IBM and VMware Virtualization
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 continuity. 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.
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:
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.
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).