Mainframe solutions

Designed for the most demanding transactional environments and an essential part of the hybrid cloud

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Cloud without compromise

IBM mainframe solutions help you accelerate AI, protect against breaches, modernize, minimize outages and deliver more. Use them to address security risks and complex migration challenges while unleashing the power of your developers and maintaining predictable and stable cloud pricing. Get the flexibility, responsiveness and affordability you need on your journey to cloud.


96% Prevent security threats

Identify potential security breaches 96% faster in near-real time.

43% Improve business continuity

Minimize outages by an average of 43% to reduce productivity loss and disruptions.

64% Deliver more at lower cost

Deliver 64% more code releases and 59% more new applications – at a 6:1 ratio of benefits to cost.


Case studies

Mainframe case studies
Modernizing development practices State Farm accelerated the development of new digital services by implementing DevOps pipelines and practices on IBM z/OS systems. Read State Farm’s story

Mainframe as a service from the cloud supports Arizonans in need The state of Arizona migrated its mainframe environment to IBM Mainframe as a Service in order to help modernize and better serve citizens. Watch Arizona's story (1:56)


Mainframe server services

IBM Lab Services provides technical mainframe consultants that help you make the most of your mainframe investment with a ride range of services including design, build and implementation support for cloud, analytics, enterprise security, server resilience and performance.

Explore Lab Services IBM Z and IBM LinuxONE


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