Big data and analytics for
IBM Power Systems

Analytics and big data inform business strategy and drive faster insights


With the explosive growth of both structured and unstructured data from multiple sources, businesses are looking to derive insights. Explore how systems optimised for big data and compute intensive analytic applications can help your organisation bring insights to the point of impact.

IBM analytics solutions for Power Systems

Unlock the value of data with an IT infrastructure that provides speed and availability to deliver accelerated insights to the people and processes that need them.

DB2 with BLU Acceleration (little endian) now available for Linux on Power Systems (US)

Enable faster insights using analytics queries and reports from data stored on commodity Intel data warehouses, with a dynamic in-memory columnar solution.

IBM Data Engine for NoSQL – Power Systems Edition (PDF, 124KB)

Unique technology from IBM and Redis Labs delivers dramatic reductions in the cost of large NoSQL key value store databases.

IBM Data Engine for Analytics - Power Systems Edition (US)

A customised infrastructure solution with integrated software optimised for both big data and analytics workloads.

Ramp-Up early adoption program for SAP HANA on Power Systems with Linux

Test SAP HANA on your SAP BW environment on your existing systems. No appliance required!

IBM Solution for Analytics – Power Systems Edition (US)

This flexible integrated solution for faster insights includes options for business intelligence and predictive analytics with in-memory data warehouse acceleration.

IBM Solution for Hadoop – Power Systems Edition (US)

A storage-dense integrated platform optimised to simplify and accelerate unstructured big data analytics.


IBM AIX Solution Editions for Cognos and SPSS (US)

Business Intelligence and predictive analytics solutions designed to help make decisions at the point of impact that achieve better business outcomes.

IBM PureData System for Operational Analytics (US)

Easily deploy, optimise and manage data intensive workloads for operational analytics with an expert integrated system.

Big Data Solution with InfoSphere BigInsights and Streams (US)

Analyse data at scale with Apache Hadoop, InfoSphere BigInsights and InfoSphere Streams on Power Systems.

IBM i for Business Intelligence (US)

Increase time to value with easy to implement packaged solution to turn information into actionable insights.

IBM DB2 Web Query for i (US)

Help ensure every decision maker across the organisation can easily find, analyse and share the information needed to make better, faster decisions.

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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.

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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  • Edge2015 | May 11-15

    The Venetian | Las Vegas, Nevada
    Join us for technical and executive training in Storage, z Systems and Power Systems - all in one venue

  • Insight2015 | October 25-29

    Mandalay Bay | Las Vegas, Nevada
    Big data and analytics conference

  • IBM Technical events

    Infrastructure skills matter

  • IBM Systems webcast

    Register to see IBM Systems announce enhancements to cloud, mobile and big data solutions

  • IBM InterConnect2015

    The premier cloud & mobile conference