PowerLinux solution offerings
PowerLinux and big data
Companies want to deliver actionable insights faster with optimized solutions that process structured and unstructured data on a massive scale. IBM PowerLinux™ big data solutions offer breakthrough solutions for massive scale analytics on data-in-motion and data-at-rest.
PowerLinux and industry application solutions
Businesses rely on Linux for applications that are designed for their industry and customized to their specific needs. With offerings like the IBM PowerLinux Solution Edition for SAP Applications, midsize IT shops can deliver these services with higher quality compared to commodity x86 servers running Windows or Linux.
PowerLinux and application services
Linux is the low cost platform of choice for vital applications like web, email, and social media collaboration services. IBM PowerLinux Application Services combines competitively priced POWER7 servers with class leading PowerVM virtualization, helping businesses deliver services with superior economics.
Independent software vendors support PowerLinux
One of the fastest developing new ecosystems in the modern IT industry, the number of tested, native applications available for the PowerLinux platform now exceeds the 2,500 mark. The availability of business-critical applications and building blocks such as Sybase Unwired Accelerator and IBM WebSphere® Business Services Fabric signify enterprises are looking more than ever to powerful, reliable 64-bit Linux systems such as IBM Power Systems servers for the apps that run their core businesses.
IBM Systems Director VMControl
Virtualization is a key capability that has increasingly allowed for more efficient utilization of a customer's IT resources. Power Systems provide an integrated virtualization solution named PowerVM that leads the competition in terms of performance, scalability and resource utilization efficiency. IBM Systems Director VMControl™ software in turn provides best-of-breed capabilities while it simplifies the management of virtual environments across multiple virtualization technologies and hardware platforms, delivering enterprise-wide visibility and control. VMControl is a leading multi-platform virtualization management solution that is included with IBM Systems Director Editions, or available separately as a plug-in option for IBM Systems Director. This diversity of deployment options allows you to select the optimal level of VMControl functionality (Express, Standard or Enterprise) for your virtualized infrastructure and to seamlessly scale up as it evolves.
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