Why IBM for Linux solutions?
Because we're committed to providing leadership solutions to help address real business needs at a lower cost of ownership.
IBM provides unique value with our extensive platform support, enabling our clients to choose the hardware best suited to their workloads, while benefiting from a consistent Linux operating environment.
For a more detailed look into IBM's investment and commitment to Linux and the value we have provided to our clients and to the community, read the article IBM is Committed to Linux and Open Source (PDF, 113KB).
IBM Solutions for Linux
IBM Systems: Linux brings open innovation to all IBM server and storage system platforms, freeing datacenters from vendor lock-in with choice and flexibility to scale your business on the fastest growing operating system in the world.
IBM Software: IBM's software stack for Linux provides an open, robust and scalable platform for applications that can easily support changing business requirements. IBM supports over 500 software products on Linux, including software to implement SOA, Web 2.0, and Information on Demand.
IBM Services: IBM offers full support services for Linux on all IBM server platforms. IBM also offers full services solutions for planning, designing, implementing, migrating and consolidating onto Linux. A leader in Linux enablement, IBM Global Technology Services is ready to help on your next Linux project.
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Flexible. Cost-effective. Enterprise class.
KVM is an open source hypervisor that provides enterprise-class performance and scalability to run mission critical Windows and Linux workloads. Because it’s open source, KVM is a cost effective alternative. Because IBM stands behind it, it’s ready to run your enterprise.
Linux at IBM
- Linux: an IBM 100 Icons of Progress
- Get IBM solutions with Linux
- IBM's commitment to Linux
- Migrating to Linux
- Drivers and technical resources
Comprehensive Linux solutions
IBM offers a broad range of hardware, software, and services for Linux. Find more information on supported hardware, software, virtualization, and management environments.
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