IBM and VMware
Virtualizing on IBM x86 Systems
Combining VMware software with IBM servers can help you implement a highly reliable IT infrastructure. Dramatically reduce IT complexity and cost while running business-critical applications with confidence, build and manage your private cloud, and transform your infrastructure into a true software-defined data center.
Achieve 100 percent faster performance 1 and 3X memory capacity 2 with a reliable, efficient and flexible private cloud and simplified management solution that enables business-critical applications.
Lower TCO by up to 50 percent with radically simple, high-performance, hypervisor-converged storage for virtual machines running on the ultimate IBM server designed for analytics and business-critical workloads.
Simplify IT management and control, lower costs and deliver a high-fidelity user experience across devices and networks for secure, anytime, anywhere access.
Delivering Business Value
As partners, we offer an unparalleled level of solution quality and services, trusted by hundreds of thousands of customers around the world. We continue to make significant joint investments in product integrations, interoperability and value-add features that are evolving the way IT services are developed, delivered and deployed.
Trust VMware and IBM to deliver integrated solutions, tested and proven in customer environments, that increase agility, lower complexity and cost, and help accelerate your journey to a software-defined enterprise.
“Running VMware vSphere on IBM System x servers provides us with an optimum environment for enabling cloud computing. We consider IBM and VMware to represent the ideal combination of hardware and software elements for facilitating modern virtualized infrastructures.”Martin Wright, Managing Director, Techgate plc
 100 percent performance improvement is based on preliminary results of SPECint*_rate_base2006, SPECfp*_rate _base2006, and TPC-E benchmarks, plus performance gains from eXFlash DIMM storage. SPEC and TPC benchmark results will be available at
www.tpc.org, respectively, after 2/18/14. Configurations: four-socket
X6 server using Intel Xeon processor E7-4890 v2 vs. four-socket server using the previous top-of-the-line E7-4870 (v1).
 6 TB maximum memory vs. 2 TB or less for previous-generation competitive four-socket servers.