IBM mainframe for research

Solving the world’s challenges in health and science on the IBM System z mainframe

The analytic capabilities of the mainframe are being applied to key scientific and data research projects. IBM is working on four new projects that are either First of a Kind (FOAK) or provide the scientific community with new analytic capabilities to solve difficult challenges. For example, in healthcare, the mainframe is being used for research to help alleviate the suffering of HIV, Arthritis and Alzheimer's patients.

Eliminating mother-to-child HIV transmission

Ghana partners with Yale and IBM

Arthritis Research Project crowd-based competition

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IBM System z supports multiple operation systems:


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