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.
Benefits of z/VM
IBM Wave for z/VM
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.