What secure, scalable virtualization technology can do

The IBM® z/VM® hypervisor is a virtualization technology platform for two of the industry's best-of-breed environments – IBM Z® and the IBM LinuxONE server. IBM z/VM supports the Linux, IBM z/OS®, IBM z/VSE® and IBM z/TPF operating systems.

Long recognized as a robust hypervisor, z/VM virtualization, together with IBM Cloud Paks® based on Red Hat® OpenShift® Container Platform, enables a highly secure and scalable infrastructure for enterprise cloud and Linux deployment along with all kinds of applications.



Foundation for cloud

Provide a robust foundation for on-premises cloud computing with high levels of scalability and security.

Optimize workloads

Enable high workload density, high elasticity for workload spikes, and efficient operations and utilization.

Improve management

Efficiently manage migration, deploy virtual servers, provide a test environment, and consolidate systems onto one physical server.

IBM z/VM Hypervisor features

  • Efficiency and scalability
  • Foundation for on-premises cloud
  • System ease of use
  • Support for Linux, z/OS, z/TPF and z/VSE
  • Continuous deployment without risk
  • IBM z/VM V7.2 is available