Tackle the challenge of hybrid cloud

Leading organizations are looking to move their mission-critical apps and data to the cloud. But any enterprise is challenged by all that involves — the requirements for compliance, new regulations, security in the face of increasing cyberthreats, and 24/7 service continuity. More than ever, your IT platform matters.

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By 2020, over 90% of enterprises will use multiple cloud services and platforms. (1)


Companies with a defined hybrid cloud strategy achieve 2.5x higher gross profits.


75% of organizations will use core cloud API strategies to enable an API-driven economy.(2)

Why IBM Z for hybrid cloud

Extend privacy and security across your hybrid cloud with the new IBM z15

Open architectures drive innovation, but sharing data across ecosystems can be a risky business: 60 percent of companies experienced a data breach caused by a third party. 

The newest IBM Z system delivers the cloud you want – with the privacy and security you need. Encryption everywhere protects you and your ecosystem, cloud-native development simplifies life for your developers, and Instant Recovery reduces the impact of planned and unplanned downtime.

Modernize for cloud

Transform your applications and infrastructure. IBM Z makes it easy to automate and simplify your IT operations by exposing assets via APIs.

See interdependencies

Quickly analyze Z applications to see risks and impacts of changes.

Expose and integrate

Exploit existing assets via RESTful APIs to and from IBM Z.

Gain insights and automate

Get valuable insights and detect anomalies.

Embrace cloud native

Run your apps on IBM Z, a powerful and open platform.  Administrators, developers and architects can deliver and deploy cloud native applications, with no special skills required.

Develop and test faster

Develop, integrate and automate applications and data.

Build as you like

Develop z/OS apps with COBOL, PL/I, HLASM, Java® and C/C++.

Run Linux apps on z/OS

Deploy and manage Linux on Z apps in a z/OS address space.

Integrate with private cloud

IBM Z can integrate with hybrid multicloud environments from behind the firewall.

Cloud native apps

Build, deploy, and manage applications.


Tamper-proof your DevOps with Kubernetes.

z/OS integration

Deploy z/OS resources and services.

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