z Systems mainframe server technology

IBM z Systems customers benefit from ongoing technological innovations to improve performance, availability and efficiency. New server technology and features demonstrate the valuable capabilities that enable the IBM mainframe to transform your business for mobile, cloud and analytics.

IBM mainframe server technology and innovations

Simultaneous multi-threading (SMT): Get more out of your z/OS and Linux on z platforms with this option that allows two separate processes to run simultaneously on the same core.

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Simultaneous multithreading (SMT)

Single Instruction Multiple Data (SIMD): A new set of instructions to support mathematical optimization integrated into our new IBM z Systems and Linux platforms.

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Single Instruction Multiple Data (SIMD)



IBM zAware: IT operational analytics technology helps identify unusual system and application behavior in near real time.

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IBM zAware

Shared Memory Communications Direct Memory Access (SMC-D) and Shared Memory Communications - Remote Direct Memory Access (SMC-R): New protocols ideal for improved internal communications and cross processor communications.

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Shared Memory Communications



Specialty Engines: Processors that expand the use of the mainframe for new workloads, such as Linux on z, while helping to lower cost of ownership.

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Specialty engines

zEDC Compression acceleration: Augmenting coprocessor compression technology with the zEDC Express accelerator allowing more data to be compressed and still kept active.

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Compression acceleration


Flash Express: SSD memory for the mainframe to improve availability during workload transition and paging spikes.

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Flash Express

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Hardware

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.

Operating Systems

IBM z Systems supports multiple operation systems:

Solutions

The IBM z Systems portfolio of solutions, along with IBM's deep industry expertise, helps organizations like yours reinvent enterprise IT for mobile, analytics, cloud and security.


Software

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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