Supreme efficiency, customization, and ROI has made our techs and end users very happy!
June 09, 2022

Supreme efficiency, customization, and ROI has made our techs and end users very happy!

Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer
Score 10 out of 10
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Power Systems Virtual Server on IBM Cloud for IBMi

Overall Satisfaction with IBM Power System Virtual Server

IBM Power Systems Virtual Server helped us cut down on the costs of our data center by eliminating the use of physical servers. We have lowered our expenses by lowering costs for environmental control. It has also eliminated the need for automated tape libraries and the inherent issues that come with ATLs and physical storage media by utilizing the virtual servers' Flash-based storage. Cloud flash-based storage and the HA options have drastically improved the efficiency of system backups and restore, allowing for an absolute minimum down time for end-users running 24/7 mission-critical applications
  • Server customization options
  • Efficient back up and recovery
  • Reduce cost of running physical servers
  • Cloud flash storage has eliminated the need for Automated Tape Library and physical tape media
  • Deployment can be a slightly difficult
  • Improve the ease of use of the user interface
  • Migrating from Physical servers to the Virtual Server can be difficult for advanced systems

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  • Superior levels of security
  • Minimal downtime
  • lower overall costs by eliminating the need for physical data centre space
Amazon Web Services is slightly less in cost However this fact is far out shadowed by the superior customization and efficiency of the IBM Power system Virtual Server. IBM also provides far superior customer service.
IBM Power Systems, specifically IBM I have always proved to provide bulletproof security to your applications and services. This reputation is only increased with the use of the Power System Virtual Server.
End users are not required to possess technical knowledge. Drastically less downtime has increased end-user satisfaction, while the ease of disaster recovery and high availability options has kept our system techs extremely happy.
IBM Power System Virtual Servers are best utilized and suitable for smaller businesses. It eliminates the need for data center space, as well as physical storage systems. It also allows for superior flexibility and customization options. Dynamic storage options are extremely beneficial. The efficiency and ease in disaster recovery scenarios are a must for any mission-critical system.

IBM Power Virtual Server Feature Ratings

Service-level Agreement (SLA) uptime
Dynamic scaling
Elastic load balancing
Pre-configured templates
Monitoring tools
Pre-defined machine images
Operating system support
Security controls