Linux OS on the reliable, secure IBM mainframe platform
The Linux OS on z Systems offers a uniquely powerful enterprise Linux solution for data center simplicity, trusted operations and unrivaled economics. It’s an enterprise grade platform for Linux.
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Featured solutions for Linux on z Systems
Exploit the unique enterprise grade capabilities of z Systems for the broad and growing set of new Linux and open source solutions.
New! KVM for z Systems
Gain simplicity, security, availability and scalability with this open source server virtualization solution. The standard KVM interface supports Linux OS on z Systems.
Bring an additional Linux distribution on z Systems for choice and flexibility to fit your Linux environment.
Use existing investments in VMware provisioning and orchestration tools to manage Linux workload requests.
One solution portfolio of hardware, software and services for business critical Linux applications brings together the flexibility and agility of the open revolution with the industry’s most advanced, trusted and high performance enterprise processing system.
Use IBM's premier virtualization hypervisor for efficient scalability and extreme consolidation for Linux workloads and Linux-based clouds.
Unleash the power of z/VM and ease management of virtualized Linux environments in an intuitive experience.