Server virtualization allows organizations to optimize their IT infrastructure and save money. Virtualization on z Systems and LinuxONE allows you to inherit the unique advantages of the IBM mainframe.

Gain the highest levels of isolation and data integrity with the world’s most reliable and secure servers. Reduce the cost of managing a proliferation of servers with industry-leading cloud and IT optimization. Ease administration processes with our tools to consolidate and deploy a wide range of workload types. With z Systems and LinuxONE you can virtualize your entire operation with up to 100% utilization – and greatly reduce your IT costs.

Up to 8,000

virtual servers on a single system offer unparalleled scalability

See how server virtualization can help meet your IT goals

How much can you scale? Now you can efficiently run thousands
of virtual servers on one system.

  • Host more servers per core than on any other system
  • Scale up and out quickly during spikes in demand
  • Economically consolidate and deploy a wide range of workload types
  • Redistribute system resources dynamically where they are needed
  • Provision and manage more virtual servers quickly for IT staff efficiency

The business value of z Systems

California DMV runs 3x faster

Extend your IT budget with IBM z Systems

Are you challenged by limited budgets? Lower your
license and IT operations costs.

  • Reduce operational and maintenance efforts
  • Lower the of risk application outages and business continuity costs
  • Keep software licenses and support costs low
  • Use floor space and energy consumption more efficiently

IT budgets need operational excellence

Improve enterprise efficiency

China Steel reduces TCO by 15%

IBM z13 Systems Design Film

Are you at risk? Stay operational and safe with 24 x 7
available security to protect your data and customers.

  • Boost security with the highest security classification for LPAR technology
  • Aid disaster recovery with disk volume mirroring
  • Gain high speed encryption technology
  • Rely on “always on” availability

The world’s most trusted server

The steps to secure your cloud

Achieve operational excellence with IBM z Systems

Looking to simplify operations? Virtualize
everything with nearly 100% utilization.

  • Add and/or remove physical resources while maintaining continuity
  • Allow significant over-commitment of real resources
  • Automated service management direct resources efficiently
  • Communicate via the network-in-the-box
  • Run open source virtualization technology

Achieve operational excellence with an optimized infrastructure

Host hundreds, even thousands, of virtual servers with z/VM

Get secure, open source virtualization with KVM

Explore our hypervisor software for extreme server virtualization

Servers and software for scalable, secure, easy to use deployment.

Boost service levels with open source virtualization on the mainframe

KVM virtualization technology

Consolidate and deploy thousands of virtual servers on one IBM z System

z/VM and IBM Wave for z/VM

Divide 1 server into as many as 85 logical partitions

Logical partitioning and Dynamic Partitioning Model (PDF, 15.3 MB)

Love Linux more on the worlds’ fastest and most secure enterprise servers

z Systems z13s and LinuxONE

The Caribbean’s largest processing company migrated to virtualization on z Systems.

“We saved 10x what we would have spent
if we were to go on a physical server”

— Eduardo Camargo, Executive VP & CIO, EVERTEC

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