• IBM Platform Computing

    Workload & Resource Management

    Pool your high-performance computing (HPC), cloud, or big data resources, manage them efficiently, and accelerate results with IBM® Platform Computing products sold by Lenovo. When coupled with Lenovo servers, IBM Platform Computing software can help you get the most out of your IT investment.

    IBM Platform HPC

    IBM Platform HPC is a complete HPC management solution in a single product. It includes a range of out-of the-box cluster and workload management features designed to help reduce the complexity of your HPC environment and improve your time-to-results.

    IBM Platform LSF

    IBM Platform LSF® is a powerful workload management platform for demanding, distributed HPC environments. It provides a comprehensive set of intelligent, policy-driven scheduling features that enable you to utilize all of your compute infrastructure resources and ensure optimal application performance.

    Add-on products include:

    • IBM Platform Application Center provides a flexible, easy-to-use interface for cluster users and administrators
    • IBM Platform RTM offers comprehensive workload monitoring, reporting, and management
    • IBM Platform License Scheduler enables license sharing between global project teams ensuring license availability is prioritized by workload, user, and project
    • IBM Platform Data Manager improves data throughput and minimizes wasted compute cycles by automating the transfer of data used by application workloads and caching frequently used data  
    • IBM Platform Process Manager simplifies the design and automation of complex computational processes, capturing and protecting repeatable best practices

    IBM Platform Symphony

    IBM Platform Symphony software delivers powerful enterprise-class management for running compute- and data-intensive distributed applications on a scalable, shared grid. It accelerates dozens of parallel applications for faster results and better use of all available resources.

    Add-on products include IBM Platform Application Service Controller, which extends a Symphony grid to provide a shared-service backbone for a broad portfolio of distributed software frameworks.

    IBM Platform Cluster Manager

    IBM Platform Cluster Manager enables administrators to quickly and easily provision, manage, and monitor HPC clusters and clouds through an intuitive, web-based interface. A broad range of capabilities support diverse client environments—from simplifying management of a single departmental cluster through automated self-service creation and provisioning of secure HPC cloud environments for use by multiple tenants.

    IBM Platform MPI

    IBM Platform MPI is a high-performing implementation of the Message Passing Interface (MPI) designed to accelerate applications in distributed computing environments. Platform MPI a wide range of industry-standard platforms, interconnects, and operating systems to help you improve the quality of results, reduce cost, and improve productivity.


    Industry-Leading Enterprise Parallel File System

    IBM General Parallel File Systems (GPFS™) is a proven, scalable, high-performance, data- and file-management solution sold by Lenovo. GPFS provides world-class storage management with extreme scalability, flash accelerated performance, and automatic policy-based storage tiering from flash through disk to tape. GPFS reduces storage costs up to 90 percent while improving security and management efficiency in cloud, big data, and analytics environments.

    To simplify deploying and managing multitiered, elastic storage environments, Lenovo offers the Lenovo Solution for GPFS Storage Server (GSS). GSS is a fully integrated offering based on modular building blocks with the ability to deliver near-linear scalability.

    Note: GPFS v4 sold by Lenovo is the same product as the rebranded IBM Spectrum Scale™.

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  • IBM Cloud Manager With OpenStack

    Improved Virtualization & Operational Efficiency

    IBM Cloud Manager with OpenStack is an easy-to-deploy-and-use cloud management software offering based on OpenStack with IBM enhancements and support. It enables rapid IT response via self-service provisioning of infrastructure services, allowing end-users to re-deploy virtual servers with an easy-to-use interface. Cloud Manager with OpenStack yields improved virtualization, operational efficiency, and greater overall business effectiveness by allowing administrators to capture and manage standard VM images with support for common business processes. It also provides capability to track/correlate cost of infrastructure to department usage via basic usage metering, enabling organizations and managed service providers to align service to expense.