Why IBM Power Systems for SAP HANA?

Achieve up to 99.999% uptime

Average lowest percentage annual server downtime, the equivalent of only 5.25 minutes of unplanned per server downtime.(1)

8 production instances per server

Run up to 8 SAP HANA production instances per server, with up to 16TB LPARs for SAP Business Suite and S/4HANA.(2)

Lower your TCO

Save on operational costs from server consolidation, resulting in a smaller data center footprint and lower hardware acquisition.

Run SAP HANA on the platform built for big data

See how these customers realized the benefits of faster business processes, simple migration and industry leading security on IBM Power Systems.

United Breweries

Enjoys the taste of success with 50% faster backend jobs and time savings on daily workloads.

Bosch Group

Unleashed massive flexibility to support game-changing innovation and super-fast IT services.


Increased time to results by 30% by deploying a brand-new SAP HANA ecosystem on IBM POWER8.

Explore our Featured Servers

“A next-generation platform tuned for the flexibility, resiliency and performance required by the digital age.” – MIT Technology Review

IBM Power System S824

Perfect for SAP HANA production environments 2TB or more or combined development environments needing up to 4TB of memory. This system provides great flexibility for environments with up to 4 production instances, or unlimited development instances.

IBM Power System E850C

The 4-socket E850C is a versatile system with the ability to support up to 4TB of memory and 6 production SAP HANA LPARs or 5 production LPARs and one shared pool, allowing maximized system utilization through mixed workloads.

IBM Power System E880C

Built for big data and the largest of SAP HANA environments, the E880C can be configured with up to 32TB 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.

Talk to an expert about your server options

Want to learn more about how IBM Power Systems can optimize your infrastructure for SAP HANA? Speak with a Power Systems expert about migrating without missing a beat.