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Cloud Infographic - This is this the year of the cloud. 60% of CIOs plan to use the cloud, up from 33% two years ago.46% of all enterprises in North America and Europe place a high or critical priority on implementing a private cloud.Make Security a priority.Your company can face 60,000. security threats every day. So you need to protect your business. z/VM users report 11x, less risk of deployment versus the competition. Create a Cloud without sacrificing security. There are up to 98.4% fewer security breaches on Clouds built on IBM System z stacks vs. x86 servers. EAL 5, IBM zEnterprise® System running z/OS garnered the highest security rating award for a commercial server, the Evaluation Assurance Level 5, from the International Organization for Standardazation. Fortune 1000. 95% of Fortune 1000 companies store business data on System z, which is built to thwart the security threats with multilevel security and hardware encryption services. IBM Cloud solutions are based on open standards, and System z can give you a more secure environment. “…mainframe Integrated Facility for Linux (IFL) specialty engines…consolidate and run thousands of applications on a low-cost basis through resource allocation and sharing…” – Cal Braunstein, Robert Frances Group. Security + Agility = Cloud on System z in Action. City of Honolulu 68% reduction in licensing costs by using a customized cloud on IBM System z and IBM System Storage Nationwide Insurance “With this new Java-hosted environment and the way applications are deployed, for me it just makes me feel more confident.” – Greg Jorand, Technical Lead, Nationwide Insurance Yi Lian Zhong Information Technology, China (YLZ) 300 million citizens in China whose lives are expected to improve thanks an online portal for social services built on cloud and IBM System z run Linux as the foundation. “A 20% increase in transactions going through the mainframe has given us extra security and confidence.” - Byron Young, applications services manager, TUI UK & Ireland. This is this the year of the cloud. Make Security a priority. Create a Cloud without sacrificing security. Security + Agility = Cloud on System z in Action. Learn more Learn more Learn more ibm.co/zCloud Facebook Linkedin Twitter Youtube

This is this the year of the cloud.

60% of CIOs plan to use the cloud, up from 33% two years ago

46% of all enterprises in North America and Europe place a high or critical priority on implementing a private cloud

Make Security a priority.

Your company can face 60,000 security threats every day. So you need to protect your business. 

z/VM users report 11x less risk of deployment versus the competition.

Create a Cloud without sacrificing security.

There are up to 98.4% fewer security breaches on Clouds built on IBM System z stacks vs. x86 servers.

EAL 5

IBM zEnterprise® System running z/OS garnered the highest security rating award for a commercial server, the Evaluation Assurance Level 5, from the International Organization for Standardazation

Fortune 1000

95% of Fortune 1000 companies store business data on System z, which is built to thwart the security threats with multilevel security and hardware encryption services.

IBM Cloud solutions are based on open standards, and System z can give you a more secure environment.

“…mainframe Integrated Facility for Linux (IFL) specialty engines…consolidate and run thousands of applications on a low-cost basis through resource allocation and sharing…” – Cal Braunstein, Robert Frances Group

Security + Agility = Cloud on System z in Action

City of Honolulu

68% reduction in licensing costs by using a customized cloud on IBM System z and IBM System Storage

Nationwide Insurance

“With this new Java-hosted environment and the way applications are deployed, for me it just makes me feel more confident.” – Greg Jorand, Technical Lead, Nationwide Insurance

Yi Lian Zhong Information Technology, China (YLZ)

300 million citizens in China whose lives are expected to improve thanks an online portal for social services built on cloud and IBM System z run Linux as the foundation.

“A 20% increase in transactions going through the mainframe has given us extra security and confidence.” - Byron Young, applications services manager, TUI UK & Ireland


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1 http://www.ibm.com/services/us/en/it-services/cloud-services.html

2 Sponsored by IBM: https://www.ibm.com/services/forms/signup.do?source=stg-web&S_PKG=ov10917

3 http://www.ibm.com/press/us/en/pressrelease/32134.wss

4 Sponsored by IBM: http://www.ibm.com/common/ssi/cgi-bin/ssialias?subtype=WH&infotype=SA&appname=STGE_ZS_ZS_USEN&htmlfid=ZSL03192USEN&attachment=ZSL03192USEN.PDF (2.1MB)

5 Sponsored by IBM: http://www.ibm.com/common/ssi/cgi-bin/ssialias?subtype=WH&infotype=SA&appname=STGE_ZS_ZS_USEN&htmlfid=ZSL03232USEN&attachment=ZSL03232USEN.PDF (1.3MB)

6 http://www.ibm.com/systems/z/advantages/security/

7 http://www.ibm.com/common/ssi/cgi-bin/ssialias?subtype=WH&infotype=SA&appname=STGE_ZS_ZS_USEN&htmlfid=ZSB03040USEN&attachment=ZSB03040USEN.PDF (345KB)

8 http://www.ibm.com/press/us/en/pressrelease/40519.wss, http://www.ibm.com/systems/z/advantages/security/

9 Cal Braunstein, “Resurgence of the Mainframe,” Robert Frances Group

10 http://www.ibm.com/software/success/cssdb.nsf/CS/DLAS-8XWQEU?OpenDocument&Site=corp&cty=en_us

11 http://youtu.be/ZygaG7noaDE

12 http://www.ibm.com/press/us/en/pressrelease/35357.wss

13 http://www.ibm.com/common/ssi/cgi-bin/ssialias?subtype=WH&infotype=SA&appname=STGE_ZS_ZS_USEN&htmlfid=SOC03008USEN&attachment=SOC03008USEN.PDF (606KB)

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