Retail solutions

Delivering actionable knowledge in context for better outcomes

A major technology shift is taking place in the retail marketplace, driven by double-digit annual growth in mobile and social commerce. More than ever before, retailers need to integrate social and collaborative systems, share IT resources and deliver a seamless shopping experience across multiple shopping channels. Learn how retail solutions on IBM Power Systems can help you successfully gather, analyze, interpret and quickly react to growing volumes of customer data to navigate this new era of retailing.

Power Systems solutions for retail

IBM Campaign for Retail – Power Systems Edition (PDF, 813KB) - IBM Campaign and its companion products such as IBM Interact running on Power Systems help clients plan, design, execute, and measure the impact of outbound and inbound marketing promotions and offers.

Advanced Retail Analytics – Power Systems Edition (PDF, 810KB) - IBM POWER7® systems are designed to run mission critical workloads on IBM Cognos and IBM SPSS in highly, virtualised, consolidated operating environments that offer the flexibility that retailers need to run analytics workloads with speed and efficiency.

Smarter Commerce – Power Systems Edition (907KB) - With POWER7 processor-based servers, IBM provides workload-optimized capabilities for IBM WebSphere® Commerce, IBM Sterling Order Management and IBM DB2® to deliver a complete e-commerce solution.

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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.


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.

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

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.


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.

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