With this update, we would like to inform you about a reference story that has recently been published by IBM.
As you might know, IBM PureFlex Systems offer a tight integration of compute, storage and networking resources to simplify deployment and management while reducing power, cooling and operational cost. PureFlex Systems are pre-configured, pre-integrated solution with x86 or POWER processors.
Recently IBM published a reference story called “Averna S.p.A. upgrades their SAP IT environment to increase compute and networking performance while reducing costs”. Averna installed SAP on IBM i and consolidated their Windows workloads onto the IBM PureFlex System and increased their storage performance and capacity with Storwize V7000. The SAP application performance has improved by up to 200 % while IT power consumption has been cut by 30%.
Read the full reference story here: http://public.dhe.ibm.com/common/ssi/ecm/en/spc03456wwen/SPC03456WWEN.PDF