Highly secure and scalable hypervisor virtualization technology

The z/VM hypervisor provides a virtualization technology platform for IBM z Systems and supports operating systems including Linux and z/OS. IBM z/VM virtualization enables a highly secure and scalable infrastructure for enterprise cloud, Linux deployment and diverse critical applications. Long recognized as a robust hypervisor, z/VM allows customers to exploit IBM virtualization technology on one of the industry's best-of-breed server environments, IBM z Systems. Enterprises rely on the z/VM hypervisor for virtualization with superior scalability and security, and performance.

New! z/VM V6.3 enhancements

Offers extended virtualization technology, through simultaneous multithreading on the new IBM z13, with support for up to 64 processors or up to 64 threads for Linux workloads.

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Virtualization management with an innovative point-and-click user interface harnesses the power of z/VM hypervisor as the virtualization technology platform of choice for Linux deployment and consolidation.

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Infrastructure matters. Businesses turn to the IBM mainframe for unmatched security, operational efficiency, speed, seamless scale, and lower cost per transaction. The IBM z System, the world’s premier data and transaction engine, is enabled for mobile, integrates transactions and analytics, and delivers efficient and trusted clouds.

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IBM z Systems supports multiple operation systems:


IBM z Systems combine leading-edge innovation and unparalleled capabilities to power cloud, business analytics, mobile applications, and the most important workloads.

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