Trust your workloads to Linux on Z

  • Protect your business: Take advantage of pervasive end-to-end encryption and business continuity solutions like IBM GDPS.
  • Gain operational excellence: Dynamically share physical and virtual resources to ease IT environment management.
  • Build efficiency: Integration and workload co-location on IBM Z enables efficiency across systems, data, applications and processes.

5 reasons IBM Z makes sense

Building on the future

Run Linux on a superior server platform

The Linux operating system benefits from the mainframe’s capabilities and strengths:

  • Outstanding data security
  • Availability and performance
  • Efficiency and savings

Explore Linux on Z capabilities

Build, deploy and manage cloud-native apps

Featured software

IBM Cloud Private on Z and LinuxONE provides the advantages of a private cloud for trusted services. View IBM Cloud Private

Automate deployments, configurations and changes. View IBM UrbanCode Deploy

Automate and accelerate software delivery. Learn about Rational Build Forge

Better control access to software assets. Learn about Rational ClearCase

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IBM Cloud Private with Linux on Z. Read the solution brief (PDF, 118KB)

DevOps with Linux on z14. Read the solution brief (PDF, 224KB)

See IBM software for Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) Server, SUSE Enterprise Linux Server (SLES) and Ubuntu. Use the IBM software tool

Gain insights, data quality and governance

Featured software

Confidently monitor, explore and share data insights. Learn about Cognos Analytics

Deliver structured and unstructured data to any system. Learn about InfoSphere

Use your data on your own terms and save. Learn about Db2

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Cognitive, Analytics and Data Management with Linux on z14 Read the solution brief (PDF, 221KB)

See IBM software for Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) Server, SUSE Enterprise Linux Server (SLES) and Ubuntu. Use the IBM software tool

 

Put content to work to realize new value

Featured software

Leverage a multiplatform solution. View IBM Content Manager

Quickly capture, index, archive and present information. View IBM Content Manager OnDemand

Better manage content and gain secure, mobile, anytime access. See IBM FileNet Content Manager

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See IBM software for Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) Server, SUSE Enterprise Linux Server (SLES) and Ubuntu. Use the IBM software tool

Mobile protocol connectivity and app sync

Featured software

Moving messages - where it needs to go. Learn about IBM MQ

Extend your business with an advanced mobile application platform. See IBM Mobile Foundation

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Integration with Linux on z14. Read the solution brief (PDF, 236 KB)

See IBM software for Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) Server, SUSE Enterprise Linux Server (SLES) and Ubuntu. Use the IBM software tool

Leverage IBM Z for security and availability

Featured software

Enable the secure deployment of software and firmware appliances. View IBM Secure Service Container

Automate day-to-day infrastructure management and disaster recovery processes. See IBM GDPS

Facilitate advanced storage management of unstructured data. Explore IBM Spectrum Scale

Linux solutions from IBM Business Partners and ISVs

Featured software

See the benefits of running Oracle on Linux on IBM Z. Explore Oracle solutions for Linux on IBM Z (PDF, 111 KB)

Discover how Linux on Z supports a strong SAP. Learn about SAP apps on Linux with DB2 for z/OS (PDF, 103 KB)

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ISV solutions

Red Hat catalog (link resides outside of ibm.com)

SUSE catalog for IBM Z (link resides outside of ibm.com)

Ubuntu software partners (link resides outside of ibm.com)

Secure and efficient virtualization

Featured software

Use a highly secure and scalable hypervisor virtualization. Explore IBM z/VM

Simplify management of z/VM and virtual Linux servers. Explore IBM Wave for z/VM

Operational efficiency with standard virtualization management. Learn about KVM

Learn how to run Docker containers on IBM Z. Explore Docker Containers

Get Linux for Z from these premier distribution partners

Do more with Linux on Z

Integrated Facility for Linux

IFL is an attractively priced, dedicated Linux processor.

Thinking about what Linux on Z can do for your business?

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