Building a Smarter Planet at San Mateo: ISV experience in Energy and Utilities
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IBM San Mateo was approached by an Energy and Utility ISV to validate their application on the latest IBM Hardware.
We provided the following taylor made, dedicated system:
Hardware ProvidedVmware esxi installed on 19 x hx5 blade servers
16 cores / blade, 72 GB RAM, 52GB SSD, 8 Gb Fibre Channel HBA
26 TB's of SAN storage using the IBM XIV Storage and Storwize V7000 with SSD's
58 Virtual images running on ESxX 4.1 and applicatons built on Windows 2008x64
We also provided 24 x 7 remote access of the test configuration in San Mateo, Ca. while the development team was on the East CoastThe IBM Innvovation Centers provides end-to-end support for Independent Software Vendors (ISV's)
We helped define test configuration, installed and support test configuration of IBM Blades and Blade Chassis, vMware: hypervisor and applications and Storage as well as marketing support for their solution.
We were able to receive the hardware and install the system within 4 weeks.
The ISV was able to complete their first milestone two weeks after the hardware was made available to them.
They continue to use this system to test many of their applications in this virtualized environment.
working with the San Mateo Innovation Center enabled the ISV to decrease their test time and bring their application to market quicker and with more confidence of a proven solution.
San Mateo Innovation Center's mission is to work with ISV's in the local ecosystem as well as within targeted industrries to enable then to test, market and deliver their applications to our common customers.