IBM Power Systems

Does any one has experience on IBM power systems ?
What does this solution exactly used for ?
Can this solution be used for Server Virtualization ?

How it works & what are the advantages of this compared to other solutions ?
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SrikantRajeevAsked:
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carlmdCommented:
The current version is Power 7, which run either linux or AIX OS.

Take a look at this site for more info...

http://www-03.ibm.com/systems/power/
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SrikantRajeevAuthor Commented:
Can this solution can be used for application  servers running on Windows OS to be virtualized
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carlmdCommented:
No, for that you would need to use the X series. See....

http://www-03.ibm.com/systems/bladecenter/
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SrikantRajeevAuthor Commented:
Sorry what is the diff
Please let me know IBM Power Systems can be used for which purpose....
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carlmdCommented:
Different architecture. The P(ower) series will not run Windows, only the X series.

This may help you.

http://www.ibm.com/developerworks/systems/library/es-linuxdifferences.html

Also, letter designations.

z -> Mainframe
x -> Intel
p -> Power
i -> Power
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SrikantRajeevAuthor Commented:
We have lot of applications running on Windows O.S
So in this case which platform from IBM is the right choice for Virtualization.
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SrikantRajeevAuthor Commented:
Is the X series the only option
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carlmdCommented:
In this product line series, yes. If you want to stay IBM'ish you could also consider Lenovo.
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SrikantRajeevAuthor Commented:
Thanks
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