Key features of IBM Power System E980

Massive throughput, performance and scalability

The IBM Power System E980 server offers a modular high-end system with up to 192 POWER9 cores, up to 64 TB memory and the fastest POWER9 processors in the Power Systems portfolio.

Consolidation of underutilized servers

The Power E980 allows you to enable large-scale consolidation of older, underutilized servers onto an ultra-efficient POWER9 high-end system with unprecedented levels of utilization and resource sharing to concurrently support AIX, IBM i and Linux applications.

Infrastructure resilience

The POWER9 high-end system is engineered to deliver the highest level of reliability, availability and serviceability.

Rapid service delivery

The server delivers industry-leading virtualization, capacity on demand for processors and memory, and private cloud capacity to help provide seamless, non-disruptive growth and increased flexibility for multiple systems in an enterprise private cloud.

Smooth, non-disruptive transition

You can upgrade from Power Systems E870, E870C, E880 and E880C to maintain your investment in POWER8® and realize a smooth, non-disruptive transition by modernizing your infrastructure in less than 24 hours.