Date Added: January 21, 2019

Additional Information

Criteria Version: Version 2.0


Level One

  • OpenPOWER Ready Products

Level Two

  • System

Level Three

  • ISA Profile V2 (Power9)



The cognitive era is driving Linux® workloads that require superior data throughput and storage capacity needed to meet the challenges of the AI era. IBM® Power Systems™ LC922 is purpose built to meet those requirements with a storage-rich server design that delivers industry-leading compute to analyze and explore data with the vast storage capacity to contain it. LC922 enables faster access to data and scaling efficiency with POWER9™ advanced IO architecture, including PCI Express (PCIe) 4.0 to help companies gain new business insights and competitive advantages. With the ability to meet diverse needs, the server is built on open standards and incorporates accelerators.


This 2-socket, 2U POWER9 system was developed from OpenPOWER system reference designs, uses OpenPOWER firmware from git-hub and complies with OpenPOWER specifications.


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OpenPOWER Ready™ is a mark used by the OpenPOWER Foundation to enable ecosystem product developers to indicate their product has been shown/demonstrated to meet a minimum set of characteristics and should be interoperable with other OpenPOWER Ready products. The mark attests that a specific component satisfies the criteria defined in a specific version of the OpenPOWER Ready Criteria Document.

OpenPOWER Ready Definition and Criteria Version 2.0
OpenPOWER Ready Definition and Criteria Version 1.0