IBM z Systems Solution Edition for Enterprise Linux
Enterprise grade Linux - helping you to master IT complexity, reduce the risk and to realize savings. This is the primary goal of the z Systems Solution Edition for Enterprise Linux. Using this offering can improve your return of investment (ROI) through IT simplicity and operational efficiency.
The Linux on IBM z Systems platform is well known for its capabilities in the areas of deployment of existing and new workloads, often consolidations, while providing opportunities to minimize IT costs.
Linux on z Systems builds on the outstanding capabilities of the z Systems - especially with the new IBM z13 (z13) server, the IBM z/VM virtualization and IBM Wave for z/VM virtualization management technologies, providing uniquely powerful resource and fast provisioning, automatic load-balancing and simple and efficient systems management for the transformation into cloud environments.
The z Systems Solution Edition for Enterprise Linux is available with two offerings:
The Solution Edition for Enterprise Linux offers a set of dedicated Linux processors, called Integrated Facility for Linux (IFL), memory, I/O connectivity, with 3 to 5 years maintenance, z/VM virtualization and IBM Wave for z/VM software with 3 to 5 years subscription & support in flexible configurations to an existing z Systems server.
The IBM Enterprise Linux Server offers a standalone z Systems Linux server, equipped with IFLs, memory, I/O connections, with 3 to 5 years maintenance, the z/VM virtualization and IBM Wave for z/VM 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 analytics, big data, data warehousing and data serving, email and collaboration, mobile, application and web hosting, SOA and messing infrastructures, process and content management, or industry solutions such as the IBM Intelligent Operations Center for Smarter Cities and the IBM Smarter Infrastructure for Social Services and many vendor applications – all deployed 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.