Secure, scalable and robust open standards-based UNIX operating system
Enterprises need infrastructure that is secure, highly available and adaptable to meet changing business demands. AIX® delivers these capabilities and more, with the performance, reliability and security your mission-critical data requires.
AIX maintains a strong, long-standing security focus and reputation. Security features include Trusted AIX to easily harden the security settings of the system and Trusted Execution to control the integrity of the system.
IBM Power Systems™ running AIX 7.2 have the lowest percentage of unplanned annual server downtime and best-in-class reliability.* This powerful UNIX OS continues to provide game-changing features such as AIX Live Update, which allows you to apply new OS levels without a system restart.
With a 30-year history of innovation, AIX continues to deliver on its robust roadmap with every release. The long-standing AIX focus on binary compatibility allows applications to run unchanged and without recompilation on the newest releases—guaranteed.
AIX is built to run on IBM Power Systems to fully exploit the new technologies introduced with each generation. Use our comparison charts and mapping information to explore the features and hardware supported by each version of AIX.
“Our processes are tightly integrated, and manufacturing systems around the globe need seamless access to our business data. IBM Power Systems, IBM AIX and IBM DB2 are highly reliable, helping us achieve the extremely high availability we need for our business-critical SAP ERP application.”
Hermann Burtscher, SAP Basis Manager, Hirschmann Automotive