Technical and high performance computing solutions

Powerful solutions for large data and compute-intensive applications

IBM Power™ Systems high performance computing and technical computing performance solutions deliver faster time to value with intuitive and powerful solutions for large data and compute-intensive applications.  Configured into highly scalable AIX® and Linux® clusters, Power Systems offer extreme performance for demanding workloads such as computational chemistry, petroleum reservoir modeling, weather forecasting, climate modeling, and analytics.

Featured offerings

  • Blue Gene Q/ Express

    One of the fastest supercomputers in the world, Blue Gene Q provides ultrascale performance while delivering efficiencies in power, cooling and floor-space consumption. With a half rack configuration, this leading technology is an affordable option for users requiring big data management yet scalable as requirements increase. Learn more.

  • Power scale-out solutions for technical computing

    IBM Power 730 or PowerLinux 7R2 integrated with IBM Technical Computing software are tuned for performance, seamless scalability, and reliability and is an ideal platform for processing and analyzing large jobs or many, smaller jobs that can take advantage of parallel computing on clusters, grids or HPC clouds.

  • IBM Application Ready solution for Gaussian

    An integrated solution for clients performing molecular electronic structure calculations. High performing IBM Flex Systems POWER processor-based servers and integrated storage offerings in small, medium and large configurations. Comes complete with tightly integrated workload and resource management. Learn more.

  • PowerLinux big data analytics

    Innovate on top of a high performance data analytics platform to take advantage of the proven flexibility, throughput, and resiliency of POWER, as well as the immediate value provided by PowerLinux solutions. Learn more.

Software

IBM Platform Computing software

Provides comprehensive workload and resource management for technical computing, analytics, and big data environments. Platform Computing software can transform your Power infrastructure into a high performance, scale-out cluster or grid environment with up to 100 percent server utilization and greater throughput for reduced cost and faster time to results.

General Parallel File System (GPFS)

GPFS™ is a high-performance cluster file management infrastructure for AIX, Linux, Windows® and mixed clusters that provides world-class performance, scalability and availability for your file data.

Extreme Cloud Administraton Toolkit (xCAT)

An open source scalable distributed computing management and provisioning tool that provides a unified interface for hardware control, discovery, and operating system deployment.

Engineering and Scientific Subroutine Library (ESSL) and Parallel ESSL

Collections of state-of-the-art mathematical subroutines specifically designed to improve the performance of serial, SMP and SPMD applications on the IBM POWER™ processor-based servers.

Parallel Environment (PE)

A comprehensive development and execution environment for parallel applications (distributed-memory, message-passing applications running across multiple nodes).

PowerHA SystemMirror for AIX

The PowerHA SystemMirror Standard Edition and Enterprise Edition are designed to provide high availability and disaster recovery for critical business applications and data.

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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.

IBM Power Systems hardware is at the heart of enabling major business and industry transformations fueled by the explosive growth of big data and analytics. Power Systems help organizations drive faster business insights with industry leading performance, scalability and virtualization flexibility.

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.

IBM's integrated approach to developing Systems and Systems Software stacks together delivers a platform that supports next generation applications for big data and analytics and cognitive computing on an open platform for choice while providing maximum utilization, availability, and flexibility to help you deliver new advantages to your business.

IBM and IBM Business Partner solutions exploit key benefits in IBM Power Systems’ unique design combined with systems software to provide support for next generation applications for big data and analytics and cognitive computing to providing unprecedented insights into opportunities, threats and efficiencies to your organization.


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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