IBM i operating system running on Power Systems

With a reputation for cost-effectiveness, security, and business resilience, the IBM i operating system running on Power Systems servers is ideally suited to exceed expectations running core business applications as well as next-generation applications such as mobile, social, and analytics.

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IBM i: A System Designed for Business (00:05:02)

Clients tell their own stories about how they deliver services faster, with higher quality, and superior economics. You will hear from companies of all sizes that count on IBM i to run their business in today’s challenging environment.

IBM i: Designed for Data (00:02:33)

Business intelligence and advanced analytics strategies are key to developing new business insights that help you innovate, stay competitive and grow your business. With its integrated and easy-to-secure database foundation, IBM i is -- at its very core -- designed for data. That helps you deliver new analytics services faster with tools like DB2 WebQuery.

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IBM i: Workload Optimized Systems (00:02:55)

Businesses embracing Smarter Computing use workload optimized systems that are tuned to the task to help deliver services with higher quality. With its deep optimization of hardware, microcode, software, middleware, and applications, IBM i offers an excellent foundation for workload optimized computing.

Whether deploying industry applications, modernizing and developing applications, consolidating x86 server sprawl, or building a resilient infrastructure that is always available - IBM i is designed to deliver higher quality services, offer an ideal foundation for thousands of industry applications, and help you achieve your business transformation objectives.

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IBM i: Managed with Cloud Technologies (00:03:00)

Cloud technologies are fundamentally changing the economics of IT service delivery for today's midsized companies, and with PowerVM and IBM i, it's easier then ever to provision and manage services in a private or public cloud.

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Why 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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