IBM SmartCloud Entry for System x bundle with 3 year S&S V3.2

Product ID: 5641-SB3
Status: Withdrawn from Marketing

Description IBM Product Life Cycle Additional Information


IBM SmartCloud Entry for System x bundle is a multiplatform private cloud solution that is simple to deploy and easy to use. It enables data center managers to quickly deploy Web-based self-service provisioning of virtualized workloads with basic metering/billing. Its simple interface eliminates provisioning request backlogs, increasing IT efficiency and lowering administration costs.

With SmartCloud Entry for System x bundle, IT teams can quickly and easily start the transition to a cloud-based infrastructure and leverage the benefits of a cloud delivery model. It combines the SmartCloud Entry cloud management software with platform management components that include IBM Systems Director, Storage Control, and Network Control. SmartCloud Entry for System x bundle leverages these capabilities to quickly and easily deliver an entry private cloud for System x clients. By including comprehensive platform management capabilities, SmartCloud Entry for System x bundle provides clients with the tools necessary to keep the underlying cloud infrastructure up and running efficiently.

Licenses for offerings in this announcement include Software Subscription and Support. Software Subscription and Support contracts are managed in Passport Advantage.
Program Number

  • IBM SmartCloud Entry for System x bundle with 1 year S&S V3.2 (5641-SB1)
  • IBM SmartCloud Entry for System x bundle with 3 year S&S V3.2 (5641-SB3)

IBM SmartCloud Entry V3.2 offers:

  • Self-service portal to provision and manage virtualized applications

  • Cloud administrators can suspend and resume workloads

  • Multiple instances of an image can be deployed simultaneously; creation and management of configurations of virtual images across multiple projects

  • Heterogeneous support for IBM PowerVM, Linux Kernel-based Virtual Machine (KVM), Microsoft Hyper-V, and VMware vSphere virtualization environments

  • Linux KVM and Microsoft Hyper-V support includes: Live migration, Flavor management, Secure shell (SSH) key management , IPv4/IPv6 network management

  • Ability to use the Openstack that is included in SmartCloud Entry through the Openstack APIs
IBM Product Life Cycle:

Program NumberVRMAnnounced AvailableMarketing Withdrawn Service Discontinued
5641-SB303.02.00 2013-10-082013-12-13 2014-07-252019-04-30
5641-SB303.01.00 2013-05-142013-06-14 2014-07-252018-09-30
Additional Information:
Short Title: IBM SmartCloud Entry for System x bundle with 3 year S&S V3.2
Offering Type: Software
Offering Subtype: Program Product
Content Revision Date: 20140725
Document Identifier: 000000345866
Brand Codes: B5000 B52D0 B5200
Applicable Countries:
United States

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