IBM z Systems Software Pricing

Welcome to the IBM z Systems Software Pricing Website, designed to help you understand IBM's mainframe software licensing/pricing terms and conditions. This website offers:

z Systems software pricing refers to both the pricing and the licensing terms and conditions for IBM software products that run in a mainframe environment. IBM's mainframe software portfolio includes IBM operating system software (z/OS, z/TPF, z/VM, and z/VSE) and middleware that runs on these operating systems. IBM also offers a collection of tools to manage the mainframe environment and a set of software that executes in host-based Linux environment. IBM mainframe software pricing is grouped into two categories:

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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.