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 virtualization technologies and open industry standards, IBM mainframes help deliver competitive advantages for enterprises contributing and succeeding on a smarter planet
 


IBM System z9 Business Class



The IBM System z9™ Business Class (z9 BC) provides an advanced combination of reliability, availability, security, scalability and virtualization. The z9 BC is designed specifically as a midrange mainframe and delivers extensive growth options and excellent price/performance for those customers requiring a lower-capacity entry point and more granular growth options than offered with the System z9 Enterprise Class.



IBM System z9 Enterprise Class (z9 EC) (formerly z9-109)


For over 4 decades, the IBM mainframe has been a leader in data and transaction serving. The System z9™ EC provides a strong combination of past mainframe characteristics, plus new functions designed around scalabilityincluding flexible granularity solutions, virtualization, availability, and security. And the z9 EC continues to extend and support the use of dedicated processors for specialized workloads, including the System z9 Application Assist Processor (zAAP), Integrated Facility for Linux® (IFL), Internal Coupling Facility (ICF) and System z9 Integrated Information Processor (zIIP).


Hardware

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

Solutions

IBM's technology, solutions and industry expertise can help you find the competitive edge with a sharper understanding of your customers. Our System z 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 System z servers are supported by a multitude of operating systems, such as z/OS, z/VSE, z/TPF, Linux on System z and the z/VM hypervisor.

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