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Google Cloud Platform on IBM Power Systems

Unleash the value from the data housed inside your IBM i legacy system

Until recently, clients have had very few options to leverage their application needs for embracing public cloud and maintaining their applications which use IBM Power Platform. The combination of Google Cloud Platform (GCP) and Converge Technology Solutions’ expertise has created a unique marketplace offering that supports clients with both needs.

Infrastructure as-a-Service

NetApp Business Partner Needs

Deliver IBM Power-based Infrastructure as-a-Service on Google Cloud Platform

VM Management

NetApp Business Partner Conversations

GCP-aligned user experience for VM management. Enterprise workloads run unchanged

Architecture

Built on architecture that you now and trust. IBM runs the infrastructure while clients manage the Operating System

Resources

A single CSP for both x86 and Power workloads, in addition to private, law-latency access to GCP resources

Converge's Offering

Digital Transformation - Strategy and Consulting

Assess the current customer environment and readiness for operating in GCP

Digital Transformation - Solutions Design

Perform application discovery and dependency analysis to determine migration waves

Digital Transformation - Deployment

Leverage the GCP migration hub to have a single location to track migration progress

Digital Transformation - Support

Determine which method (CloudEndure) or Server Migration Service (SMS) is the best method for migration execution

Digital Transformation - Managed Services

Optimize migrated instances once in GCP to reduce monthly costs

Digital Transformation - Strategy and Consulting

Tag assets to line business to have full cost attribution on a monthly basis