On Power Systems

Scale out, scale up, and scale within with Linux on Power

Linux on Power offers choice and flexibility to scale your business. With industry standard Linux from Red Hat or SUSE, optimize your workloads for emerging business challenges. Learn more.

View the latest announcement. Introducing the next generation of applications for big data and analytics. Learn more.

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Introducing the next generation of applications for big data and analytics.

  • IDC case study: streamlining business

    With Power, GHY gets more value and fewer headaches

  • IDC case study: secure and flexible hosting

    IT Informatik boosts hosting efficiency with Linux on Power


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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.


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.


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.

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  • IBM PowerLinux solutions are more powerful than x86 Linux, more scalable than VMware, and more reliable than Windows.

  • Built on industry standard Linux from Red Hat and SUSE, and optimized for emerging business challenges.

  • PowerLinux solutions signify a strong commitment to Linux. We not only support this community, we’re part of it.

  • Big data solutions built on IBM PowerLinux are architected to harness the data explosion facing your business.

  • Deploying open source infrastructure on the PowerLinux platform combines competitively priced POWER with open source applications.

  • PowerLinux provides a differentiated platform for partnered software and solution providers

Linux experts

Jeff Scheel

Senior Technical Staff Member in IBM's Linux Technology Center

Jeff Scheel, a Senior Technical Staff Member in IBM's Linux Technology Center, 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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