The IBM i operating system has more clients than any other operating system from IBM. There are hundreds of thousands of installations across more than one hundred thousand organizations.
looksoftware has created a fascinating info graphic on the state of play for IBM i. It highlights some of the reasons that have made the IBM i the best platform for writing and running business applications. It also highlights the direction that business applications will be heading as they adapt to the ever-changing requirements of business users, IT departments and business executives.
IBM i is renowned for its stability, reliability and scalability. Power systems hardware has continued to outpace the industry for providing the key features that businesses actually use. The integration of IBM running on Power systems creates a solution that rival business application servers cannot match (well, perhaps they could match it but they have chosen not to ;-).
Check out the info graphic to see what 25 years at the top translate into and what the coming years will bring.