Data centers around the globe are facing an IT conundrum: how to meet huge new demands on a flat budget. Leaders are addressing this conundrum by transforming infrastructures to deliver enterprise computing that is designed for data and tuned to the task and managed in a cloud. The unique hybrid design of the IBM z Systems is ideally suited to play a leading role in these transformations.
The z Systems is composed of three main elements. At its core are the zEnterprise EC12 for large enterprises and the zEnterprise BC12 for mid-sized businesses. The IBM z BladeCenter Extension (zBX) houses IBM POWER7® blades and System x blades for deploying AIX and Linux applications and optimizers for specified workloads. The z Unified Resource Manager (zManager) delivers end-to-end platform integration and resource optimization from a single point of control.
The IBM z Systems is a world class enterprise computing system designed to help address the IT conundrum to deliver the new IT services businesses require with a lower cost structure. z Systems helps businesses on a smarter planet realize opportunities for cloud, analytics and mobile.