System z: Deliver new workloads at the lowest cost

Analyst report

Forrester Consulting: The Total Economic Impact of IBM System z

The mainframe discussion has moved beyond the data center and into the boardroom.

System z technology revolutionised IT and it’s widely adopted across the largest enterprises in the world -- all the way to small businesses and local governments. Then why don't you hear more about it? Some people call it a "best kept secret." For decades, IT organisations worldwide have staked the success of their businesses on System z, yet some executives may not realise that its extreme efficiency enables workloads at very low total cost of ownership.

The latest System z technology delivers a unique hybrid computing model that allows data centers to optimise workload deployment on best-fit technologies across mainframe, UNIX, and x86 architectures using a common management infrastructure. You can rapidly deploy services using prepackaged solutions and pre-integrated technologies designed to meet the needs of specific workload types. Get armed with the facts that matter to executives and help keep System z as a strategic driver of innovation through efficient IT services.