TCO BENEFITS OF WIRELESS SWITCHING IN AN IBM eServer™ BladeCenter® ENVIRONMENT
True synergistic technologies combine to deliver a sum that is greater than the parts
Symbol Technologies, creator of the industry’s leading wireless switch architecture, and IBM, developer of the blade server technology, have partnered together to create a new business model that combines these best of breed technologies in a unique product offering to deliver significant value and innovation to the enterprise. Together, the Symbol and IBM Solutions alliance delivers the first truly wireless “site in a box” by combining wired and wireless technology with server hardware in a simple, cost-effective, easy to deploy and manage package.
Symbol’s wireless switch sets the industry standard for next-generation enterprise wireless networking, offering more functionality than first generation wireless LANs at a lower cost. The IBM eServer™ BladeCenter® sets the standard for blade server architecture by delivering low-cost high performance servers with an extremely high level of management simplicity and reliability. Individually, both best-in-class products are smart enterprise investments. Both offer centralized architectures that reduce capital expenditures, deployment costs, and ongoing management costs. Both scale and grow easily to meet growing enterprise demands from a capacity and functionality perspective. Both deliver outstanding reliability and maximum uptime.