IBM i Solution Editions data sheet

Solutions built for business, combining industry-leading applications with IBM i and IBM Power Systems.

IBM i Solution Editions

IBM i Solution Editions are designed to help companies take advantage of the combined experience and expertise of IBM and ISVs.

What is an IBM i Solution Edition?

IBM i Solution Editions are a combination of IBM i and Power Systems servers coupled with core business applications from industry-leading Independent Software Vendors (ISVs). IBM i Solution Editions help companies achieve quicker time to value for implementing IT solutions, leveraging the combined experience and expertise of both IBM and ISVs. The program has over 150 registered vendors with solutions to meet many demanding business requirements. With 3 possible configurations of IBM i and Power Systems S914 and S922 scale-out servers, IBM i Solution Editions provide flexibility to meet the requirements of many small to mid-sized clients.

Included in the configuration from IBM is a combination of hardware and software products, depending on whether the 1-core, 4-core or 6-core solution is chosen. The details are below in the table:

IBM i Solution Editions

POWER9 S914 4-core
POWER S922 1-core
POWER9 S914 6-core
Edition feature codes 4928 4927
Minimum IBM i processor core entitlements required 1 1
Discounted IBM i single user entitlements Defaulted minimum = 5 Defaulted minimum = 30
No-charge IBM i Access family unlimited users Defaulted unlimited users Defaulted unlimited users
Discounted Rational Development Studio 1 3
Rational Developer for i 1 3
No-charge service vouchers Qty/duration = 1/4 hrs Qty/duration = 1/8 hrs



What are the qualifications?

To order an IBM i Solution Edition, clients must have requirements for purchase from IBM and from one of the 150+ ISVs registered in the program. Prices are provided in USD. These prices should be converted to local currency for qualification criteria. IBM prices are subject to change without notice.

The IBM i Solution Editions Advantage

Industry leading business solutions

Complete business solutions for enterprises through partnership with IBM® industry-leading ISVs, all backed by superior services and support for which IBM i and Power Systems is known.

Secure infrastructure

Simplified, flexible, highly secure infrastructure with the capacity to manage growth and integrate new functions, maximizing your ROI and lowering the total cost of ownership (TCO).

Lowers Risk

Minimizes the risks associated with adopting new business solutions.

Financial Benefit

Offers some financial benefit for clients who purchase qualifying Power Servers in conjunction with qualifying ISV Software.