IBM System z - Enterprise computing advantages

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 zEnterprise System is ideally suited to play a leading role in these transformations.

The zEnterprise System 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 zEnterprise BladeCenter® Extension (zBX) houses IBM POWER7® blades and System x blades for deploying AIX and Linux applications and optimizers for specified workloads. The zEnterprise Unified Resource Manager (zManager) delivers end-to-end platform integration and resource optimization from a single point of control.

The IBM zEnterprise System 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. zEnterprise helps businesses on a smarter planet realize opportunities for cloud, analytics and mobile.

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Infrastructure matters. Businesses turn to the IBM mainframe for unmatched security, operational efficiency, speed, seamless scale, and lower cost per transaction. The IBM z System, the world’s premier data and transaction engine, is enabled for mobile, integrates transactions and analytics, and delivers efficient and trusted clouds.

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IBM z Systems combine leading-edge innovation and unparalleled capabilities to power cloud, business analytics, mobile applications, and the most important workloads.

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