IBM PowerVM V2.2 refresh includes new function

IBM United States Software Announcement 212-344
October 3, 2012

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The previously announced IBM® PowerVM® , which delivers industrial-strength virtualization for IBM AIX® , IBM i, and Linux™ environments on IBM POWER® processor-based systems, has been enhanced with the following:

New customers will receive the latest updates automatically upon ordering.

For ordering, contact your IBM representative, an IBM Business Partner, or IBM Americas Call Centers at 800-IBM-CALL (Reference: RE001).

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November 9, 2012

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Power Systems servers coupled with PowerVM technology are designed to help clients build a dynamic infrastructure, reducing costs, managing risk, and improving service levels.

IBM PowerVM V2.2 contains the following enhancements:

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5765-PVX         IBM PowerVM Express® Edition V2.2
5765-PVS         IBM PowerVM Standard Edition V2.2
5765-PVE         IBM PowerVM Enterprise Edition V2.2

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To order, contact the Americas Call Centers or your local IBM representative, or your IBM Business Partner.

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