The Database for Modern Applications Now Available for IBM z Systems’ Unmatched Security and Performance
NEW YORK, NY and PALO ALTO, CA – August 17, 2015 – MongoDB today deepened its partnership with IBM, announcing plans to offer support for MongoDB’s products on IBM z Systems mainframe. This support reflects the strong momentum for mission critical deployments of the world’s fastest growing database by adding support for the unmatched speed, security and availability of z Systems.
The announcement comes as IBM launches LinuxONE, a new portfolio of hardware, software and services solutions based on the z Systems mainframe that’s designed for enterprise-grade Linux applications.
“MongoDB has become the world’s fastest growing database by enabling organizations to effectively capitalize on the power of modern applications and data to gain a competitive advantage,” said Dev Ittycheria, president and CEO, MongoDB. “For years, the world’s largest companies have run critical applications on IBM mainframes. Our move to support IBM z Systems is a testament to our commitment to our users and customers to make MongoDB available on all major platforms. With this announcement, organizations can now build and run modern, mission-critical applications on proven mainframe technologies.”
MongoDB is working closely with IBM to engineer MongoDB Enterprise Server to be optimized for Linux on z Systems and the new LinuxONE Systems. As part of the agreement, MongoDB’s global support and engineering organization will continue to collaborate with IBM to ensure business continuity for our joint customers running MongoDB on IBM z Systems.
“We are constantly looking for best-of-class open source technologies to deploy on IBM z Systems,” said Ross Mauri, general manager, IBM z Systems. “Now, organizations can combine the innovative features of MongoDB with the unmatched performance of the z Systems mainframe to create solutions with new levels of speed, scale and flexibility.”
MongoDB is the next-generation database that helps businesses transform their industries by harnessing the power of data. The world’s most sophisticated organizations, from cutting-edge startups to the largest companies, use MongoDB to create applications never before possible at a fraction of the cost of legacy databases. MongoDB is the fastest-growing database ecosystem, with over 10 million downloads, thousands of customers, and over 1,000 technology and service partners. Learn more at www.mongodb.com.