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Red Hat OpenShift on IBM Power Systems Virtual Server

IBM Power Systems Virtual Server
now offering Red Hat OpenShift Container Platform

Quickly deploy OpenShift clusters on IBM Power Systems Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS)


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The Red Hat® OpenShift® Container Platform is now supported on IBM® Power® Systems Virtual Server leveraging OpenShift's platform agnostic installer.1 Red Hat OpenShift software takes advantage of the enterprise scale and security of Power Systems Virtual Server and provides automation to quickly create clusters.


Deploy and scale workloads globally

Deploy dev-test clusters on our global network of Power Systems Virtual Server data centers. These data centers are co-located with IBM Cloud® data centers around the world, which means you get fast, self-service provisioning, flexible management both on-premises and off-premises, and access to a stack of enterprise IBM Cloud services.

Build cloud-native applications

Access to the OpenShift container catalog and IBM Cloud services will open a world of possibilities for your business. Select from an extensive container ecosystem for Power and IBM Cloud services.

Get back time for core tasks

Infrastructure as code patterns simplify Red Hat OpenShift provisioning, configuration, deployment, and upgrades on Power Systems Virtual Server. The Red Hat OpenShift on Power Virtual Server community Slack channel is also here to help you get up and running quickly.

Modernize your applications

Create a hybrid cloud experience with new technologies such as containers, microservices, and AI to fuel new enterprise innovations.

Accelerate digital transformation with IBM Cloud Paks

IBM Cloud Pak® solutions on Power Systems can now be deployed on Red Hat OpenShift on Power Systems Virtual Server. Tap into the power of IBM Watson® to apply AI to your business to predict and shape future outcomes, automate complex processes, optimize your employees’ time, and create more meaningful customer experiences. Currently supported on Power Systems: Cloud Pak for Data, Cloud Pak for Applications, and Cloud Pak for Multicloud Management.

Get more from software with less servers

Co-locate containerized apps with your AIX or IBM i core business apps and data. Lower latency, improve response time and leverage data gravity to deliver enterprise SLAs.

For developers

Learning path: Deploy OpenShift on IBM Power Systems Virtual Servers

This learning path includes a set of tutorials that show you how to create a Red Hat OpenShift cluster in your Power Systems Virtual Server account using terraform templates that can automate the cluster creation process.

OpenShift on Power Virtual Server development diagram

Next steps

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Begin your Power Systems hybrid cloud journey

When you're ready to get started, try a free, virtual Technical Discovery session with the IBM Garage for Systems team to understand how the people and practices of IBM Garage can help you modernize and transform.

Get started with containers on Power in the cloud

The Red Hat OpenShift in Power Virtual Server Implementation service from IBM Systems Lab Services will help you get started with containers on Power Systems in the cloud, based on a jointly developed plan and targeted use cases.