Overview

Benefits

Features

Energy efficiency

Reduce energy costs and carbon footprint by consolidating servers and modernizing databases.

Confidential computing

Isolate workloads and help protect them from internal and external threats using a confidential computing Trusted Execution Environment (TEE).

 

Quantum-safe cryptography

Protect data today and in the future with end-to-end encryption that extends to quantum-safe technologies built into the system.

Open hybrid cloud

Move to an open hybrid cloud platform on your choice of infrastructure.

Flexible capacity

Meet fluctuating demands with a system that constantly rebalances resources and enables temporary or permanent capacity on demand.

Resiliency

Achieve 99.99999% availability for your mission-critical workloads, equivalent to about three seconds of downtime per year.²

Simplified compliance

Simplify and automate compliance tasks with the IBM Security and Compliance Center.

On-chip AI acceleration

Deliver insights faster at lower TCOs with the IBM® Telum processor. Build and train AI models with familiar open-source tools.

Related products

IBM® LinuxONE III

On-prem server that delivers encryption everywhere, cloud-native development and cyber resilience.

IBM Cloud® Hyper Protect Digital Asset Platform

Build on premises using IBM Cloud® Hyper Protect Virtual Servers powered by LinuxONE.

IBM Cloud® LinuxONE Virtual Servers for Virtual Private Cloud

For the first time, LinuxONE is available as a choice in the public cloud.

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Footnotes

1 – Consolidating Linux workloads on 5 IBM LinuxONE Emperor 4 systems instead of running them on compared x86 servers under similar conditions can reduce energy consumption by 75%, space by 50%, and the CO2e footprint by over 850 metric tons annually.

DISCLAIMER: Compared 5 IBM Machine Type 3931 Max 125 model consists of three CPC drawers containing 125 configurable cores (CPs, zIIPs, or IFLs) and two I/O drawers to support both network and external storage versus 192 x86 systems with a total of 10364 cores. IBM Machine Type 3931 power consumption was based on inputs to the IBM Machine Type 3931 IBM Power Estimation Tool for a memo configuration. x86 power consumption was based on March 2022 IDC QPI power values for 7 Cascade Lake and 5 Ice Lake server models, with 32 to 112 cores per server. All compared x86 servers were 2 or 4 socket servers. IBM Z and x86 are running 24x7x365 with production and non-production workloads. Savings assumes a Power Usage Effectiveness (PUE) ratio of 1.57 to calculate additional power for data center cooling. PUE is based on Uptime Institute 2021 Global Data Center Survey (https://uptimeinstitute.com/about-ui/press-releases/uptime-institute-11th-annual-global-data-center-survey). CO2e and other equivalencies that are based on the EPA GHG calculator (https://www.epa.gov/energy/greenhouse-gas-equivalencies-calculator) use U.S. National weighted averages. Results may vary based on client-specific usage and location.

2 - IBM internal data based on measurements and projections was used in calculating the expected value. Necessary components include IBM z16; IBM z/VM V7.2 systems collected in a Single System Image, each running RHOCP 4.10 or above; IBM Operations Manager; GDPS 4.5 for management of data recovery and virtual machine recovery across metro distance systems and storage, including Metro Multi-site workload and GDPS Global; and IBM DS8000 series storage with IBM HyperSwap. A MongoDB v4.2 workload was used. Necessary resiliency technology must be enabled, including z/VM Single System Image clustering, GDPS xDR Proxy for z/VM, and Red Hat OpenShift Data Foundation (ODF) 4.10 for management of local storage devices. Application- induced outages are not included in the above measurements. Other configurations (hardware or software) may provide different availability characteristics.