IBM System z - Migrate to IBM

System z demonstrates IBM's ongoing commitment to meet the changing computing demands of our clients. Business critical information-centric processes are exploding in growth. These environments demand secure and resilient transaction processing and data management that can leverage near real time operational data modeling to provide new insight, while delivering efficiency through consolidation and the flexibility of cloud based service delivery. These are the capabilities that come naturally to System z, which is the world's fastest, most scalable and secure enterprise system.

Featured System z offerings

Systems:

IBM zEnterprise

The zEnterprise delivers a unified, secure and robust IT infrastructure for cloud, mobile, and analytics enabling new business value

IBM zEnterprise EC12

The zEC12 provides the processing power, performance, reliability and security necessary for demanding workloads

IBM zEnterprise BC12

The zBC12 is designed as a low-cost entry point for enterprise computing with flexible growth options

IBM Enterprise Linux Server

Consolidate workloads on zEnterprise for reduced costs, improved security and availability

zEnterprise BladeCenter Extension (zBX)

zBX provides governance and a single management view of virtualized system resources across the zEnterprise hybrid environment

System z Solution Edition Series

Dramatically lowers the cost and ease of deployment for new business applications

System z Solutions

Build a better customer experience with solution offerings for cloud, mobile analytics and security

Software:

System z Software

Combines leading edge solutions with the unparalleled capabilities of the zEnterprise platform

Linux on System z

A powerful solution with efficiency for optimized workload deployment that is simple, efficient and secure

z/OS

A highly secure, scalable, high-performance enterprise operating system

z/VM

Robust computing platform for exploiting IBM virtualization technology on the zEnterprise

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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:

Software

IBM z Systems combine leading-edge innovation and unparalleled capabilities to power cloud, business analytics, mobile applications, and the most important workloads.

Migrating to Linux on System z

Ready to migrate to Linux? You're in good company,

Gartner paper

Gartner: Follow a Multistep Process for Deciding Whether a Migration Off the Mainframe Is Warranted
Read Gartner’s insights on key factors to consider when evaluating a migration off the mainframe.

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