2x-4x

memory capacity with
POWER9™ vs POWER8®
 (1)

2x

I/O bandwidth with
POWER9 vs POWER8
 (2)

40-50%

more performance on
POWER9 vs POWER8
 (3)

Save 50%

TCO in 3 – 5 years moving from
POWER7® to POWER9
 (4)

IBM Power System E950

Designed for private cloud and cognitive workloads, the E950 offers a unique blend of enterprise-class capabilities in a 4-socket 4U form factor.

IBM Power System E980

OpenStack-based cloud management and open source automation enable virtual machine deployments, pre-built image templates, and self-service capabilities.

Scale performance affordably, journey safely to the cloud

See how POWER9 positions you to get the most out of your technology capital investment.

Build an agile, containerized cloud

With built-in cloud capabilities, Power Systems™ simplifies the movement of data, applications, and services across a hybrid cloud environment. With IBM POWER9, you can cloud-enable even the most data-intensive workloads, all while running your mission critical applications.

Gain a performance advantage – and lower your TCO

You need always-on servers that stay ahead of workload challenges, new data sources and compute demands. The IBM POWER9 processor drives the world’s smartest supercomputers and is ready to accelerate your enterprise, while PowerVM® delivers the virtualization capabilities of live partition mobility built into every POWER9 system.

Keep your data yours

Security and reliability have never been more important. Integrated hardware and software on POWER9 servers provides built-in security at every layer, starting at the chip level. Ranking #1 in every major reliability category by ITIC, IBM Power Systems deliver the highest reliability in the industry for 10 years running – up to 18x more reliable than competitors. (5)

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(1) 2X memory capacity is based on E880C (8 TB/node, 32TB total to E980 (16 TB per node, 64 TB total) based on published specifications. 4X memory capacity is based on E850C (4 TB total) to E950 (16 TB per total) based on published specifications.  (2) PCIe Generation 4 provides 2x data throughput vs. PCIe gen 3 (31.5 GB/s vs 15.8 GB/s x16), based on publicly available material at http://pcisig.com/  Hotlink: http://pcisig.com/ (3) 40-50% is based on published rPerf data of POWER8 and POWER9 (4) Based upon List Price comparison of the cost over 3 years of purchasing Power Systems Hardware, IBM Maintenance Services (24x7, same day onsite), IBM AIX Enterprise Edition and PowerVM Software Subscription & Support to maintain a Power 770 (9117-MMB) 64 cores/1TB vs. a new Power E950 (9040-MR9) 24/32 core, 1TB with equal or greater capacity (rPerf). Prices are for illustration only and will vary based upon client-specific configuration of cores, memory & I/O installed & purchased. (5) ITIC 2017 - 2018 Global Server Hardware, Server OS Reliability Survey Hotlink: https://www.ibm.com/common/ssi/cgi-bin/ssialias?htmlfid=23015323USEN  

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