IBM Links

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Products: General

Products: BC & System x tools

Products: BladeCenter

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Products: System x

Products: System p

Products: System i

Products: System z

Products: Storage


Support: General

IBM services that allow IBM hardware platforms to automatically contact IBM service when a failure occurs.
This is now a function incorporated in Systems Director

Support: BC & System x

Support: ServerProven

Support: BladeCenter

Support: System x

Support: System p

Support: System i

Support: System z

Support: System Storage

Support: Management software

Software: BC & System x tools

Software: IBM Director

Software: IBM Tivoli


Parts, service, and services information

Services: Parts

Services: Services

Services: Classes & eLearning

Services: ITSO Publications


Non-IBM resources

Resources: Non-commercial

Resources: Commercial

  • – Purchase info on options no longer marketed by IBM.
  • Synergy Associates – Purchase info on options no longer marketed by IBM.
  • Windows Sysinternals – Makers of some great tools including one of my favorites – Bginfo
  • Avocent Connectivity Solutions (equinox) – Serial related products including cool network appliance devices.
  • Buy Power Gear – Power related products and info (connectors and special cables).
  • Rack Solutions for IBM – xSeries rack mount kits for non-standard and 2 post racks.
  • APCC Products – Power protection related products (many remarketed by IBM).
  • SuperCache (Citrix on blade) – SuperCache and SuperCache II use system memory to improve disk performance on cacheless systems.
  • Recovery Force – Affordable data recovery services.
  • Drive Savers Data Recovery – Disk data recovery experts. They can work with ServeRAID arrays if needed (800-440-1904).
  • Sun Java archive – Download location for older versions of Sun’s java implementation
  • CompTia A+ Training – CBT Planet provides A+ cbt computer based training and certification study guide CDs at the lowest prices.
  • Anywhere USB – USB Over IP® connects USB devices anywhere on a wired or wireless LAN. Great for blades and VM’s.
  • Ucertify – Provider of exam software and study notes, articles, tips & tricks for IT certifications
  • | Data Recovery – SF Bay Area Low Cost Data Recovery added 01/18/10

Resources: Visio

Resources: VMware

  • VMware link listing – A very large list of VMware related links found on VMware’s forums. Lots of categories.
  • VMware Land – List of VMware related links
  • – A NOC network monitoring application that integrates with SNMP for host checking, monitoring and graphing.

Resources: XML files

Resources: EAL files

Resources: EAP files

  • EAP – EAP that will minimize false topology offline events (unsupported)

Resources: Scripts

  • rsa cfg.txt – Script for configuring the RSA inband via MPCLI (unsupported)
  • dsa schedule.txt – Script for configuring the RSA inband via MPCLI (unsupported)

Resources: Documentation

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