IBM Power Systems

Open innovation to put data to work across the enterprise

IBM Power Systems.  Open innovation to put data to work across the enterprise.  New Power Systems with POWER8 and a growing open server ecosystem.  See what is new.

IBM Power Systems accelerate big data insights and hybrid cloud deployment. A growing open server ecosystem infuses innovation into Power Systems so clients are better equipped for cloud, analytics and mobile workloads as well as handling complex, mission critical applications with confidence.

What we offer

Linux       AIX        IBM i
powerVP   powerHA powerVC   powerSC powerVM   powerKVM

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Join us at events

  • Enterprise2014 | October 6-10

    The Venetian, Las Vegas, Nevada
    The premier enterprise infrastructure event

  • Power Systems Technical University | October 20-24

    Budapest, Hungary
    Enabling the infrastructure for Smarter Computing

  • Insight2014 | October 26-30

    Mandalay Bay, Las Vegas, Nevada
    The perfect forum to share experiences and best practices in big data and analytics

  • Expert IT debate | October 22

    Does IT infrastructure determine success?

  • Simplifying cloud enabled enterprise environments

  • Linux Optimization Webcast

    Increasing the business value of enterprise Linux workloads

  • Power Systems Training

    Expand your skills with AIX, IBM i, and Linux offerings

  • Power Systems on demand video webcast

    Open innovation to put data to work

  • Edge2014

    The premier event for infrastructure innovation


What clients are saying

“The performance is outstanding and better than we ever could imagine... We knew it was fast but not this fast!”
- Jimi Inge, Product Manager at Tieto

“We saw substantial improvement in throughput using Linux on Power Systems… It was an easy decision to make a change.”
- Michael Douds, manager, technologies and web services at Bon Ton.

“Recent performance testing [of SugarCRM and Linux on POWER8] resulted in an increase of up to 2x over comparable platforms...”
- Clint Oram, Co-founder and CTO, SugarCRM

“Power is extraordinary, juju is magic, the combination is really quite good.”
- Mark Shuttleworth, Founder, Canonical

Featured video

Ubuntu on Power Systems

Canonical’s Mark Shuttleworth and IBM’s Doug Balog show the ease of migration to Linux on POWER8

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Browse Power Systems

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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Elisabeth Stahl

Chief Technical Strategist, Performance Marketing

Elisabeth Stahl

Elisabeth Stahl is Chief Technical Strategist, Performance Marketing for the IBM Systems and Technology Group and has been working in systems performance for over 25 years.


Elisabeth's blog - benchmarkingblog

This blog is for the open exchange of ideas relating to systems performance and benchmarking. You can also find her on the IBM developerWorks blog - Benchmarking and systems performance


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Steve Will

Chief Architect: IBM i Operating System

Steve Will

Steve is the Chief Architect for IBM i, a Power Systems operating system used by hundreds of thousands of enterprises world wide. He is a frequent speaker at client events, collects requirements from customer advisory groups, and works with professionals inside and outside IBM on future technology.


Steve's blog: You and i

This blog is used to discuss topics related to IBM i, including our strategy, benefits of the architecture, announcements, and news. It allows the large and passionate IBM i client community the ability to respond, have conversations about what we say, and make the blog really be about you and i.

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Jeff Scheel

Senior Technical Staff Member in IBM's Linux Technology Centre

Jeff Scheel

Jeff Scheel, a Senior Technical Staff Member in IBM's Linux Technology Centre, serves as the PowerLinux Chief Architect. He directs IBM's technical investment in PowerLinux and works with customers and partners to solve problems with Linux on IBM Power Systems and PowerLinux servers.


Jeff's Blog: The PowerLinux Community

Jeff's a frequent contributor to the developerWorks PowerLinux community blog — providing answers to commonly asked questions, sharing insight from his travels and discussions with users, and highlighting key product and technical information. Join the community, follow along, and engage with other PowerLinux community members.

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