The IBM Power Enterprise Solution Editions are available with eligible solutions from the IBM software portfolio and from third-party Independent Software Vendors (ISVs). IBM is working in partnership with the ISVs to select business applications which have a particularly close affinity with the Power server hardware, operating systems and IBM middle ware to provide the finely tuned solutions your business needs.
Qualifying ISV Solutions
IBM Power Solutions Editions for Healthcare
The IBM Power E850 and E870 Solution Edition for Healthcare provide tailored, cost-effective system configuration options medium and large hospitals deploying approved Healthcare ISV software, such as Epic's Electronic Health Record (EHR) application on AIX. The combination of IBM Power Systems and Epic's integrated application suite offer a solid foundation for hospitals and care providers that require systems with a proven track record of reliability and performance in the Healthcare industry.
The Power E850 Solution Edition provides a 48-core/512GB base system configuration with AIX Standard Edition, PowerVM Enterprise Edition and PowerHA Standard Edition software.
Power E870 Solution Edition provides a 40-core/512TB or 60-core/1TB base system configuration with AIX Standard Edition, PowerVM Enterprise Edition and PowerHA Standard Edition software.
Healthcare industry application software is licensed and purchased directly from the ISV, e.g. Epic Systems.
IBM BLU Acceleration Solution – Power Systems Edition
IBM BLU Acceleration Solution – Power Systems Edition enables organizations looking to accomplish more with less by creating warehouse solutions to explore big data, analytics, mobile, cloud and social. Data management investments must be fast, reliable, affordable, future-proof and versatile - even multi-purpose. The solution encompasses IBM DB2 with BLU Acceleration executing on the Power ESE server. The software is installed by the IBM Customer Solution Center as part of the hardware and software packaged offering. The hardware and software solution will be shipped from IBM manufacturing with 90-day software license keys for DB2 with BLU Acceleration. Confirmation of available DB2 with BLU Acceleration software licenses is required to ship the system. To order this solution, select the “BLU Acceleration Solution Edition Indicator” feature code #EU2B.
IBM Power Systems Solution Editions for SAP HANA
SAP HANA is now fully supported on IBM Power Systems, IBM’s leading platform for Big Data, delivering the same enterprise-grade attributes that the industry expects from Power systems -flexibility, resiliency, and performance. Power Systems are designed to drive real-time business insights and lower costs for clients running mission critical in-memory analytics. Power Systems is now part of the daily development cycles of SAP HANA engineering and with recent joint SAP-IBM announcements new SAP HANA functionality is made available at the same time for both Power and x86. In October the new E850C Power Solution Edition for SAP HANA was announced delivering a faster, more scalable 4-socket system configuration, with 48 cores running at 3.65GHz and 2TB of base DDR4 memory. The system can expand to support up to 4TB of mission-critical SAP HANA databases deployed on premises or in a private cloud. The combination of of SAP HANA and a Power E850C can help enterprises to improve operational efficiency and shorten time-to-market, with faster processing of massive amounts of data across multiple products, locations and geographies.