And highly fault
-
tolerant parallel deployment of virtual machines
allows organizations to improve performance against the most stringent service level agreements.


Why IBM?


SmartClou
d Provisioning is a true Infrastructure
-
as
-
a
-
Service (IaaS) cloud providing a highly scalable, rapid
deployment environment with near zero downtime and automated recovery across heterogeneous platforms. The
solution offers an easy
-
to
-
use self
-
service user
interface so end users can get fast and reliable access to the
systems they need, boosting productivity.


This breakthrough platform provides a simple and lightweight entry into cloud technology, helping companies
reduce the cost and complexity associated
with deploying cloud computing. At the same time, SmartCloud
Provisioning empowers them by providing comprehensive capabilities for visibility, control and automation.


Armed with the tools to provision hundreds of virtual machines in as a little as two mi
nutes, IT organizations can
realize the value of the solution in a matter of days. SmartCloud Provisioning can then become the basis for other
IBM

advanced cloud offerings such as IBM

Service Delivery Manager for Cloud.


IBM

has led thousands of successful

cloud engagements and has established cloud adoption patterns that reflect
best practices based on extensive experience in the field. IBM

can provide cloud solutions from the beginning of
the adoption curve to full
-
scale enterprise
-
wide operations, giving

organizations across all industries one
-
stop
access to comprehensive solutions that support multiple delivery models, platforms and workload types.


IBM

Maintenance and Technical Support solutions can help you get the most out of your IT investment by
red
ucing support costs, increasing availability and simplifying management with integrated support for your
multiproduct, multivendor hardware and software environment. For more information on hardware maintenance,
software support, solution support and manag
ed support, visit:
ibm.com
/services/maintenance



Financing solutions from IBM

Global Financing can enable effective cash management, protection from
technology obsolescence, improved

total cost of ownership and return on investment. For more information on
IBM

Global Financing, visit:
ibm.com
/financing



Data Sheet content


Highlights




Improve time to value with a reliable,

non
-
stop cloud capable of automatically tolerating and recovering
from software and hardware failures



Reduce IT costs and complexity by enabling self
-
service requests and automating operations



Create rapid scalability to meet business growth with near
-
ins
tant deployment of hundreds of virtual
machines




Deploy an affordable, easy
-
to
-
use private cloud solution in hours



Provision hundreds of virtual machines in as few as two minutes



Provide image lifecycle capabilities across heterogeneous platforms



Standardi
ze IT processes for new levels of operational efficiency



Rapidly implement size
-
appropriate cloud environment including virtual systems, network and storage
virtualization with preconfigured images



Automated capabilities to recover from storage or compute
node failures



Improve performance against service level agreements with fault
-
tolerant deployment of virtual machines



Lay the foundation for more advanced cloud computing initiatives


Today’s organizations face an unparalleled rate of change. According to
an IBM

study, 80 percent of CEOs
anticipate turbulent change in their companies and are planning bold moves in response.
1

Many organizations are
turning to cloud computing

an approach that promises to improve IT service delivery and increase utilization of

resources while reducing operating expenses.


But while many companies need the flexibility, security and control that a private cloud offers, they don’t want the
complexity and risk of an advanced cloud implementation. For those seeking an easier and mor
e affordable entry
into cloud computing, IBM

offers a low
-
cost, highly scalable option through IBM® SmartCloud Provisioning.


SmartCloud Provisioning provides businesses with a true infrastructure
-
as
-
a
-
service (IaaS) cloud, reducing costs
and providing a h
ighly scalable, rapid deployment environment for running applications and reacting to dynamic
changes in user resource demands. It works behind the scenes to prevent service outages by automatically
working around hardware failures and supporting in
-
place
adding, removing and upgrading of physical servers

all without configuration changes. SmartCloud Provisioning also provides an easy first step toward cloud
computing, providing a hardware
-

and hypervisor
-
agnostic approach and integrating with other IBM

pro
ducts to
provide a comprehensive service management infrastructure.


SmartCloud Provisioning is a breakthrough entry
-
level platform that allows companies to get cloud
-
enabled within
a few hours. It allows standardization of IT processes for new levels of o
perational efficiency, and it serves as a
foundation for adding advanced cloud capabilities, including cloud orchestration, as needs change in the future.


Rapid and reliable access to the cloud


With SmartCloud Provisioning, IT organizations can rapidly i
mplement the specific type of cloud environment they
need, whether small, medium or large. It provides rapid deployment of virtual systems as well as network and
storage virtualization with preconfigured images that help organizations get the cloud up and
running quickly.


Companies can then start taking immediate advantage of the increased flexibility and performance that cloud
computing offers. Accelerating the delivery of computing resources in turn speeds the delivery of innovative
products and services
, enabling companies to respond faster to market challenges and opportunities.


This low
-
touch private cloud environment offers near
-
zero downtime with automated capabilities that can recover
from storage or compute node failures while the cloud continues
to run. Patches and upgrades can be applied to
the cloud without taking it down. New tasks such as power/restarts and configuration settings can be performed
within minutes through an intuitive interface. And highly fault
-
tolerant parallel deployment of vi
rtual machines
allows organizations to improve performance against the most stringent service level agreements.


Capabilities that cover the cloud


SmartCloud Provisioning is a true IaaS cloud providing a highly scalable, rapid deployment environment with
near
zero downtime and automated recovery across heterogeneous platforms. The solution offers an easy
-
to
-
use, self
-
service user interface so end users can get fast and reliable access to the systems they need, ultimately boosting
productivity.


Rapid scali
ng to meet demand


At any point, the cloud can be rapidly scaled up or down as needed, helping organizations meet changing IT
requirements without disrupting operations. Administrators can reduce their provisioning overhead by minimizing
the copying of ima
ge data through the use of copy
-
on
-
write technology which handles changes on each
provisioned virtual machine.


Low touch infrastructure


Standardized and automated configuration, provisioning and monitoring help administrators save valuable time
while red
ucing errors and improving security and compliance. The solution can automatically tolerate and recover
from software and hardware failures, and redundant nodes have a highly available and robust infrastructure.
Management agents connected in a peer
-
to
-
pee
r network are coordinated by a dynamically elected leader agent.



Within an Infrastructure
-
as
-
a
-
Service architecture, IBM

SmartCloud Provisioning provides a highly scalable, fault
-
tolerant, parallel deployment
of virtual machines to help improve performa
nce against the most stringent service level agreements.


Reducing the cost and complexity of cloud computing


SmartCloud Provisioning is a breakthrough platform that provides a simple and lightweight entry into cloud
technology, helping companies reduce t
he cost and complexity associated with deploying cloud computing while
providing comprehensive capabilities for visibility, control and automation.


Armed with the tools to provision hundreds of virtual machines in as a little as two minutes, IT organizati
ons can
realize the value of the solution in a matter of days. SmartCloud Provisioning can then become the basis for other
IBM

advanced cloud offerings such as IBM

Service Delivery Manager for the cloud.


IBM

has led thousands of successful cloud engagemen
ts and has established cloud adoption patterns that reflect
best practices based on extensive experience in the field. IBM

can provide cloud solutions from the beginning of
the adoption curve to full
-
scale, enterprise
-
wide operations, giving organizations
across all industries one
-
stop
access to comprehensive solutions that support multiple delivery models, platforms and workload types.


IBM

SmartCloud Provisioning at a glance

Hardware requirements:

The following are minimum required values for memory and

disk space.


Linux on x86_64 for PXE server:



Number of processors: One




Memory: 4 GB




Disk: 50 GB

Linux on x86_64 with VT capacity for compute node:



Number of processors: One




Memory: 8 GB




Disk: 100 GB

Linux on x86_64 with VT capacity for storage nod
e:



Number of processors: One




Memory: 8 GB




Disk: 200 GB

Software requirements:

IBM

SmartCloud Provisioning supports the following operating systems.



Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) 6/6.1 (64 bit)

IBM

SmartCloud Provisioning supports the following hyp
ervisors.



KVM




Xen




VMware


For more information


To learn more about IBM

SmartCloud Provisioning, contact your IBM

representative or IBM

Business Partner, or
visit
ibm.com
/tivoli/products/service
-
agility
-
accelerator
-
cloud




© Copy right IBM

Corporation 2011



IBM

Corporation Sof tware Group

Route 100

Somers, NY 10589

U.S.A.



Produced in the United States of America

October 2011

All Rights Reserv ed



IB
M, the IBM

logo, ibm.com and Tiv oli are trademarks or registered trademarks of International Business Machines Corporation in the United

States, other
countries, or both. If these and other IBM

trademarked terms are marked on their f irst occurrence in this

inf ormation with a trademark sy mbol (® or ™), these
sy mbols indicate U.S. registered or common law trademarks owned by IBM

at the time this inf ormation was published. Such trademarks may also be registered or
common law trademarks in other countries. A cu
rrent list of IBM

trademarks is av ailable on the web at “Copy right and trademark inf ormation” at
ibm.com
/legal/copy trade.shtml




Linux is a registered trademark of Linus Torv alds in

the United States, other countries, or both.



Other company, product and serv ice names may be trademarks or serv ice marks of others.



Ref erences in this publication to IBM

products and serv ices do not imply that IBM

intends to make them av ailable in al
l countries in which IBM

operates.



No part of this document may be reproduced or transmitted in any f orm without written permission f rom IBM

Corporation.



Product data has been rev iewed f or accuracy as of the date of initial publication. Product data is

subject to change without notice. Any statements regarding IBM’s
f uture direction and intent are subject to change or withdrawal without notice, and represent goals and objectiv es only.



The inf ormation prov ided in this document is distributed “as is” wi
thout any warranty, either express or implied. IBM

expressly disclaims any warranties of
merchantability, f itness for a particular purpose or noninf ringement. IBM

products are warranted according to the terms and conditions of the agreements (e.g.
IBM

Cust
omer Agreement, Statement of Limited Warranty, International Program License Agreement, etc.) under which they are prov ided.



The customer is responsible f or ensuring compliance with legal requirements. It is the customer’s sole responsibility to obta
in a
dv ice of competent legal counsel
as to the identif ication and interpretation of any relev ant laws and regulatory requirements that may af fect the customer’s b
usiness and any actions the customer
may need to take to comply with such laws. IBM

does not prov i
de legal adv ice or represent or warrant that its serv ices or products will ensure that the customer is
in compliance with any law or regulation.



1

“Enterprise of the Future: Global CEO Study,” IBM

Corporation, 2008.


IB403004
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00


Module: 45941

Level
_1: IBM_Publication

Operator: MICHAEL on Tue Oct 18 06:44:47 CEST
2011

Level_2: Software Group





Publication: US OIM

Module name: IBM SmartCloud Provisioning


Today’s organizations face an unparalleled rate of change. According to an IBM

study, 80 pe
rcent of CEOs
anticipate turbulent change in their companies and are planning bold moves in response.
1

Many organizations are
turning to cloud computing

an approach that promises to improve IT service delivery and increase utilization of
resources while re
ducing operating expenses.


Module: 45941

Level_1: IBM_Publication

Operator: MICHAEL on Tue Oct 18 06:44:47 CEST
2011

Level_2: Software Group





Publication: US Overview Slide

Module name: IBM SmartCloud Provisioning


IBM

SmartCloud Provisioning


Buil
d a low
-
cost, highly scalable private cloud on a breakthrough IBM

platform


IBM

Software


Overview Slide


Overview


Helps rapidly implement the type of cloud environment needed with preconfigured images that help organizations
get the cloud up and running
quickly.


Highlights




Improve time to value with a reliable, non
-
stop cloud capable of automatically tolerating and recovering
from software and hardware failures



Reduce IT costs and complexity by enabling self
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service requests and automating operations



Cr
eate rapid scalability to meet business growth with near
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instant deployment of hundreds of virtual
machines


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Our understanding of your goals




Organizations desire the benefits of private clouds to improve operations



Compan
ies want to deploy cloud solutions while reducing cost and complexity



The need is great for visibility, control and automation


Our approach to meeting your goals




The solution provides a highly scalable, rapid deployment environment with near zero downtim
e



It delivers automated capabilities to keep the cloud running



It accelerates the delivery of computing resources


Features:




Enables rapid deployment of lightweight, flexible cloud environment



Provides comprehensive capabilities for visibility, control an
d automation



Delivers automated capabilities to recover from storage or compute node failures


Benefits:


Why IBM?




The solution leverages IBM

best practices in a standalone product



It simplifies the creation, automation and management of a private cloud



M
inimizes cost and risk associated with cloud deployments


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