POWER9 servers – built for the world’s most demanding computing
POWER9™ servers are built for the most data-intensive and demanding computing on earth. Whether it’s AI, cloud infrastructure or the ability to run your mission-critical applications with ease, Power Systems™ has you covered. Learn more about what the new enhanced core and POWER9 processor chip architecture can do for your business.
POWER9 delivers blazing speed with up to 1.5x the performance of its POWER8® predecessor. Just imagine the data-intensive workloads you’ll be able to handle using the only processor with state of the art I/O subsystem technology, including next-generation NVIDIA NVLink, PCIe Gen4 and OpenCAPI.
Enhanced core and chip architecture for next-gen workloads
Optimized for emerging algorithms to interpret and reason
I/O processor chip provides superior bandwidth, scale and capacity to ingest and analyze data
Newest processor chip family with optimized silicon for a range of platforms
Scale out for HPC and next-gen apps
Scale up to 16 sockets for the most demanding enterprise workloads
Premier platform for accelerated computing with maximized bandwidth
Ultra-high bandwidth CPU-GPU interconnect delivers ~ 4x faster training
OpenCAPI™ interface offers high bandwidth communication to NICs, FPGA accelerators, and storage controllers
Meet the POWER9 family of servers
POWER9 for enterprise
Develop a cloud infrastructure designed for data intensive and mission-critical workloads.
IBM Power System E950
The 4-socket Power E950 server is a versatile system with the ability to support up to 16 TB of memory and can host up to 8 production SAP HANA LPARs, allowing maximized system utilization through mixed workloads.
Built for big data and the largest of SAP HANA environments, the Power E980 can be configured with up to 64 TB of memory and can host up to 8 production SAP HANA LPARs. With Capacity on Demand, this future-proof system can grow along with your environment.
The best servers for enterprise AI. The fastest and simplest way to confidently deploy deep-learning and AI frameworks.
IBM Power System Accelerated Compute Server AC922
Built for the world’s biggest AI challenges, AC922 delivers unprecedented performance for modern HPC, analytics and AI. Deploy data-intensive workloads, like deep-learning frameworks and accelerated databases, with confidence.
Up to 5.6x more I/O bandwidth than x86
2-6 NVIDIA® Tesla® V100 GPUs
2x POWER9 CPUs, designed for AI
IBM Watson Machine Learning Community Edition (formerly PowerAI) DL frameworks
When it comes to upgrading your servers, faster is always better.
Read this IDC report to find out why regular server upgrades can make a big difference for your business, substantially reducing server-related costs, improving application performance, and reducing IT staff time requirements.
IBM sets tera-scale machine learning benchmark record with POWER9 and NVIDIA® V100™. Available for customers to try as part of the IBM Watson Machine Learning Community Edition (formerly PowerAI) Tech Preview portfolio later this year.