Servers born to run Linux

IBM's OpenPOWER LC servers deliver up to twice the performance and 12 times the workload density versus competitive Intel x86-based servers.

Get better performance, for a lower price


Gain an average of 1.8x superior price-performance for your OSDB workloads

2x price-performance guarantee for MongoDB and 1.8x price-performance guarantee for EDB Postgres


Modern data platform

Based on open technology and an open ecosystem, Power Systems has a broad Linux portfolio, including the new IBM OpenPOWER LC server line for all your Linux deployments.

Cloud ready

Modernising for new applications on Power provides enterprise agility with cloud deployment models for flexible capacity and services delivery across the enterprise.

Check out our distributors


“The POWER architecture brings choice to customers.”

Jim Totton, VP and GM of Platform Business Unit, Red Hat

Red Hat is a leading provider of open source solutions and IBM is one of the largest Linux contributors. Red Hat® Enterprise Linux® is a high-performing operating system that delivers outstanding value to IT environments.


“The time for Linux on Power is now.”

Michael Miller, VP Global Alliances and Marketing, SUSE

SUSE and IBM are helping all-sized organisations deploy and maintain mission-critical systems. SUSE provides reliable, interoperable Linux and cloud infrastructure solutions with increased agility, manageable complexity and reduced cost.

Ubuntu Supported by Canonical

“POWER8 will deliver the scale, reliability and performance customers are looking for.”

Mark Shuttleworth, Founder of Canonical, Ltd.

Canonical and the Ubuntu community work with IBM to ensure that Ubuntu Server and Ubuntu OpenStack work seamlessly with IBM Power Systems and IBM software applications. Ubuntu for POWER8 enables the OpenStack ecosystem for ease of entry into the scale-out and Cloud markets.

Customer success stories

Linux on Power

Additional resources

Infrastructure Matters: POWER8 vs. Xeon x86

Learn why Clabby Analytics sees the new generation of POWER8 servers as “designed for data”.

CIC Commentary: IBM POWER8, A processor to challenge Intel’s dominance

See why CIC sees POWER as an ideal processor for Linux.

Call us at 0800 426 431, Mon - Fri, 8:30 AM - 5:00 PM AEST | Priority code: Power

Visit us

Visit us