IBM Power Systems advantages

Highlights

Deliver new services faster

Mid-sized businesses are the engines fueling a Smarter Planet, creating roughly 65 percent of the worldwide gross domestic product. Through their innovation, mid-sized companies are constantly creating new products and services to address growth opportunities. IBM works with thousands of mid-sized firms globally to help them compete in a smarter world—utilizing a comprehensive portfolio of hardware, software and services offerings specifically designed and priced for their unique business needs.

With IBM Power Systems™ Express® servers and software, IBM can help companies deliver services faster to better capitalize on new opportunities. IBM also has extensive business, industry and technology knowledge and experience through a network of local Business Partners. Their local perspective gives them the ability, backed by IBM, to work hand-in-hand with you to provide new services with speed and agility.

Deliver higher quality services

IBM Express offerings are a broad and highly successful set of targeted products, solutions and services that matter to mid-sized businesses.

With a range of options from blades, 2-U, 4-U rack and tower systems, IBM Power Systems Express servers provide the high qualities of service and energy efficiency at affordable prices that mid-sized companies demand for their business solutions.

With over 15,000 business solutions available, IBM Power Systems Express servers have the applications mid-sized companies need to help grow their business. And IBM Power Systems Express servers and Solution Editions options simplify acquisition and deployment of popular ISV applications that seamlessly fit into an existing IT infrastructure.

Deliver services with superior economics

Every IBM Express offering must meet stringent criteria, including affordability, cost-effectiveness, ease of implementation and ease of ownership to ensure their value to mid-sized companies.

Also, many mid-sized companies choose to work with IBM Global Finance to access financing options with great rates, flexible payment plans, plus asset buyback and disposal.

Solutions running on IBM Power Systems Express servers are supported locally by IBM and IBM Business Partner experts who know local market conditions and unique requirements—from initial consultation to implementation, to ongoing hands-on support. IBM offers many options to help you plan your business and infrastructure strategy, from online self-evaluation tools to comprehensive assessments, migration and upgrade services.

Special offers and additional information

IBM Power Systems hardware is at the heart of enabling major business and industry transformations fueled by the explosive growth of big data and analytics. Power Systems help organizations drive faster business insights with industry leading performance, scalability and virtualization flexibility.

Operating systems

Power servers deliver flexibility and choice of operating systems to enable your business to select the best applications for your business needs. Whether running 1, 2, or all 3 - coupled with PowerVM, they maximise the benefit of Power Systems in your business.

System software

IBM's integrated approach to developing Systems and Systems Software stacks together delivers maximum utilisation, availability, and flexibility helping you deliver new advantages in your business.

Solutions

IBM and IBM Business Partner solutions exploit key benefits in Power Systems that help you deliver new capabilities and new competitive advantages to your business.

Migrate to Power

Over the last five years thousands of Oracle and HP UNIX clients have migrated to POWER. Learn how Power Systems has helped them improve their business performance, reduce risk, and establish a more secure future.

Advantages

Companies embracing Smarter Computing are implementing IT infrastructure based on the IBM Power Systems platform that is designed for data, tuned to the task and managed with cloud technologies. With Power Systems, businesses can outpace their competitors by delivering services faster, differentiate their offerings by delivering higher quality services, and turn operational cost into investment opportunity by delivering services with superior economics.