Converge IBM Power for Google Cloud (IP4G)

Service Overview

The Converge IBM Power for Google Cloud (IP4G)  service is an Infrastructure as a service  solution for IBM Power Systems.  The platform uses modern IBM Power Infrastructure, as well as IBM Storwize Storage, merged with a modern control plane that provides access via a GUI, CLI and API.  With support for AIX, IBM I, and Linux for Power, IP4G provides a modern cloud platform for your IBM Power Based workloads. 

Adjacency to Google allows for tight integration between your Power and non-Power based workloads in the cloud, as well as unique potential to leverage Google’s analytics and other cloud platforms alongside your Power Systems. Converge offers add-on migration and managed services expertise to accelerate and de-risk IP4G adoption.

94% of Organizations

are embracing a multicloud strategy by using a mix of public and private cloud

76% of Digital Infrastructure Decision Makers

in North American and Europe are planning to migrate existing apps to Cloud

71% of Organizations

already use services from three or more clouds in enterprise solutions


Customer Value

Hybrid multi cloud experience with the same Power infrastructure capabilities as on-premises

Integrated billing through the Google Cloud Marketplace

One Support experience through your Google Support Subscription

Cloud plans with flexible subscription models

IBM Power Systems Infrastructure and Google Cloud Platform services that are easily integrated with Google Cloud Services such as GCE, GCVE, COS, and BigQuery

Additional Managed Services offered via Converge (Migration, Backup/Recovery, Disaster Recovery, OS Management)

Existing IBM Customers

Migrate your Power Systems to be directly adjacent to your Google Cloud systems

Automate and manage your Power Systems infrastructure  in a modern Cloud ecosystem

New IBM Customers

Rapid onboarding to highly-scalable IBM technologies within Google Cloud Platform, without the need for a steep learning curve of unfamiliar components

Support for SAP or SAP HANA on Power

Platform Advantages

Extreme reliability – engineered for five 9s of availability (<5.26m downtime/server/year)

Performance and scalability – leveraging the robust features of the IBM Power infrastructure 

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