IBM System z Solution Edition for Enterprise Linux
“Do more with less” and realize savings through reducing the complexity of your distributed server environment. That’s the primary goal of the System z Solution Edition for Enterprise Linux,improving your return of investment (ROI) through smarter computing.
The Linux environment on the IBM System z platform – including the new IBM zEnterprise BC12 (zBC12) and IBM zEnterprise EC12 (zEC12) – has become well known for its capabilities in the areas of consolidation and deployment of existing and new workloads, while providing opportunities to minimize IT costs.
Linux on System z builds on the outstanding capabilities of the System z server technology, especially with the new zBC12 and zEC12 servers, and z/VM virtualization technology – including z/VM Version 6 Release 3, providing uniquely powerful resource and fast provisioning, automatic load-balancing and efficient systems management.
The System z Solution Edition for Enterprise Linux offers a set of dedicated Linux workload processors, called Integrated Facility for Linux (IFL),memory, I/O connectivity, with 3 to 5 years maintenance and z/VM virtualization software with 3 to 5 years subscription & support in flexible configurations to an existing System z system.
An IBM Enterprise Linux Server offers a standalone System z Linux server, equipped with IFLs, memory, I/O connections, with 3 to 5 years maintenance and the z/VM virtualization software with 3 to 5 years subscription & support.
Linux distribution partners Red Hat and SUSE are partnering with IBM for the Solution Edition for Enterprise Linux and the IBM Enterprise Linux Server.
Take advantage of these Linux solutions when deploying workloads like business analytics, data warehousing and data serving, collaboration, Java applications, content management,or industry solutions such as the IBM Intelligent Operations Center for Smarter Cities, the IBM Smarter Infrastructure for Social Services or the IBM Enterprise Asset Management (Maximo), and many vendor applications – all manageable in a cloud.
Please contact your IBM representative or IBM business partner to learn how this offering can help you standardize on a scalable, flexible virtual infrastructure to meet the requirements of your business.