Linux OS on the reliable, secure IBM mainframe platform
The Linux OS on z Systems offers a uniquely powerful enterprise Linux solution for data center simplicity, trusted operations and unrivaled economics. As well, using the Linux OS on z Systems allows for an easy integration with workloads running on z/OS or z/VSE. It’s an enterprise grade platform for Linux.
Take Linux to a new level
IBM pushes z Systems head-on into the open source arena
What we offer
Featured solutions for Linux on z Systems
New! Ubuntu 16.04 available for IBM z
Running Ubuntu on z Systems provides an ideal platform for developers, who already use Ubuntu for IoT applications and other new workloads.
Use IBM's premier virtualization hypervisor, and it’s ease of management with IBM Wave for z/VM , for efficient scalability and extreme consolidation for Linux workloads and Linux-based clouds.
New! KVM for z Systems
Gain simplicity, security, availability and scalability with this open source server virtualization solution. The standard KVM interface supports Linux OS on z Systems.