IBM AIX at it's best
Updated August 17, 2022

IBM AIX at it's best

Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer
Score 10 out of 10
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Overall Satisfaction with IBM AIX

We do use the IBM AIX Operating system to divide the memory and CPU between various jobs and provide support to the customers. This powerful UNIX OS continues to provide game-changing features such as AIX Live Update, which allows you to apply new IBM AIX OS levels without a system restart and will have more efficient performance to the customers.


  • The newer version of IBM AIX allows to apply new patches without system restart
  • IBM AIX was the first operating system to have a journaling file system and have enhanced software features.
  • IBM AIX will have good vendor support 24/7 and will ensure reliability to the customers and more performance when compared to it peers.


  • IBM AIX will not support in cloud environment, it should start with support of cloud.
  • The cost is expensive when compared to it peers.
  • IBM AIX has preferred licenses
  • IBM AIX doesn't have GUI feature enabled by default.
  • Live update feature with the newer version of IBM AIX
  • IBM AIX operating system is reliable and more efficient.
  • It's well suited for critical environments as it's more secure.
  • IBM AIX is more expensive but its worth to have it for the features its embedded with
  • It's not suited for small customers because of the hardware cost as the ROI will be less for smaller customers.
  • IBM AIX is well suited for companies who has more customers so that ROI doesn't impact.
IBM AIX operating system is advanced with most features and also it's more reliable unlike Redhat Linux, Sun solaris, HP-UX and also we will have well support from the vendor if we run into any issues. IBM AIX is more user-friendly when compared to linux and easy to use so i would prefer the customers to have their operating system as IBM AIX for companies who has more customers.

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IBM AIX is well suited for environments for most critical and which needs most secure features especially banking & Health care industries prefer to have IBM AIX OS servers in their environments. IBM AIX is most often used by companies as it has good support from the vendor 24/7 and for smooth operations.


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