PowerLinux gives you better, more economical choices
Reduce cost with solutions that are:
“With PowerLinux, IBM brings four big things to the table that are good for Linux: competition, commitment, code, and cool technology.”
Jim Zemlin, Executive Director
The Linux Foundation
IBM’s PowerLinux solutions are tuned to extend the performance of POWER to key emerging workloads running on industry-standard Linux.
Big data analytics
Deliver actionable insights faster - PowerLinux big data solutions are optimized for analytics on data-in-motion and data-at-rest.
Less than 1/2 the time
A Hadoop cluster built with PowerLinux technology can sort through a terabyte of data in less than half the time as one built with commodity x86 hardware.* (US)
Reduce acquisition costs - deploying application services on PowerLinux combines value priced POWER servers with critical infrastructure applications.
30% less expensive
The University of Hamburg reduced their acquisition costs 30% by choosing a PowerLinux solution over commodity x86 hardware.
Industry application solutions
Differentiate in a crowded market - applications deployed on PowerLinux can be customized to your needs, and hardened against failures.
43% less downtime
SAP deployments built on IBM PowerLinux have 43% less downtime than similar deployments on Windows.
PowerLinux servers and systems software – built on POWER
IBM PowerLinux Solution Editions are built on POWER, and include PowerVM server virtualization (US) and Systems Director VMControl virtual server management (US). They deliver trusted, state of the art technology at the small, mid, and enterprise computing levels, and are broadly deployed in production environments worldwide. These value-priced servers compete with x86 servers on cost, while delivering greater performance, higher utilization, and superior availability.
"The POWER architecture brings choice to customers, a core value proposition from Red Hat."
Jim Totton, VP and GM of Platform Business Unit, Red Hat
"The time for PowerLinux is now."
Michael Miller, VP Global Alliances and Marketing, SUSE
Built on industry standard Linux from Red Hat and SUSE, and optimized for emerging business challenges.
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