z/OS application considerations when moving to the cloud or x86

Before moving a single-tier application to a multi-tier architecture, examine your workload activity and business requirements.

Tailored Fit Pricing for IBM Z Compared to Three Public Cloud Examples

Understand why IBM Z environments with Tailored Fit Pricing can offer lower OPEX and TCO compared to an x86 cloud infrastructure
 

Ready for the Cloud with IBM z/OS Container Extensions

Use zCX containerization to bring z/OS resilience and security to Linux applications on IBM Z.

Why Applications Should Drive Your Infrastructure Requirements

Even within the same enterprise, application requirements can vary, resulting in the need for careful analysis of infrastructure attributes.

Maximizing Business Availability with IBM Z System Recovery Boost

Learn how organizations can reduce downtime and increase business productivity at no or minimal charge with IBM Z System Recovery Boost.

Moving to new technology makes financial and technical sense

Learn how IBM z15 reduces IT costs compared to earlier technologies and solves new business requirements.

Lower the cost of new business opportunity with IBM Db2 for z/OS Data Gate

Offload as much as 96% of zIIP eligible work from general CP computing with Data Gate's integrated synchronization technology.

IBM zIIPs cost estimator

How much could you be saving with z Integrated Information Processors (zIIPs)? Use this personalized TCO estimator.

The financial impact of indirect costs in mainframe and distributed IT environments

Separating costs into direct and indirect costs helps identify the true impact on total IT costs for new applications and platform changes.

Labor observations for IT infrastructure

Examine labor efforts observed in client environments in which both mainframe and distributed servers run, and why centralized servers reduce IT administration efforts.

Lower workload costs with zIIPs

See how much you can save using the zIIPs estimator

Getting more for less with on-platform analytics

Learn how IBM Open Data Analytics for z/OS (IzODA) addresses the problem of moving data off-platform