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).
Built with innovation that puts data to work, IBM Power Systems deliver the foundation for organizations to bring insight to the point of impact 2x faster. With the POWER8 processor these first generation systems push the physical and virtual boundaries of data center technology with innovation designed to drive fast and more efficient data-centric applications required for today's smarter enterprise.
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.