Why IBM mainframe for virtual servers?
Optimal resource sharing between virtual servers can help your enterprise realize up to 100 percent system resource use. IBM z Systems mainframes offer outstanding virtual server density, making it possible to deploy thousands of virtual servers on a single mainframe. IBM mainframe security delivers high levels of isolation and protection of services on virtual servers for greater data integrity. Look to IBM z Systems for industry-leading and proven1 cloud and IT optimization capabilities to reduce the cost of managing and maintaining a proliferation of servers.
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Benefits of IBM z Systems for virtual servers
IBM mainframe virtualization technologies for virtual servers
Consolidate and deploy thousands of virtual servers on one mainframe for extreme horizontal scalability, savings potential and resource sharing. z/VM is designed for real time provisioning of virtual servers for diverse workloads in a protected, isolated environment.
Simplify management of virtual Linux servers and z/VM from a single user interface. Deploy cloud infrastructure quickly by identifying and aggregating resources. Gain flexible reporting, support for advanced z/VM capabilities in a few keystrokes, and automation of common virtualization tasks.
Divide one physical server into up to 85 logical partitions (LPAR) running a mix of multiple z/OS, z/VM, Linux, Transaction Processing Facility (TPF) and z/VSE instances isolated and secured in parallel. Share resources across LPARs or dedicated to a particular LPAR. Running a mix of multiple z/OS, z/VM, Linux, TPF and z/VSE instances isolated and secured in parallel.
Thousands of virtual servers inside a single z Systems server
The IBM z13 mainframe provides industry-leading capacity to run as many as 8,000 virtual servers in a single system.
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