IBM PurePower Integrated Manager enhanced to access additional resource managers

IBM United States Software Announcement 216-146
April 12, 2016


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Overview
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IBM® PurePower Integrated Manager offers an integrated, single interface to the following resource managers:

  • Capability to scale out across multiple PurePower System™ racks
  • Capability to automatically download needed updates for all rack elements


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  • IBM PurePower Rack-mount Hardware Management Console (8374-01M)
  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux™ 7.2 for x86


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Planned availability date
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June 10, 2016



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Description
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Your PurePower System includes the PurePower Integrated Manager console. The PurePower Integrated Manager consists of the following preintegrated resource managers:

  • Capability to scale out across multiple PurePower System racks
  • Capability to automatically download needed updates for all rack elements

PurePower Integrated Manager also can enable you to complete system management tasks. You can track hardware inventory, monitor your systems, and reconfigure your network interfaces to access your intranet or the Internet.

PurePower Integrated Manager includes the following capabilities:

  • A single user interface to manage multiple compute, network, and storage resources, including the capability to scale out across multiple PurePower System racks
  • Cloud and virtualization integration by using PowerVC
  • Power® hardware management by using vHMC



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For information regarding IBM PurePower VM, see Hardware Announcement 116-032, dated April 12, 2016.



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Program number VRM Program name
5765-PIM 1.2.0 IBM PurePower Integrated Manager
5771-PIM 1.2.0 SW Maintenance Registration/Renewal 1 Year
5773-PIM 1.2.0 SW Maintenance Registration/Renewal 3 Year
5771-PIA 1.2.0 SW Maintenance ALC


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If you are a Direct Reseller - System Reseller acquiring products from IBM, you may link directly to Business Partner information for this announcement. A PartnerWorld® ID and password are required (use IBM ID).

BP Attachment for Announcement Letter 216-146


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Hardware requirements

PurePower Rack-mount Hardware Management Console (8374-01M)

Software requirements

Software Version Executes on Storage location Description
PowerVC 1.3.1 Management node 1 and 2 Management node 1 and 2 Power Virtualization Center; Advanced virtualization
Nagios 4.1.1 Management node 1 and 2 Management node 1 and 2 Open source monitoring
PurePower Integrated Manager 1.2 Management node 1 and 2 Management node 1 and 2, backed up to v7000 Top-level UI providing access to other software running on the management nodes; System configuration data maintenance; Network integration utilities
RHEL 7.2 Management node 1 and 2 Management node 1 and 2 Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL)
vHMC (virtual HMC) 840 Management node 1 and 2 Management node 1 and 2 Hardware Management Console software

Operating system support

  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7.1 and 7.2
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11.4

For technical information, refer to Hardware Announcement 116-032, dated April 12, 2016.



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For terms and conditions, refer to Hardware Announcement 116-032, dated April 12, 2016.



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Prices
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For additional information and current prices, contact your local IBM representative.


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IBM Global Financing offerings are provided through IBM Credit LLC in the United States and other IBM subsidiaries and divisions worldwide to qualified commercial and government customers. Rates are based on a customer's credit rating, financing terms, offering type, equipment type and options, and may vary by country. Other restrictions may apply. Rates and offerings are subject to change, extension or withdrawal without notice.

Financing offering and capabilities



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To order, contact your Americas Call Centers, local IBM representative, or your IBM Business Partner. To identify your local IBM representative or IBM Business Partner call 800-IBM-4YOU (426-4968). For more information, contact the Americas Call Centers.

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Note: Shipments will begin after the planned availability date.
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PurePower System is a trademark of IBM Corporation in the United States, other countries, or both.

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