IBM System z® delivers extreme business value by helping you reduce cost, manage risk and improve service. According to IDC’s high end server quarterly tracker, since 2000 IBM System z market share has nearly doubled1 on a rolling four quarter basis - growing from 17% to 32%. Over that same timeframe, HP2 has remained flat while Sun3 has lost market share.
Reduce cost with System z to directly impact the bottom line.
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For the last 7 years IBM has provided specialty application engines on System z servers.
These specialty engines can deliver key benefits:
- Hardware price. The cost of specialty engines is far lower than that of general purpose processors. Linux on System z Solutions (US)
- Much of IBM’s software and some third party software is lower cost than on regular capacity.
- The net of all this is that you can consolidate the workloads of 10s or 100s of distributed servers and significantly lower the cost of ownership
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Manage risk with System z to deliver peace of mind
Improve Service with System z
Smart SOA on System z (US) with WebSphere, proximity of data, and centralised Enterprise Service Bus.
Centralised secure data serving (US) so users get the same view of data no matter how they access it, and even more importantly, the data is updated in real time.
Enterprise Modernisation (US) modifies legacy assets so they can be included as part
1 source: according to IDC’s high end +$250K servers quarterly tracker results from 3Q’00 to 1Q’09. IDC WW Server Tracker Results 1Q’09.
2 source: according to IDC’s high end +$250K servers quarterly tracker results from 3Q’00 to 4Q’08 - HP’s results 4Q’00, 20% market share; 4Q’08, 19% market share. IDC 2Q08 WW Server Tracker.
3 source: according to IDC’s high end +$250K servers quarterly tracker results from 3Q’00 to 4Q’08 – Sun’s results 3Q’00, 14% market share; 4Q’08, 7% market share. IDC 2Q08 WW Server Tracker.