Why IBM Z?

The world is in the midst of a digital transformation. As businesses adapt to capitalize on digital, trust will be the currency that drives this new economy. Trust is why 44 of the top 50 banks and 90% of the largest airlines run on IBM Z® mainframes.

Capabilities to tackle to your toughest challenges

Secure your data

Ready for the next cyber attack? Encrypt 100% of application and database data with zero application changes, 8.4x more effectively than on other platforms.

Win with cloud

Not all clouds are equal. IBM Z offers 50% lower costs, 99.999% availability, higher performance, the best security – and is sized to fit any cloud data center.

Unleash your DevOps

Can you dream up an application and deploy it in hours? On IBM Z, developers can innovate, ensure security and stability and use tools you love.

Turn data into insight

Everything in your organization produces data. Can you transform it into insight in real time? Machine learning on Z can – with no data movement.

Meet the z14 mainframes

The IBM z14family has a new single-frame model, built on an industry-standard form factor. Now you can create a low-cost, secure cloud infrastructure and capitalize on new opportunities through trusted digital experiences.

What we offer


The servers with the highest security, performance, and availability are made for trusted experiences.

Operating systems

IBM mainframes are flexible – on-prem, off-prem or provisioned – and run on z/OS, Linux on Z, z/VSE, z/TPF or z/VM.


Make the most of your investment with software for security, cloud, analytics, DevOps, and more.

Hear from customers

The star that steals the show... is the pervasive encryption. That's the silver bullet that will revolutionize the industry.

Tom Connolly, Managing Director, Bank of New York Mellon

New Solitaire whitepaper

Why 100% data encryption is the new paradigm for cyber threat protection.

Secure Cloud for Dummies

Deliver excellent experiences and innovative technologies with ironclad trust.

IDC whitepaper

The business value of a connected mainframe to your digital transformation. Start with 300% ROI.

It's available!

Announcing the availability of the cloud-ready data center dream – the new IBM z14.

IBM Cloud Private on Z

Build, deploy and manage cloud-native applications on the most secure data-serving platform.

More expert views

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z/OS Connect Enterprise Edition trial

See how easy it is to create scalable RESTful APIs for mobile and cloud applications securely from your applications already on the mainframe.

Application Discovery and Delivery Intelligence trial

Experience the value of Application Discovery and Delivery Intelligence for software lifecycle management and digital transformation.

More trials

Try the IBM Z capabilities at zero cost and with no installation. These trials are ready for use so you can get started in hours.

Watch the virtual summit

See how to accelerate your cloud strategy, engage with insights, and unleash value.

Encryption webcast

Learn about the encryption imperative and GDPR security compliance.

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