Revised technical information: IBM Power Private Cloud Rack Solution and IBM Power Private Cloud Starter Solution

IBM Asia Pacific Hardware Announcement AG22-0030
April 26, 2022

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Effective immediately, the technical information for the IBM® Power® Private Cloud Rack Solution (feature indicator ELG2), as announced in Hardware Announcement AG21-0010, dated February 9, 2021, has changed.

In addition to the current Power Private Cloud Rack Solution, an IBM POWER9™-based offering is available in a cost-efficient deployment size. This additional IBM Power Private Cloud Starter Solution includes:

  • Hardware stack
    • At least one IBM Power S922 server node
    • Optional IBM FlashSystem® 5200 storage enclosure
  • Software stack
    • Red Hat® Enterprise Linux® (RHEL) 8 for POWER9
    • IBM PowerVM® Enterprise Edition
    • Optional IBM PowerVC for Private Cloud 2.0
    • Red Hat OpenShift® Container Platform

If you have Red Hat entitlements for OpenShift Container Platform or RHEL 8, they can be deselected from the solution edition in e-config. A proof of entitlement for each software license will be requested and mandatory in order to authorize the manufacturing and shipping of the solution.

Note: Until June 30, 2022, clients will be allowed to order a Private Cloud Rack Starter Solution edition without proof of entitlements for OpenShift Container Platform or RHEL 8 for POWER9.



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Effective date

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April 26, 2021

Availability within a country is subject to local legal requirements.



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Product number

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Not applicable



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Prices

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For all local charges, contact your IBM representative.


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Australia, Bangladesh, Bhutan, Brunei Darussalam, Cambodia, People's Republic of China, Christmas Island, Cocos (Keeling) Islands, Cook Islands, Fiji, Heard Island and McDonald Islands, Hong Kong, India, Indonesia, Kiribati, Republic of Korea, Lao People's Democratic Republic, Macao, Malaysia, Maldives, Mongolia, Myanmar, Nauru, Nepal, New Zealand, Niue, Norfolk Island, Papua New Guinea, Philippines, Samoa, Singapore, Solomon Islands, Sri Lanka, Taiwan, Thailand, Timor-Leste, Tokelau, Tonga, Tuvalu, and Vietnam

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POWER9 is a trademark of IBM Corporation in the United States, other countries, or both.

IBM, Power, IBM FlashSystem, PowerVM and Passport Advantage are registered trademarks of IBM Corporation in the United States, other countries, or both.

Red Hat and OpenShift are registered trademarks of Red Hat Inc. in the U.S. and other countries.

The registered trademark Linux® is used pursuant to a sublicense from the Linux Foundation, the exclusive licensee of Linus Torvalds, owner of the mark on a world­wide basis.

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