Home Compute and servers Z Pricing for IBM Z
Leverage the business value of flexible and predictable pricing for IBM Z with tailored fit pricing model
Read the pricing brief
Illustration showing software screens indirectly connecting to the mainframe

In a hybrid cloud world marked by dynamic business needs and the challenge of predicting demand for IT services, flexibility is essential. 

Tailored fit pricing for IBM Z® offers flexible, cloud-like consumption-based pricing for software, hardware and on-premises computing to simplify and predict pricing. This helps improve your readiness to predict and meet unexpected demands in a cost-effective way, on one of the most secure and reliable platforms.

Read the cost study
Tailored fit pricing options Tailored fit pricing is a flexible pricing model that effectively simplifies the existing pricing landscape through cloud-like, software and hardware consumption-based pricing options for on-premises computing. Browse technical resources for pricing Software consumption solution

Cloud-like, usage-based software licensing model.

Hardware consumption solution

Cloud-like, always-on usage-based hardware capacity window.

Development and test solution

An always-on, cost-competitive, high-capacity z/OS® environment.

Enterprise capacity solution

Licensing model that offers simple software pricing.

New application solution

Predictable and value transparency with consumption pricing for new z/OS apps.

Talk to us

Speak with one of our advisors today to get the right pricing solution to help you exploit your IBM Z.

More ways to explore Documentation Support IBM Redbooks Partners Community Developer community Support and services Education and training Global financing Resources