The new enterprise Power Systems

The ultimate system for high compute workloads

Power Systems – the engine for faster insights

On a Smarter Planet, information centric processes are exploding in growth. Big data, cloud, mobile, and social business applications demand an enterprise system that can handle more compute intensive workloads. One that can deal with the dramatic growth of structured and unstructured data; deliver increased efficiency, performance, and security while simultaneously balancing the ongoing needs of critical business workloads. You need an IT system that delivers superior performance, virtualisation, resiliency, and security. A system that is ....

Colin Parris

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IBM Power Systems

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New enterprise Power Systems

Businesses have consistently chosen Power over competition for more than a decade. Why? Our clients have told us that their applications and databases run best on Power. Power Systems have always focused on the business needs of application choice, enterprise integration, IT efficiency, and data availability and security – enabling your business to achieve outstanding business and compute performance.

Today, IBM extends Power Systems leadership with the introduction of new enterprise Power Systems servers and systems software to help transform the value your IT delivers and improve your customers’ experience. Learn how new Power capabilities can help you meet the demands of information-centric IT through dynamic efficiency, business analytics and enhanced compliance.

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Dynamic efficiency for cloud
Power Systems enable intelligent, dynamic resource allocation and rapid response to changes in application and workload requirements. With new PowerVM granularity to 20VMs per core and the PowerVM Virtualisation Performance Advisor you can gain greater efficiency and more control of your IT environment. And the new Elastic Capacity on Demand for Power System Pools and Live Partition Mobility enhancements enable rapid response to fluctuating workload demand faster than ever before.


Business analytics for data 
Power Systems helps unlock the value of data through business analytics with servers designed for big data and compute intensive applications. Designed to deliver outstanding performance for business and predictive analytics – Power Systems enhanced Solution Editions for Cognos and SPSS deliver fast time to value and offer you a simplified way to deliver new business insight. To ensure data is always available, PowerHA HyperSwap improves two site availability and recovery and offers immediate recovery from storage outages.

Enhanced compliance for security
Policy-based PowerSC with new Trusted Surveyor makes industry security compliance and automation simpler. With real time alerts, you can ensure that appropriate personnel are notified to reduce security exposure, and the new HIPAA profile accelerates compliance with healthcare industry standards. For added data protection, the new hardware accelerator reduces the performance overhead associated with encryption and decryption.

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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 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.

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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