IBMAr SmartCloudTM Entry provides a fully integrated software stack for transforming a virtualized environment to a cloud environment. The intuitive self-service portal allows users to get up and running quickly. Built-in workload metering and additional tools enable tight controls and planning. The IBM Reference Configuration for VMware on IBM System xAr with SmartCloud Entry provides an affordable, easy to deploy, private cloud architecture with configurations based on leading-edge technology from IBM, VMware, and Juniper Networks. The reference configuration is for midsized companies that need simpler and affordable IT solutions, without compromising on functionality. IBM and VMware, world leaders in enterprise-class IT solutions, are now bringing IT solutions tailored to the midmarket. This IBM RedpaperTM publication provides setup, configuration, and deployment details for the reference configuration and is intended for IT professionals who are familiar with software and hardware setup and configuration.HDD expansion trays that take it beyond its base number of 24 HDDs, for a total of 192 drives. ... The switch allows for high-speed backbone or link aggregation connections between wiring closets and upstream aggregation switches.
|Title||:||IBM Reference Configuration for VMware on System x with SmartCloud Entry|
|Author||:||Srihari Angaluri, Joshua Jankowsky, George Rainovic, Marco Rengan, IBM Redbooks|
|Publisher||:||IBM Redbooks - 2012-07-21|