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IBM i on Power Systems for Midsize Businesses (ITG Management Report)

IBM i on Power Systems

Meeting Midsize Business IT Challenges: Analyzing IBM i on POWER8

Midsize businesses face many challenges, including increased corporate IT spending. Adoption of next-generation technologies has been driven by fundamental business trends Growth in social media has obliged businesses to follow their customers into new channels. Cloud computing offers new opportunities to reduce IT costs, accelerate solution delivery and increase flexibility of deployment.

This report compares the IBM i operating system deployed on POWER8- based systems with two alternatives: Microsoft Windows Server 2012 and SQL Server 2014, and x86 Linux servers with Oracle Database 12c.

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