IBM Power Systems HMC Delivers a Virtual Appliance Format for Increased Deployment Flexibility

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The IBM Power Systems Hardware Management Console (HMC) virtual appliance can be used to manage any of the systems that are supported by the version 8 HMC, which includes Power Systems servers with IBM POWER6, POWER7, and POWER8 processors.


The Power Systems HMC virtual appliance offers these benefits:

  • Provides hardware, service, and basic virtualization management for your Power Systems servers
  • Offers the same functionality as the traditional HMC
  • Runs as a virtual machine on an x86 server virtualized either by VMware ESXi or Red Hat KVM


Find out more here.