Journey to LinuxONE content solution

IBM® LinuxONE is a platform for the Linux® operating system built on a uniquely secure, reliable and scalable architecture. It is used in many different industries worldwide.

LinuxONE is available in single-frame and multi-frame servers, including an air-cooled single-frame server that is designed for business of all sizes, and a new LinuxONE Express offering that makes it easy to start small and grow. LinuxONE III servers can have up to 190 cores running at 5.2 GHz, and up to 40 TB of memory.

Use this content solution to understand how LinuxONE works, and to understand the experience of obtaining and installing a LinuxONE system.

Connect with peers and industry experts through Compass L

Big Picture: Journey to LinuxONE

learn about linuxone

1. Learn about LinuxONE.

find your solutions

2. Find your solutions.

see total cost of ownership

3. See total cost of ownership.

plan and order

4. Plan and order.

set up and start

5. Set up and start.

How to get started with Journey to LinuxONE

Technical resources for Journey to LinuxONE

What's new

October 7, 2021

Links to Compass L, the technical exchange platform for Linux on Z and LinuxONE, were added.

August 12, 2021

An overview video was added to the Introduction section.

July 29, 2021

A video was added to the hybrid cloud section of the Learn about LinuxONE tab. A video, Linux on LinuxONE: Enterprise Key Management for Pervasive Encryption of Data Volumes, was added to the Technical resources section.

July 9, 2021

A video, The z15 Core of LinuxONE, was added to the Learn about LinuxONE tab of the How to get started section and to the Technical resources section.

May 7, 2021

The Total cost of ownership tab in the How to get started section links to a new TCO calculator.

May 4, 2021

  • Updates for the new LinuxONE Express offering were added to the Introduction section and to the Plan and order tab of the How to get started section.
  • Resources were added to the Technical resources section.
  • The video in the Consolidation section of the Learn tab is new.

January 8, 2021

  • Links to IBM PartnerWorld were added to the Solutions tab of the How to get started section and to the Other resources tab of the Technical resources section.
  • Links to new videos were added to the Multimedia tab of the Technical resources section.

December 4, 2020

  • A link to a LinuxONE channel on IBM Media Center was added to the Multimedia tab of the Technical resources section.
  • A summary site planning checklist was added to the Plan and order tab of the What to expect section.
  • Minor edits were made for accessibility and usability.

November 12, 2020

A link to Hybrid cloud: The best of all worlds was added to the Learn about LinuxONE tab and to the Other resources tab of the Technical resources section.

August 4, 2020

  • In the What to expect section, the information on the Learn tab was expanded and reorganized, and links to Installation Manual for Physical Planning were added to the Plan and Order tab.
  • New resources were added to the Technical resources section, including a new tab for product libraries.

June 26, 2020

A link to the LinuxONE Community Cloud was added to the Set Up and Start tab of the What to expect section, and to the Other resources tab of the Technical resources section.

April 30, 2020

The Learn about LinuxONE tab was updated to reflect the new air-cooled, single-frame model. On the Solutions tab, the link to information about open source software was changed.

Data Privacy Passports was added to the Other resources tab of the Technical resources section.

February 27, 2020

Some content was edited, including the section on virtualization. Links to Lab Services and to IBM Cloud Hyper Protect Services were added to the Technical resources section.

November 25, 2019

Some content was edited, including content in the section “How does LinuxONE compare to x86?” Use the link in that section for comparisons of LinuxONE to x86 servers.