Hybrid cloud

Why master the cloud with IBM z? For a disruptive edge.

Get ready for the best of cloud.

Agility without compromise. The API economy unlocked. Mainframe security.

Move more workloads to the cloud with
IBM z.

Cloud on IBM z — for your best business performance.

IBM z cloud clients have a disruptive edge.

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.

New! IBM Bluemix and z Systems (US)

Go from idea to application in days and develop composable business services with ease.

API Management & z/OS Connect

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.
30% faster.

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.

See what IBM z offers

Vodafone España S.A.U.

Brings efficiencies reducing costs

Up to 8,000 virtual machines
in one system

World inside z

Cloud services with agility and scale

Radixx International

Reliable cloud for airline hosting

Be agile and powerful

with SoE and SoR in a cloud solution

Credit Unions System for Brazil

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connects cities to fuel growth