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PowerVC Standard Edition Version 1.2.2

PowerVC Standard Edition Version 1.2.2 is a significant update that significantly expands the storage support including Cisco SAN, IBM XIV and EMC storage devices. Based on the Juno release of OpenStack, PowerVC 1.2.2 planned general availability is December 12, 2014. … Continue reading

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PowerVC V1.2.1 adds support for POWER8, PowerVM Shared Storage Pools and the PowerKVM hypervisor

PowerVC version 1.2.1 was announced today includes significant enhancements for current and new clients. The enhancements include: Support for PowerVM Shared Storage Pools (SSP) Support for POWER8 processor-based systems PowerVC has now been translated and localized for multiple languages including … Continue reading

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Why OpenStack for PowerVC?

One of the big differences between PowerVC and other management solutions is the use of OpenStack as a foundation. Like many of you, I wondered why IBM chose OpenStack, so I asked someone who was intimately involved in that decision–Mike … Continue reading

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Is PowerVC HOT enough for you?

In my previous blog post “A New Hope”, I mentioned that the engineers working on PowerVC have a relentless focus on making it quick and easy to use. One of the methods we use to calibrate how well we are … Continue reading

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A New Hope

This week IBM hosted the IBM Enterprise2013 conference in Orlando Florida to share our thoughts about future directions for Power Systems, System z and storage. I had the opportunity to share our plans and visions for Software Defined Environment (SDE) … Continue reading

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