Cloud on Power Systems

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Accelerate your enterprise transition to the cloud

In today’s continuously changing market, IT leaders must drive business innovation and control costs. Effective IT organizations are leveraging hybrid cloud computing to accelerate delivery of innovative business applications, ensure continuous transformation and provide insights and action faster for better business results.

Power Enterprise Systems for the Cloud, including complimentary access to IBM cloud starter pack*

The IBM Power System E850C, E870C and E880C Enterprise servers are designed to provide the highest levels of reliability, availability, flexibility, and performance in order to bring you a world-class enterprise private and hybrid cloud infrastructure.

Get built-in OpenStack-based cloud management with IBM Cloud PowerVC Manager plus our new Power to Cloud Rewards Program including enhanced capacity reset and trade-in offers.

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IBM POWER8 in SoftLayer (PDF, 153KB)

POWER8 systems in IBM SoftLayer deliver the savings and efficiency of the cloud on a platform that is purpose-built for data and cognitive workloads.

IBM PurePower Systems

The most secure, quick-to-deploy converged infrastructure for Cloud with open choice.

Ubuntu OpenStack from Canonical on Power

We have partnered with Canonical to deliver their OpenStack distribution along with JuJu Charms to automate installation and get OpenStack deployed in under an hour. With support from both Canonical and IBM, this OpenStack distribution is ready to deliver enterprise-grade cloud across all the infrastructure in your data center.

Benefits of IBM Power Systems cloud solutions

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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 for choice and flexibility. Learn how Power Systems has helped them revolutionise the way IT is developed and delivered, optimise for big data and analytics, and support private, public and hybrid offerings for scale-out or scale-up implementations all while improving business performance, reducing risk, and establishing a platform for growth.

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