IBM i

For Power Systems (including AS/400, iSeries, and System i)

Built for business

IBM i is an integrated operating environment with a reputation for exceptional security and business resilience for over 25 years.

Introducing the new IBM i

i for Business. POWER8

What we offer:

Why IBM i

Client success stories

One of the things that we always hear from our IBM i customers is that they’ve made an investment and it’s a rock-solid platform.

- Director, IT infrastructure, Connectria

By running our SAP applications on IBM i, we are able to manage a complex solution landscape with a minimum of effort and a lean IT team.

- Steve Cappitelli, Director of Global IT Operations, Movado Group

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Attend Power Systems events

  • Accelerate your innovations with ours

    Join our October 6 Infrastructure Matters livestream event to learn more

  • Expert IT debate | October 22

    The impact of hardware on agile infrastructures

  • Insight2014 | October 26-30

    Mandalay Bay, Las Vegas, Nevada
    The perfect forum to share experiences and best practices in big data and analytics

  • IBM i on Power Systems webcast

    Turning decades of research data into valuable medical insight

  • Linux Optimisation Webcast

    Increasing the business value of enterprise Linux workloads

  • Power Systems on demand video webcast

    Open innovation to put data to work

  • Edge2014

    The premier event for infrastructure innovation


Hear from IBM leaders

Infrastructure matters more than ever

  • ALTTAG

    Doug Balog discusses how IBM and open innovation deliver against the speed of demands driven by today's business challenges.

IBM i experts

Steve Will

Chief Architect: IBM i Operating System

Steve 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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Dawn May

Senior Technical Staff Member

Dawn's current position is the technical lead for the IBM i Systems Software Development organisation and IBM i Business Architect. In this position she has the responsibility for the overall strategy and plan for the core components of i.


Dawn's blog - i Can

The "i Can" blog is to share the "hidden gems" within IBM i. The name "i Can" is to convey the fact that IBM i can do more than most realise. The updates to this blog will generally be information about the latest features in the most current releases.

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Mike Cain

Team Leader, DB2 for i Centre of Excellence

Mike Cain is the team leader of the IBM DB2 for i Centre of Excellence in Rochester Minnesota USA. Along with a team of highly skilled subject matter experts, Mike travels the world guiding, educating and supporting clients who want to get the most out of DB2 for IBM i. He specialises in SQL query performance and scalability, as well as very large database, business intelligence and analytics within the IBM i environment. Mike is a frequent speaker at technical conferences and user groups. He has spoken to and educated thousands of people on database concepts and information management at events across the United States, Europe and Asia.


Mike's blog: DB2 for i

This blog is used to provide insight and perspectives on data management using IBM i

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David Bruce

WW Enterprise Power Systems Marketing

David Bruce is an IBM marketing manager responsible for Enterprise Power Systems. He works with Power Systems marketing and development teams to help identify and communicate the capabilities and benefits of Power Systems to clients. With more than 30 years with IBM, David has held positions in client hardware service, product development, offering management, sales, marketing, and management – all with a strong focus on applying technology to business problems and processes. David is fond of wide-open spaces, carpentry, and fresh air. You’ll find him occasionally tilting at windmills.


Architecture Matters

The intent of this blog is to discuss and help answer some of those questions about technology and architecture, and explore the benefits and the implications of different approaches. Should I choose private or public cloud for customer service? What’s the best way to integrate analytics for improved customer insights and a more personalised customer experience? What are the implications of bring your own device (BYOD) engagement models on data availability, security and privacy? We’ll explore these and other important questions through this blog.

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