Why Linux OS on z Systems?

The Linux operating system benefits from the mainframe’s capabilities and strengths – outstanding data security, high availability and superior performance – for a fast and secure Linux infrastructure.

Enterprises trust their critical workloads on IBM z/VM with IBM Wave and KVM virtualisation technologies. Let Linux OS on z Systems™ serve as your IT infrastructure for data centre simplification, trusted operations and unrivaled economics.

Pervasive encryption

z14 enables pervasive encryption for Linux with no impact to SLAs

Now, it’s possible to support ‘systems of engagements’ and ‘systems of record’ on a single server – with less maintenance and effort.

Gain the capacity to grow inside the server; physical and virtual resources can be dynamically shared or reconfigured, all helping your staff in managing your IT environment.

We reduced the annual costs for SWIFT infrastructure licenses, hardware maintenance and connectivity to the SWIFT network by 65 percent.

On-chip cryptography and business continuity solutions like IBM GDPS encompass Linux together with the other operating systems.

Encryption enabled in the Linux operating system allows for simple implementation and optimised performance. You don’t have to change your encryption approach; you simply get consumable data protection for data in-flight and data at-rest.

Our clients cannot afford downtime. It is essential to provide fast, uninterrupted services. IBM z Systems technology provides reliability and security.

Business integration on IBM Z enables business flexibility across systems, data, applications, and processes and beyond the enterprise.

Co-locating on IBM Z provides the unique opportunity to tightly connect applications and data, benefiting in performance and operational efficiency.

By choosing to run Linux alongside z/OS, we rely on a platform we know... backed by the traditional qualities of the mainframe in areas such as reliability, scalability and security.

What we offer: Linux solutions

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