Advancements such as cloud, social, mobile and analytics are placing greater demands on your data center. But hardware-centric, inefficient infrastructures struggle to support market shifts. To stay ahead, you need to plan an agile, highly responsive data center.
Smarter Data Center services from IBM helps you integrate legacy systems and new architectures—such as cloud and virtualization—into a dynamic, open-standards-based data center. We help create a software-defined environment that uses patterns of expertise to automatically anticipate and deploy infrastructure resources based on workload needs. The best part? Investing in a more optimized, scalable data center allows you to tap into the vast opportunities of cloud, social, mobile and analytics, all while maintaining a security-rich environment.
IBM offers a flexible approach that can address your needs at any point in your service optimization journey.
IBM's vision for the next-generation data center
The next-generation data center answers the need for a simpler, adaptive infrastructure, able to respond to disruptive change, melt technology silos and integrate legacy and new architectures in a single, manageable ecosystem. It is a software defined environment (SDE) in which server, storage, network and facilities resources are automatically provisioned and configured by software programmed to understand and adapt decisions to the requirements of each workload in real time.
What we offer
Gain greater agility and responsiveness while lowering your IT infrastructure costs
Optimize your middleware investments for greater efficiency and value
Get a fully automated private cloud deployed in less than a day, not weeks
Plan, design and build flexible, cost-effective data centers and facilities
Increase performance and availability while lowering risk
Design, implement and manage integrated communications and networking environments
Build, optimize and manage a flexible server infrastructure with our server services
Your first step to an efficient information infrastructure
Make services financing part of your IT solution strategy
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