IBM System z10 Enterprise Class


The future runs on System z

In today’s world, IT is woven in to almost everything that a business does and consequently is pivotal to a business. Yet technology leaders are challenged to manage sprawling, complex distributed infrastructures and the ever growing flow of data while still being able to protect the data and be responsive to the demands of the business. They must continually evaluate and decide when and how to adopt a multitude of innovations to keep the company competitive. The IBM System z10™ Enterprise Class (z10 EC) is a perfect choice for enterprise computing. It can help reduce and control rising costs and improve provisioning speed and data center security and resiliency—at any scale. It aligns technology and business—giving you the freedom and the tools you need to innovate and be competitive.

With leadership capabilities for security, availability, scalability, virtualization and management, the System z10 Enterprise Class (z10 EC) is a world class enterprise server designed to meet IT and business challenges head-on, and serve as the cornerstone in your dynamic infrastructure. The z10 EC provides performance and capacity for growth and large scale consolidation, improved security, resiliency and availability while lowering both risk and cost. As environmental concerns raise the focus on energy consumption, the z10 EC is designed to reduce energy usage and save floor space when consolidating workloads from distributed servers. Specialty engines continue to help users expand the use of the mainframe for a broad set of applications, while helping to lower the cost of ownership. The z10 EC is the platform that delivers technologies that businesses need today along with a foundation to serve the future.

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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.

Operating Systems

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.

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