Empowered virtualisation management

IBM Wave for z/VM helps dramatically simplify administration and management of z/VM and virtual Linux servers, freeing staff to focus on business-critical tasks. IBM Wave integrates seamlessly with z/VM and Linux environments to help administrators view, organise and manage resources in an optimised and standardised manner.


Display and manage virtual servers and resources from a single graphical interface.

Software requirements:

One of the following operating systems:

In order to operate Linux on z Systems as a guest of z/VM, a Linux distribution must be obtained from a Linux Distribution Partner.

Use one of the following Linux distributions:

Feature Benefits
Intelligent visualisation for effective management:
Management and configuration:
Cloning and provisioning:

IBM Wave for z/VM at a glance


System requirements:
IBM Wave requires one of the following IBM z Systems® servers running a currently supported release of z/VM:
Operating systems:
Client Workstation:
Linux Distribution:

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