“In the last 14 years, along with IBM, we have provided very valuable solutions on Power systems to our customers and won their trust. In the upcoming Cloud era, we expect to bring even more innovation and value to financial clients with IBM.“
Yang Ge Ping, Business Manager
ADT (Advanced Digital Technology Co, Ltd)
“Aerobyte envisions our software-defined security networking and routing solution will become the new centralized communication platform for enterprises and governments alike. Our solution using Linux on Power will help save customers a tremendous amount of money on their network and cyber security budgets and provide a much higher degree of protection than they are used to. I recommend anyone who hasn’t had first-hand experience with Power Systems to try it and measure the performance for themselves. You are going to be pleasantly surprised with what you’re going to see as the performance numbers are completely off the charts compared to other platforms."
Howard Hellman, Founder
“Altimesh Hybridizer offers compilers libraries and tools enabling accelerators on managed development environments such as java or dot net. Our customers, especially in the Finance and Oil&Gas verticals, have needs for high performance compute grids. Hybridizer is ready for the utmost hybrid computing solution: POWER8 + GPU, awaiting NVLINK.”
Florent Duguet, CEO and Founder
"IBM Power Systems and PowerLinux provide fantastic architecture with integrated features in a highly flexible, scalable and reliabe Linux environment, making high performance and real-time monitoring of thousands of servers, virtual machines and network devices a breeze."
Jack Gostl, CEO
Argos Computer Systems
"Just by binding the storage from the POWER7/PowerLinux to POWER8/PowerLinux, impressive performance gains have been obtained: initial data load time has been divided by 1.7, and after further tuning we reached a rate of 264,000 transactions per minute on POWER8, an increase of over 170%. Under the extreme conditions of these benchmarks, Linux on POWER8 has clearly demonstrated qualities of performance, reliability and scalability. It is a real threat for the Intel/Linux/VMWare platforms, competing in the same price range, and many Intel fans should seriously reconsider their position."
Eric Vercelletto, Owner of Begooden IT Consulting
Begooden IT Consulting
"OpenPOWER embraces Linux technology and Teamsun holds such a positive attitude that we joined the OpenPOWER foundation."
Wang Jing, Marketing Manager
BeiJing Teamsun Technology Co., Ltd.
"Beiming did very deep development with POWER systems and has had success with POWER in the financial and manufacturing industries. POWER8 is the only open system that securely supports public cloud, private cloud, hybrid cloud. POWER8 will turn big data and analytics, mobile, social and cloud into competitive advantage with it's open infrastructure."
Peng Lijun, GM
“We are pleased to support Red Hat Enterprise Linux Little Endian (LE) on POWER8, enabling high performance, high efficiency networking capability with Chelsio’s T5 Unified Wire adapters.”
Kianoosh Naghshineh, CEO
"Clickode is proud to partner with IBM to offer Business Intelligence solutions, Mobile Applications development for multi-platform devices, Web Applications design, Infrastructural Services based upon Cloud. IBM's POWER8 running Linux on Power has proven to be an ideal platform for our solution stack. We were impressed with the simplicity of porting our solutions to Linux on Power and combining the value of KVM and Ubuntu Linux distribution to help us reach more customers. We look forward to helping our customers in leveraging the improved cloud economics and price/performance advantages of the new IBM POWER8 processor-based systems."
Emanuele Spinella, CSO
"Certification tests were performed on an IBM POWER8 platform running SuSe Linux 12RC3 Little Endian. The certification process demonstrates high compatibility, high performance, and interoperability with other elements of the enterprise solution stack available on the IBM Linux on POWER8 platform. COBOL-IT is engineered to take full advantage of the state of the art optimizations for performance, consolidation and security provided by the IBM Linux on POWER8 platform."
Stéphane Croce, CEO
“The processing demands in the mobile and text messaging industry often have unpredictable and heavy peak workloads. The Linux on Power architecture makes it possible to scale both vertically and horizontally very quickly. We found the CPU and IO performance outstanding and very suitable for our solutions. It was easy to port and test since everything is standard Linux, so there was no need for additional rework.”
Søren Schmidt Kriegbaum, CTO
"We are very excited about the POWER8 announcements. With the robust performance of POWER8 systems, we can create an unprecedented business model from a more open environment. POWER8 will be the best platform for Big Data and will be a game changer for Cloud. POWER8 will definitely help the China IT industry's soar."
Zhou Lida, Vice President
Digital China Information Service Company LTD
“Performance and reliability are two key success factors for us and it is where IBM comes into the picture. We are delighted to announce that our “VDI PowerRiver” solution is a reality, thanks to the Linux performance on IBM’s new POWER8 system. Now, thousands of clients will be able to run their legacy applications and VDI through a unified interface in a smarter and cheaper way.”
François AUBRIOT, Managing Director
“IBM’s open source Linux on Power systems helps reduce costs of delivery while supplying the highest security and performance in order to maintain the massive volumes of data for transcoding, analyzing and distributing to all communication channels.”
Khosrow Rafiy, CEO
“Independent testing has shown that eBay Magento Enterprise Edition demonstrates a substantial 2.5-3x performance improvement on the POWER8 architecture with its ability to process up to 8 multiple parallel threads per core versus similar priced Intel architectures on the IBM Turbo LAMP stack.”
Craig Hayman, President
"Enterprises are seeking open source based solutions to cut costs and gain greater control over their infrastructure. Certifying our Postgres Plus Advanced Server for the IBM Linux on Power server platform provides the leading open source database solution for IBM enterprise customers. Combining the expanded processing power in IBM POWER8 with Postgres’ capabilities to support structured and unstructured data is a big win for our users. IBM and EDB equip our mutual end users to better and more cost-effectively address today’s complex and compute-intensive workloads.”
Ed Boyajian, President and CEO
“IBM Power Systems and Linux is a great combination for our customers. Providing the capability to run little-endian Linux side by side with big-endian operating systems like IBM i and AIX will make the project to convert from x86 very easy.”
Torbjörn Appehl, Senior Sales Advisor
“Implementing Basil III and Solvency II on POWER8 systems allows our applications to make billions of calculations in much less time than any other system in the market, reducing the average from 18-20 hours to 15 minutes.”
Julio Verissimo, President/CEO
"As part of our continuing mission to help customers and development partners focus on data, FairCom has worked with IBM to bring our latest c-treeACE multimodel database to the new IBM Power Systems with POWER8 processors. Together, we provide a strong solution for mission-critical systems that need to process complex data sets while yielding valuable insights for their business."
Randal Hoff, VP, Engineering Services
“Founder International Software is an award-winning, state certified, high-tech enterprise offering innovative Big Data solutions. Under the guidance of “Smart City”, we develop smart cloud computing solutions built on IBM Power architecture with Red Hat Linux. Using Linux on POWER8, our financial industry clients have seen a 2X performance improvement while reducing total cost of ownership. This new business model brings great value to our clients and will open new opportunities. We have to admit that IBM POWER8 with Red Hat Linux is like a tiger who has grown wings!"
He Gang, Consulting Manager
"Fritz & Macziol offers a comprehensive portfolio of consulting, services, software, and hardware to optimize your digital business. Our Dynamic Power Cloud Manager (DPCM) offering provides an automated cloud provisioning solution for consistent management of IBM Power Systems environments. The IBM Power Systems is the ideal scale-up platform for a smooth SAP HANA operation that allows a low cost entry point while providing customers the ability to grow as their business grows. POWER8 also allows the simultaneous operation of HANA and non-HANA applications on one single system with unbeatable performance."
Stefanie Nikoleizig, Business Development Manager
Fritz & Macziol
“Halcyon, a global leader in multi-platform systems management software, has a strong pedigree in Power Systems running IBM i, AIX and Linux. In most cases, Halcyon solutions increase IT efficiency by 30-40 percent, delivering significant savings and a rapid return on investment – often in less than six months. With the launch of POWER8 technology, IBM has taken Power Systems to a new level and Halcyon is very excited to advance and continue our heritage of supporting a modern platform for today’s business.”
Ash Giddings, Product Manager
"AppsInHD from HarrisData is a suite of web-centric enterprise applications designed from the ground up to enable companies to process and manage critical business transactions more quickly, easily and intuitively. Turbo LAMP on IBM POWER8 offers a supercharged platform for deploying AppsInHD on-premises or through the cloud — enabling AppsInHD to process more transactions in less time for less money."
Lane Nelson, President
“As Infor evolves its portfolio of industry tailored ERP solutions and delivers new functionality around ION middleware, social enterprise, mobile, analytics and big data, POWER8 provides an ideal platform for their deployment on IBM i, AIX and Linux. Infor and IBM continue to work closely together to optimize Infor’s solutions on the IBM Power platforms, doing testing and tuning to achieve both peak performance and market leading price performance for our customers.”
Soma Somasandarum, EVP Global Product Development
“Many investment banks, exchanges and hedge funds are using Informatica’s Ultra Messaging technology for electronic trading, and our customers have shown interest in complementing our technology with IBM’s latest Linux on Power offerings. We look forward to our customers realizing the benefits of Ultra Messaging on Power with RHEL 7.1 LE.”
Jitesh Ghai, VP of Product Management
"Inodesain Jayautama Mandiri (Indjuri) has ported it’s “Magic Agrobusiness ERP” solution from x86 to IBM Power System and this application is now more stable, reliable and faster on Power than the previous x86 system. The new platform consists of Power Linux, IBM DB2 database and Cognos Insight for Business Intelligence and TKA's business performance has increased significantly after implementing this system on Power."
Herry N. Atwar, CEO
Inodesain Jayautama Mandiri
“UniServe™, an end-to-end digital transformation platform from Intense Technologies, has been successfully ported to IBM Power Linux. This porting achievement will positively impact the business opportunities of Intense by enhancing the overall value proposition to our end customers. The total cost of ownership of the solution is considerably reduced while the solution leverages the robustness and scalability of IBM Power Linux servers to enhance performance.”
Srinivas Tangirala, SVP, Head-Product Management Group
Intense Technologies Limited
"IBM POWER8 processor-based systems show the kind of performance that is possible with InterSystems TrakCare Healthcare Information System and IBM servers. Recent testing of TrakCare on an IBM POWER8 server has shown 60% throughput gains on a per core basis over POWER7+. Our customers will be delighted with the scalability and performance of POWER8 for their Cache-based solutions.”
Robert Nagle, VP of Data Platforms
"Jack Henry's credit union clients need the highest levels of performance, security, scalability, and reliability. Jack Henry’s Symitar division is delighted to work with IBM on the new AIX on POWER8 platform that would meet and exceed those key customer requirements.”
Mark Forbis, Vice President and Chief Technology Officer
Jack Henry & Associates
“The rapid growth of data- and compute-intensive applications in the life sciences, fueled by advances in genome sequencing technologies, are driving the need for high-performance enterprise solutions that can be readily deployed in scientific and clinical environments. At Lab7 Systems, our customers need solutions that not only provide performance, but have a strong support network in place. We believe the Lab7 Enterprise Sequencing Platform, optimized for Linux on Power, using IBM’s POWER8 systems provides an excellent option for our customers.”
Chris Mueller, President and CTO
Lab7 Systems, Inc.
“The pairing of IBM's POWER8 and Levyx software delivers transformative price/performance advantages, making real-time processing of very large data sets more affordable and thus accessible to a much broader customer base. Levyx’s software, specifically tuned for CAPI Flash, delivers 10s of millions of updates/second and indexes billions of objects on a single POWER8 system allowing IBM Power Systems customers make the most of their infrastructure investments. Applying Levyx’s technology on a broader scale, for example, by running LevyxSpark (a first-ever Flash-optimized distribution of Apache Spark) all of a sudden puts "web-scale" within reach of almost any-sized enterprise.”
Reza Sadri, CEO
"LiveMon is a ready-to-use, all-in-one monitoring solution. With Linux on IBM POWER8 and our proprietary tuning, we have managed to improve monitoring performance by up to 5X. Thanks to the massive multi-thread capability and unbeatable memory bandwidth of POWER8, LiveMon can now provide a 1 second resolution, which has revolutionized the market. Livemon provides real-time problem identification and, thanks to our imbedded artificial intelligence, proactively predicts when a problem will occur. The combination of LiveMon and Power Systems is truly unbeatable - you need to try it to believe it!"
Marc Pertron, CEO
“Our customers must manage their supply chains end-to-end while moving at the speed of business to serve their own customers and their bottom line. Manhattan Associates’ partnership with IBM allows our customers to run the POWER8 system to dynamically allocate memory across various applications as needed, providing powerful elasticity to both improve performance and reduce costs.”
Rob Thomas, senior vice president, global research and development
"MariaDB, the new “M” in LAMP, addresses the needs of enterprises tackling the ever-growing amount and variety of mission-critical data from mobile applications and cloud services. With Linux on IBM POWER8, MariaDB reduces costs with market-leading virtualized performance. Benchmarks show MariaDB running on the recently announced IBM Power LC server provides 45% better price-performance, 66% more virtual machines, and 69% more throughput than Intel Xeon E5."
Lilia Shirman, VP of Marketing
“Our support for IBM’s Power Architecture addresses a pressing market need. Organizations developing real-time capital market systems, such as trading and risk management, must analyze massive amounts of data, including both market (time series) and relational data. McObject designed eXtremeDB Financial Edition to meet the demand for an exceptionally fast, scalable and robust database management system with features to accelerate this processing, resulting in record-setting performance in industry-standard benchmarks such as the STAC-M3. IBM’s Power Architecture and new POWER8 technology provide a reliable, highly efficient hardware foundation for scalable real-time financial analytics using McObject’s database software, and will help us to deliver even more impressive performance.”
Chris Mureen, Chief Operating Officer
"MQGem Software is dedicated to providing affordable WebSphere® MQ services and utilities across all IBM platforms. Having a presence on IBM's Linux on Power (LoP) systems is extremely important to MQGem Software since IBM MQ is available and used widely on LoP. The new LoP little-endian support for IBM MQ and MQGem are expanding our opportunities together."
Paul Clarke, CEO and Founder
"At New Relic our customers rely on us to deliver their data instantly and securely. We were extremely pleased when our instrumentation tool for PHP in the LAMP stack in Ubuntu on POWER8 compiled, installed and ran immediately without any major issues. We also found the Ubuntu 14 environment on POWER8 to be blazingly fast with the same capabilities that Ubuntu 14 has on x86_64."
Robert Henry, Senior Software Engineer
New Relic, Inc.
"IBM’s Linux on Power Platform solution demonstrates commitment to innovation, robustness and stability. We remain confident and excited about the prospects of leveraging this new robust platform, to host our cloud integrated risk, and flexible logistics software for industries looking to adapt to rapid real time change in a safe and secure manner."
Omon Edeki, Director - Software Development
"The POWER8 capacity and capabilities has saved us time running functional and unit tests for PHP open source projects such as PHPFluent and other projects that we support."
Kinn Coelho Julião, Community Manager
"We are excited to have successfully tested Red Hat 7.1 LE on POWER8) with our product. IBM PowerLinux offers high performance, a key requirement for scaling our applications over large number of users and for scalable cloud deployment. IBM PowerLinux also offers support for high memory bandwidth computing and offers instant compatibility with our code base and IBM's backing and support for enterprise level Linux standards which demand a high degree of reliability and security."
Sesh Raj, President
"We believe that Red Hat Enterprise Linux, combined with the latest generation of IBM Power Systems, provides an excellent choice for enterprise environments seeking impactful solutions that optimize performance, and bring openness, choice and flexibility."
Jim Totton, Vice President, Platform Business Unit
Red Hat. Inc.
"Redis on CAPI-Flash and POWER8 running Linux is a breakthrough technological achievement, made possible by a joint development team from IBM/Power and Redis Labs. It enables Redis - already the fastest database available today - to run on flash at RAM speed for one-third of the cost and 24:1 resource consolidation over x86 based deployment. This unprecedented technology opens the door for a variety of next-generation IT solutions that can be deployed at large scale and affordable prices.”
Ofer Bengal, Co-Founder and CEO
“SAP has partnered with IBM and Power Systems for many years. Our joint customers can benefit from the new features and technologies of POWER8 like double 24 core performance, and are also excited about IBM's embrace of an open server ecosystem, leveraging Linux and open standards. We are excited to continue working with IBM as the company introduces greater capabilities with POWER8 including improved performance and greater emphasis on open standards.”
Torsten Wittkugel, SVP DB/OS Platforms
"ScaleOut Software’s in-memory computing technology brings techniques from parallel supercomputing and big data to live applications and we have optimized our software to take full advantage of POWER8’s breakthrough architecture. This powerful combination represents the future of in-memory computing, giving our customers the ability to analyze live, fast-changing data as it is updated in real time. Using POWER8 we have been able to demonstrate more than a 3X speedup over competitive technologies."
Dr. William L. Bain, CEO & Founder
"We help our customers to consolidate and maximize their infrastructure with high availability, load balancing, virtualization, cloud, application servers like JBoss, databases as PostgreSQL and MySQL. These technologies have been tested by our Linux on POWER8 team and we must say that the performance, scalability, security and reliability go beyond any expectations. We are proud to be an IBM partner and to provide our customers access to this technology."
Andrés Mauricio Mujica Zalamea, CEO
SEAQ Servicios CIA Ltda
"SkySQL clients need big data performance with enterprise levels of availability and interoperability. Our solution, MariaDB Enterprise, provides a truly open source database platform with ease of use and high performance built-in as standard. These features, when combined with IBM's POWER8 systems running Linux, enable SkySQL to deliver a well-integrated offering with world-class performance. There is no better solution for the demands of cloud, analytic, mobile and social deployments."
Patrik Sallner, CEO
"SparkCognition builds solutions at the cutting edge of machine learning and that require exceptional computational power. In order to stay at the vanguard of the industry, we need systems that enable quicker queries over larger data sets, and IBM Power Systems is an ideal fit. We are leveraging POWER8 to analyze large Cloud Security and Industrial Internet data sets, build automated Cognitive models, find threats and automatically research potential vulnerabilities via Natural Language Processing and other Machine Learning techniques. IBM Power Systems and IBM Flash boost performance while reducing complexity, power consumption, and cost for our big data solutions."
Amir Husain, Founder & CEO
"We've seen POWER8 with SUSE Linux Enterprise Server deliver an ideal balance of technological performance and economic value. Embracing open standards and open collaboration, IBM has built a solution that scales well for the workloads our customers are using today and for future workloads like big data, business analytics and SAP."
Michael Miller, Vice President, Alliances & Marketing
"The IBM Power Platform helps us build strong, secure and flexible environments with OpenStack integration. For our datacenter, the IBM Power and Linux on Power is a great benefit."
Adam Skotnicky, CEO
“We made the SequenceL auto-parallelizing programming language and toolset available on IBM POWER8 systems running Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7.1 to unleash the full performance potential of these multicore systems while also delivering faster time to market and higher software quality.”
Doug Norton, Chief Marketing Officer
Texas Multicore Technologies
"The TS_Energy stochastic optimization software delivers to our clients the information to allocate their assets and power portfolios optimally in a volatile energy market. The IBM POWER8 provides an ideal platform with all the computing power and reliability necessary to support the high demands of daily business at our clients. At Time-steps, we continually invest in our product portfolio and providing TS-Energy for Linux on Power is a component of our success."
Eric Winnington, Senior Technical Consultant
“Customers are turning to POWER8 Linux for their business critical applications, which often contain sensitive information. Townsend Security is proud to support POWER8 Linux users and their needs for scalable, enterprise class data security with our encryption and key management solutions.”
Patrick Townsend, CEO
"The performance of IBM POWER8 CPU surprises us all the time. With performance up to 3.65x faster than x86, POWER8 is so powerful that we had to update our network and increase the number of executors to fulfill the endless process capability. "
Dr. Chen Zhen Qiang, Founder and R&D Supervisor
"TriZetto sees high value in flash-based database implementations for its larger, I/O intensive customers. IBM POWER8 systems together with IBM FlashSystem storage are an attractive infrastructure choice capable of conveying significant tangible benefits to TriZetto customers."
Pete Gill, Senior Technical Architect
“IBM’s Linux on POWER8 platform provides an infrastructure with the high level of scalability, performance and reliability that our customers demand when they deploy our software. The price/performance we have achieved on the Power System platform will ensure that our solution delivers superior value for our customers. And, as a bonus, we were impressed how easily we were able to port our software application to the Linux on Power Systems platform.”
Jon K. Hanour, CEO and President
“IBM Power Systems unmatched reliability, scalability and security is exactly what Mid-Market customers are looking for. By taking advantage of incredibly fast processors, a superior systems design, integrated infrastructure, and rich management facilities, VAI mid-market customers are reducing their computing costs while achieving results faster than their competitors.”
Joe Scioscia, VP of Sales
“Veristorm offers an open source Hadoop on Power Systems enabling data integration utilizing all leading Linux distributions. We deploy Veristorm Data Hub on Power systems because we believe that the POWER8 architecture makes it possible to provide outstanding CPU and I/O performance for highly scalable Hadoop clusters.”
Sanjay Mazumder, CEO
“The IBM POWER8 is a very powerful platform that is scalable and suited to bring out the advantages of the integration between our ERP, Business Intelligence and Documentary solutions. Elettrix and IBM POWER8 are together the best operational support for management tasks for companies operating in the retail marketplace.”
Bruno Camaggi, CEO
“We were pleasantly surprised by how easy it was to port the server part of X2Go to the IBM POWER architecture. Now IBM POWER customers can leverage unused cores on their host machines to provide a Linux-based remote desktop/thin client solution to their users, or to deploy a single, Linux-only application as a remote application on all three major client platforms, Windows, OS X and Linux alike.”
Stefan Baur, X2Go Lead Evangelist and Project Lead
"IBM Power Systems and PowerLinux provide fantastic architecture with integrated features in a highly flexible, scalable and reliable Linux environment, making high performance and real-time monitoring of thousands of servers, virtual machines and network devices a breeze."
Alexei Vladishev, CEO
“We see an enormous opportunity to further improve patient care and cost effectiveness from the cooperative innovation of IBM and Baystate Health - leaders in health care information technology and quality of healthcare delivery to patients. Zato’s software platform for data liquidity and system interoperability will accelerate benefits to patients and providers from next generation medical text processing, automated coding, and reporting of quality measures by leveraging the revolutionary hardware architecture of the new POWER8 line of IBM servers. IBM POWER8, running on Linux, provides increased processors per core, more threads, less latency, uses less power, less space, and less cooling to deliver extraordinary gains in information processing throughput.”
Paul McOwen, COO
"Businesses working with petabyte-scale data know that on-demand responses to analysis queries require infrastructure that offers both scale-out and scale-up in rack-optimized formats. At the same time, big data must be stored and processed in an environment that supports comprehensive and verifiable security. The combination of Linux on IBM Power Systems with Zettaset’s Big Data Encryption suite delivers the exceptional performance and data-centric security necessary to facilitate mission-critical big data solutions."
Jim Vogt, CEO
"ZTE is one of the leading telecom providers in China. In our new development stage, we did some strategic level adjustments to our government enterprise and frontend businesses to focus on the new IT era like big data, cloud and mobile. We believe the new POWER8 technology will bring more opportunities for both IBM and ZTE."
Lv a Bin, VP
ZTE (Zhongzing Telecommunications Equipment)
Stefanie Chiras, IBM VP of Power Systems, talks about how IBM Power Systems are differentiated from other platforms with focus on Cognitive and High Performance Computing workloads running Linux. By bringing Power Systems into the Open world, with the OpenPOWER Foundation & OpenStack, IBM has improved performance & lowered cost with new technologies like NVIDIA GPUs and NVLink.
IBM ISV Business Partners GIS Federal, LaGrange Systems, Redis Labs, ScaleOut Software, SugarCRM, and TMT discuss how IBM POWER8 technologies allows their clients to analyze data faster and improve overall performance while reducing costs.
RapidBuild - Avnet & IBM Power Systems present high performance solutions for mission critical applications (00:03:10)
Avnet, IBM's largest global distribution partner, is working closely with IBM to offer RapidBuild solutions. RapidBuild is made up of high performance solutions from EnterpriseDB, MongoDB or Redis Labs, built on the reliability and scalability of IBM Power Systems, providing significant price-performance benefits over Intel servers. RapidBuild offerings are optimized, pre-loaded turnkey solutions using innovations from OpenPOWER and Linux on Power that are ready to implement to give quicker time to value for all customers.
Robert Bosch is a very large global company that relies on IBM Power Systems to provide the scalability & reliability they require to run their SAP HANA deployments. Bosch uses over 900 deployments of SAP HANA, including SAP S/4HANA, SAP Hybris & SAP Business Warehouse, to supports their business-critical workloads and is able to provide the highest 24x7 availability possible. And with IBM Cloud Orchestrator and PowerVM virtualization, Bosch has the flexibility to react quickly to changing customer demands with the utmost resiliency.
EDB Postgres Advanced Server, the open source relational database from EnterpriseDB, takes advantage of the open architecture IBM Power Systems, to help customers lower their cost and speed innovation. With the performance benefits of POWER8, such as significantly faster cores and multiple threads with SMT8, EDB customers can realize over 200% better price-performance than on Intel platforms.
Florida Blue, a large rapidly expanding healthcare provider, is using Linux on IBM Power Systems to help manage their Intel server sprawl. They are exploiting the performance benefits of IBM POWER8, such as the SMT8 multi-threading and CAPI Flash, to gain a 3-5x performance improvement. The POWER8 performance benefits, along with the introduction of a MongoDB database, has provided Florida Blue's clients dramatically lower response times for their claims, benefits and customer service calls. In addition, with the highly reliable and secure POWER8, they are able to provide the best platform available to meet their HIPAA and other compliance requirements.
Supporting SAP HANA, AIX, IBM i and/or Linux on Power, Fritz & Macziol easy-to-use Dynamic Power Cloud Manager (DPCM) provides internal, legal or industry compliance and lowers your costs for cloud environments.
HortonWorks, a leading provider of Hadoop support, talks about the value of being closely aligned to the OpenPOWER community and IBM Power Systems. With 100% commitment to the open source community, HortonWorks and IBM focus on bringing innovative solutions and value to customers. Both are founding members of ODPi, the Open Data Platform Initiative, that is committed to the simplification and standardization of the big data ecosystem.
LiveMon saw up to an 8x performance improvement after porting their x86-optimized real-time monitoring solutions to IBM POWER8, without changing a single line of code. A big reason is the CAPI interface, which they call a "game changer", as a developer just needs to "write code and POWER8 will do the rest".
Mirantis, one of the largest pure-play OpenStack companies in the world, is exploiting the performance & scalability benefits of IBM Power Systems to allow acceleration of OpenStack and Cloud adoption in the enterprise.
South Shore Furniture exploits the speed & reliability of SAP HANA on IBM Power Systems to meet their goal of delivering to their customers within 24 hours. Using SAP Business Warehouse and Business Suite on HANA running on POWER8 has improved their ability to analyze the tremendous amount of data coming from their customers and they have seen an 8x improvement in transaction response time. The combination of SAP HANA and IBM Power Systems is exactly what South Shore needed to efficiently handle their growing workloads.