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 virtualization resources that utilize 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
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 customization and further simplify the overall IT experience.
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
IBM PureFlex System: The next smart step in Enterprise IT evolution–by Charles King. Pund IT
The PureFlex System TCO Analysis Tool
Get an accurate picture of the benefits and TCO savings by consolidating with PureFlex System
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: customize 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 optimized and tuned to the enterprise.
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Check out the new expanded offerings for Open Choice on VDI and PureFlex System
Open Choice VDI on PFS (2:39)
See all the Open Choice offerings for your storage needs.
Open Choice Storage (2:47)
See how Open Choice can expand the networking capabilities of your Enterprise.
See how Open Choice allows you to optimize your Hypervisor capabilities and run multiple operating systems at once.
Allows for compatibility with multiple operating systems including Linux, Microsoft and IBM.
Open Choice Networking (2:36)
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.