Gaining the Competitive Edge with Linux on POWER8

With the proliferation of x86 servers comes rising data center costs and server sprawl. Businesses now experience lower server utilization, diminishing application performance and unexpected down time.

Meet with the experts and learn how Linux on Power can deliver open innovation within your company.

2017 Technology Briefings

Join us for one of our upcoming events to learn how you can leverage the latest open technology to maximize your IBM Power Systems resources.

Register today for events near you!
Date Location
07 March Portland, Oregon, USA
09 March Dallas, Texas, USA

Event highlights

This event features live demonstrations showing a side-by-side comparison of IBM Power Systems and x86 servers running Linux with real workloads. You will learn how:


Presented by IBM engineers and experts, each briefing will reveal the results of our lab-based, hands-on research. Using these results, combined with live demonstrations, we will show you how IBM Power Systems can help you solve your unique business challenges and provide greater value than other alternatives in the marketplace.
Duration Solution Topics
50 minutes POWER8: Disrupting the status quo
45 minutes Why Linux on POWER8?
20 minutes Break
15 minutes Migrating to Linux on POWER8 is easier than you think
20 minutes SAP HANA on POWER8 maximizes flexibility, availability, and performance
50 minutes Deliver more insights with Linux on POWER8
10 minutes Summary and resources available

Intended audience

This briefing is designed especially for: