Linux on IBM z Systems

Linux on IBM System z

Enterprise grade Linux

Linux on z Systems offers a uniquely powerful enterprise grade Linux solution to help organizations meet IT demands with data center simplicity, trusted operations and unrivaled economics.

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Why open source? 73% of mission-critical workloads run on Linux

What we offer

Featured offerings

New! IBM InfoSphere BigInsights for Linux on z Systems

Put the power of Hadoop to use on the industry’s most reliable, scalable and available high performance platform. Turn large, complex data volumes into insights with operational efficiency, advanced analytics, and exploration.

New! IBM DB2 with BLU Acceleration

IBM DB2 with BLU Acceleration is the next generation database technology that changes the game for in-memory computing. BLU Acceleration is seamlessly integrated in DB2 10.5.

New! IBM Spectrum Scale for Linux on z Systems (PDF, 722KB)

IBM Spectrum Scale, based on IBM GPFS technology, ensures fast data access, end-to-end availability, reliability and integrity.

New! IBM SDK for Node.js

The IBM SDK for Node.js provides a stand-alone JavaScript® runtime and server-side JavaScript solution for IBM platforms.

New! IBM XL C/C++ for Linux on z Systems

With the XL C/C++ for Linux on z Systems compiler, you can create and port applications for execution on the next generation of IBM z Systems.

Enterprise Linux Server

A simple and economic way to master IT complexity

IBM IBM Wave for z/VM

Empowered virtualization management to simplify operations and drive productivity

z/VM - Efficiency at Scale

Virtualization technology for efficient scalability and high consolidation ratios

Solution Edition for Enterprise Linux

Using new attractive pricing for enterprise grade Linux deployment

IBM Enterprise Cloud System

A complete OpenStack based converged solution for rapid and secure cloud deployments

IBM Custom Patterns for Linux on z Systems

Developed to standardize and automate product installation and configuration

IBM Cloud Management Suite for z Systems

Provide dynamic provisioning for business-critical workloads

Case studies



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Kenya Power taps on IBM's expertise to explore service delivery through intelligent systems

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NY Municipal Shared Services

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Government agencies are empowering citizens through technology.

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Enterprise Linux Server: Increase performance & security

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Whitecube and z Systems: Improving the Client Experience

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A Brazilian company adopts IBM z Systems to handle rapid business growth



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