IBM zEnterprise: The Gold standard in enterprise computing
IBM mainframes have a strong heritage in enterprise computing and the zEnterprise system further extends System z’s industry leading capabilities to deliver today’s gold standard in Enterprise computing.
System z brings together 40+ years of development and leadership in virtualization, workload management and huge I/O throughput. These combine to deliver the highest levels of operational efficiency and systems utilization that maximize ROI and deliver large scale consolidation with some of the lowest operational costs in the industry.
System z is also highly secure and has been awarded some of the highest levels of security certification in the industry, excelling at user identification and authorization, access control, virus protection and encryption.
System z is a strong contributor to green computing. With a highly energy efficient design, System z delivers a highly scalable service from a single system. This is combined with unmatched virtualization and workload management to deliver near 100% utilization of resources for a multiple workload environment. The result, the ability to consolidate up to hundreds of distributed workloads on to a single System z, reducing energy consumption and facilities requirements by up to 80%.
System z platform and systems management capabilities are designed to help businesses take control. They gain an end-to-end picture across the systems and the multiple workloads on those systems that enable informed decisions, improved control optimized use and redeployment of resources for optimal efficiency and effectiveness. This is achieved with lower labor costs due to advanced automation and systems self-management.