Linux

on IBM Power Systems

Linux on Power Systems offers solutions for big data, analytics, cloud and offerings from a growing ecosystem of ISVs.


Big data and analytics solutions

Deliver actionable insights faster with solutions for unstructured big data running on Linux on Power Systems. With the first processor designed for big data, Power Systems built on POWER8 are optimized for analytics on data-in-motion and data-at-rest.


Cloud infrastructure solutions

Power Systems provide the ideal foundation for scale-out cloud environments.  Delivering economic advantages and an open foundation, Power Systems enable organizational transformation and secure, efficient, and affordable cloud infrastructures. 


ISV solutions for Linux on Power

As an open technology platform, Power Systems present an open ecosystem of community created innovation. There is growing momentum in the ISV community as partners and solution providers are leveraging the new innovation and performance capabilities of Power Systems built on POWER8. 

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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.

Linux only Power Systems

Featuring Power technology in dense, rack-optimized form factors, these servers run industry standard Red Hat, SUSE and Ubuntu Linux distributions, and are priced to provide more scalable alternatives to commodity x86 scale-out options.

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