Consolidate your aging Sun and HP servers and realize the benefits.
Are you thinking of refreshing your legacy Sun or HP-UX systems? Consider upgrading to IBM Power Systems™. Power Systems ™ with advanced virtualization capabilities eanable you to go beyond consolidation of physical servers to automate the management of virtual resources.
Power Systems are running 3x to 7x more virtual images per production system than Sun Servers, based on a study of over 60,000 customer sites.1 Larger organizations are relizing 71% lover overall expenses using PowerVM.1
Power Systems are designed for superior performance of mission-critical workloads. For example, Power Systems with DB2® performed three times faster than SPARC with Oracle Database, using the same number of cores, based on results from the two-tier SAP® Sales and Distribution (SD) standard application benchmark.2
Moreover, you can make the change with confidence. IBM Migration Factory offers a low risk upgrade to Power Systems backed by thousands of successful migrations from Oracle Sun HP.
1“Does Your Virtualization Platform Matter? Getting the Most Out of Your IT Platforms with Virtualization ,” Solitaire Interglobal, April 2012. This document was developed with IBM funding. Download. When the reasons for setting the VM density were analyzed, a top reason was Platform performance constraints.
2Results on two-tier SAP SD standard application benchmark, as of April 3, 2012: IBM Power 795 (32 processors, 256 cores, 1,024 threads) achieved 126,063 SAP SD benchmark users running the SAP enhancement package 4 for the SAP ERP application 6.0, AIX 7.1 and DB2 9.7; certification number 2010046 v. Oracle SPARC Enterprise Server M9000 (64 processors, 256 cores, 512 threads), which achieved 39,100 SAP SD benchmark users running SAP ERP 6.0, Solaris 10, Oracle 10g; certification number 2008042. SAP and all SAP logos are trademarks or registered trademarks of SAP AG in Germany and several other countries.
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