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Today, almost every part of your business produces data. Not just sales figures, product data and HR information, but equipment that reports status, inventory that is tracked by RFID, buildings that record environmental conditions and more. You are reacting to this growing stream of data, building an infrastructure that can store it and extract insight from it. Leading organizations are building smarter computing infrastructures that are designed for data, tuned to the task and managed in the cloud, improving flexibility and saving money.

Are you getting the most out of that infrastructure?

Answer a few simple questions about your business and your current IT setup and discover what a smarter computing infrastructure can do for your IT budget. Based on real-world, industry experience, the simulator will show you potential cost savings from consolidating your current distributed infrastructure to a smarter computing solution based on IBM zEnterprise.

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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.

Operating Systems

IBM System z supports multiple operation systems:


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.

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