IBM AIX Solution Editions

Proven Solutions

The IBM AIX Solution Editions are available with a variety of eligible solutions from Industry Software Vendors and from the IBM software portfolio. IBM is working in partnership with the ISVs to select business applications which have a particularly close affinity with the AIX operating system and IBM middleware to provide the finely tuned solutions your business needs. Whether it is in enterprise resource planning, business analytics, customer response management or other areas, there are solutions available, and the list continues to grow.

Qualifying ISVs


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 IBM AIX Solution Editions at a glance
  Power 710
Power 720
Power 730
Power 740
Edition feature code #ELB6 #ELB8 #ELB7 #ELB9
Processor cores shipped 4, 6, 8 4, 6, 8 8, 12, 16 4, 6, 8, 12, 16
Minimum memory 4, 12, 16 GB 8, 12, 16 GB 32, 48, 64 GB 16, 24, 32, 48, 64 GB
Minimum storage 2 HDDs or 2 SSDs or 2 Fibre Channel adapters for attachment of IBM Storwize® V7000
No-charge processor core activations ½ (2, 3, or 4) ½ (2, 3, or 4) ½ (4, 6, or 8) ½ (2, 3, 4, 6, or 8)
Reduced charge AIX Standard Edition licenses available 4, 6, 8 4, 6, 8 8, 12, 16 4, 6, 8, 12, 16
Minimum Spend on ISV Solution US $6,500 US $40,000

 AIX Solution Edition for IBM Cognos Business Intelligence at a glance
Edition Feature Code #EU24 Cognos on Power - Small supporting 10-50 Cognos users
#EU25 Cognos on Power - Large supporting 50-200 Cognos users

 AIX Solution Edition for PureFlex Systems at a glance
Eligible Configurations Express, Standard, and Enterprise
Edition Feature Code #EU22
Eligible Compute Nodes IBM Flex System™ p260 and p460
Reduced charge AIX Standard Edition licenses available One per POWER7 core
Minimum spend on ISV solution US $40,000

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