Business analytics

Right data. Right time. Right decisions.

With the explosive growth of both structured and unstructured data from multiple sources, businesses need to derive faster insights in a secure and reliable manner to stay successful. Yet many are still operating with blind spots. One in three managers frequently make critical decisions without the information they need; one in two don’t have access to the information across their organization needed to do their jobs; and one in three business leaders don’t trust the information they use to make decisions.1 Cost, complexity and risk pose challenges to gaining real time insights from data found within mission critical applications and workloads needed to drive business results. Explore how Power Systems can help your organization gain faster insights and make better business decisions.

Power Systems – optimized for business analytics and mission critical applications and workloads

See how companies meet their challenges to deliver IT efficiency, enable new services with increased workloads, and deliver seamless and exceptional experience with analytics solutions on Power Systems.

Dillard's – department store
Fiserv – financial services technology company
Park Nicollet – health services
Watson on Power for WellPoint - health benefits company

IBM analytics solutions for Power Systems – the engine for faster insights

Unlock the value of data and deliver faster insights with systems optimized for big data and compute intensive analytic applications.

IBM AIX Solution Edition for Analytical Decision Management (US) - Rapid deployment of predictive analytics combined with decision management to consistently recommend the next best action based on business rules.

IBM BLU Acceleration Solution - Power Systems Edition (US) - Rapid deployment of dynamic in-memory columnar technology enabling faster insights from more data for business intelligence and data warehouse applications.

IBM AIX Solution Edition for Cognos (US) - Rapid deployment of business intelligence solution to help make decisions that achieve better business outcomes.

IBM AIX Solution Edition for SPSS (US) - Simple-to-deploy predictive analytics solution to uncover hidden insights faster to better understand and anticipate customer needs.

Big Data Solution with InfoSphere BigInsights and Streams - Deliver actionable insights using Apache Hadoop, InfoSphere BigInsights and InfoSphere Streams on PowerLinux servers to analyze structured and unstructured data at massive scale.

IBM i for Business Intelligence (US) - Increase time to value with easy to implement packaged solution to turn information into actionable insights.

IBM DB2 Web Query for i (US) - Helps ensure every decision maker across the organization can easily find, analyze and share the information needed to make better, faster decisions.

IBM PureData System for Operational Analytics (US) - Easily deploy, optimise and manage data intensive workloads for operational analytics with expert integrated system.

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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.


Power Systems hardware provides the foundation for designing workload optimized systems in conjunction with software and expert domain knowledge. Power servers and blades are modular and scalable and designed from the chip through the software stack to help deliver new levels of business performance.

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 maximize the benefit of Power Systems in your business.

System software

IBM's integrated approach to developing Systems and Systems Software stacks together delivers maximum utilization, 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.

InformationWeek Webcast

  • Forrester Total Economic Impact of running Analytics workloads on IBM Power Systems

IBM Power Systems - enabling faster insight

Capitalize on new workloads with systems optimised for big data and analytics

Watson on Power

Doctors are addressing Big Data challenges using Watson.

Doctors are addressing big data challenges using IBM Watson

Additional information

Power Workload Centre of Competency