IT Economics research and resources
See how workloads can grow at lower cost on IBM Z than on these public cloud examples with Tailored Fit Pricing
Read the CPO paper
We work with you to identify and overcome chargeback policies that drive adverse IT decisions and help you align your chargeback policies to actual IT costs.
Learn more about chargebacks (02:44)
By comparing your actual IT environment with industry best practices, we help you improve your IT forecasts and actual spending.
Watch more about IT best practices (02:53)
Read about commonly observed oversights when considering a mainframe offload to a distributed environment
Workload Offloading Pitfalls
We help you understand the effects of consolidating, offloading, and placing workloads on alternative platforms, as well as ways to exploit and compare platform attributes in order to optimize workload performance and costs.
Learn more about types of IT economics analysis (407 KB)
How to manage the increase in transactions on your core applications
Learn more about the mobile computing avalanche (02:26)
Understand how to use cognitive analysis to gain meaning from your data.
Watch how to capture meaning from your data (02:54)
Learn how organizations running their analytics solution alongside their enterprise data on Z have market differentiation & lower IT cost.
Off-Platform Analytics (178 KB)
This paper summarizes labor efforts observed by the IBM IT Economics team in LinuxONE and distributed server client environments.
Labor Observations for LinuxONE