IBM Power Systems

Open innovation to put data to work

Powerful forces are changing how business gets done. Big data and analytics, cloud, and mobile are providing unprecedented opportunities to uncover insights, drive efficiencies and reach clients. Today, IBM introduces a new generation of systems with the open innovation of the POWER8 processor and architecture to handle bigger data demands in the cloud — delivering faster insights and an expanded Linux-based open server ecosystem.


Get insights up to 82 times faster with systems designed for big data

Built to bring insights to the point of impact, these first generation systems are the ideal platform for analytic applications with computing power, memory bandwidth, I/O and smart acceleration. These new systems extend a heritage of resiliency, availability and security for big data and analytics and scale to perform in the most demanding data requirements.

To draw insights and make better decisions, businesses rely on the secure, flexible and open platform of IBM Power Systems. Built with the first processor designed for big data workloads, the design of Power Systems combines the computing power, memory bandwidth and I/O in ways that are easier to consume and manage, building on strong resiliency, availability and security.

IBM Power Systems deliver flexibility and choice of operating systems to enable your business to support the next generation applications for big data and analytics and cognitive computing that are transforming how organizations work today. Whether running 1, 2, or all 3 - coupled with PowerVM, they maximize the benefit of Power Systems in your business.

System software

Transform your business with Systems Software that enables virtualization, high availability, flexibility, security and compliance on Power Systems™. IBM’s integrated approach to developing Systems and Systems Software together delivers optimized results with Power Systems.

As an open innovation platform, Power Systems is optimized for big data and analytics performance and to deliver scale-out economics and security for the cloud. IBM and IBM Business Partner solutions exploit key capabilities in IBM Power Systems.

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.

Next generation applications for big data and analytics and cognitive computing are providing unprecedented insights into opportunities, threats and efficiencies. IBM Power Systems is at the forefront of delivering solutions to gain faster insights from analyzing both structured information and unstructured big data. With the secure, flexible and open platform of IBM Power Systems plus solutions and software, organizations can outpace their competitors by delivering faster services, providing differentiated offerings and turning operational cost into investment opportunity.


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Power Systems for large enterprises

With higher utilization, performance, and scalability, Power Systems provide flexible computing resources. Designed for the most mission-critical applications, Power delivers economic benefits for workload consolidation with capabilities like Power Enterprise Pools, Power Integrated Facility for Linux and Capacity on Demand.


Achieve better economics for scale-out data and cloud infrastructures

Power Systems 1 and 2 socket servers provide the ideal foundation for Linux-based scale-out data and cloud environments, providing the performance-for-price advantages and security to confidently move more data-centric applications to the cloud.


An ideal platform for scale-out deployments


Open innovation that revolutionizes the way IT is created and consumed

Benefit from Power Systems open technology and an open ecosystem delivering community created innovation.


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