Flexible consumption for IBM® Power® is a pay-for-use model that allows you to dynamically deliver one or more resources on your private server as your business needs change.

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Flexible consumption models for all your capacity planning needs

Metering by the minute of RAM and CPU

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Pay-for-use by the minute, plus get real-time and historical usage monitoring and analysis, giving you greater operating flexibility.

Minimal base capacity commitment for low acquisition cost

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Choose the level of up-front investment, activate as little as 1 core, 256GB up-front and then pay-as-you-go for additional consumption.

Pool resources to optimize total cost of ownership

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Only IBM Power lets you share your capacity commitment across a pool of resources, giving you maximum utility from your compute resources.

IBM Power10 — engineered for agility

Meet the next generation of IBM Power. The all-new Power10 family lets you modernize in place with a frictionless¹ hybrid cloud experience, respond faster to business demands, protect data from core to cloud, and streamline insights and automation. 

Servers for flexible consumption

Enterprise-grade hybrid cloud infrastructure for business-critical applications

Engineered for agility to help you efficiently scale core operational and AI applications anywhere in a hybrid cloud with consistent pay-per-use consumption while protecting your data from core to cloud.

Scalability, performance and availability for data centers

Delivers extraordinary scalability, performance, flexibility, and availability for data centers with demanding AIX®, IBM i and Linux® applications.


Built-in virtualization and flexible capacity for cloud

An agile, high performance four-socket system, ideal for cloud deployments, featuring built-in virtualization and flexible capacity.

Servers for data-intensive, mission-critical workloads

An entry-level, cloud-enabled-server designed to handle data-intensive, mission-critical workloads.

Secure, reliable, cloud-enabled scale-out servers

The performance, virtualization, reliability and availability you need to help enrich and expedite your social and mobile solutions.

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¹ IBM Power helps deliver a frictionless experience in extending mission-critical workloads across hybrid cloud, without requiring additional middleware or application refactoring.