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Support direct attached fibre tape - power 10

Many existing Power customers have direct attached fibre tape drives/libraries and VTL’s. Not having a supported adapter, on scale out p10, is a big problem. Requiring a fibre switch is both cost prohibitive and creates a support issue (no in-hous...
4 months ago in Systems Design 0 Submitted

Adding AI in Edge Computing based on Intel IPU and Nvidia DPU based on 5G Networking

1- Enabling AI in Edge Computing using the 5G Slicing Networks 2- Writing Device Driver for Intel IPU and Nvidia DPU devices to enable the IBM i and Linux accessing these devices. 3- Enabling the NVMe over TCP/IP for accessing devices over 5G netw...
4 months ago in Systems Design 1 Submitted

On Power 10 with IBM i fc5899 natively supported or must go through VIOS?

Do I have to use VIOS in order to use the FC 5899 on Power 1024 on an IBM i partition.
4 months ago in Systems Design 0 Submitted

Add Internal LTO Tape drive to Next generation of Power System

Add internal LTO Tape drive to next generation of IBM POWER Servers. Especially the P05 class machine.
almost 4 years ago in Systems Design 5 Not under consideration

24TB memory option for future Mid-Range server

For SAP HANA customers, there are a number of requests for hardware instances to support 24TB databases. Our biggest competitor here is HPE with their Super Flex offering, and currently the E1080 option is not competitive in RFP responses. So a 24...
5 months ago in Systems Design 1 Not under consideration

Add a expansion piece to the rails

When you are installing a HMC, Power 9 etc, in a non IBM rack, sometimes the HMC is just an half an inch too short from side to side. This happens when you are installing the hardware in a datacenter that you have no control over the rack. The onl...
5 months ago in Systems Design 0 Submitted

Move the functions handled by RMC between HMC and LPAR to the hypervisor.

Move the dlpar-related functions from the RMC connection to the PHYP. The OS/400 is already doing this (it has the functions, but doesn't talk to the RMC). Advantages:- No need for an RMC connection.- Can handle multiple tenants with the same IP r...
5 months ago in Systems Design 0 Submitted

certificate request file from ASMI interface should include Subject Alternative Name (SAN) to support modern web browsers

Currenty the certificate signing reqeust file (*csr) exported from the POWER flexible service processor interface ASMI does not include a Subject Alternative Name (SAN). As result modern web browsers, like Microsoft Edge or Chrome with strict secu...
about 1 year ago in Systems Design 0 Submitted

HMC

The word Hardware Management Console does not have an very active role when working with an UPS.
almost 4 years ago in Systems Design 4 Under review

Blocking ?UAK expired events log? call out for Customer China Unionpay

Customer China unionpay has over 100 9119-MME E870 system running production, the UAK expired events log call out every 180 days for every single E870 system. For the over 100 system, customer have to update UAK new license with very high frequenc...
almost 3 years ago in Systems Design 1 Not under consideration