System z Solution Edition for Application Development

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Solution Edition for Application Development is a new offering from IBM to make mainframe development of new applications competitive, simple and accessible to application developers.

This System z Solution Edition for Application Development provides a modern and affordable developer solution to enable a mainframe image on every developer desktop lowering the barrier of entry for new workload development. The offering provides customers deploying new applications on System z with an ideal development environment to extend the use of existing applications and develop new capabilities for application and enterprise modernization. It is competitively priced with distributed and alternative mainframe development solutions.

The offering includes capacity for existing System z hardware (LPAR), memory, hardware maintenance and software (z/OS, z/VM, DB2 and WebSphere Application Server). A large selection of optional software products are also available and competitively priced.

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IBM provides world-class IBM mainframe technology to help today's enterprises respond quickly to evolving business conditions and with extreme flexibility. From automation to advanced virtualization technologies and open industry standards, IBM mainframes help deliver competitive advantages for enterprises contributing and succeeding on a smarter planet.

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IBM System z supports multiple operation systems:


IBM's technology, solutions and industry expertise can help you find the competitive edge with a sharper understanding of your customers. Our System z solutions combine the foundation of IBM hardware, software and middleware with flexible financing and packaging options to help your business meet and overcome the challenges of doing business in the on demand world. IBM can help you develop a customer-centric view—and assist you in delivering the right solution and the right products.