The platform for the cloud you want – with the privacy and security you need

The newest IBM Z® is designed for the highest data privacy, security and resiliency for your mission-critical applications — and it extends that protection across your hybrid cloud environment.

Encryption everywhere protects you and your ecosystem, cloud native development simplifies life for your developers, and instant recovery reduces the impact of planned and unplanned downtime.

IBM Z can do more for your hybrid cloud

Embrace cloud native – no special skills required

Red Hat® OpenShift® and IBM Cloud Paks™ on IBM Z

Now you can develop and deploy cloud native applications faster and more effectively, integrate with existing data and services, and enjoy the highest levels of security, reliability and availability.

Develop and test faster

Develop, integrate and automate applications and data on an open platform.

Build as you like

Develop z/OS apps with applications you know – COBOL, PL/I, HLASM, Java® and C/C++.

Secure your apps

Protect mission-critical apps in hybrid multicloud environments.

Modernize for cloud

See interdependencies

Quickly analyze Z applications to see risks and impacts of changes.

Expose and integrate

Exploit existing assets via RESTful APIs to and from IBM Z.

Gain insights and automate

Get valuable insights and detect anomalies.

Integrate with private cloud

Cloud native apps

Build, deploy, and manage applications.


Tamper-proof your DevOps with Kubernetes.

z/OS integration

Deploy z/OS resources and services.

Use services from public cloud

Secure blockchain

Run distributed ledgers securely with data and application integration.

Data protection

Gain reliability and data isolation on public cloud.

Tackle the challenge of hybrid cloud

Leading organizations are looking to move their mission-critical apps and data to the cloud. But any enterprise is challenged by everything this involves — the requirements for compliance, new regulations, security in the face of increasing cyberthreats, and 24/7 service continuity.

Secure hybrid cloud for Dummies

Discover how to fuel transformation, drive growth, and build trust, all in these 48 fast-reading pages.

IDC on Kubernetes as a foundation for cloud

See how to transform a datacenter by coupling IBM Z with Kubernetes.

Forrester on hybrid multicloud strategies

Get insights from 350 global IT leaders on developing and implementing strategies.

OpenShift for IBM Z

The Red Hat OpenShift® Container Platform is now generally available for IBM Z.

The future of hybrid cloud

Ross Mauri explains the impact of new pricing and capabilities.

More blogs

Stay informed and get expert views on servers and mainframes.


“We chose IBM Z because of the cornerstone of security and trust and resilience that it provides.”


Brazil’s third-largest bank meets customer needs for secure, agile and resilient digital banking services with IBM Z.

More case studies

See how customers in your industry are succeeding with IBM Z.

THINK 2020

Meet experts and get hands-on experience – from hybrid multicloud to data and AI.

Future-proof your skills

Explore IBM Z webinars and find upcoming events.

z/OS Connect Enterprise Edition

Create scalable RESTful APIs securely from your critical mainframe applications.

IBM Cloud Provisioning and Management for z/OS

Rapidly provision z/OS software subsystems using automated processes.

More trials

Try the latest IBM Z capabilities today at zero cost, with no installation required.

Secure cloud webinar

See how IBM Z integrates into your hybrid cloud and unlocks value for mission-critical workloads.

IBM Z community day

Hear from 25 global thought leaders on industry trends and learn how IBM Z is reliably running the world.

Future-proof your skills

Explore IBM Z webinars and find upcoming events.

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