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IBM® PureApplication® is available on or off premises, as an appliance or as software installed on your hardware. Deployment is pattern-based and uses a single management user interface. Monitoring is at the middleware, OS and virtualization layers.

PureApplication offers storage, networking and virtualization management as well as update management. There is aggregated logging across multi-server environments. It offers unified management of cloud-native and cloud-enabled applications on the same platform on the new IBM Bluemix® Local System.

The IBM Bluemix Local System is an integrated system with optional activation for IBM Bluemix Local or IBM PureApplication software. It includes hypervisors and network devices in a physical box managed through a unified console. Bluemix Local System supports Intel x86 cores.

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IBM PureApplication Service is PureApplication software deployed in IBM worldwide cloud data centers. It is based on x86 architecture and VMWare virtualization technology. It is located off premises, in a secure private cloud. Set up and management is simple.

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The PureApplication System is an integrated system that includes hardware, PureApplication software, hypervisors and network devices in a physical box managed through a unified console. Set up and management is flexible and it offers fast time to value. It supports IBM POWER®-based cores.

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IBM PureApplication Software is a deployment engine and management console. It is bring-your-own-hardware (BYOH). It is installed on premises on a virtual machine that runs on a VMWare VSphere Hypervisor.

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