IBM i Solution Editions

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The IBM i Solution Editions are designed to help you take advantage of the combined experience and expertise of IBM and Independent Software Vendors (ISVs) building business value into IT solutions. Through innovation and technology leadership, IBM i Solution Editions help provide maximum flexibility in operating system and leading industry application choice , providing an answer for your demanding business requirements.

Solution Editions are orderable packages of IBM i and Power Systems that can only be purchased in combination with core-business applications from Independent Software Vendors (ISVs).

Solution Editions are built on POWER7® processor-based systems, which represent a true leap forward to more intelligent systems that minimize complexity, automate processes, and reduce energy consumption, downtime and other operational costs. Solution Edition value can be measured by the total integration delivered by IBM i, packaged price discounting, application function and performance, and low total-cost-of ownership. Each Solution Edition truly provides the right economic value - IBM i is built for business, and there is no doubt that the combination of IBM i Power Systems and industry leading business applications in combination, can provide a simplified, easy-to-manage, high-performance solution for your business.

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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.

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