Power Systems Technical Guide

Need a quick reference for IBM Power® Systems -- including Power processor-based IBM PureFlex™ compute nodes? The Facts and Features reports give you a side-by-side comparison of the various systems available with many of their key specifications and information about supported AIX, IBM i and Linux versions.

IBM POWER8 systems facts and features

(IBM Power System S812LC and S822LC, IBM Power System S812L, IBM Power System S822 and IBM Power System S822L, IBM Power System S814, IBM Power System S824 and IBM Power System S824L, IBM Power System E850, IBM Power System E870, and IBM Power System E880)

IBM POWER7 systems facts and features

(IBM Power 710 Express, Power 720 Express, Power 730 Express, Power 740 Express, Power 750 Express, Power 760, Power 770, Power 780, Power 795, IBM PowerLinux 7R1, IBM PowerLinux 7R2, IBM PowerLinux 7R4, IBM PureFlex p260, PureFlex p460 and PureFlex p24L, BladeCenter PS700 Express, PS701 Express, PS702 Express, PS703 Express, PS704 Express)

IBM POWER6 systems facts and features

(IBM Power 520 Express, Power 550 Express, Power 560 Express, Power 570, Power 575, Power 595 and BladeCenter JS12, JS22, JS23, and JS43 Express)

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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.

To draw insights and make better decisions, businesses rely on the secure, flexible and open platform of IBM Power Systems. Built with the first processor designed for big data workloads, the design of Power Systems combines the computing power, memory bandwidth and I/O in ways that are easier to consume and manage, building on strong resiliency, availability and security.

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.

Transform your business with Systems Software that enables virtualization, high availability, flexibility, security and compliance on Power Systems™. IBM’s integrated approach to developing Systems and Systems Software together delivers optimized results with Power Systems.

As an open innovation platform, Power Systems is optimized for big data and analytics performance and to deliver scale-out economics and security for the cloud. IBM and IBM Business Partner solutions exploit key capabilities in IBM Power Systems.

Over the last five years thousands of clients have migrated to IBM Power Systems for choice and flexibility. Learn how Power Systems has helped them revolutionise the way IT is developed and delivered, optimise for big data and analytics, and support private, public and hybrid offerings for scale-out or scale-up implementations all while improving business performance, reducing risk, and establishing a platform for growth.