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 Cloud native Consistently build AI-infused apps and deploy anywhere. Explore cloud native development Security Rely on hardware and software designed to protect your data and applications. Explore security on Z Flexibility Get pricing options tailored to your business and IBM Z environment. Explore flexible pricing

Case studies

Mainframe software case studies Bradesco The second-largest bank in Brazil meets changing customer needs with reliable, secure banking on IBM Z. Read the case study State Farm The insurer combines the speed and agility of DevOps with the security of the IBM Z platform. Read the case study BNP Paribas The global bank modernizes software development on IBM Z to gain autonomy, agility, and efficiency. Read the case study

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.