Enable Flexible Pricing

Shift to consumption-based models.


The perception is that IBM Z requires high upfront costs with a lack of flexible pricing options. The reality is there are many options available to customers today to smooth out costs and best leverage consumption-based pricing. These options can range from embracing new flexible on-prem pricing models, referred to as Tailored Fit Pricing, to shifting completely to a mainframe-as-a-service colocation model.

Fit architecture to business outcomes and removes the ‘peak-based’ approach, unlocking capacity responsiveness to the business. On-prem consumption-based pricing enables like-for-like with cloud consumption models with comparable transparency and granularity.


lower TCO for new applications on IBM Z vs Public Cloud1
Customer Case Study

Fiducia & GAD IT AG Saves time, boosts performance and gains flexibility with Tailored Fit Pricing for IBM Z

Adopting new Tailored Fit consumption-based pricing Fiducia & GAD IT increased performance, saved time and effort, and more
Customer Case Study

Dillard's - Enhancing customer experiences with Tailored Fit Pricing

Dillard’s is taking advantage of IBM Tailored Fit Pricing to cost-effectively scale IT resources.

IBM Global Financing (IGF) options

IBM z15 and DS8900F customized leasing from IBM provides flexibility and transaction based options.
Customer Case Study

Cutting dev costs with Z Container Pricing while serving a new generation of customers with RESTful APIs

Wüstenrot exploited Container Pricing for IBM® Z® and implemented IBM z/OS® Connect Enterprise Edition
Customer Case Study

Tailored Fit Pricing elevates digital channel growth

In the face of unprecedented growth, Siam Commercial Bank adopted a new financing model specially designed to handle workload peaks with transparent, predictable costs.

What is Tailored Fit Pricing?

Tailored Fit Pricing is a flexible pricing model that dramatically simplifies the existing pricing landscape through cloud-like, software and hardware consumption-based pricing...

Tailored Fit Pricing: A sensible pricing model

Learn more about TFP options to better leverage existing platform investments as business demands, and in a more cost competitive way.