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2020-07-15T07:11:35Z

What advice do you have for others considering IBM Power Systems?


If you were talking to someone whose organization is considering IBM Power Systems, what would you say?

How would you rate it and why? Any other tips or advice?

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I would rate this solution 8 out of 10. My advice for an organization that is looking to implement this solution is that they should have the adequate expertise of personnel that can run the system. They should study their TCO and ROI regarding whether it is worth investing in this, given that it's a very expensive solution. These are the two most important aspects. I would also advise dealing with an appropriate partner or dealing with IBM directly.

2022-01-04T21:49:18Z
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Real User

This system is ideal when it comes to performance and reliability. I don't see any need for improving on its current features and functionality. We are resellers of IBM FlashSystem. Owing to the issues with its pricing, I rate IBM Power Systems as a seven or eight out of ten.

2021-12-10T01:42:00Z
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Top 20Real User

I rate IBM Power Systems a ten out of ten.

2021-11-22T12:16:14Z
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Reseller

We are a reseller of IBM and Lenovo equipment. We are on the infrastructure side, mostly on the hardware side. We sell systems to clients, however, we also have a cloud environment that we sell to clients using that equipment. We always say to customers, we sell what to them what we use ourselves. We use versions seven to ten. There are a lot of well-kept secrets to this product that a lot of people are not aware of and do not leverage all of the features that are available on the system. Therefore, if a company is looking to implement this solution, it should do some research. Go to user groups to speak to other users to find out about those well-kept secrets, free of charge. I'd rate the solution a perfect ten out of ten. It's outstanding. It's so reliable. I have customers that run it that never touch it. It runs for 20 years by itself in a closet. It runs their entire business.

2021-10-28T20:23:47Z
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Top 10Real User

Before starting the implementation, I would advise others to take enough time in planning its implementation, especially the sizing. I would rate IBM Power Systems a seven out of ten.

2021-02-03T20:06:48Z
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Top 10Real User

We're just a customer. We don't have a business relationship with IBM. In general, I would rate the solution at a seven out of ten so far. While every organization has to choose its options based on their requirements, I can say that this particular solution has met our needs quite well.

2021-01-27T16:13:26Z
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Top 20Real User

I would say if you are not using the IBMi solution, you are missing something. You should at least know about this solution. I was an IT support previously, and When I started to use IBM Power Systems, I fell in love with this machine due the professionalism, solidity and high scalability . The biggest lesson that I have learned from using this solution is how not to have a single instance of failure. These machines don't die and don't have any problems. For me, it was astonishing to be able to switch disks or the power supply without turning off the machine. It is a reliable and great solution. I would rate IBM Power Systems a nine out of ten.

2021-01-12T21:19:15Z
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Top 5LeaderboardReseller

We typically use the latest versions of the solution. We tend to follow whatever the customer requirement is. They are inclined to work by night in the office on the latest product that IBM is offering. We work with on-premise as, over here at least, people are not too inclined towards the cloud. They prefer having hardware of their own in their own data centers. I'd recommend this solution to other organizations. Overall, on a scale from one to ten, I'd rate it at an eight. Better pricing would be one thing that may convince me to give it higher marks.

2020-11-29T05:38:58Z
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Top 10Consultant

Before implementing a solution, analyze the good points and benefits of different solutions, and make sure that the solution meets your requirements. I would rate IBM Power Systems an eight out of ten.

2020-11-10T05:38:39Z
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Top 10Real User

It's nothing to be scared of it. It might be completely different than what you have been using, but IBM Power Systems is very stable and supports the systems that we have already been using. The Private Cloud IAS offering is included free for all enterprise customers. It is easy to administrate and manage IBM Power Systems to make the process of moving from VMware or other environments easy. When you get Power Systems, you get points and after the initial deployment that is performed by IBM, using those points, you can get five days or 10 days of service from IBM. Those services include Power Systems training. If you have enough points, you can get IBM to deliver training. I would rate Power Systems an eight out of ten based on the new features that were launched recently. They made it available on the cloud. A customer getting a Power Systems in their environment on plan is very expensive. You can create a VM on the IBM or Google cloud, running on IBM Power Systems. Or you can get the PEP2 client code. There is a little hardware cost.

2020-10-29T17:43:00Z
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Top 5Real User

When you implement the IBM Global Systems, you must take care of the small things. If you do it perfectly at the start, it will give you more stability at the end of the day. If you don't take care of the small technicalities then in the middle somewhere, there will be high load on the system and you will face issues. IBM has the best solution in the market and is always comparable to any service provider in the market. I always rate them 10 out of 10 because it's the best product.

2020-10-27T18:11:00Z
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Top 5Real User

The suitability of this product depends on the customer's environment and its requirements. In general, I am 100% confident in the IBM Power Systems and I recommend them. I would rate this solution an eight out of ten.

2020-08-13T08:33:46Z
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Top 10Real User

We tend to use the on-premises deployment model as cloud versions are not very popular in Jordan. We primarily sell the solution to clients.

2020-07-15T07:11:35Z
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