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IBM’s Frank Morassutti on Server Virtualization’s Spread into the Data Center

Servers, Storage and Networking | Posted on April 22, 2013 by Doug Sekus

IBM’s Top Gun Frank Morassutti recently visited Softchoice, and we had a chance to sit down with him and discuss the data center trends, server commoditization, server virtualization and how IBM’s System X solution fits into the picture.

In part 1 of this series, Frank discusses:

  • Server commoditization and the ‘vendor price war’
  • How IBM technology offers a unique value over competitors
  • The prevalence of server virtualization and it’s spread into the data center

In part 2 of this series, Frank discusses:

  • The top 3 data center trends that support virtualization
  • The 3 key pillars of a converged infrastructure like PureSystems
  • How PureSystems is much more than just Blades

In part 3 of this series, Frank discusses:

  • The bigger, better, faster Cloud
  • Third party IaaS, PaaS and SaaS services
  • IBM’s response to the demand for Cloud services

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