IBM PowerLinux solutions

Substantiation notes

PowerVM delivers 525% greater performance than VMware with vSphere 5.0

Edison Group:  IBM PowerVM Virtualization Technology on IBM POWER7 Systems
A Comparison of PowerVM and VMware vSphere (4.1 & 5.0) Virtualization Performance


PowerLinux delivers 43.2% less downtime for SAP deployments than Windows

Solitaire Interglobal: PowerLinux versus Windows for SAP Deployment


PowerLinux with POWER7 delivers 72% greater throughput than VMware on Sandy Bridge, with 80 VMs

Edison Group: Virtualization Performance on the IBM PureFlex System


IBM PowerLinux solutions deliver up to 41% lower acquisition costs than x86 Linux with VMware

Prices from www.hp.com and http://www.vmware.com/products/vsphere/pricing.html on 1/15/2013.


A PowerLinux compute cluster running Hadoop can sort through a terabyte of data 58% faster than one built with commodity x86 hardware

IBM Research: Understanding System and Architecture for Big Data

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.