Scale out and scale up with Linux on Power
Supported on every Power Systems server we make, Linux on Power Systems offers both scale out and scale up choices that align to your business. With industry standard Linux from Canonical, Red Hat, and SUSE, you can optimise your workloads for emerging business challenges.
What we offer:
Helping clients and ISVs move to Linux on Power
Featuring POWER technology in a dense, rack-optimised form factor, these servers run industry standard Linux distributions from Red Hat, SUSE, and Canonical, and are priced to provide a more scalable alternative to commodity x86 scale-out options.
Designed for mission-critical Linux applications with the greatest need for security, scale, co-location, QoS, and efficiency, Power IFLs offer virtual Linux server infrastructure for enterprise systems, at pricing competitive with incremental scale-out deployment options.
Why Linux on Power?
“IBM brings four big things to the table that are good for Linux: competition, commitment, code, and cool technology.”
- Jim Zemlin
Jim Zemlin, Executive Director, The Linux Foundation
"The POWER architecture brings choice to customers"
- Jim Totton, VP and GM of Platform Business Unit, Red Hat
"The time for Linux on Power is now."
- Michael Miller, VP Global Alliances and Marketing, SUSE
Deliver actionable insights faster – Linux on Power data solutions are optimised for analytics on data-in-motion and data-at-rest.
The business value of big data on Power
An effective and efficient cloud requires an open, effective and efficient foundation. IBM Power Systems enable organisational transformation and secure, efficient, and affordable cloud infrastructures.
An ideal platform for scale-out deployments
Increases ordering system throughput 2.5 times with Linux on Power.
Benefit from Power Systems open technology and an open ecosystem delivering community created innovation.
Why innovate on Power?
An open platform for innovation
What is OpenPOWER?
Client success stories
IDC case study: secure and flexible hosting
IT Informatik boosts hosting efficiency with Linux on Power
Top links for IT professionals
Attend Power Systems events
Power Systems video webcast | April 28
Open innovation to put data to work
Impact2014 | April 27 - May 1
Put your business in motion. Become a mobile enterprise.
Edge2014 | May 19-23
The premier event for infrastructure innovation
Linux Optimisation Webcast
Increasing the business value of enterprise Linux workloads
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