Be agile and powerful with hybrid cloud
Speed innovation and improve qualities of service.
OpenStack Based Cloud Management
A consistent set of standards-based tooling gives you unified control over public, private and hybrid cloud infrastructures, spanning a range of platforms from z to distributed.
API Management & z/OS Connect
Mobile and cloud developers can now easily access and reuse enterprise cloud services on z using common languages and open technologies. No z skills required.
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 organization, drive up productively and accelerate time to market through a growing set of new Linux, open source and industry solutions.
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.
z Systems and VMware make a great pair
VMware vRealize™ Automation™ supports provisioning and workload orchestration on LinuxONE, z Systems and Power Systems through OpenStack APIs, further enabling hybrid cloud multi-platform environments.
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.