IBM Power Systems Deployment-ready Services

Integration services

Component integration: Integration and testing of additional features. IBM can also support specified placement of features within a system.

Rack integration: IBM can integrate blades into a chassis and blade chassis and/or servers into a rack. IBM can also support specified placement of units within the rack.

Operating system preinstall: IBM can pre-install AIX, IBM i or Linux onto the system prior to shipment from the factory.

Unit personalization: IBM will load your specified settings onto the machine such as IP address or other customized settings prior to shipping the system.

Third party hardware/software integration: IBM will install third party/OEM hardware and load software applications per your instructions. The applications can be furnished by the client, IBM applications or third party applications.

Asset tagging

Standard physical asset tagging and labeling: IBM will create and install an asset tag label to each system to aid in asset tracking. The asset tag can include standard information or specific information provided by you.

Electronic asset tag with RFID: IBM will apply a RFID asset tag onto each system for electronic asset tracking.

Special Packaging

Box consolidation: IBM will consolidate all orders into a single shipment. You can also request consolidation of individual frames into a single box to the extent that it is possible without impacting the integrity of the shipment.

System customization

Remote access: IBM will allow you to remotely access systems prior to shipment through a secure network while the systems are still located in the IBM factory. This allows you to personally customize and/or test the machine prior to shipment for a turn-key installation.

Partitioning: IBM will set up and configure logical partitions based on your instruction prior to shipment from the factory.

Customized operating system/firmware: IBM will load customized operating system and firmware loads based on your needs.

Additional services offered by IBM

IBM can support a variety of unique requirements.

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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.