Feature Benefits
Virtualization
Virtualization of IBM i Storage* Reduce costs and simplify creation of IBM i test and development environments through storage virtualization from IBM i or VIOS
Shared Processor Pools* Decrease software licensing costs by capping the number of processors a group of partitions can use
Storage Space Snapshots Improve availability with backup of virtual IBM i, AIX, Linux, and Windows environments while they are active
File level backup for Linux Improve availability with IBM i-based file level backups of Linux running in partitions or on integrated servers
Integrated server enhancements Reduce costs of server farms with enhanced iSCSI-based integration with BladeCenter and System x servers with support for VMware VMotion
SAN Integration
New Fibre Channel Adapter* Deliver breakthrough performance for IBM i and IBM Systems Storage 8300 environments through improved SAN support
BladeCenter Support
Support for JS22 Blade* Enable consolidation of IBM i and x86 servers with an IBM BladeCenter solution
Availability
High Availability Solutions Manager Reduce impact of planned and unplanned outages with disk clustering solution from IBM
Security
Encryption Meet regulatory requirements by protecting data at rest and backups of critical business information through advanced encryption
Intrusion detection and prevention Improve application availability with enhanced capabilities to detect and respond to web-based attacks
Management
IBM Systems Director Navigator Reduce IT costs with easy, integrated, web-based management environment for IBM i
Performance Data Investigator Enhance analysis of performance data with new web-based performance data viewer
Java and Web
Performance Support more transaction/second for Java and WebSphere applications with IBM i 6.1 enhancements
IBM 64-Bit JVM Enhance portability for ISV applications and improve performance of Java applications with IBM Java technology
Integrated Web Application Server Simplify deployment of Java applications with built in web application server
Integrated Web Services server Extend value and use of business applications through built in web services environment
Integrated server enhancements Reduce costs of server farms with enhanced iSCSI-based integration with BladeCenter and System x servers with support for VMware VMotion
DB2
New database functions Enhance application functionality and performance with new database functions and management tools
OmniFind Text Search Full text document searching through DB2

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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.

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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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