The PureFlex™ System is built on elements of the IBM Flex System™. Flex System includes compute, storage, systems management, and networking components. These components are pre-configured and pre-integrated to make up three editions of the PureFlex System offerings: Express, Standard, and Enterprise that provide “ready-to-go” cloud infrastructure.
PureFlex System is a fully integrated system with unified management of compute, storage, networking and virtualisation resources that utilise built-in Patterns of Expertise based on IBM's decades of experience and thousands of client deployments.
IBM Flex System — a building block of PureFlex and other expert integrated systems in the PureSystems™ family – helps your enterprise go beyond blades by providing high performance, easily integrated components, and increased flexibility for your enterprise.
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The latest updates to PureFlex
New PureFlex System Offerings (00:09:33)
New enhanced IBM PureFlex System offerings are now available to further improve infrastructure consolidation or cloud implementation for your enterprise. The latest offerings increase flexibility improve customisation and further simplify the overall IT experience.
How IBM Flex System Manager compares
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Financing for IBM PureSystems
Get flexible financial and consulting assistance as well as help transitioning to PureSystems
Take the next step in reducing IT expenses
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The PureFlex System TCO Analysis Tool
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Private Cloud made simple
Extend and integrate PureFlex System with additional cloud management capabilities found in the IBM SmartCloud Foundation.
Up to 2x the application density in the same floor space
Up to 66% faster setup time
Up to 200% increased performance on critical applications
Open Choice: customise your PureFlex system
Open Choice gives customers the ability to configure their PureFlex System with a wide variety of elements from IBM and their partners. Choices in critical areas such as architecture, storage, operating systems, hypervisors and networking allow systems to be optimised and tuned to the enterprise.
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See how Open Choice allows you to optimise your Hypervisor capabilities and run multiple operating systems at once.
PureFlex System Patterns
A PureFlex™ System comes with Infrastructure Patterns of expertise built-in and tuned to fit your enterprise. These patterns help manage: storage, network, RAS, installation and security tasks so your IT resources can be freed to work on more value added tasks.
IBM PureFlex System
Automated management across pre-integrated compute, storage and networking resources enabling faster time to value and reduced operational expense