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.