IBM Power Systems advantages

Power is the ultimate platform for compute intensive workloads

Express Servers

IBM Power Entry Systems are affordable, easy-to-deploy and energy efficient, and they are backed by a trusted network of IBM Business Partners and industry solution providers.

IBM Power 750: For server consolidation and virtualization projects, features one to four processor sockets and eight to 32 POWER7+ processor cores.

IBM Power 740 Express: For small- to mid-size databases or as a consolidation platform with one or two processor sockets with six to 16 processor POWER7+ cores.

IBM Power 730 Express: Designed for rack to rack consolidations in dense IT environments with two processor sockets and eight to 16 POWER7+ processor cores.

IBM Power 720 Express: Designed for distributed application servers or integrated business solutions with one processor socket and four to eight POWER7+ processor cores.

IBM Power 710 Express: Affordable infrastructure and application servers with one processor socket, and a choice of four to eight POWER7+ processor cores.

IBM PowerLinux Servers

IBM PowerLinux™ 7R2: Affordable and optimized for Linux environments, a 2U rack form factor, two-socket, high-performance, energy-efficient server with sixteen POWER7+ cores is ideal for running multiple application and infrastructure workloads in a virtualized environment.

IBM PowerLinux 7R1: Affordable and optimized for Linux environments, a one-socket, eight POWER7+ processor core server lowering the entry cost of big data analytics, open infrastructure solutions and traditional scale-out Linux workloads.

Compute Nodes and Blades

IBM Flex System™ p260 and p460 Compute Nodes: optimized for virtualization, performance and energy efficiency. These nodes offer 16 to 32 processor cores and are designed to run a wide variety of workloads in the IBM Flex System solution.

IBM BladeCenter® PS700, PS701, PS702, PS703 Express: Cost and energy efficient blades for application workload virtualization with four to 16 processor cores.

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Next generation applications for big data and analytics and cognitive computing are providing unprecedented insights into opportunities, threats and efficiencies. IBM Power Systems is at the forefront of delivering solutions to gain faster insights from analyzing both structured information and unstructured big data. With the secure, flexible and open platform of IBM Power Systems plus solutions and software, organizations can outpace their competitors by delivering faster services, providing differentiated offerings and turning operational cost into investment opportunity.

IBM Power Systems hardware is at the heart of enabling major business and industry transformations fueled by the explosive growth of big data and analytics. Power Systems help organizations drive faster business insights with industry leading performance, scalability and virtualization flexibility.

IBM Power Systems deliver flexibility and choice of operating systems to enable your business to support the next generation applications for big data and analytics and cognitive computing that are transforming how organizations work today. Whether running 1, 2, or all 3 - coupled with PowerVM, they maximize the benefit of Power Systems in your business.

IBM's integrated approach to developing Systems and Systems Software stacks together delivers a platform that supports next generation applications for big data and analytics and cognitive computing on an open platform for choice while providing maximum utilization, availability, and flexibility to help you deliver new advantages to your business.

IBM and IBM Business Partner solutions exploit key benefits in IBM Power Systems’ unique design combined with systems software to provide support for next generation applications for big data and analytics and cognitive computing to providing unprecedented insights into opportunities, threats and efficiencies to your organization.


Over the last five years thousands of clients have migrated to IBM Power Systems. Learn how Power Systems has helped them support next generation applications for big data and analytics and cognitive computing on an open platform for choice while improving business performance, reducing risk, and establishing a platform for growth.