IBM Power Systems

Open innovation to put data to work
across the enterprise

Open innovation to accelerate hybrid cloud deployments

IBM Power Systems with POWER8 are fed by a growing open server ecosystem of continuous innovation. We are proud to announce new capabilities to equip clients for cloud, analytics and mobile workloads and to handle complex, mission critical applications with confidence.


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 analysing both structured information and unstructured big data. With the secure, flexible and open platform of IBM Power Systems plus solutions and software, organisations 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 organisations work today. Whether running 1, 2, or all 3 - coupled with PowerVM, they maximise the benefit of Power Systems in your business.

Transform your business with Systems Software that enables virtualisation, high availability, flexibility, security and compliance on Power Systems™. IBM’s integrated approach to developing Systems and Systems Software together delivers optimised results with Power Systems.

As an open innovation platform, Power Systems is optimised 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.

Migrate to Power

Over the last five years thousands of Oracle and HP UNIX clients have migrated to POWER. Learn how Power Systems has helped them improve their business performance, reduce risk, and establish a more secure future.

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Superior cloud economics

Flexible, cloud-based private, public and hybrid offerings support open standards and technologies with rapid innovation, secure and efficient deployment.

Save with hybrid cloud solutions for enterprises and internet data centres

Reduce costs per VM on a more efficient and reliable platform vs. Intel.

Automate cloud deployments to improve costs, risks and efficiency

Leverage a large and growing ecosystem of community-based patterns and tools.

Improve performance, efficiency and differentiated features for hybrid cloud

Build bare-metal Open Compute platform, integrated with OpenStack cloud services.

Maximise flexibility and efficiency for application provisioning


Open innovation platform

Benefit from continuous innovation and best-of-breed services delivered through an open and collaborative POWER ecosystem.

Innovate new solutions without the constraints of commodity Intel servers


Achieve higher ROI and adapt to demand more quickly

Benefit from all your computing assets to drive new products and services, with a guaranteed 65% utilisation, agile growth and flexibility of all resources, not just the processor.

Innov8 with POWER8: The next generation of IT innovators

The OpenPOWER Foundation, ISVs, and IBM are working with universities on big data and cloud challenges

Designed for big data

Provide a personalised, engaging customer experience with Power Systems innovations that accelerate insights.

Gain faster access to legacy data stored on commodity Intel data warehouses

Now available for little endian Linux on Power Systems

Realise greater agility with your SAP HANA strategy

Run HANA on Power Systems with Linux

Big data analytics and high value insights for Hadoop infrastructure