Comparing Virtualization Alternatives - What's best for your business?

Getting the most out of your IT investment with z/VM virtualization

Virtualization is one of the most powerful tools available to achieve increased leverage and efficiency of IT resources in today’s challenging business environment. A strong virtualization foundation is critical in achieving an effective cloud-computing strategy.

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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 virtualization technologies and open industry standards, IBM mainframes help deliver competitive advantages for enterprises contributing and succeeding on a smarter planet.

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IBM System z supports multiple operation systems:


IBM's technology, solutions and industry expertise can help you find the competitive edge with a sharper understanding of your customers. Our System z 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.