2020-07-15T07:11:35Z
it_user434868 - PeerSpot reviewer
Senior Director of Delivery at a tech services company with 51-200 employees
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What do you like most about IBM Power Systems?

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What do you like most about IBM Power Systems?

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JL
Senior Pre-Sales Manager at PT GLOBAL INFOTECH SOLUTION
Real User
2022-10-12T08:51:20Z
Oct 12, 2022

The installation is easy.

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Senghak Ky - PeerSpot reviewer
Head Of Information Security at Sathana Bank
Real User
Top 10
2022-08-30T11:25:00Z
Aug 30, 2022

We've been using it for a long time, and it's stable.

Phylis Mandawa - PeerSpot reviewer
Computer Engineer at Dolphin Professional Services
Real User
Top 10
2022-08-22T14:43:29Z
Aug 22, 2022

We have had a good experience with the technical support team at IBM.

Amjad Banna - PeerSpot reviewer
Computer Engineer at GCE
Real User
Top 10
2022-06-30T15:08:00Z
Jun 30, 2022

We found working with IBM Power Systems that LPM is the most valuable feature.

Md Al-Amin - PeerSpot reviewer
Senior System Analyst at Thakral
Real User
Top 5Leaderboard
2022-05-13T13:51:31Z
May 13, 2022

Power Systems' best features are that it's reliable, stable, and easily available. It's also really scalable and can be virtualized without third-party software support.

Raul Tapia - PeerSpot reviewer
Director of the Office of Technological Infrastrure at mef
Real User
Top 10
2022-02-11T22:40:43Z
Feb 11, 2022

The most valuable feature of IBM Power Systems is its performance.

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KM
I.T. Head - Infrastructure, Network and Security at a financial services firm with 1,001-5,000 employees
Real User
Top 20
2022-01-04T21:49:18Z
Jan 4, 2022

Some of the most valuable features are the processing power, stability, and security.

SS
Advisory Sales Specialist at a tech services company with 1,001-5,000 employees
Real User
2021-12-10T01:42:00Z
Dec 10, 2021

When it comes to reliability, availability and profitability, nothing can beat IBM Power Systems.

IS
Systems PreSales Engineer at a computer software company with 51-200 employees
Real User
Top 20
2021-11-22T12:16:14Z
Nov 22, 2021

IBM Power Systems are secure and have fast processing.

TV
VP Innovation at a tech services company with 11-50 employees
Reseller
2021-10-28T20:23:47Z
Oct 28, 2021

I can have what they call multi-tenancy, meaning that I can have multiple tenants within the same server.

AE
Sector Manager at ESky IT
Reseller
Top 5Leaderboard
2021-02-03T20:06:48Z
Feb 3, 2021

We value the stability and technology capability of this solution the most. It is very stable, and the processor technology of IBM is very good. When you have a CIO and you are dealing with C-level every day, you can, without any doubt, support the core banking or critical applications with this solution.

HA
System Administrator at a energy/utilities company with 10,001+ employees
Real User
Top 10
2021-01-27T16:13:26Z
Jan 27, 2021

What we like the most is the ability to upgrade the scaling of the system itself. Whenever we need extra storage, we can do that. Whenever we need extra memory, we can do that as well. It's fast and it's available.

ES
System Administrator at a financial services firm with 1,001-5,000 employees
Real User
Top 10
2021-01-12T21:19:15Z
Jan 12, 2021

Power Systems is like a dream solution for every IT person because it has redundancy, and it doesn't stop. It doesn't get affected easily. I don't see any weaknesses in this solution. At the moment, we have Power8. It is stable and runs smoothly. We have a big load, and it is working very well. It can be customized based on our needs.

Flash copy is helping us amazingly. We have virtualization for vDisks, which is again very helpful. We are working on this virtualization technology, and we have a team that is working on redundancy and architecture.

TS
General Manager Applications at a tech services company with 201-500 employees
Reseller
Top 5Leaderboard
2020-11-29T05:38:58Z
Nov 29, 2020

The technical support that clients get from IBM is excellent.

it_user1406979 - PeerSpot reviewer
Senior Business Consultant at a tech vendor with 10,001+ employees
Consultant
2020-11-10T05:38:39Z
Nov 10, 2020

I use the hypervisor of IBM Power Systems a lot.

Fahim Ahmed - PeerSpot reviewer
Server Support Specialist at a tech services company with 10,001+ employees
Real User
2020-10-29T17:43:00Z
Oct 29, 2020

Active Memory Expansion allows you to compress your memory on the run time to allow you to have less physical memory available, but provision more memory to your partitions, as everything will be compressed on the fly.

Shan Ahmed - PeerSpot reviewer
System Analyst at Freelancer
Real User
2020-10-27T18:11:00Z
Oct 27, 2020

The availability of a solution depends on the requirement of the customer. The most valuable feature is the virtualization. You can have this one system or you can use it for many. They were using almost 120 servers within that specific service.

Getachew Zeleke - PeerSpot reviewer
Senior Customer Engineer at Afcor PLC
Real User
Top 5Leaderboard
2020-08-13T08:33:46Z
Aug 13, 2020

The initial setup is simple and straightforward.

Amjad Banna - PeerSpot reviewer
Computer Engineer at GCE
Real User
Top 10
2020-07-15T07:11:35Z
Jul 15, 2020

The performance is the solution's most valuable asset. It has one of the highest levels of performance I have ever seen. It's quite remarkable, in that sense.

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