Application Modernization with IBM i

Modernize your IBM i applications

IBM Power Systems and IBM i have the tools needed to modernize your organization's applications

Build cloud-native applications​

Quickly deploy Red Hat OpenShift clusters on IBM Power Systems Virtual Server​

Consistent tools for Hybrid Cloud​

 Build and operate IT automation at scale​

IDC discusses the benefits of IBM i 7.4

Learn a brief history of IBM i and discover the benefits of upgrading to IBM i 7.4. Find out why IDC says that upgrading is generally so simple that in many cases an organization's business partner can do it overnight.

ID Logistics scales up with IBM i in the cloud

ID Logistics is a leading operator delivering goods for the retail and textile industries. They upgraded to IBM i on Power Systems Virtual Server to scale up quickly with increased demand. Read more in the customer story.

Get more power with Power10

Meet the Power10 - the next generation of IBM Power servers engineered for agility.

Key IBM i features


  • Ensures mission-critical applications remain up and running
  • Near zero downtime
  • Get work done 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year


  • Enhanced security features implement latest industry standard practices
  • Protect critical business applications and data
  • New auditing capability at the Object level

Open Source

  • Industry standard Open Source environments
  • Port more applications to IBM i
  • Easily integrate with IoT, AI and Watson

Featured products


  • Solution for planning and managing backups
  • System disaster recovery reports
  • Media reporting, tracking and selection

IBM Cloud Storage Solutions for i

  • IBM Cloud solution for backing up IBM i data
  • Eliminate the need for tape drives
  • Transfer virtual save media to and from the cloud

IBM i Access Client Solutions

  • Consolidate most commonly used tasks for managing IBM i
  • Platform-independent interface
  • Multiple language support

The IBM Power System S922 server — now available in a 1-socket, 1-core option to run IBM i, without VIOS, at a lower price point.

Read what the innovators are saying

You and i – IBM i Trends and Strategies

Get the latest news and innovations in IBM i straight from Steve Will, Chief Architect for IBM i, and learn more about the strategy and planning related to the operating system and its associated products and solutions.

Db2 Web Query for i

Get illuminating information and guidance on all aspects of the Db2 Web Query product set and the use of Db2 for i for analytics, straight from Doug Mack, leader of the Analytics team within the Db2 for i Lab Services group.

iSee Video Blog

See Scott Forstie and Tim Rowe, IBM i Development Architects, explain and demonstrate favorite IBM i tools and technologies, emphasizing IBM i Services, IBM i Access Client Solutions, and Db2 for i.

Earn an IBM i community badge

The IBM i community badge program recognizes individuals who contribute regularly to the success and vitality of the IBM i community. Find out how your own skills and knowledge can earn you a badge.

User groups

Stay aligned with industry trends and connect with your IBM i peers to share user experiences, best practices and more.

Join the Large User Group (LUG) of over one hundred large companies for up-to-date technology information and work directly with the IBM i development team.

Engage with the European IBM Power Systems™ community while learning more about the latest architecture and new solutions.

Get support to maximize your open source investment

With world-class support for open source software on IBM i, you can keep your developers focused on what they do best: writing great code. With a holistic approach, your team can get support for the solution stack at any stage of software development, whether in the sandbox or in production.