Meeting needs for IT security compliance

Real security means protecting information in your virtualised environment

CIOs and IT Architects are transitioning to new IT architectures like Cloud Computing, Service Oriented Architecture (SOA) and xml web services to facilitate rapid deployment of new workloads to meet changing business demands. These new architectures pose new security risks. IBM Power Systems servers coupled with PowerVM technology are designed to help clients build a dynamic infrastructure with a secure virtualisation environment.

PowerVM hypervisor provides isolation in these virtualised environments. Through advanced dynamic logical partitioning (LPAR) capabilities, a single partition can act as a completely separate AIX, i, or Linux operating environment. Partitions can have dedicated or shared processor resources. Application development and testing can be performed in secure independent domains.

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Real security means mitigating threats before they become a problem

IBM’s UNIX operating system (US) introduces multiple security enhancements to help you secure your IT environment.

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Companies embracing Smarter Computing are implementing IT infrastructure based on the IBM Power Systems platform that is designed for data, tuned to the task and managed with cloud technologies. With Power Systems, businesses can outpace their competitors by delivering services faster, differentiate their offerings by delivering higher quality services, and turn operational cost into investment opportunity by delivering services with superior economics.

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.

Operating systems

Power servers deliver flexibility and choice of operating systems to enable your business to select the best applications for your business needs. 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.


IBM and IBM Business Partner solutions exploit key benefits in Power Systems that help you deliver new capabilities and new competitive advantages to your business.

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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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