Overview

Take your business to the next level

IBM® z/OS® brings the computing power and resources of the IBM zSystems® platform to help you drive business transformation and accelerate innovation. Get the stable, secure environment your organization requires to improve performance for mission-critical workloads and meet future challenges.

Benefits

Accelerate hybrid cloud

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Achieve rapid application development and provisioning for hybrid cloud deployment.

Gain ease of use

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Simplified and modern experience for easier installation, management and use of z/OS with no special skills required.

Enable security and resilience

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Build competitive advantage with cyber security solutions that help maintain exceptionally resilient environments.

Base capabilities

Simplified management

Improve z/OS programmer productivity with a web-based interface and streamlined, automated tasks.
 

Upgrade workflows

Enable and drive innovative development to support new hybrid cloud and AI business applications.

Linux integration

Integrate popular open-source packages, Linux applications, IBM software and third-party software.

Cloud provisioning

Easily create software service templates that provision IBM middleware for additional functionality.

JSON databases

Easily create and access JSON databases through a comprehensive set of C-based APIs.

Management services

Deploy services that streamline management tasks and apply best practices and internal standards.

Streamlined software installation

Simplify installation and setup of software from the z/OS stack using streamlined ServerPacs.

Guided software updates

Simplify maintenance with a guided experience for installing corrective and functional updates.

Faster recovery

Restore services and recover workloads substantially faster with zero increase in licensing costs. 

IT resilience

Rapidly adapt and respond to disruptions or threats, and continue operations without significant impact.

Pervasive encryption

Enable extensive encryption of data in-flight and at-rest to safeguard data and achieve compliance.

Simplified data archiving

Use serverless data movement and storage cloud communication to simplify data archiving in the cloud.

Supporting capabilities

Workflow automation

Orchestrate configuration management, application deployment and provisioning IT tasks on z/OS.

Container images

Download open-source, no-cost container images that can run in Linux and zCX environments of z/OS.

Modernization

Jumpstart or accelerate application modernization and take a standardized approach to IT automation.

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