Category Archives: Cloud

SUSE Enterprise Storage 4 is now available for X86 and ARM systems

SUSE Enterprise Storage version 4 is now available. SUSE Enterprise Storage is the Software Defined Storage market leader and adds significant new capabilities in this release including: Unified Block, File and Object storage with the addition of CephFS New support … Continue reading

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AIX 7.2 and October Power software announcements

CORRECTED Jan 5, 2016  Clients that purchased the previous AIX 7.1 Enterprise Edition 5765-G99 that have maintained SWMA do not have to upgrade to the new AIX 7.1 Enterprise Edition 5765-CD1. The entitlement to the new product is done automatically. … Continue reading

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Auld Lang Syne – IBM Systems Director, AIX 6 withdrawn

IBM officially withdrew a number of products today including virtually all of the IBM Systems Director product line. This is a bittersweet end to a decades-long cross-platform management vision. Included in the withdrawal announcement are products such as IBM Systems … Continue reading

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PowerVC V1.2.3 Fixpack 2 is here

PowerVC V1.2.3 Fixpack 2 is now available for download from Fix Central. In addition to bug fixes, Fixpack 2 includes two enhancements: Support for PowerVC Multiple Shared Processor Pools Increase the size of data volumes from the PowerVC graphical user … Continue reading

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What’s new in PowerVC Standard Edition Version 1.2.3

The first PowerVC release in 2015 includes new capabilities for more sophisticated management of enterprise Power environments. It includes new features for managing groups of servers, improved automated placement of virtual machines, enhanced storage support and the capability to restart … Continue reading

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Summary of PowerVC Standard Edition security fixes published March 12, 2015

A number of security exposure and corresponding fixes were published March 12, 2015 for PowerVC Standard Edition. For your convenience, here is a list of the issues and links to related information. IBM PowerVC is impacted by OpenStack Neutron DoS … Continue reading

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What’s ahead for PowerVC in 2015

As we move into 2015, we are once again planning on two major releases of PowerVC. This will allow us to quickly respond to new customer requirements and take advantage of the capabilities in the OpenStack releases “Kilo” and “M”. … Continue reading

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