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).

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.

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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.

To draw insights and make better decisions, businesses rely on the secure, flexible and open platform of IBM Power Systems. Built with the first processor designed for big data workloads, the design of Power Systems combines the computing power, memory bandwidth and I/O in ways that are easier to consume and manage, building on strong resiliency, availability and security.

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.

Transform your business with Systems Software that enables virtualization, high availability, flexibility, security and compliance on Power Systems™. IBM’s integrated approach to developing Systems and Systems Software together delivers optimized results with Power Systems.

As an open innovation platform, Power Systems is optimized for big data and analytics performance and to deliver scale-out economics and security for the cloud. IBM and IBM Business Partner solutions exploit key capabilities in IBM Power Systems.

Over the last five years thousands of clients have migrated to IBM Power Systems for choice and flexibility. Learn how Power Systems has helped them revolutionise the way IT is developed and delivered, optimise for big data and analytics, and support private, public and hybrid offerings for scale-out or scale-up implementations all while improving business performance, reducing risk, and establishing a platform for growth.

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