IBM CloudBurst QuickStart Services enhancements

IBM Europe, Middle East, and Africa Services Announcement ZS10-0169
November 9, 2010


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IBM® Infrastructure Optimization Services (cloud computing) - IBM CloudBurst QuickStart Services - design and implementation for test environments, announced in Services Announcement ZS10-0044, dated February 23, 2010, has been renamed to IBM Cloud Implementation Services (private) - IBM CloudBurst QuickStart Services for System x®.

IBM CloudBurst QuickStart Services for System x has been updated to Version 2.1 and includes the following enhancements:

  • Increased the quantity and capacity of virtual machines for x86
  • Replaced previous versions of VMware for System x with VMware version 4.1
  • Increased configurability and end-to-end extensibility functions
  • Enhanced flexibility of use case deployment
  • Increased performance and scale for Tivoli® Systems Automation Manager (TSAM) and Tivoli Provisioning Manager
  • Enhanced server capabilities with SAN Volume Controller storage environment:
    • Enable deployment of storage required for a virtualized server
    • Storage-vendor and storage-type neutral
    • Optional on System x
  • Enhanced base fulfillment scenarios in TSAM:
    • Installation of additional software after image deployment
    • Multiple VLAN support

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November 9, 2010

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Europe NE Countries  Availability date
Austria              November 9, 2010
Denmark              November 9, 2010
Finland              November 9, 2010
Germany              November 9, 2010
Ireland              November 9, 2010
Norway               November 9, 2010
Switzerland          November 9, 2010
Sweden               November 9, 2010
United Kingdom **    November 9, 2010
** UK mainland only
Europe SW Countries  Availability date
Belgium              November 9, 2010
France *             November 9, 2010
Greece               November 9, 2010
Israel               November 9, 2010
Italy                November 9, 2010
Luxembourg           November 9, 2010
Netherlands          November 9, 2010
Portugal             November 9, 2010
Spain                November 9, 2010
* Except overseas territories
CEEMEA Countries     Availability date
Bulgaria             November 9, 2010
Croatia              November 9, 2010
Czech Republic       November 9, 2010
Hungary              November 9, 2010
Poland               November 9, 2010
Romania              November 9, 2010
Russia               November 9, 2010
Slovakia             November 9, 2010
Slovenia             November 9, 2010
South Africa         November 9, 2010
Turkey               November 9, 2010

This announcement includes all Europe, Middle East, and African countries. Availability may vary by country. Contact your local IBM representative or Channel Account Manager for details.


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