IBM i

For Power Systems (including AS/400, iSeries, and System i)


The integrated database and middleware design of i provides unique business value and differentiates it from component operating environments like UNIX® and Windows®. This unique value is derived from IBM preintegrating and pretesting the majority of the underlying middleware components required to run business applications.

DB2 for i (formerly known as DB2 for i5/OS) is an advanced, 64-bit Relational Database Management System (RDBMS) that leverages the high performance, virtualization, and energy efficiency features of IBM's Power Systems.

IBM HTTP Server (powered by Apache) for i provides everything you need to quickly and easily establish a Web presence and get started on the road to working the Web for business.

Integrated Web Services for i enables integrated language environment (ILE) applications to play in the Web services and Service Oriented Architecture (SOA) arena with very little effort, knowledge and resources.

WebSphere Application Server for IBM i provides the foundation for serving dynamic content via servlets and JavaServer Pages (JSPs). IBM's WebSphere product family provides a complete range of web application servers and related products.

Zend Server Community Edition for IBM i provides developers with an easy to use, open, and integrated PHP application environment. The Edition includes extensions and a toolkit that enables PHP applications to easily access DB2 for i data (via SQL and native database access methods) and take advantage of RPG and COBOL applications in IBM i.

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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.

IBM Power Systems hardware is at the heart of enabling major business and industry transformations fueled by the explosive growth of big data and analytics. Power Systems help organizations drive faster business insights with industry leading performance, scalability and virtualization flexibility.

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.

IBM's integrated approach to developing Systems and Systems Software stacks together delivers a platform that supports next generation applications for big data and analytics and cognitive computing on an open platform for choice while providing maximum utilization, availability, and flexibility to help you deliver new advantages to your business.

IBM and IBM Business Partner solutions exploit key benefits in IBM Power Systems’ unique design combined with systems software to provide support for next generation applications for big data and analytics and cognitive computing to providing unprecedented insights into opportunities, threats and efficiencies to your organization.


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.

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