IBM Power Systems advantages

Power is the ultimate platform for compute intensive workloads

Express Servers

IBM Power Entry Systems are affordable, easy-to-deploy and energy efficient, and they are backed by a trusted network of IBM Business Partners and industry solution providers.

IBM Power 750: ENERGY STAR-qualified for server consolidation and virtualisation projects, features one to four processor sockets and eight to 32 POWER7+ processor cores.

IBM Power 740 Express: For small- to mid-size databases or as a consolidation platform with one or two processor sockets with six to 16 processor POWER7+ cores.

IBM Power 730 Express: Designed for rack to rack consolidations in dense IT environments with two processor sockets and eight to 16 POWER7+ processor cores.

IBM Power 720 Express: Designed for distributed application servers or integrated business solutions with one processor socket and four to eight POWER7+ processor cores.

IBM Power 710 Express: Affordable infrastructure and application servers with one processor socket, and a choice of four to eight POWER7+ processor cores.

IBM PowerLinux Servers

IBM PowerLinux 7R2: Affordable and optimised for Linux environments, a 2U rack form factor, two-socket, high-performance, energy-efficient server with sixteen POWER7+ cores is ideal for running multiple application and infrastructure workloads in a virtualised environment.

IBM PowerLinux 7R1: Affordable and optimised for Linux environments, a one-socket, eight POWER7+ processor core server lowering the entry cost of big data analytics, open infrastructure solutions and traditional scale-out Linux workloads.

Compute Nodes and Blades

IBM Flex System p260 and p460 Compute Nodes: optimised for virtualisation, performance and energy efficiency. These nodes offer 16 to 32 processor cores and are designed to run a wide variety of workloads in the IBM Flex System solution.

IBM BladeCenter PS700, PS701, PS702, PS703 Express: Cost and energy efficient blades for application workload virtualisation with four to 16 processor cores.

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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.


Power Systems hardware provides the foundation for designing workload optimized systems in conjunction with software and expert domain knowledge. Power servers and blades are modular and scalable and designed from the chip through the software stack to help deliver new levels of business performance.

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 maximize the benefit of Power Systems in your business.

System software

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


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.