IBM has announced new BladeCenter servers and system storage. The firm said these will help midsize businesses simplify and automate the management of information technology resources, applications, processes and services.
IBM is also introducing a new version of WebSphere's application server. This will help midsize businesses reduce cost and IT complexity, while enhancing the speed of customer response times on the web, said Big Blue.
The new version will also provide a scaleable and reliable platform for midsize businesses to collaborate and securely exchange data.
These Express Advantage IT optimisation systems are built on an open architecture. The firm said this will optimise computing resources and feature advanced virtualisation capabilities. The firm also said it will reduce the number of hardware components and software resources.
This allows midsize companies to free up floor space and save energy and simplify administrative tasks, said IBM.
IBM Express Advantage has been tested "to ensure that offerings are easy to buy and deploy and are competitively priced", IBM said.