Systems Management Solutions for IBM PowerLinux


IBM Systems Director for IBM PowerLinux™ provides an affordable foundation for systems management. It provides the integrated tools needed to efficiently visualize and communicate the relationships of physical and virtual systems that are discovered, monitor their health, define and receive threshold alerts, and update system firmware and operating environments. Built-in automation capabilities enable IT administrators to schedule updates and configuration changes to proactively avoid problems, and reduce the administrative burden of routine maintenance.

Features PowerLinux
Visualize physical/virtual system relationships Included
Monitor system health Included
Provide threshold and error alerts Included
Update operating systems and firmware Included
Simplify deployment with virtual images Included
Control energy use within existing capacity Optional1
Monitor network system health with servers and storage Optional1
Automate configuration and placement for new workloads Included
Manage workload availability end-to-end Optional1
Understand capacity Optional1
Analyze and report historical performance Optional1



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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