Extend the strengths of the mainframe

With an advanced combination of availability, security, scalability and virtualization, IBM Z provides an I/O infrastructure that makes it possible to:

  • Reliably access, process and move data in support of business workloads and demands
  • Support different protocols within a wide dimension of workload requirements and use cases
  • Continually evolve protocols to satisfy new demands on transactional latency
  • Reduce costs and protect existing investments

What we offer


Discover how virtual servers can communicate with other servers across a physical Ethernet LAN or within a single IBM Z platform

Storage network connectivity

Explore options for attaching Fibre Channel networks connecting IBM Z with external storage devices

Coupling links

Find out more about the various ways to connect z/OS images to a Coupling Facility in support of a Parallel Sysplex environment

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