IBM Power Systems

Open innovation to put data to work
across the enterprise

IBM Power Systems. Open innovation to accelerate insights and simplify cloud deployment. See the announcement

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


Power Systems solutions


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8x the capacity to crunch data plus open integration


Join us at events

  • Common | April 26-29

    Disneyland Resort | Anaheim, California
    2015 Annual Meeting and Exposition – the largest gathering of the Power Systems user community

  • Edge2015 | May 11-15

    The Venetian | Las Vegas, Nevada
    Join us for technical and executive training in Storage, z Systems and Power Systems - all in one venue

  • Insight2015 | October 25-29

    Mandalay Bay | Las Vegas, Nevada
    Big data and analytics conference

  • Power Systems Technical University | October 26-30

    Cannes, France
    The right IT infrastructure positions your business to thrive on a smarter planet

  • IBM InterConnect2015

    The premier cloud & mobile conference

  • IBM Systems webcast

    Register to see IBM Systems announce enhancements to cloud, mobile and big data solutions

  • Power Systems Training

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



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

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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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