Linux on IBM z Systems

Linux on z Systems: simple, efficient, secure – an enterprise grade Linux
Linux on z Systems can do more with less, providing IT organizations a robust and effective enterprise grade Linux platform for new workload deployment and consolidation to eliminate complexity. Linux on z benefits from the synergistic combination of Linux, the unmatched power of IBM z Systems, z/VM virtualization and IBM Wave for z/VM virtualization management technologies.

While Linux on z is based on the common Linux kernel, has the same look and feel as every Linux, it can provide advantages not available with other platforms.

Linux on z can help to build an IT infrastructure that:

The cost benefits

Linux on z Systems can help lower your IT costs by running up to hundreds of virtual Linux servers concurrently with ensured isolation of each virtual server. Workload deployment onto a single z Systems server, including consolidation of distributed servers, provide cost reduction opportunities in: