A compelling open infrastructure requires a solid solutions ecosystem. Open Source is a key foundation on which the new Linux on Power Systems solutions are being built. Our focus is on the community that encompasses all key workloads required for enterprise success: Cloud deployment options, Big Data & Analytics, Mobile & Java applications. That's why more and more ISVs and partners are implementing their next generation workloads on Power Systems, driving open innovation to put data to work across the enterprise.
Red Hat is a leading provider of open source solutions and IBM is one of the largest Linux contributors. Red Hat® Enterprise Linux® is a high-performing operating system that delivers outstanding value to IT environments.
SUSE and IBM have been helping organizations of all sizes deploy and maintain mission-critical systems. As a pioneer in open source software, SUSE provides reliable, interoperable Linux and cloud infrastructure solutions that help enterprises increase agility, manage complexity, and reduce cost.
Canonical and the Ubuntu community work together with IBM to ensure that Ubuntu Server and Ubuntu OpenStack work seamlessly with IBM Power Systems and IBM software applications. Ubuntu for POWER8 brings the Ubuntu Server and Ubuntu Server for cloud with the OpenStack ecosystem to POWER8 enabling its ease of entry into the scale-out and Cloud markets.
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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.