IBM Mainframe Ushers in New Era of Data Protection
NEW YORK, – 13 Sep 2017: IBM (NYSE: IBM) today shipped the first of its breakthrough IBM Z mainframe from its factory in Poughkeepsie, NY. The IBM Z is the world’s most powerful and secure transaction system capable of running more than 12 billion encrypted transactions per day – equivalent to 400 Cyber Mondays.
The security, high-performance and massive scale of the IBM Z makes it the ideal platform for running the world’s core systems for institutions around the world. The system builds on the capabilities of the world’s most powerful transaction engine that supports 92 of the world’s top 100 banks, 87 percent of all credit card transactions, 29 billion ATM transactions and four billion passenger flights each year.