Successful case studies

Sparda-Datenverarbeitung eG: Leveraging a world-class enterprise computing system to ensure 24x7 customer service

Sparda-Datenverarbeitung eG deployed IBM z Systems with IBM z/VM® virtualization technology to consolidate Oracle Database and application servers on Linux.

EVERTEC Ensures leaner, faster processing for billions of transactions

EVERTEC processes billions of Latin America’s financial transactions every year. The company has high expectations for reliability, speed and continuity — which is why EVERTEC has used IBM z Systems for more than 25 years.

Dundee City Council: City government discovers the outstanding reliability of Linux on z Systems

The council consolidated its Oracle Database environment supporting critical services from distributed servers to an IBM z Systems platform, dramatically improving efficiency.

Speed, security and reliability are prime concerns for our business—with IBM z Systems, we have a rock-solid platform that delivers on all these requirements.

Eduardo Camargo
Executive Vice-President and CIO, EVERTEC Inc.

Solution overview

Enterprises require a trusted IT infrastructure that is dynamic, scalable and flexible to support both mission-critical work and the development and deployment of new workloads. The IBM z13™ and IBM z13s™, the newest members of the IBM z Systems™ and Oracle family, can deliver advanced performance, security, resiliency, availability and virtualization to provide high levels of qualities of service.

How it works

The IBM z13, designed for larger enterprises, offers massive scalability for secure data serving and high-volume transaction processing. It is ideally suited for consolidating large-scale distributed environments and the introduction of new in-memory workloads. The IBM z13s is designed as an entry-level enterprise server for any growing business that seeks the same z Systems technologies’ qualities of service, flexibility and performance.

Learn more on the value of deploying Oracle Database Release 12cR1 running Linux on IBM z System Servers

Competitive advantage

Oracle and IBM experts work together to provide design, development, testing, technical support and education to support your Oracle solutions running on z Systems. These resources are provided to help ensure your solution performance and provide training to your IT staff.

Educational resources


Discover the new possible with Oracle and IBM z Systems

Oracle customers require a more trusted and responsive IT system that also offers consolidation capabilities to provide savings and the ability to rapidly deploy new services.

IDC report

Quantifying the Business Value of IBM z Systems: IDC analyst paper

This report examines the business value and IT costs of IBM z Systems technology through analysis based on a series of client surveys and interviews.

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