On a Smarter Planet, information-centric processes are exploding in growth. To handle vast volumes of data, you need a fast, secure, and available IT infrastructure that will help you:
IBM zEnterprise® EC12:The world's fastest, most scalable and secure enterprise system
The mainframe has always been the IT industry's leading platform for transaction processing; consolidated, secure data serving; and support for enterprise-wide applications. With the zEnterprise EC12 (zEC12), IBM extends the mainframe platform to help large enterprises reshape their customer experiences through information-centric computing.
Hear IBM leaders and experts discuss the next generation of zEnterprise
Learn more about the value IBM zEnterprise EC12 offers your business
Today’s announcement is designed to help you meet the demands of information-centric IT with three key capabilities: trusted resiliency, efficiency at scale and operational analytics.
Trusted security and resiliency
With enhanced Crypto Express 4S digital signature cryptography and EAL 5+ certification, along with the new advanced, self-learning capabilities of IBM zAware, you can conduct business with the highest level of integrity and availability.
Benefits: Deliver unmatched reliability for critical business processes with leading certifications. Use machine learning to help IT drive service levels even higher.
Retain data securely with encryption on every tier
Efficiency at scale
With a 50 percent total performance improvement, you can consolidate many workloads onto a single zEnterprise EC12 to simplify your IT and support large-scale consolidation while offering flexible, cloud-based delivery of services.
Benefits: reduce floor space, energy and software costs and increase the efficiency of IT staff.
Exploit System z processor architecture with IBM compilers.
IBM DB2 Analytics Accelerator (IDAA) running analytics on a System z platform offers up to 2000x faster query response times.
Benefits: Get real-time results and make fact-based decisions to predict outcomes and reduce risks.
Perform operational analytics up to 60times faster with zEnterprise EC12, Smarter Storage and DB2
Industry solutions for zEnterprise
System z offers enterprise-scale solutions for healthcare, insurance, banking and government
IBM Software for zEnterprise
IBM Software exploits and extends the unique capabilities of zEnterprise
Industry analyst Joe Clabby looks at the new IBM zEnterprise EC12 from the perspectives of technology, strategy and pricing
Dr. Howard Rubin's independent study shows that companies with an above-average mainframe mix deliver better results than distributed-centric peers
What ISVs are saying about
IBM zEnterprise EC12
See testimonials from a range of ISVs,
touting the benefits of zEC12
Announcing new Redbooks for the IBM zEnterprise EC12