IBM Systems Magazine, Power Systems - April 2017 - 23
cloud deployment services from
IBM such as design for cloud
provisioning and automation,
build for Infrastructure as a
Service (IaaS), deliver Database as
a Service (DBaaS) and design for
hybrid cloud with IBM Bluemix.
Any client purchasing an
Enterprise Cloud System can
access one or more of the
Cloud Services offerings at
no cost via the IBM Power to
Cloud program. As part of this
program, those building private
clouds can access services
Power Systems cloud solutions that best fit
the client's needs.
use an IBM Cloud PowerVC Manager solution to
implement a plan developed with the client.
IBM will assist clients to configure and use the
capabilities of IBM Power Enterprise Pools
as well as the Power Systems Capacity on
automation of software packages, patches,
security and compliance settings.
and automation. IBM will
examine a client's private
cloud requirement and
create a blueprint for the
Connector. The Bluemix Design Workshop will
examine a client's hybrid cloud requirements
and develop a blueprint for an applications using
For hybrid cloud deployments, IBM's services include:
implement a DBaaS solution for
database management system
based on a plan developed with
the client. This solution uses
the PowerVC Implementation
service and can be done on
premise or in the IBM Cloud.
If cloud is in your organization's
current or future plans, IBM
Power Systems can help you create
a robust, flexible deployment.
IBM's hardware, software,
support, services and incentives
programs can assist your
business in achieving its digital
Shirley S. Savage is a freelance writer
based in Maine.
ibmsystemsmag.com APRIL 2017 // 23