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Realize savings…

Consider the challenges your data center poses to your bottom line: from electrical power consumed to growing physical space demands due to server sprawl. Implementing Oracle on z Systems® can help.

Experts Agree: Explore the IDC report on “Quantifying the Business Value of IBM z Systems”

Reduce footprint and energy consumption

By consolidating data serving operations to a single physical server, power and space issues can be addressed economically.

Massive cost savings

IBM z Systems can reduce technology acquisition and operating costs. As you look to flexibly and efficiently deploy new services in a timely manner, an optimized and adaptive infrastructure is key.


Learn how Sparda-Datenverarbeitung eG reduces total cost of ownership, supports critical services and simplifies administration.

Massive cost savings

IBM z Systems can reduce technology acquisition and operating costs. As you look to flexibly and efficiently deploy new services in a timely manner, an optimized and adaptive infrastructure is key.


Learn how Sparda-Datenverarbeitung eG reduces total cost of ownership, supports critical services and simplifies administration.

Efficiency

Oracle on z Systems operations are optimized for specific workloads to drive greater performance and improve IT economics.

Virtualizing and consolidating servers are powerful ways to achieve greater efficiency without sacrificing performance - reducing energy use, simplify management, and physical space requirements at scale.

Efficiency

Oracle on z Systems operations are optimized for specific workloads to drive greater performance and improve IT economics.

Virtualizing and consolidating servers are powerful ways to achieve greater efficiency without sacrificing performance - reducing energy use, simplify management, and physical space requirements at scale.

Flexibility

Meet demand today and tomorrow with virtually limitless scale

A highly adaptable fully virtualized resource pool enables the rapid and cost effective deployment of new services.

Focus on the future…

Your need to scale quickly in response to growth and changing demand has never been greater. The choices you make today will affect your ability to remain responsive down the line. Oracle on z Systems provides..

Unsurpassed scalability

IBM z Systems provides the flexible infrastructure to dynamically respond to today’s increasing and changing business demands and to scale up or out for the future.

Scale out: Up to thousands of virtual servers or containers in a single system. Run test, development and production environments in parallel.

Scale up: Supports tens of thousands of concurrent users. Resource sharing allows for high utilization levels for greater efficiency.


Learn how EVERTEC relies on z Systems to support key financial systems and Oracle databases.




Low cost of growth

For further consolidation and improved manageability of data growth, z Systems enables additional virtual servers to be deployed quickly and efficiently, allowing you to achieve nearly 100% utilization of system resources nearly 100% of the time. 1


Learn how the Dundee City Council uses virtualization for cost efficiency.





Experience peace of mind...

As you manage highly sensitive data, seek to reduce risk and ensure compliance, you're betting your business on the IT choices you make. IBM z Systems provides...

Unparalleled availability

Unparalleled availability

Managed with Cloud Technologies, z Systems offers unmatched availability for global operations, critical to meeting core business processes that are needed 24/7.

Unplanned application and server downtime can cost billions of dollars
According to IDC, for the Fortune 1000, the average total cost of unplanned downtime per year is USD 1.25 billion to USD 2.5 billion.2


Learn how L3C delivers extreme reliability and cost savings to cloud customers using IBM z Systems.

Extreme reliability

Extreme reliability

Reliability of z Systems equates to fewer unplanned or planned outages.

Did you know IBM z Systems is the only hardware that has no - 0% - unplanned server outages of over 4 hour durations? 3

Highest levels of security

Highest levels of security

Embedded security for data with service that never stops
IBM z Systems is the industry's most trusted infrastructure and the only commercial platform that boasts EAL5+ security certification. If your business can't risk a security breach, explore z Systems.


Did you know the average global cost of data breach per lost or stolen record is $154.00?

Our relationship with Oracle is key

Over 170 IBM Oracle Alliance professionals for worldwide sales and technical support. - Expanded porting resources make Oracle technology infrastructure current and complete for Linux® on z Systems. - Oracle and IBM have aligned technical support organizations to simplify problem resolution. - Dedicated Oracle for z Systems team in Oracle Support. - Collateral covering Oracle on z Systems topics and issues. - Thousands of consultants with extensive expertise implementing Oracle projects. - Industry-leading 20 plus years of successful Oracle implementations.

For more on how Linux on IBM z Systems provides data and application consolidation for fast deployment and cost savings, visit ibm.com/systems/z/os/linux


  1. Deployment configurations based on IBM studies and will vary based on workload characteristics. Price calculations based on publicly available US list prices, prices will vary by country

  2. IDC, DevOps and the Cost of Downtime: Fortune 1000 Best Practice Metrics Quantified, Doc #253155, December 2014

  3. Information Technology Intelligence Consulting (ITIC) ITIC 2014 Reliability Survey, April 2014

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