IBM has leading technology and vision in the UNIX market with virtualization, performance and availability. See how Power compares to key competitors UNIX offerings:
IBM is committed to leading the market with the Power platform and people are talking about why Power is a superior platform for their key business needs.
What research analysts are saying:
“The risk exposure for PowerVM is significantly smaller than the competition, with PowerVM deployments showing only 1/3rd of the risk that has been reported for other virtualization methods.”
Does Your Virtualization Platform Matter? Getting the Most Out of Your IT Platforms with Virtualization; Solitaire Interglobal Ltd., (All rights reserved), April 2012
“Itanium and SPARC-based processors (and associated systems designs) are not keeping up in terms of performance or features/functions with their competition (which is primarily IBM Power Systems incorporating POWER microprocessors).”
IBM’s Migration Factory: Tools, Metrics, Automation, Process Expertise, and Project Management, Clabby Analytics, (All rights reserved), June 2011
What our clients are saying:
“This really was an impressive accomplishment by the IBM team: migrating more than 100 SAP systems to a completely new operating system and database in six months and with no disruption.”
Markus Wierl, Service Owner of SAP Infrastructure, AUDI AG
“By migrating to IBM DB2 on IBM Power systems, and using IBM services, we expect to decrease total cost of ownership for our mobile device banking applications by 20-30 percent.”
Sergey Golubev, Head of IT Maintenance and Networking Department, JSC Rietumu Banka
1 Does your Virtualization Platform Matter? Solitaire Interglobal Ltd., (All rights reserved), April 2012
2 Source: Transaction Processing Performance Council, www.tpc.org as of 3/29/13. IBM Power Top 3 positions based on all published TPC-Cbenchmark results March 29, 2013. POWER7 versus T5-8 based on comparing IBM Power 780 (2/8/32) 1,200,011 tpmC, .69 USD/tpmC, available 10/13/10 with Oracle SPARC T5-8 (8/128/1024) 8,552,523 tpmC, $0.55 USD/tpmC, available 9/25/2013.
3 ITIC 2013 Global Server Hardware, Server OS Reliability Survey; ITIC (All rights reserved); January 2013
4 2010-11 UNIX Survey: IBM Leads in Technology, Roadmap
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