IBM Power Systems now available on Google Cloud
By Kevin Ichhpurani, VP Global Ecosystem at Google Cloud
January 27, 2020
Enterprises looking to the cloud to modernize their existing infrastructure and streamline their business processes have many options. At one end of the spectrum, some organizations are replatforming entire legacy systems to adopt the cloud. Many others, however, want to continue leveraging their existing infrastructure while still benefiting from the cloud’s flexible consumption model, scalability, and new advancements in areas like artificial intelligence, machine learning, and analytics.
To help you meet your cloud goals, whatever they may be, Google Cloud now offers IBM Power Systems as part of our cloud solutions. Today, customers can run IBM Power Systems as a service on Google Cloud—whether you’re using AIX, IBM i, or Linux on IBM Power.
For organizations using a hybrid cloud strategy, especially, IBM Power Systems are an important tool. Because of their performance and ability to support mission critical workloads—such as SAP applications and Oracle databases—enterprise customers have been consistently looking for options to run IBM Power Systems in the cloud. IBM Power Systems for Google Cloud offers a path to do just that, providing the best of both the cloud and on-premise worlds. You can run enterprise workloads like SAP and Oracle on the IBM Power servers that you’ve come to trust, while starting to take advantage of all the technical capabilities and favorable economics that Google Cloud offers.
IBM Power Systems on Google Cloud offers many other benefits, as well, including:
Many enterprise customers, including leaders in energy and retail, have already begun modernizing their infrastructure with this new offering. To learn more about how you can use IBM Power Systems on Google Cloud contact your Google Cloud sales representative, or email us at IBMPowerForGoogleCloud@google.com