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IBM Data Management solutions for the mainframe provide the highest levels of performance, availability, security, and scalability in the industry to clients on whose businesses the world depends. The database and transaction servers of IBM z Systems are fundamental to IT enterprises worldwide, providing a rich technological foundation with which complementary solutions such as Mobile, Analytics, and Big Data integrate with ease. Mission-critical workloads are driven with unparalleled performance and the lowest cost of ownership. Learn more about IBM Db2 for z/OS (PDF, 7.5MB) and IBM IMS (US).

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BMW Group develops eco-friendly innovation for smart drivers with IBM Db2 for z/OS

"Despite still being very early in our performance testing, we have already seen CPU reductions of 8 to 13 percent on some of the workloads, thanks to the more efficient decompression algorithms that IBM Db2 for z/OS allows us to run." Manager, BMW Group.

First National Bank processes over 1 billion transactions monthly with IMS

"At FNB, we don't just think of IBM zEnterprise as the platform for our core banking software; rather, it hosts the core functional layers that allow the channels to create value for our customers" - Jay Prag, CIO – Hogan Channels, FNB

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