IBM solutions for cloud and virtualization in enterprise environments

by IBM

Nov 02, 2012

Download The benefits of virtualization, from accelerated service delivery and resource optimization to reduced costs for IT resources, have spurred many organizations to move toward a virtual infrastructure. However, the nature of the virtual environment, which calls for a vast network of shared resources, has created a new set of management complexities that can impede business service delivery?and that are best handled by adding cloud-computing capabilities to the virtualized infrastructure.

This white paper details the IBM open standards-based offerings for VMware and other virtual environments, focusing on key capabilities for discovery, monitoring, capacity planning, provisioning, storage, security and financial management.