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Why use IBM Systems Management?

Key differentiators & advantages of IBM Systems Management

  • Automatically discover AIX®, IBM i, or Linux physical and virtual server systems and dependencies
  • Administer servers and associated storage, networks, and energy to maintain service availability by quickly identifying and resolving issues
  • Integrated management of heterogeneous virtualization environments across Power Systems™ (including multiple HMCs), System x®, System z® and third-party x86 servers with a common interface
  • Optimize the use of virtual servers for higher levels of server consolidation
  • Automate data center operations by implementing cloud-ready virtual infrastructures
  • Deploy new workloads faster and more reliably with virtual image management and system pools
  • Automatically identify and update server OS and firmware levels to ensure consistent deployment
  • Understand application and middleware dependencies and infrastructure changes that can impact service availability
  • Generate current and historical reports of system status for troubleshooting and system planning
  • Analyze trends of server resource usage to plan for future capacity needs