Meeting needs for IT security compliance

Power is security and compliance. IBM PowerSC™ provides a security and compliance solution optimised for virtualised environments on Power Systems™ servers, running PowerVM™ and AIX®. Security control and compliance are some of the key components needed to defend the virtualised data centre and cloud infrastructure against ever evolving new threats. IBM's business-driven approach to enterprise security (US) used in conjunction with solutions like PowerSC make IBM the premier security vendor in the market today.


  • Simplify security management and compliance measurement
  • Reduce administration costs of meeting compliance regulations
  • Ensure virtualised environments meet same security levels as physical servers
  • Improve the audit capabilities for virtualised systems
  • Reduce time and skills required for preparation of security audits
  • Improve detection of security exposures in virtualised environments

Security and compliance are vital to many businesses, especially now that they must adhere to regulatory requirements designed to safeguard personal data and company information from security attacks. Ensuring that IT systems are compliant with common industry security standards and maintaining system security can be a challenging, labour-intensive activity especially with today’s virtualised IT infrastructures. IBM® Power Security and Compliance (PowerSC™) provides a security and compliance solution optimised for virtualised environments on Power Systems servers, running PowerVM®.

PowerSC enables security compliance automation and includes reporting for compliance measurement and audit. It’s compliance automation features also help businesses reduce the cost of security compliance.

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