IBM and Microsoft are collaborating to support a hybrid cloud approach to mainframe app modernization.


Integrate IBM zSystems seamlessly into your hybrid cloud

With IBM zSystems™ integrated into your hybrid cloud you get the best of both worlds - the agility and flexibility of cloud, with the AI-driven insights, security, resiliency and scale of IBM zSystems.

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IBM z16: Modernize with hybrid cloud (01:48)


Less risk

Accelerate modernization with less risk and lower cost.

Move faster

Get faster time to market for new digital services.

Consistent experience

Deploy a consistent cloud experience across your hybrid infrastructure.


Application and data modernization

Modernize and extend your application and data real estate on IBM zSystems to create new value.

Cloud native and DevOps acceleration

Build container-based, cloud-native services which access and integrate with existing applications and data on IBM zSystems.

Optimize infrastructure

Gain greater flexibility and choice for deployment with IBM zSystems and LinuxONE technologies available on-prem or in the IBM Cloud®.

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