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Created on Oct 9, 2023

CMC Complex Environment Capabilities

I have a partner asking some questions about the capabilities of the Cloud Management Console in a MSP environment for one of their clients. Is there an expert I can put him in contract with? See his descriptions of the environment and capabilities he’s looking for below.

From the various configurations over the years, my client NTT support very large end users.

They would like to expand CMC for the dedicated clients isolated by the client tendency.

For example, client 1 has 50 AIX cores; client 2 has 22 P30 ores, etc. the largest client has eight S1024’s that we could pool.

Another client installed three E950’s with 36 active AIX cores, etc.

Basically, they would like to see the same screen with the various clients sectioned off in one view vs having multiple CMC’s.

Most of the clients purchase dedicated servers. However, we made a strong narrative for Cloud Management Console [PEP 2.0]which was purchased this spring with the last three Power10 machines for the IBMi clients. The Power10 processor is a beast.

My client, NTT, purchased equipment for their client contracts for the client dedicated environments under their MSP relationship.

Therefore, they would like to see one summary screen.

Below represents the inventory; They cannot add another client machine to the defined pool in the example below. There are five major clients with 2 or more systems. For Example, They would like to provide PEP 2.0 to BLDR and not add it the general pool, only to be available for the BLDR client workloads. This implies five CMC instances which makes this environment complex because the HMC’s that control the Power9&10’s configurations.

Screen shot; 3xS1022 [P10 21- cores IBMi]

HYG: 2xE1080’s [P30 22-cores IBMi]

GWLT: 9xS1024’s [48-core each; AIX]

Ortho 6xS922’s [22-cores each; AIX]

BLDR; 3xE950; ]36-cores each; AIX]

Any direction would be greatly appreciated.

Idea priority Medium