IBM Power Systems Solution Edition for Cloud

Pre-built and pre-installed to quickly and easily deploy a private cloud

Highlights

  • Simplifies private cloud implementations with a pre-built and pre-installed solution of hardware, software, and implementation services
  • Speeds deployment times and accuracy with automation and self-service
  • Supports mission critical workloads with IBM® Power Systems™ leadership virtualization, security, elastic scalability, and enterprise quality of service
  • Customizable configuration options provide flexibility and choice
  • Virtual image management for both Power and x86 from single pane of glass
  • Performance, availability, and efficiency of the POWER7® virtualization platform

Cloud computing is becoming recognized as an IT delivery model which can help improve IT asset utilization, flexibility and responsiveness while reducing complexity and lowering maintenance costs. However, many organizations are discovering that implementing cloud computing in their data centers can potentially bring management challenges and even complexities which can decrease the gains and benefits of the cloud. Interoperability, image management, workload performance, security and scalability are all issues which can impede the efficiency and costs saving potential of the cloud.

The IBM Power Systems Solution Edition for Cloud helps speed up and simplify the deployment of a private cloud with entry-level cloud software delivered on a pre-built and pre-installed Power Systems enterprise platform. The Solution Edition is easy to order, includes configurable hardware choices to address customer needs and preferences, and ensures successful deployment with IBM Lab Services implementation. Building on IBM PowerVM® virtualization and IBM Systems Director VMControl™ technology, the Solution Edition for Cloud provides cloud capabilities in an intuitive and easy to use interface so organizations can quickly benefit from automated deployment, image management, workload metering, and the self-service features of cloud.

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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.