Encryption everywhere and Instant Recovery for hybrid cloud

Hybrid cloud is the new normal. Over 68 percent of companies making strategic IT investments view hybrid IT and integrated cloud environments as their default approach. (1)

So why haven’t more workloads moved there? While open architectures drive innovation, sharing data across ecosystems adds risk: 60 percent of companies experienced a data breach caused by a third party. (2) Mission critical applications require more protection.

Meet the new IBM Z®

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

IBM z15ᵀᴹ delivers the cloud you want – with the privacy and security you need. 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.

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Data privacy that sticks

Protect data even after it leaves the system, minimizing the impact of a breach.

Recovery that’s faster

Minimize downtime and speed the return to your pre-shutdown SLAs by up to 2X.

Storage that’s integrated

Extend your trusted foundation for mission-critical hybrid multicloud storage.


In the news

Yahoo! Finance: IBM launches newest z15 mainframe.

Bloomberg: IBM launches new mainframe generation to combat cybercrime.

ZDNet: IBM launches z15 mainframe, aims to automate compliance via Data Privacy Passports.

Forbes: IBM galvanizes its place in secure and private workloads with new z15 platform.

CNBC: IBM launches new mainframe with emphasis on data privacy.

TechCrunch: The mainframe business is alive and well, as IBM announces new z15.

New from analysts

According to a new IDC analyst report, enterprise customers are expected to gain over USD 190M in revenue impact, USD 3M in operations cost savings, 44% reduction in unplanned outages and 2X more agility in new feature development with IBM Z.

New capabilities

Protect the future

Now you can have policy-based data privacy. IBM z15 keeps data safe and encrypted no matter where it goes.

Deliver with confidence

Customers expect the highest service levels. Run critical workloads continuously and flawlessly.

Build with flexibility

Make development simple and efficient. Integrate IBM Z across your cloud and modernize apps using the tools you prefer.


New from customers

“The Z platform is by far and away the most modern piece of infrastructure. From our perspective it is absolutely pivotal to the successful operation of AIB.”


—  Graham Fagan, Director of Technology and Operations, Allied Irish Bank


New blogs

Built for the cloud you want: Ross Mauri on how z15 delivers the privacy and security you need.

Storage for cloud: Chris Dittmer gives an overview of new storage for hybrid multicloud.

Red Hat for IBM Z: Ross Mauri shares the direction of Red Hat OpenShift for IBM Z.

Future-proof your skills and see what IBM Z can do for your digital transformation