IBM Z mainframe software

System software designed for hybrid cloud – with the security, resiliency, AI, and application modernization you need

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Why IBM Z software

In an era of accelerated innovation and disruption, organizations demand portability and flexibility as they modernize their applications and IT infrastructure. IBM® Z® software and hardware delivers an open, cloud-native experience, plus the AI, resiliency and security you need.


See some of the ways IBM Z software can transform your business. See a platform overview (PDF, 275KB) Hybrid cloud

Consistently build AI-infused apps and deploy anywhere.

Explore hybrid cloud with IBM Z

Rely on hardware and software designed to protect your data and applications.

Explore security on Z

Get pricing options tailored to your business and IBM Z environment.

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Case studies

Mainframe software case studies Bradesco

The second-largest bank in Brazil meets changing customer needs with reliable, secure banking on IBM Z.

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State Farm

The insurer combines the speed and agility of DevOps with the security of the IBM Z platform.

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BNP Paribas

The global bank modernizes software development on IBM Z to gain autonomy, agility, and efficiency.

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Next steps

DevOp solutions for IBM Z

Build enterprise applications for hybrid cloud – without sacrificing stability, security or agility.

Hybrid cloud mainframe solutions

Avoid risks and migration challenges with the platform designed for security and resiliency.