IBM Z and Cloud Modernization Center
Accelerate transformation in your IBM zSystems environment with expert resources, guidance, and capabilities
Starting or continuing on your modernization journey?
- Explore the Modernization zone, Business value drivers and deep dive into the modernization use cases.
- Engage with IBM experts and consulting services, access technical accelerators and co-create innovative solutions.
- Leverage a growing ecosystem of services, technology partners, and open source options to accelerate modernization.
- Take advantage of cloud architectures to embrace a hybrid cloud approach
- Explore the learning paths and skills programs to build your skills or the skills in your organization.
- Browse our resources including analyst papers, blogs, videos and more
- Take part in user research studies on the future design of the modernization center
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Exploring the crucial role of IBM zSystems in IBM’s hybrid cloud environment.
Connect and extend: Mainframe modernization hits its stride
Instead of completely replacing mainframe systems, businesses have begun looking for ways to extend the functionality of mainframe systems by linking them to emerging technologies
Application modernization on the mainframe
Explore the results from a recent IBM Institute for Business Value (IBV) survey. Technology and business leaders say the mainframe not only remains an important part of their organizations’ IT platforms, it also plays a central motivating role in accelerating their digital transformations.
Executives assert that mainframe and cloud are not either-or propositions. Together they help secure operations, reduce latency, and drive legacy processes to levels of dynamic innovation previously only possible for born in the cloud insurgents.
M&T recognized the need to enable real-time information flow between their core banking systems and hybrid cloud applications. Leveraging Z DIH, M&T embarked on an application modernization journey to deliver more accurate business outcomes and a better user experience.
To improve quality and efficiency, BNP Paribas is overhauling the software development environment for its core systems. Working with IBM to deploy a modern Integrated Development Environment (IDE) backed by open source tools, BNP Paribas is transforming the development environment on the IBM zSystems platform, saving money and boosting quality.
Make IBM zSystems and the mainframe an essential part of a hybrid cloud strategy
- Help close the talent gap by embracing common tools and operating models.
- Bring consistent DevOps and cloud-native development techniques to IBM zSystems.
- Easily access mainframe data without moving off-platform.
- Optimize costs with a hybrid cloud platform that extends to the mainframe.
- Maintain the option of repatriating cloud applications for performance, infrastructure efficiency or compliance reasons.
What can be achieved
Explore modernization use cases
- 1 Deloitte: Mainframe modernization with APIs
- 2, 3, 4 IDC Business Value White Paper, co-sponsored by IBM and Broadcom, The Business Value of the Transformative Mainframe, August 2019
- 5From IBV study “Application modernization on the mainframe” IT application development, maintenance, and operations performance survey data. IBM Institute for Business Value Performance Data and Benchmarking Program. 2021