IBM and VMware are two partners that customers can trust with their end-to-end Information Technology needs and have implemented proven solutions together for tens of thousands of companies across the globe. IBM and VMware have the distinction of being the two original innovators in virtualization technology. IBM invented computer virtualization with the mainframe back in the 70’s and VMware innovated virtualization on the x86 platform back in the 90’s. IBM became VMware’s first OEM partner back in 1998 and the two companies develop joint solutions that help customers optimize and simplify their IT infrastructure to drive down operating costs and create high performing and resilient systems to run business critical applications.
Together, IBM and VMware solutions are unmatched in their quality, completeness, and value for customers. One of the most recent and very exciting solutions we’ve developed together is the IBM PureFlex™ System that is featured in the Enterprise Solutions tab and in the video on this page:
IBM Tivoli Storage Manager for Virtual Environments
IBM and VMware now offer a simple, integrated data protection and recovery solution that seamlessly manages all aspects of business contunity. Tivoli Storage Manager (TSM) for Virtual Environments utilizes VMware’s advanced backup APIs to streamline the backup process and provides flexible recovery options from a ‘single pass’ backup methodology.
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IBM Lotus Notes and Domino on VMware vSphere
IBM and VMware have collaborated to test Lotus Domino on VMware vSphere to provide customers with a highly flexible, cost effective and virtualization-enabled platform for running their Domino environment. This can provide customers a number of benefits including reduced hardware requirements, additional options for high availability and hardware independent virtual machines for simplified management. The results of this testing can be found in the VMware Solutions Exchange:
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IBM Cognos Planning on VMware vSphere
IBM and VMware have collaborated to extensively test the IBM Cognos Planning product in a VMware vSphere™ virtual environment. This work resulted in a documentation of best practices and methods for improving performance of the application in a virtual environment. Go to VMware Solution Exchange (coming soon)
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IBM DB2 on VMware vSphere
More and more businesses are virtualizing their critical applications and databases to achieve greater efficiencies, performance, availability, and flexibility. Running IBM DB2 on a VMware platform has been proven to reduce the total cost of ownership (TCO). Go to VMware Solution Exchange (coming soon)
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