In conjunction with IBM Tivoli software companies, the new product helps improve services and reduce costs. IBM introduces Provisioning Manager a new version of the Tivoli for this, which allows an improved automation of manual tasks for the configuration of servers, operating systems, middleware, applications, storage and network elements. Regardless of whether the IT management in the direction of cloud computing goes or provides IT services from the datacenter in the form of cloud services, the size and rate of growth of data and the situation prior to the all IT-managers are more with must – make less VMControl make indispensable for data centers. VMControl, and Tivoli combination offers many advantages like: faster response to changing business needs: workloads new with less effort for staff, handle tools and processes. IT managers can IT better to changes The company requirements for optimum control of their IT resources. Deploy workloads in accordance with service level agreements will be made easier. Greater efficiency in the use of resources: The configuration, management and monitoring both physical and even virtual resources across all platforms require usually different management tools. Both the purchase and the adaptation and the management of these different tools are straining the IT budget.
With VMControl reduces the number of management tools on one. VMControl contributes substantially to reduce costs. A better overview, more consistency and predictability of procedures in the operation of IT systems with VMControl can be service levels for workloads that from a common pool of system operate, monitor and maintain demand or customize. VMControl can help IT management, to detect systemic problems and to respond. So, about workloads can be deducted from faulty systems. Thus she will Ensuring the availability of applications and unplanned downtimes are avoided.
Smarter systems: VMControl’s particular strength is that the management of workloads is dynamic and allows adjustments, better utilize the IBM systems and allow additional savings in energy consumption and cooling. The IT infrastructure is used as a whole more flexibly and more efficiently. The new product IBM systems Director VMControl Enterprise Edition supports IBM power VM and z/VM as well as x 86 virtualization technologies such as VMWare, Hyper-V, or open x 86 virtualization solutions. VMControl Enterprise Edition is available from December 2009 on IBM power systems running AIX. Additional support for other platforms is planned for next year. More information, please refer to the original press release. IBM Austria