Business-critical analytics
and big data

Integrating transactions and analytics
for your business processes

Fuse analytics directly into business processes

IBM z Systems can help your organization maximize your business performance with decisions based on real-time analysis of current operational data delivered on an infrastructure designed for availability, optimized for flexibility, and engineered with the highest levels of security.

IBM z Systems analytics solutions

New! IBM InfoSphere z Systems Connector for Hadoop

Bring the power of Hadoop to IBM z Systems' legendary qualities of service.

IBM InfoSphere BigInsights for Linux on z Systems (US)

Put the power of Hadoop to use on the industry’s most reliable, scalable and available high performance platform.

IBM DB2 Analytics Accelerator 

Delivers extremely fast performance to data-intensive and complex DB2 queries for data warehousing, business intelligence, and analytic workloads.

IBM Signature Solution - Next Best Action on z Systems 

Know and serve each customer as a unique individual on a massive scale with this complete solution.

IBM Capacity Management Analytics

Transform how you manage your resources, ensuring that you are able to meet your business demands.

Enterprise Linux Server for Analytics (US)

Gain insights into all aspects of your Linux-based business.

IBM z Analytics System 9700 (US)

An end-to-end z/OS environment for the rapid deployment of enterprise analytics across your enterprise.

IBM z Analytics System 9710 (US)

Integrate insights into your enterprise at an entry-level price.

IBM Cognos TM1

A complete planning, budgeting and analytic environment for critical company-wide financial performance activities.


Case studies

Customer reference videos

In the news

Nov 12 Kenya Power Taps IBM Real Time Data Solutions To Improve Business Performance (US)
Oct 24 IBM A Leader for Business Intelligence Services Says Independent Research Firm (US)
Aug 18 IBM Debuts new Mobile, Storage and Hadoop Offerings for the Mainframe (US)
Aug 7 CSC and IBM Expanding Alliance in Hybrid Cloud, Mobile and Big Data (US)

Clabby analyst paper
The ETL problem

How can you save big money?
How to Build the Most Efficient, Future-Ready Insurance Industry IT Environment

The Mainframe as a Key Platform for Big Data and Analytics
IDC analyst, looks at the role of the mainframe in relation to big data, how it has become a hub for modern day analytics.

Banking on analytics (PDF, 204KB)
Financial services count on a consolidated, secure platform for real-time analytics

Can analytics drive measurable business results? (PDF, 1.33MB)
Find out how you can drive value to your company's bottom line.

IBM’s Mainframe: Still Going Strong After All These Years (PDF, 282KB)
This report by Mesabi Group analyst David Hill discusses the continuing relevance of IBM zEnterprise and the value of the IBM DB2 Analytics Accelerator for z/OS.

Modernizing Banking with Business Analytics (PDF, 1.24MB)
Banks are reinventing themselves to become customer centric. They strive to deliver a compelling, personalized customer experience at all touch points. To achieve this, employees must have meaningful information at their fingertips. IBM System z delivers a cost-effective platform for analytics.

Next generation analytics: (PDF, 472KB)
Thinking about deploying another departmental server? Think again....Discrete reporting systems were all the rage, however they have driven costs through the roof. How can you get your arms around this problem?  

New business analytics challenge
Learn more about when the IBM zEnterprise really makes sense in this Clipper Group analyst paper.

Operational analytics
9sight Consulting's Dr. Barry Devlin discusses how to integrate analytics into business operations with System z.

Secure the enterprise with confidence (PDF, 201KB)
Increasing security threats are risks to sensitive business information.

Smart organizations succeed with analytics (PDF, 601KB)
Learn how the smartest organizations are embedding analytics to transform insights into action.


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 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.

Analyst papers

The elephant on the mainframe

IBM-Veristorm take a critical look at gaining insights from mainframe data with Hadoop

On demand webcasts and videos


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