IBM is enhancing AIX 6 and 7, the IBM strategic UNIX operating system for mission-critical, core business applications, with:
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The previously announced IBM PowerVM, which delivers industrial-strength virtualization for IBM AIX, IBM i, and Linux environments on IBM POWER processor-based systems, has been enhanced with the following:
IBM i 7.1 Technology Refresh 5 provides performance, usability, and integration enhancements, both with the IBM i program offering and the related offerings from IBM Software Group.
IBM Systems Director Network Control V1.4 can discover, monitor, manage, and troubleshoot network devices in the computing environment.
IBM Power Systems introduces a number of I/O-related enhancements, offering improved functionality, performance, price/performance, and density across the Power product line.
The IBM Hardware Management Console (HMC) is updating its underlying appliance hardware to stay current with updates in hardware technology. The 7042-CR6 system is being replaced with the 7042-CR7.
The new IBM Power 780 server (9179-MHD) uses the latest POWER7+ processor and the next-generation I/O technology to deliver unprecedented performance, scalability, reliability, and manageability for demanding commercial workloads.
IBM System Storage TS1060 (machine type 3588, model F6A) is designed to be installed in an IBM System Storage TS3500 Tape Library (machine type 3584) to offer high capacity and performance for the midrange open systems environment.