Why hybrid cloud on IBM z?
More agility to develop and deploy next generation cloud workloads.
Whether you’re using an off-premises public cloud or an on-premises private cloud or a combination, IBM z provides the best protection, lowest security risk, high availability and superior performance for the best possible hybrid cloud solution.
This means no worries when you need to connect to your enterprise resources and expose them as new services in your cloud.
Secure cloud-to-mainframe connectivity with IBM Bluemix
Both Forrester Research and Synergy Research have named IBM a cloud computing leader.
Go from idea to application in days and develop composable business services with ease.
Easily access enterprise cloud services using common languages and open technologies. No z skills required.
New! API Connect
Learn how to share and manage microservices which may change the way you do business.
New! z/OS cloud beta
Make a request to join the z/OS cloud beta.
Business agility with cloud on IBM z
17x more secure.
Differentiate your cloud services
Agile and scalable cloud services
Automated Problem Resolution
OpenStack 4-click demo
Service Management Connect
Why private cloud on IBM z?
Faster response time. 100% uptime. Best security all the time.
Distributed systems have an inherent weakness. They are distributed. Horizontally scaling means many distributed systems sit unused. Unused means powering up, heating up, and cooling down — and taking up real estate in your data center.
A single IBM z mainframe can respond in nanoseconds with tremendous processor power to handle the largest application workload peaks without compromising service.
Sicoob replaced their army of Intel
processor servers with two
z Systems mainframes.
Sicoob increased their internet
banking business by 200%.
Sicoob increased their mobile
banking business by 600%.
Sicoob cut their annual energy
energy costs by $1.5M
See what IBM z offers
New! KVM for z Systems
This open source server virtualization solution offers security, availability, scalability, and simplicity.
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Brings efficiencies reducing costs
Up to 8,000 virtual machines
in one system
World inside z
Cloud services with agility and scale
Reliable cloud for airline hosting
Be agile and powerful
with SoE and SoR in a cloud solution
Credit Unions System for Brazil
Growth in mobile banking with cloud
NY Municipal shared services
connects cities to fuel growth