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Linux® and IBM have partnered to drive the open standards revolution, moving business beyond the limits of proprietary software and hardware solutions. The entire IBM Systems product line is Linux enabled, making it easy for any size business to take advantage of the power of open standards. And because Linux is an open operating system it benefits from a broad developer base, making it one of the fastest growing operating systems in the world. To simplify your business even further, Linux supports greater and growing interoperability between diverse software and hardware technologies, which leads to a reduction in IT management costs. Learn more (US)

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IBM System x (x86)

IBM System x™ portfolio of x86 servers are optimized for a range of Linux distributions. From one to 16-way systems, available in tower, rack and blade form factors, System x servers running Linux provides an open, reliable and secure IT environment that can easily scale as workloads demand.

IBM BladeCenter

IBM BladeCenter® blade servers support a wide selection of processor technologies and operating systems to allow clients to run all of their diverse workloads inside a single architecture. Reduce complexity, improve systems management, and increase energy efficiency while driving down total cost of ownership.

IBM Power Systems

IBM Power Systems can enable new data center economics with leadership performance, modular growth and scalability, as well as energy efficiency and rapid service delivery technologies. Choose from a variety of deployment footprints and more than 15,000 Linux, AIX® [UNIX] and IBM® i operating system® applications on a platform known for proven resiliency.

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IBM Intelligent Cluster

IBM® Intelligent Cluster integrated solutions are built on the highly innovative IBM System x® rack, BladeCenter® and iDataPlex™ servers. Whether you are building a small departmental cluster or a super computer, IBM’s broad portfolio of server solutions can be optimized to meet client-specific requirements.

(includes support for Red Hat® Enterprise Linux and SUSE® Linux Enterprise Server)

IBM System z

Linux on System z™ offers a uniquely powerful and comprehensive solution for virtualizing, consolidating, managing and sharing resources with optimum efficiency. The unique combination of Linux with the System z servers, with their advanced reliability, availability, security, scalability, and the z/VM virtualization software, delivers the technology that can help optimize the IT infrastructure.

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