IBM Z and Cloud Modernization Center

Accelerate transformation in your IBM Z environment with expert resources, guidance, and capabilities

IBM watsonx Code Assistant for IBM Z

IBM extends generative AI-powered watsonx Code Assistant to accelerate mainframe application modernization.

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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


Gain over 2.5X the value of public cloud alone with IBM Z in hybrid cloud

Maximize value with IBM Z
Believe the mainframe has long-term viability as a strategic platform for their organizations. 1
Identified expanding their mainframe footprints as a moderate or critical priority in the next 12 months. 1

Increase business acceleration

Unlock access to core business applications and data for broader enterprise use of AI, analytics, and new customer-centric applications.

Optimize developer productivity

Embrace common tools and operating models.

Increase infrastructure cost-efficiency

Experience lower total cost of IBM Z ownership for workloads at enterprise scale.

Improve risk and compliance management

Leverage the security and resiliency benefits of IBM Z to reduce compliance costs and risk.

Make IBM Z 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 Z.
  • 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.

Executive zone

Explore value-based use cases, success stories and resources to help achieve your modernization goals.

Architect zone

Dive deeper into reference architecture, tech demos and resources to help you design the right solution.

Developer zone

Explore tech demos, earn badges and get started with code patterns.

Data Scientist zone

Dive into resources, demos, and tools to help you deploy machine learning and deep learning models.

What can be achieved

More application code releases2
Ratio of benefits to cost3
More efficient management4

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