IBM Power Systems

Open innovation to put data to work
across the enterprise

IBM Power Systems. Open innovation for waitless insights and business-agile infrastructure.

Designed for the waitless world, IBM Power Systems offer servers built with open technologies and designed for mission-critical applications. The waitless world demands servers designed for big data that are optimized, secure, and adapt to changing business demands. Servers that deliver superior cloud economics with secure and open choices and incorporate innovation from a growing, open ecosystem that broadens application choice (US) and enhances optimization.

What we offer

Power Systems solutions

Power for your business

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8x the capacity to crunch data plus open integration

Join us at events

  • Edge2015 | May 11-15

    The Venetian | Las Vegas, Nevada
    Join us for technical and executive training in Storage, z Systems and Power Systems - all in one venue

  • Insight2015 | October 25-29

    Mandalay Bay | Las Vegas, Nevada
    Big data and analytics conference

  • Power Systems Technical University | October 26-30

    Cannes, France
    The right IT infrastructure positions your business to thrive on a smarter planet

  • IBM InterConnect2015

    The premier cloud & mobile conference

  • Power Systems Training

    Expand your skills with AIX, IBM i, and Linux offerings

The performance is outstanding and better than we ever could imagine...
We knew it was fast but not this fast!

- Jimi Inge, Product Manager at Tieto

We saw substantial improvement in throughput using Linux on
Power Systems… It was an easy decision to make a change.

- Michael Douds, manager, technologies and web services at Bon Ton.

Recent performance testing [of SugarCRM and Linux on POWER8]
resulted in an increase of up to 2x over comparable platforms...

- Clint Oram, Co-founder and CTO, SugarCRM

Power is extraordinary, juju is magic, the combination is really
quite good.

- Mark Shuttleworth, Founder, Canonical


Power Systems hardware provides the foundation for designing workload optimised systems in conjunction with software and expert domain knowledge. Power servers and blades are modular and scalable and designed from the chip through the software stack to help deliver new levels of business performance.

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 maximise the benefit of Power Systems in your business.

System software

IBM's integrated approach to developing Systems and Systems Software stacks together delivers maximum utilisation, availability, and flexibility helping you deliver new advantages in your business.


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.


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.

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Connect with thought leaders

Elisabeth Stahl

Chief Technical Strategist, Performance Marketing

Elisabeth StahlElisabeth Stahl is Chief Technical Strategist, Performance Marketing for the IBM Systems and Technology Group and has been working in systems performance for over 25 years.

Elisabeth's blog - benchmarkingblog

This blog is for the open exchange of ideas relating to systems performance and benchmarking. You can also find her on the IBM developerWorks blog - Benchmarking and systems performance

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Steve Will

Chief Architect: IBM i Operating System

Steve WillSteve is the Chief Architect for IBM i, a Power Systems operating system used by hundreds of thousands of enterprises world wide. He is a frequent speaker at client events, collects requirements from customer advisory groups, and works with professionals inside and outside IBM on future technology.

Steve's blog: You and i

This blog is used to discuss topics related to IBM i, including our strategy, benefits of the architecture, announcements, and news. It allows the large and passionate IBM i client community the ability to respond, have conversations about what we say, and make the blog really be about you and i.

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Steve also recommends

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Jeff Scheel

Senior Technical Staff Member in IBM's Linux Technology Centre

Jeff ScheelJeff Scheel, a Senior Technical Staff Member in IBM's Linux Technology Centre, serves as the PowerLinux Chief Architect. He directs IBM's technical investment in PowerLinux and works with customers and partners to solve problems with Linux on IBM Power Systems and PowerLinux servers.

Jeff's Blog: The PowerLinux Community

Jeff's a frequent contributor to the developerWorks PowerLinux community blog — providing answers to commonly asked questions, sharing insight from his travels and discussions with users, and highlighting key product and technical information. Join the community, follow along, and engage with other PowerLinux community members.

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