IBM z Systems

IBM z Systems enterprise solutions offer unmatched reliability, security and efficiency

IBM z Systems help the world’s most complex organisations and quickly growing enterprises outthink the competition. Rely on z Systems to deliver agility and efficiency through cloud, transact faster through blockchain, create outstanding customer experiences through analytics, and ensure service and data protection through the world’s most secure systems.

IBM z Systems in the cognitive era

It’s time to enter a new era – the era of cognitive computing. Gone are the days of simple transaction processing. We are gaining insights from data sources ranging from genomics to social media. This new age of technology will literally transform industries and the way the world works.

World Inside z Systems: Mobile

Mobile Technologies and The Internet of Things are both constantly and rapidly growing. In today’s marketplace, you can’t afford to slow down or take any chances on unproven systems. With IBM z Systems you’ll get a trusted, secure system that will consistently outperform all competitors and put your business on the map for growth and success. Running all of your mobile technologies on z Systems allows you to achieve unparalleled efficiency in both transactional volumes and analytics on mobile.

IBM Business Analytics Thought Leadership

Today there is a higher demand for sophisticated analytics, social media analytics, with big data, predictive and best next action capabilities. Business users realise that analytics can have a direct impact on better business performance, increased revenues, reduced risk and minimise costs. Aanalytics is now critical to business success and can help gain competitive advantage.

World Inside z Systems: Cloud

As your business grows, utilizing the space you have is extremely important. With IBM z Systems you can save your growing company valuable space while bringing it top performance in Trusted Cloud computing as well. Enabling your company with Cloud on z can save you the equivalent of a football field of server space. Adopting cloud can be a huge risk, but not with z System’s lower risk of exposure and a reported less than 4 hours of annual downtime.

IBM Power Systems

IBM Power Systems offer servers built with open technologies and designed for mission-critical applications. Today’s business leaders demand servers designed for big data that are optimized, secure, and adapt to changing workload requirements.

Designed for the waitless world, IBM Power Systems offer servers built with open technologies and designed for mission-critical applications. The waitless world demands servers designed for big data that are optimized, secure, and adapt to changing business demands. Servers that deliver superior cloud economics with secure and open choices and incorporate innovation from a growing, open ecosystem that broadens application choice and enhances optimization.

A journey through the open innovation of POWER8 and IBM Power Systems

If you are in business you are in the business of data. What could you do with a system truly designed for Big Data? Take a journey through IBM Power Systems, built with the open innovation of POWER8, to see blazingly fast processing power, massive memory and data bandwidth that puts data to work. Experience a new world of open innovation with CAPI (Coherent Accelerator Processor Interface) and technology from OpenPOWER Foundation members that will forever transform the data centre and business as we know it.

The Next Chapter in IBM and SAP Innovation: Doug Balog announces SAP HANA on POWER8

SAP HANA now runs on all POWER8 Servers. POWER8 was built for big data. The platform has been designed to provide faster application access to in memory databases, such as SAP HANA. Newly announced IBM Power System Solution Additions for SAP HANA are easy to order and quick to deploy for rapid time to value, while offering flexibility to meet individual client demands.

Why Innovate on Power?

Discover why IBM Power Systems is the key platform for innovation, designed to transform and move businesses toward the art of the possible. Hear from leading IBM research engineers how Power is designed to be an open platform for choice enabling innovation and why it is the architecture of choice for innovation with the ability to shape the future.

IBM Linux Servers

A Linux server from IBM gives you the freedom to pick the platform that best suits your business priorities, workload, and IT strategies.

Linux is supported as a tier 1 operating system across all IBM systems, with industry standard distributions and hardware options that offer higher performance and lower cost than commodity infrastructure. Linux has continued as the fastest growing server operating system from embedded devices to supercomputers and for cloud and traditional enterprise servers in between—and IBM has made significant contributions to Linux and open source to help make them enterprise ready. Linux on IBM Systems gives you the security, resiliency, and operational flexibility for success in a data driven world.


Unleash your open source apps and services on the Linux platform with no limits. The IBM LinuxONE platform gives you Linux your way, with the flexibility to create solutions for mobile, cloud, analytics and DevOps. And LinuxONE does it all on your terms with a flexible yet powerful infrastructure that helps ensure that business receives the performance, reliability, security and processing power they need to address increasingly sophisticated and demanding application requirements. IBM LinuxONE works with open source and industry tools and software including Apache Spark, Node.js, MongoDB, MariaDB, PostgreSQL, Chef and Docker. Supported Linux distributions include Red Hat, SUSE and Ubuntu.

IBM Linux on Power

Open innovation is the future of business. Clients can confidently run highly scalable, highly reliable, and highly flexible Linux environments on POWER processor-based servers. Watson was built on Linux on Power Systems for the big data, scientific, and analytics advantages POWER provides. IBM is investing heavily in building solution catalogues for emerging areas where POWER offers unique advantages to clients, such as multi-thread dependent workloads and HPC workloads. And the benefits of Power Systems are realized whether a client is deploying new applications or wants to improve the performance of existing applications.

Linux on z Systems

Go from ordinary to extraordinary with the enterprise grade platform for Linux. Designed for business critical applications, an enterprise-grade platform for Linux lets you scale up to more than 1000 virtual machines within a single system and consolidate scale-out environments. With 15 years of success on IBM z Systems, developers and IT managers exploit enterprise-grade performance for I/O intensive workloads, protection, and availability with open standard tools and emerging technology.

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