IBM Systems Application Advantage for Linux (Chiphopper)


Date Added: March 25, 2016

Chiphopper Overview  


Level One

  • Developer Resources

Level Two

  • Developer Tools

Level Three




    Expand market reach of your commercial Linux applications:

    The Chiphopper offering is designed to help you in porting, testing, and supporting your existing Linux® x86 applications on other IBM Systems and middleware platforms. It can help you maximize your Linux market opportunity while minimizing your expense.


    Assure your customers’ Linux investment:

    This no-charge offering provides you the added assurance of assistance for up to eighteen months after your port. With this assurance, IBM stands behind your support team with access to system and Linux distribution resources, middleware, and troubleshooting help.


    To get started:

    Complete an IBM Innovation Center Chiphopper enrollment form.  (
    (Partner World user name and password required)


    On the enrollment form, select:

    • — Preferred center: Dallas Innovation Center
    • — Type of engagement: Chiphopper Assistance