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Feature spotlights

Increase agility through the cloud

IBM Cloud Managed Services on z Systems delivers a security-rich, highly available Mainframe as a Service platform that can increase IT efficiency, economics and agility. These services work within a flexible environment that is continually refreshed with the latest hardware and software – and managed by a global team of IBM mainframe specialists.

Enable improved scalability and current technology

These services work within a cloud delivery model that provides you with access to a scalable, multi-tenant infrastructure. You have your choice of either the IBM z/OS® or Linux1 operating system as well as the latest versions of standardized software stacks to facilitate flexibility. IBM also supports independent software vendors (ISVs) and additional IBM software. Compute, storage and tape capacity can all scale to meet your needs.

Cut costs with Mainframe as a Service and managed services

The IBM Mainframe as a Service environment helps reduce capital expenses such as hardware, floor space, power and cooling costs. It also rationalizes your software portfolio and offers a more predictable consumption-based pricing model with monthly billing to help you manage costs. These fully managed services are designed to provide end-to-end management and monitoring, using the experience of more than 6,500 mainframe specialists located around the world.

Achieve greater security with mature service design

IBM z Systems mainframes are housed in highly resilient and security-rich IBM data centers worldwide. Our logical partition-based model is designed to offer the highest levels of security with the system achieving Evaluation Assurance Level 5 (EAL5) accreditation. IBM can work with you to apply the correct security processes, systems, networks and tools to support your specific compliance needs.

Customer case study

  • Shin Kong Wu Ho-Su Memorial Hospital

    Shin Kong Hospital migrated to the IBM® Cloud Managed Services® on z Systems® solution, gaining an immediate improvement in operating efficiency and the ability to increase usage as necessary to better support daily hospital operations
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