IBM Systems Director is the platform management backbone to achieve Smarter Computing. An integral component of the IBM Smarter Systems portfolio, IBM Systems Director enables integration with Tivoli, and third party management platforms, providing the building block for integrated services management. With Systems Director you can:
Automate data center operations by implementing cloud-ready virtual infrastructures
Unify the management of physical and virtual resources for IBM servers, storage and networks
Simplify the management of optimized systems
Achieve a single view of the actual energy usage throughout your data center
IBM Systems Director provides systems management personnel with a single pane of glass, helping reduce IT management complexity and cost. Key IBM Systems Director capabilities include:
Simple Lifecycle Management of your workloads with intuitive usability and reduced complexity – IBM Systems Director offers a core, comprehensive, unified systems management platform. It provides tools for discovery, inventory, status, configuration, system health, resource monitoring, system updates, event notification and management automation.
Integration - with Tivoli, and third party management platforms, provides the foundation for virtualization and integrated services management. With an extensive suite of available platform management tasks, and automated tools, IBM Systems Director assists systems management personnel in increasing productivity, resulting in improved responsiveness and service.
The key value of IBM Systems Director is its ability to work in diverse IT environments. It dramatically reduces the number of management tools and interfaces; simplifying the way in which IT administrators perform their tasks, and freeing up their time to meet changing business requirements.