Cloud on Power Systems

The open innovation platform for cloud


  • IBM® Power Systems™ with POWER8™ technology provide a price for performance advantage through higher utilization, lower acquisition cost, better analytics and java performance, and the ability to flexibly add compute resources on demand
  • Open and extensible virtualization and cloud management solutions provide a scalable, adaptable and resilient foundation for public and private clouds
  • Power Systems are optimized to handle delivery of business-critical big data, analytics and cloud services with exceptional performance and security

As the world changes and IT plays an increasingly critical role, businesses and governments are seeking to respond more quickly to changing business demands by transforming the way IT capabilities are delivered. Cloud computing can simplify service delivery and Improve IT economics.

IT Infrastructure deployment models can present challenges for IT organizations who are looking to move to more agile methods:

  • Struggling with rapid data growth, regulatory compliance, information integrity and security concerns—all while trying to control continuously rising IT costs
  • Lack of agility in the face of rapid, unprecedented changes in markets, service demands and stakeholder expectations
  • Static islands of computing resources which result in inefficiencies and underutilized assets

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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.

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