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Ultimate security: Protecting critical business assets with System z

Security is designed into System z – it is not an added on feature. System z' s rich set of built-in security capabilities can help you simplify and improve a complex set of operational security processes. System z is designed for the highest level of security for commercial grade platforms. Businesses that embrace System z can take advantage of:


Security Intelligence and Analytics. Advanced Security and Threat Research.

Consolidated security management for mainframe clouds

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Case studies

  • Itaú

    Itaú Unibanco simplifies and strengthens security with zSecure

    The largest private institution in Brazil, Itaú Unibanco was looking for new ways to make its operations faster and safer

  • Outtasking gives BADER control and security for the future

    Mail order specialist relies on the latest technology and professional system management from IBM


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Consolidating Security across platforms with IBM System z (PDF, 1.53MB)

Organisations that rely on mainframes to run critical applications should consider using the mainframe as an enterprise security hub.

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Considerations for making Systemz your ESB deployment platform (PDF, 950KB)
By Nick Burling, Andrea Greggo, Carl Wohlers and Elena Wood, IBMSoftware Group; and Paul DiMarzio and Bill Jones.

How secure is your enterprise System?
Check out the numbers and what they mean for your business.

IBM zEnterprise System – Network Security (PDF, 707KB)
This paper describes why, for many customers, traditional network firewalls will not be required for their network traffic associated with multi-tier application workloads within a zEnterprise Ensemble.