Upgrading to AIX 7

The latest versions of the AIX® operating system give your business operational efficiencies, increased utilization and enhanced productivity that you simply can't get from older versions. In other words, it helps your IT infrastructure support the rapidly changing requirements of today’s business environment.

Built-in features like Workload Partitions and Dynamic Logical Partitioning (Dynamic LPAR) and Capacity Upgrade on Demand (CUoD) allow you to shift workloads and add capacity simply and easily, almost instantly. The software upgrade itself is intuitive and if you need assistance, migration services are readily available.

Why upgrade to AIX 7?

Binary Compatibility

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Performance and Scalability

Virtualization

Enterprise Security

Near Continuous Availability

Manageability

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Product specifications and reports

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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. Learn how Power Systems has helped them support next generation applications for big data and analytics and cognitive computing on an open platform for choice while improving business performance, reducing risk, and establishing a platform for growth.

Upgrade your AIX software maintenance

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