Cloud on Power Systems

The open innovation platform for cloud


Your IT infrastructure matters. Response time expectations are shrinking, demands are growing and organizations need to be able to deliver an ever-growing amount of information to employees, customers, and partners through browsers, applications, and services across many devices and channels. An effective and efficient cloud requires an open, effective and efficient foundation.

IBM Power Systems enable organizational transformation and optimal business performance using data-driven insights delivered through an open and flexible platform. Power provides open standards and technologies for clients to efficiently and securely manage and deliver critical IT services through a private, public and hybrid cloud.


Benefits of IBM Power Systems cloud solutions

Featured cloud solutions

IBM Cloud Manager with OpenStack (US)

Open-standards based cloud management that delivers improved security, automation, and usage tracking across heterogeneous systems.

Power Systems Solution Edition for Cloud (US)

Simplify cloud implementations with a pre-built and pre-installed solution including hardware, software, and implementation services.

IBM Power Systems and Storage Solution Edition for Scale Out Cloud (PDF, 112KB)

Quickly and easily deploy an OpenStack-based “as a service” infrastructure that integrates IBM servers, storage and software.

Client success stories


Because the Solution Edition for Scale-Out Cloud is an integrated solution that can be installed and provisioned quickly, it provides us with the agility for supporting our customers’ changing needs.

- Peter Schneider, Marketing Manager, Steel ORCA

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.

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