The power of physical equipment without a large initial investment
July 23, 2021

The power of physical equipment without a large initial investment

Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer
Score 10 out of 10
Vetted Review
Verified User

Software Version

Power Systems Virtual Server on IBM Cloud for IBMi

Overall Satisfaction with IBM Power System Virtual Server

IBM Power System Virtual Server gives you the power of physical equipment and the Power9 microprocessor without incurring a large initial investment, which translates into stronger sales, more stable solutions, and happier customers. Great features also are elastic provisioning of IT resources (compute, storage, and network, etc.). The graphical interface is easy to use and the user learning curve has been minimal. The platform's suite of utilities saves us time in developing software solutions.
  • Can run legacy systems
  • Cost effective
  • Supports scalability for infrastructure
  • Lesser known implementation usually on large enterprises
  • Some improvements required on APIs
  • More automation can be possible

Do you think IBM Power Virtual Server delivers good value for the price?


Are you happy with IBM Power Virtual Server's feature set?


Did IBM Power Virtual Server live up to sales and marketing promises?

I wasn't involved with the selection/purchase process

Did implementation of IBM Power Virtual Server go as expected?


Would you buy IBM Power Virtual Server again?


  • Value to cost ratio
  • Agility to new IT ecosystems
  • Automation possibilities
After Red Hat's acquisition by IBM, Red Hat Runtimes support is also available on IBM Power Systems. Now, developers looking to create cloud-native applications on IBM Power System Virtual Server have access to leading open-source frameworks and runtimes that provide a single development experience for hybrid applications, spanning IBM Power Systems and other platforms.

IBM Power Virtual Server Feature Ratings

Service-level Agreement (SLA) uptime
Dynamic scaling
Elastic load balancing
Pre-configured templates
Monitoring tools
Pre-defined machine images
Operating system support
Security controls