On a Smarter Planet, information-centric processes are exploding in growth. To handle vast volumes of data, you need a fast, secure, and available IT infrastructure that will help you:
IBM zEnterprise® EC12:
The secure cloud for data, enabling enterprises to improve service to their customers
The mainframe has always been the IT industry's leading platform for transaction processing; consolidated, secure data serving; and support for enterprise-wide applications. With the zEnterprise EC12 (zEC12), IBM extends the mainframe platform to help large enterprises reshape their customer experiences through information-centric computing.
Hear IBM leaders and experts discuss the next generation of zEnterprise
Learn more about the value IBM zEnterprise EC12 offers your business
The announcement of the IBM zEnterprise EC12 and related offerings is designed to help you meet the demands of information-centric IT with three key capabilities: efficiency at scale, operational analytics and ultimate security.
Efficiency at scale
With 50 percent more total capacity than its predecessor, you can consolidate thousands of distributed systems onto a single zEnterprise EC12 and dramatically improve cloud performance.
Benefits: reduce floor space, energy and software costs and increase the efficiency of IT staff.
IBM DB2 Analytics Accelerator (IDAA) running analytics on a System z platform offers up to 2000x faster query response times. Using integrated analytics and the new, advanced self-learning capabilities of IBM zAware, you can easily detect anomalies to prevent outages.
Benefits: Get real-time insights and make fact-based decisions to predict outcomes and reduce risks. Ensure continuous availability and higher service levels by reducing problem determination time and costly outages.
With high-speed cryptography integrated on tamper resistant hardware, you can protect critical data and conduct business with the highest level of integrity and trust.
Benefits: Protect sensitive data at rest or in flight and reduce the risk of breaches, a critical capability in the age of internet and mobile transactions.
zEC12: Optimized, smart and secure
Jeff Frey, IBM Fellow and CTO for System z, discusses the performance and technical benefits of the IBM zEnterprise EC12.
New IBM Software for zEC12
Explore over 30 new and enhanced zEnterprise software products
System z enterprise solutions
Meet your IT challenges with workload-based offerings and industry solutions.
Industry analyst Joe Clabby looks at the new IBM zEnterprise EC12 from the perspectives of technology, strategy and pricing.
ITIC reports that the zEC12 provides clients with the processing power, performance and near-flawless reliability and security necessary for the most demanding workloads.
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What ISVs are saying about
IBM zEnterprise EC12
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touting the benefits of zEC12
Announcing new Redbooks for the IBM zEnterprise EC12