An IBM i Solution Edition is a specially priced IBM Power10 model S1014 4928 server (4 core), Power9 model S914 (4 or 6 core), or Power8 S814 (4 core) server configured with software from IBM and selected independent software vendors (ISVs).
NGS Named IBM Solution Edition ISV Partner
NGS is proud to be one of IBM's Solution Edition ISV partners. This partnership means you can save thousands of dollars on your qualifying new IBM server when you invest in NGS-IQ software, maintenance, or training within 90 days of ordering your new model IBM server.
Solution Edition Software Discounts
The table below shows the special Solution Edition discounts for IBM i Access, Rational Development Studio, Heritage Compilers, and ILE Compilers. IBM has not yet published the Solution Edition discounts it will offer with qualifying S1014 orders, but your IBM Business Partner can explain the additional savings and benefits of SAS and NVme storage options and IBM Lab Services vouchers.
IBM SOLUTION EDITION SOFTWARE PRICING
Prices subject to change. Speak with your IBM Business Partner for current pricing.
The minimum NGS-IQ investment required to enjoy the reduced Solution Editing pricing is $6,500 on the S914 4-core server and $25,000 on the S914 6-core server.
The list below explains this and other IBM requirements. (IBM hasn't yet announced the investment requirement for the new S1014.)
The server must be a new purchase, not an MES upgrade.