This IBM® Redbooks® Solution Guide describes IBM SmartCloud™ Entry, a simple-to-use solution for transforming your data center from cloud-ready to a private cloud infrastructure. SmartCloud Entry provides a comprehensive cloud software stack with capabilities that you typically need to purchase in multiple products from multiple vendors. This Solution Guide describes a use case scenario that demonstrates the ease with which SmartCloud Entry can be deployed. The use case scenario includes before and after architecture diagrams, before and after process flows, and illustrations of the possibilities for improved efficiencies with SmartCloud Entry.
This Solution Guide is directed at pre-sales and post-sales technical staff for discussions with decision-makers, such as CFOs, CIOs, and CEOs, potential clients, and IBM Business Partners. Users of this solution are IT managers, systems administrators, enterprise architects, and systems architects.
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