Operating systems

For System x and BladeCenter

Linux

Linux® running on IBM x86 servers provides high performance cost-effective, enterprise-class solutions. Take advantage of the power of open standards and build your Linux infrastructure backed by IBM leadership and industry-leading Linux distributions.

 

Windows

Microsoft® Windows® Server running on IBM x86 servers provides outstanding performance, scalability and availability for Windows computing workloads. Mitigate risk and maximize productivity with an IT platform optimized to run a range of Microsoft Windows Server offerings.

VMware

VMwareVMware with IBM x86 servers provides a highly flexible, reliable, and scalable IT environment. Implement VMware with our industry-leading hardware solutions designed for virtualization.

Solaris

SolarisSolaris 10 running on IBM x86 servers delivers the performance and reliability needed for demanding technical compute applications with a simple, safe and robust infrastructure.     

Operating systems for BladeCenter POWER processor-based servers

IBM i

i for Business.IBM i operating system running on BladeCenter POWER processor-based servers provides an operating environment designed for efficient, resilient business processing.

AIX

AIX.AIX® running on BladeCenter POWER processor-based servers provides high levels of flexibility and performance for your expanding business needs.