Enterprise government and
Smarter Cities solutions

Governments improve citizen outcomes
with efficient, dynamic and trusted solutions

A strong foundation supports new services that improve lives

With the right infrastructure, amazing results can be achieved. Take the savings from operating and managing current citizen services and invest in the services that engage and empower citizens to improve their lives. Leverage the data that exists to make the right decisions real time to yield the best outcomes. Support existing and improved services quickly on a trusted infrastructure.

Transform the public sector

Use technology to simplify, consolidated, automate.

Save money through consolidation

Save money through consolidation

Government client achieves lower TCO with IBM zEnterprise
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Smarter Cities and government industry solutions

Case Studies

  • Porto Alegre

    Accelerating essential road maintenance response time by 50%

  • City and County of Honolulu

    Consolidation reduces costs by 68% and identifies missed tax revenue by USD1.4 million.

  • German Pension Fund

    99% faster access to records helps support better customer service

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Empowered citizens create a smarter Honolulu on a secure Linux cloud on IBM System z

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Miami Dade provides their county agencies an easily accessible and robust IT environment

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Marist College uses a zEnterprise cloud for improved education

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ZZZS improves quality of service to citizens and healthcare insurance providers

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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.

Operating Systems

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.

Enterprise government white papers

IBM Smarter City Solutions on Cloud (PDF, 4.02MB)

Learn how cloud computing can play an essential role by helping cities acquire new capabilities in less time and with lower cost.

IBM zEnterprise Starter Edition for Cloud (PDF, 134KB)

IBM zEnterprise Starter Edition for Cloud extends Linux on System z into a highly available and secure private cloud

IBM Smarter Cities community links

  • Master IT Complexity

    IBM leaders discuss new zEnterprise announcements for the IBM Enterprise Linux Server, cloud and virtualization

IBM Smarter Cities Virtual Briefing Center

Related links

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Building a foundation for a high-performance, low cost private cloud

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Smarter Cities keeps citizens moving