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IBM z14 / Mainframe computer

IBM z14
IBM z14

Discipline: Product

IBM z14
IBM z14
IBM z14

Discipline: Product

The z14 is the newest line of IBM Mainframes. The letter "z" in the name stands for "zero downtime", a guarantee of absolute reliability that has become the trademark of this unique IBM offering for the IT market. Key visual elements in the design translate the robustness, impenetrability and scalability that this latest evolution of the iconic z-branded hardware brings to the table. In order to balance the contrasting requirements of cooling and sound attenuation, an innovative design of floating and pivoting panels was added to hide massive layers of sound-absorbing material while allowing for maximum airflow.

  • DATE OF LAUNCH 2018

  • DEVELOPMENT TIME 13 - 24 months

  • TARGET REGIONS Specific country/region: Global offering

  • TARGET GROUPS Trade / Industry, Public Sector / Government

Client / Manufacturer

IBM

IBM Corporation
Poughkeepsie, NY, United States

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IBM

IBM Industrial Design Program
Research Triangle Park, NC, United States

Camillo Sassano

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