PowerLinux Solution Editions

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PowerLinux Solution Editions are IBM Power hardware models and the Linux Operating System purchased in combination with core-business applications from IBM and from Independent Software Vendors (ISVs).

The PowerLinux Solution Editions are designed to help you take advantage of the combined experience and expertise of IBM Hardware and applications from IBM and Independent Software Vendors (ISVs). Linux and POWER7 are optimized to deliver services faster, with higher quality and superior economics over x86 servers. It is Industry-standard Linux, solutions tuned to the task and is binary compatible across our hardware family of servers.

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 Editions value can be measured by the total integration delivered by PowerLinux, the application function and performance, low total-cost-of ownership, and incentives through customer vouchers for IBM services. These service vouchers provide customers with expert consultation on topics such as configuration recommendations, installation, performance tuning, porting, PowerLinux Solution Developer Kit, application optimization, system optimization, cluster optimization, virtualization, and management. These topics help the customer ensure that you are getting the most benefit from your PowerLinux environment, and therefore the best return on your IT investment and the lowest Total Cost of Ownership.

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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.