What is IBM Power Systems Lab Services?

IBM Power Systems Lab Services delivers IT infrastructure services for Power servers. We travel the globe, bringing a combination of business and technical experience, using proven tools and practices to help you implement and optimize your servers.

Our services

Security

We help clients assess security and compliance practices and procedures across multiple operating systems, identifying any exposures, recommend best practices, and if necessary, advise on or perform remediation.

Analytics

We help businesses use open technologies for high performance computing applications and big data analytics—including Hadoop and Spark—featuring, Linux on Power, IBM BigInsights, and IBM Elastic Storage Server solutions. In addition, we provide advisory services for securely integrating structured operational data with analytics, and reporting on systems of engagement such as Cognos and IBM Db2 Web Query.

Cloud and Hybrid Cloud

We provide a wide range of hybrid cloud services, including helping design and build hybrid cloud infrastructures, foundations for private cloud management services, integrating with cloud management and orchestration platforms, and more.

High Performance Computing (HPC)

We help clients build Power Systems scale-out clusters for high performance computing (HPC) applications. We also implement and optimize IBM Spectrum Computing’s policy-driven resource management solutions and parallel file systems for HPC.

SAP HANA

We help clients build SAP HANA solutions with Linux on Power Systems, advising on design options to ensure server, storage, and networking resources meet requirements and KPIs. We also advise on best practices for data migration to SAP HANA from a variety of database environments and server platforms.

Service predictability

We help clients assess and improve their high-availability, resiliency, and IT service management capabilities, practices, and procedures. Practices include PowerHA clustering technology for AIX and IBM I operating systems, and leveraging IBM Storage solutions.

Virtualization

We help automate and accelerate building virtualized systems frames for POWER8 migration and disaster recovery. We also simplify and improve business controls for live migrations and maintenance of servers with high volumes of partitions, and simplify I/O migrations with no downtime.

IBM iDoctor

IBM iDoctor for IBM i is a suite of performance tools that can be used by the performance expert or novice to collect, investigate and analyze performance data on Power Systems. The tools are used to monitor overall system health at a high level or to drill down to the performance details.