z Systems hardware

IBM mainframes: The trusted enterprise platform

Infrastructure matters. Businesses like yours turn to the IBM mainframe for unmatched security, operational efficiency, speed, seamless scale, and lower costs per transaction. The IBM z System, the world’s premier data and transaction engine, is enabled for the mobile generation, integrates transaction and analytics, and transforms the economics of IT with efficient and trusted clouds.

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Reinventing enterprise IT for digital business

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IBM provides world-class IBM mainframe technology to help today's enterprises respond quickly to evolving business conditions and with extreme flexibility. From automation to advanced virtualisation technologies and open industry standards, IBM mainframes help deliver competitive advantages for enterprises contributing and succeeding on a smarter planet


IBM's technology, solutions and industry expertise can help you find the competitive edge with a sharper understanding of your customers. Our z Systems solutions combine the foundation of IBM hardware, software and middleware with flexible financing and packaging options to help your business meet and overcome the challenges of doing business in the on demand world. IBM can help you develop a customer-centric view—and assist you in delivering the right solution and the right products.

Operating systems

IBM z Systems servers are supported by a multitude of operating systems, such as z/OS, z/VSE, z/TPF, Linux on z Systems and the z/VM hypervisor.