IBM and the open community deliver Linux without limits
Linux is everywhere — driving an open standards revolution that creates freedom and agility to fuel enterprise innovation. As businesses look to exploit this open movement and its broad application portfolio for business critical services, they need an infrastructure that can take Linux in the enterprise to a new level.
Unleash the full potential of Linux with IBM LinuxONE™
One single solution portfolio of hardware, software and services for business critical Linux applications brings together the flexibility and agility of the open revolution with the industry’s most advanced, trusted and high performance Linux system.
Linux without limits
Innovate in the new app economy with LinuxONE and IBM z
Fuel your innovation through the application of open technologies on LinuxONE and IBM z. Enable more flexibility within your own organisation, drive up productively and accelerate time to market through a growing set of new Linux, open source and industry solutions.
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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 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 z Systems 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.
IBM z Systems servers are supported by a multitude of operating systems, such as z/OS, z/VSE, z/TPF, Linux on z Systems and the z/VM hypervisor.
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More choices with Ubuntu
Bringing more flexibility and choice, Ubuntu joins RedHat and SUSE as the premier Linux distributions on IBM z.
KVM for LinuxONE and IBM z
Joining z/VM, KVM on LinuxONE and IBM z offers an alternative open source hypervisor solution for your cloud deployments and big data solutions.
Open Mainframe Project
The Linux Foundation has established an open forum for vendors, users and academia to work together to advance Linux tools and technologies for enterprise innovation.
VMware vRealise Automation
Leverage existing investments in VMware provisioning and orchestration tools to manage workload requests on LinuxONE and IBM z Systems.
Open Source Software and Industry Solutions
Driven by the maturity of NoSQL databases and development languages, the Linux open market offers more enterprise grade capabilities - security, performance, high availability and disaster recovery.