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IBM System z software combines leading-edge solutions with the unparalleled capabilities of the System z platform. With System z software, you have an enterprise wide infrastructure for cloud delivery, integration of operational data with analytics, and mobile optimization - driving new levels of performance and cost efficiency all with ultimate security. Whether you are building your business on the infrastructure and inherent strengths of a mainframe core operating system, or looking to leverage open sourced technology - System z delivers what you need. Learn more (PDF, 145KB)

IBM System z - What we offer

  • Mobile to mainframe

    Mobile to mainframe

    Build, engage, transform, and optimise from mobile devices to back-end systems - including IBM Worklight, IBM Endpoint Manager, CICS with Mobile Extensions, and JSON support in DB2 and IMS.

  • Big data analytics and data warehousing

    Big data analytics and data warehousing

    Gain faster access to critical insight while minimising cost and complexity with innovative technologies for data warehousing, predictive analytics, business intelligence and more

  • Cloud and service management

    Cloud and service management

    Effectively manage mainframe performance, availability, workloads, software assets, provisioning, storage security and SNA & IP – including OMEGAMON, ITCAM and more

  • Data management

    Data management

    Empower your information with databases, tools and enterprise content management, including DB2, IMS, ECM and more

  • DevOps application development and deployment

    DevOps application development and deployment

    Develop, modernise and deploy your applications and new workloads – including Rational Developer for System z, Rational Team Concert, Portals, and more

  • Infrastructure, connectivity, and business process management

    Infrastructure, connectivity, and business process management

    For scale in back-office systems and connectivity to new endpoints of front-office engagements. Includes CICS, WebSphere Application Server, MQ, productivity and tuning tools.

  • Security and privacy solutions

    Security and privacy solutions

    Reduce risks and costs with solutions that provide ultimate protection for information and infrastructure, including InfoSphere Guardium, IBM Security zSecure suite and more

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Hardware

IBM provides world-class IBM mainframe technology to help today's enterprises respond quickly to evolving business conditions and with extreme flexibility. From automation to advanced virtualisation technologies and open industry standards, IBM mainframes help deliver competitive advantages for enterprises contributing and succeeding on a smarter planet.

Solutions

IBM's technology, solutions and industry expertise can help you find the competitive edge with a sharper understanding of your customers. Our z Systems solutions combine the foundation of IBM hardware, software and middleware with flexible financing and packaging options to help your business meet and overcome the challenges of doing business in the on demand world. IBM can help you develop a customer-centric view—and assist you in delivering the right solution and the right products.

Operating Systems

IBM z Systems servers are supported by a multitude of operating systems, such as z/OS, z/VSE, z/TPF, Linux on z Systems and the z/VM hypervisor.

Hardware

IBM provides world-class IBM mainframe technology to help today's enterprises respond quickly to evolving business conditions and with extreme flexibility. From automation to advanced virtualisation technologies and open industry standards, IBM mainframes help deliver competitive advantages for enterprises contributing and succeeding on a smarter planet.

Solutions

IBM's technology, solutions and industry expertise can help you find the competitive edge with a sharper understanding of your customers. Our z Systems solutions combine the foundation of IBM hardware, software and middleware with flexible financing and packaging options to help your business meet and overcome the challenges of doing business in the on demand world. IBM can help you develop a customer-centric view—and assist you in delivering the right solution and the right products.

Operating Systems

IBM z Systems servers are supported by a multitude of operating systems, such as z/OS, z/VSE, z/TPF, Linux on z Systems and the z/VM hypervisor.

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Steven Dickens

Steven takes a leadership role in working with clients to drive new workloads onto the System z platform; these could be new or existing clients in the UK and Ireland. Steven has an eclectic background spanning a 17-year career and a number of technology arenas that enables him to bring innovative approaches to client issues whether they are infrastructure, software or business solution focused.



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