AIOps for IBM Z
Improve systems management, IT operations, application performance and operational resiliency with AI on the mainframe
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Faced with complex IT environments, companies are looking to simplify IT operations and resolve problems quickly. AIOps can help alleviate this challenge by simplifying your mainframe systems management and operations.

AIOps for IBM Z® uses automation to help detect and analyze events and anomalies to identify potential issues, isolate problems, analyze root causes, and resolve issues faster, so that teams can focus on driving business outcomes.

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Monitor hybrid applications and infrastructure proactively.

Speed problem determination

Leverage all data sources to analyze anomalies, isolate problems and identify root causes.

Minimize customer impact

Deploy automation to enhance collaboration for faster incident resolution.

Incident identification solutions

Monitor hybrid infrastructure and applications and detect issues and anomalies.


Identify poorly performing tasks quickly for faster resolution with full-stack monitoring for early detection of Z incidents.

Hybrid cloud observability

Avoid blind spots in application observability with end-to-end transaction tracing including z/OS resources.

Anomaly detection

Proactive incident detection with real-time AI/ML operational anomaly analytics.

AIOps on IBM Z Detect: Incident identification (3:33)
Root-cause analysis solutions

Analyze issues and anomalies to isolate problems and identify root causes.

Performance and capacity planning

Reduce the time to access, curate and analyze operational data to make accurate performance and capacity decisions that align with business goals.

Deep-domain metrics & application trace analysis

Diagnose application bottlenecks within code, server resources or external dependencies.

Log analytics

Accelerate hybrid incident identification with real-time operational analytics.

Anomaly correlation

Correlate anomalous activities across z/OS® subsystems.

AIOps on IBM Z Decide: Root cause analysis (3:38)
Automate IT solutions

Rapidly respond to reduce impact on the clients with improved resiliency.

Intelligent automation

End-to-end, goal-driven and policy-based system automation for a consistent and reliable automation across the enterprise.

Intelligent storage

Machine aided storage resource management and automated storage tasks across the enterprise for improved SLAs.

Predictive workload automation

End-to-end workload automation with embedded predictive scheduling for SLA management cross enterprise.


Improve business resiliency and reduce risk by offering immediate insight into data inter-dependencies and vulnerabilities.

AIOps on IBM Z Act: IT automation (4:13)
Collaborative incident remediation

Improved collaboration and faster incident resolution through chat-based operations and user-friendly dashboard.

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