IBM today took the wraps off a set of work-load optimization tools that it called help for enterprise data centers "run amok."
The software package will give admins an improved view of their server landscape across multiple platforms and sites -- regardless of the component chips, hardware and software.
Big Blue's stack includes server management applications from the zEnterprise System. IBM basically bundled together various parts from Tivoli, recently acquired Storewize and Blade Network Techologies (BNT), which was acquired in October. The theme: Optimize transaction to and from the server, storage and data application component.
IBM is positioning the software as help for over-taxed data centers and admins.
The parts include: