Thinking of migrating to System z? You are in good company.
Demand for IT services is exploding, while IT professionals are faced with the realities of flat IT budgets, server sprawl, power and cooling constraints, and the need to deploy new workloads.
Since the start of 2010, more than 250 companies around the world have migrated workloads to System z. Why? Maybe it’s because with System z you get:
And these benefits are not limited to large organisations. It is projected that clients can consolidate workloads from forty x86 processors onto a new z114 with just three processors running Linux.
Too good to be true? Find out for yourself:
The mainframe discussion has moved beyond the data center and into the boardroom.
Linux on System z: efficient, simple and secure.
1IT cost savings are based on client experiences and IBM projections reflecting overall reductions in software and/or hardware maintenance charges and reduced costs of system and workload management over a period of 3-5 years, when consolidating workloads from other systems to a virtualised Linux environment on System z.
2Availability percentage is based on System z servers in a Parallel Sysplex environment, assuming application data sharing across multiple servers. Actual environmental costs and performance characteristics will vary depending on individual client configurations and conditions. Contact IBM to see what we can do for you. Current as of 5/19/2012.