IBM SmartCloud Entry enablement services for Power Systems

Implement SmartCloud Entry more efficiently for faster cloud adoption

Organizations today are turning to cloud to meet business and IT demands for faster time to market and reduced costs. With the implementation of IBM® SmartCloud™ Entry—a robust software that delivers self-service, automation and simplified management capabilities—in your IBM Power Systems™, you can deploy a private cloud environment more efficiently. But is your in-house staff familiar enough with the product or private cloud deployment to get you up and running quickly and smoothly?

Highlights

  • Helps improve IT responsiveness to business and reduce IT costs by enabling IBM® SmartCloud™ Entry on IBM Power Systems™
  • Provides skilled cloud specialists to help plan for, deploy, configure and test cloud
  • Helps limit business disruption and speed time to value with a more reliable cloud deployment

Service detail

IBM Implementation Services for Cloud – IBM® SmartCloud™ Entry enablement on Power Systems™ can provide you with skilled IBM specialists who help you plan for, deploy, configure and test a private cloud on your Power Systems infrastructure using IBM SmartCloud Entry. Our specialists can:

  • Bring technical expertise in the SmartCloud Entry product
  • Use established processes and tools to help you reduce the complexities of setting up a private cloud
  • Offer basic skills instruction post deployment for your in-house personnel to help them monitor and manage the cloud environment

SmartCloud Entry works with your existing IBM Power Systems infrastructure and builds upon IBM PowerVM® virtualization and IBM Systems Director VMControl™ to help accelerate infrastructure delivery. It can facilitate rapid scalability by enabling additional servers to be added to the cloud infrastructure. And it includes basic workload metering to support a “pay-per-use” business model and help you shift to an operational expenditure (OPEX) model.

With years of implementation experience and deep knowledge about IBM products, our specialists combine repeatable methodologies and project management skills to help deliver an on-time, on-budget enablement of SmartCloud Entry on your Power Systems infrastructure. An industry leader in cloud technologies, we bring virtually unmatched expertise to help you accelerate your adoption of cloud to drive business value.

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