Skip to Main Content
IBM Power Ideas Portal

This portal is to open public enhancement requests against IBM Power Systems products, including IBM i. To view all of your ideas submitted to IBM, create and manage groups of Ideas, or create an idea explicitly set to be either visible by all (public) or visible only to you and IBM (private), use the IBM Unified Ideas Portal (

Shape the future of IBM!

We invite you to shape the future of IBM, including product roadmaps, by submitting ideas that matter to you the most. Here's how it works:

Search existing ideas

Start by searching and reviewing ideas and requests to enhance a product or service. Take a look at ideas others have posted, and add a comment, vote, or subscribe to updates on them if they matter to you. If you can't find what you are looking for,

Post your ideas
  1. Post an idea.

  2. Get feedback from the IBM team and other customers to refine your idea.

  3. Follow the idea through the IBM Ideas process.

Specific links you will want to bookmark for future use

Welcome to the IBM Ideas Portal ( - Use this site to find out additional information and details about the IBM Ideas process and statuses.

IBM Unified Ideas Portal ( - Use this site to view all of your ideas, create new ideas for any IBM product, or search for ideas across all of IBM. - Use this email to suggest enhancements to the Ideas process or request help from IBM for submitting your Ideas.

Status Future consideration
Workspace PowerVC
Created by Guest
Created on Nov 27, 2017

High Availability for PowerVC Integrated software-defined storage Engine

With PowerVC 1.4.0 IBM has announced Integrated software-defined storage engine. We need this engine with High availability so that we can map storage from Integrated software-defined storage to a client from two Integrated software-defined storage engines . We need this because of update of this Integrated software-defined storage for example or if one engine aborting. This is a must in a production environment like we got with Virtual IO Server (VIOS).

Idea priority Urgent
  • Guest
    Dec 4, 2020

    Thanks for the feedback - we will consider this for a future release;

  • Guest
    Nov 28, 2017

    Thanks for the feedback - we will consider this for a future release; we know the redundancy piece will be important longer term for our customers. We hope you enjoy the SDS capabilities!