What is IBM® LinuxONE?

IBM LinuxONE is an enterprise-grade Linux® server with a unique architecture designed to meet the needs of mission-critical workloads. It brings together IBM’s experience in building sustainable, secure and scalable systems with the openness of the Linux operating system.

What’s new



Contain server sprawl, decrease total cost of ownership (TCO) and reduce your corporate carbon footprint and energy usage.


Minimize the impact of internal and external attacks with confidential computing and quantum-safe cryptography.


Manage data and transactions at massive scale and respond to changing requirements on demand.

Total cost of ownership

How much could you be saving?

By answering just a few questions such as hardware, workload type and software, the IBM LinuxONE cost estimator provides a high-level total cost of ownership based on your answers and industry-proven assumptions.

Use cases

Sustainability, security and scalability

LinuxONE is designed to meet the needs of mission-critical workloads.

Transitioning to a low-carbon economy

Citibank reduces data center floor space and energy consumption by consolidating MongoDB workloads onto IBM LinuxONE.

Delivering confidential computing

Phoenix Systems provides clients with a new level of security for data-in-use with a Trusted Execution Environment on IBM LinuxONE.

Modernizing core banking applications

Temenos, a leading ISV, has expanded its relationship with IBM to help tier-one banks modernize with IBM LinuxONE.

Choose your deployment

On premises

IBM LinuxONE Emperor 4

Sustainability, security, scalability and superior performance for your data-intensive workloads.

IBM® LinuxONE III Express

Pre-configured with three flexible capacities to fit most workloads at a lower entry-level price.

Infrastructure as a service

IBM Cloud® Hyper Protect Crypto Services

Multicloud key management service for complete control of your encryption keys and security modules.

IBM® Hyper Protect Digital Assets Platform

A highly secure hosting environment to protect private keys, applications and data in the IBM Cloud.

IBM Cloud® Hyper Protect Virtual Servers

A confidential computing environment in the IBM Cloud with privacy assurance for sensitive workloads.

IBM® LinuxONE Bare Metal Servers

Single-tenant high performance option for organizations looking to expand their hybrid footprint.

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Move mission-critical apps and data to your hybrid cloud – fast.