Linux on Power lets you scale out and scale up to lead in the waitless world
Supported on every Power Systems server we make, Linux on Power Systems is the only Linux infrastructure that offers both scale-out and scale-up choices that align to your needs and meet the pressing demands of the waitless world. Optimize your infrastructure for emerging business challenges with industry standard Red Hat, SUSE and Ubuntu Linux distributions.
What we offer
Featuring Power technology in dense, rack-optimised form factors, these servers run industry standard Red Hat, SUSE and Ubuntu Linux distributions, and are priced to provide more scalable alternatives to commodity x86 scale-out options. Now built to support PowerKVM(US), the open virtualisation choice for Power scale-out Linux servers
With locations in Asia, Europe, and the Americas, these centres help clients and ISVs develop and deploy innovative next generation applications with Linux on Power.
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Designed for mission-critical Linux applications that require security, scale, co-location, QoS, and efficiency, Power IFLs offer virtualised Linux server infrastructure for enterprise systems, at pricing competitive with incremental scale-out deployment options.
Why Linux on Power?
“IBM brings four big things to the table that are good for Linux: competition, commitment, code, and cool technology.”
- Jim Zemlin
Jim Zemlin, Executive Director, The Linux Foundation
“POWER8 will deliver the scale, reliability and performance customers are looking for.”
Mark Shuttleworth, Founder of Canonical, Ltd.
"The POWER architecture brings choice to customers"
- Jim Totton, VP and GM of Platform Business Unit, Red Hat
"The time for Linux on Power is now."
- Michael Miller, VP Global Alliances and Marketing, SUSE
Client success stories
Zato Health and POWER8
Revolutionising big data in healthcare
Maximising capacity, minimising costs
Bon Ton increased their throughput by 2.5x
IDC case study: secure and flexible hosting
IT Informatik boosts hosting efficiency with Linux on Power
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Red Hat Summit | June 27-30
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