z Systems

The unbearable lightness of being: mainframe on the cloud

Cloud computing, Mainframes, Servers

Some time ago, having the words “cloud” and “mainframe” in the same phrase was considered implausible or even impossible. Working with mainframe-related technologies or even directly with any mainframe applications was always associated with green screens, blocky letters and this feeling of old technology. We could say this feeling still exists among a lot of ...read more


IBM Z enhances the journey to cloud

Cloud computing, Linux on z, Mainframes

In today’s fast-paced world, forward-thinking enterprises constantly seek to innovate while continuing to delight their customers. Cloud–public, private and hybrid–underpins how these enterprises are innovating while also introducing new challenges. The world is not getting any simpler. It’s not moving to fewer clouds. It’s not moving to fewer options. Hybrid multicloud is the new standard. ...read more


IBM Z defines the future of hybrid cloud

Cloud computing, Ecosystem & partners, Mainframes

 The stakes remain high for IT leaders. Not only do they have to respond to dynamic business demands in real time, they must optimize operations on their increasingly complicated multi-platform, multicloud environments– all while simultaneously managing resources and budgets. In short, the mandate for IT leaders remains: “Do more with less.” Today, IBM is announcing ...read more


Mastering the Mainframe in the era of trust and security

Linux systems, LinuxONE solutions, Mainframes

More than ever, our clients are turning to IBM Z® and LinuxONE™ to take advantage of our highly secure technology to help protect their businesses. For young people in 2019, it’s this same explosion of focus on security that has them turning to the mainframe. This year, we’re proud to announce that over 18,000 students, ...read more


The evolution of the IBM Blockchain Platform: Choice and control on IBM Z and LinuxONE

Blockchain, Cloud computing, Linux systems...

We’re living in a multicloud world. Today, 85 percent of businesses rely on multiple clouds to meet their IT needs, with 71 percent using more than three[1]. What this means in practice for enterprise clients is that they have multiple architectures in place. This may be fine for “tried and true” workloads–like credit card processing ...read more


New Container pricing enhancements bring pay-as-you-go model to z/OS

Cloud computing, Data centers, Data security...

Today’s IT is fast-paced and in constant evolution. For many clients, IBM Z® is at the center of their digital transformation. Utilizing this secure, flexible infrastructure with the agility of public cloud and the security and resiliency of a private cloud, clients can accelerate the deployment of new services to help meet market demands. We continue to deliver security, development and ...read more


A sneak peek of the Think 2019 Infrastructure campus

AI, Big data & analytics, Cloud computing...

“It can be hard to keep up with all of the technology shifts and changes these days. IBM Think helps me because it addresses all of them including AI, cloud, analytics, infrastructure, security, and even nascent trends like quantum computing!” – Craig S. Mullins, President & Principal Consultant, Mullins Consulting Inc. Think 2019 is fast ...read more


The new normal: A secure and agile business

Digital transformation, Linux on z, Linux systems...

If you’re like most of the IT leaders in this industry, you know that high stakes boardroom conversations are changing as fast as the pace of technology innovation. Today’s executives in a digitally empowered world, want IT to innovate and deliver outstanding user experiences, all built on a strong foundation of equity and trust in ...read more


Enhancing business value with IT operations on IBM Z

Mainframes, Platform economics

Business leaders sometimes think of IT operations as little more than a team with a set of processes and tools to “keep the lights on.” IT is expected to maintain 100 percent uptime on the lowest budget possible in the face of increasing complexity. Of course, everyone recognizes the vital importance of strong IT operations ...read more