The zEnterprise™ 114 is IBM’s premier midrange “systems of systems” platform for integrated, centrally managed workload deployment. It is designed, priced and right sized as an on ramp for any growing business looking to exploit mainframe technologies for IT efficiencies and competitive business advantage.
At the core of the zEnterprise® System for mid sized and small enterprises is the zEnterprise 114 (z114) — offering new levels of freedom and a whole new world of capabilities for a broader set of businesses, delivering the scalability, flexibility, and breakthrough performance you need — at a lower capacity and attractive entry price point you want.
With extensive growth options, industry-leading virtualization and consolidation capabilities, the z114 continues the heritage in mainframe qualities of service with a more granular cost structure and significant improvements in packaging, performance and total system scalability over prior generations. The z114 is powered by up to 14 microprocessors running at 3.8 GHz and delivers up to 18 percent improvement in performance per core and up to 12 percent increase in total system capacity for z/OS®, z/VM®, and Linux on System z workloads compared to its predecessor, the z10™ BC. With 130 available capacity settings and granular cost structure offered across two models, you have the freedom to choose the right capacity setting for your needs with the flexibility to scale on demand as workload demands increase. And as a highly workload-optimized system, the z114 extends the unique value of hybrid computing capabilities to businesses of all sizes for integrated, centrally managed workload deployment — all within an environmentally friendly footprint .
1 Pricing based on entry level configuration and may vary by country.
2 Relative capacity and performance compares at equal software levels as measured by IBM Large System Performance Reference (LSPR) workloads using z/OS® 1.11, Results may vary. https://www.ibm.com/servers/resourcelink/lib03060.nsf/pages/lsprindex?OpenDocument
3 Linux on System z virtual servers can be: Less than $1545 for three years; Less than $515 per year; Less than $1.45 per day. Based on US Enterprise Linux Server pricing. Pricing may vary by country. Model configuration included 10 IFL cores running a mixed workload averaging 31 virtual machines per core with varying degrees of activity. Includes zEnterprise hardware and z/VM virtualization software. Does not include Linux OS or middleware software.
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