IBM Z Academic Initiative

IBM Z Academic Initiative for Colleges

The IBM Z Academic Initiative is designed to help colleges and universities help their new specialists hit the ground running on IBM Z and LinuxONE hardware and software. IBM and Vicom Infinity work with colleges and universities, supplying them with free online access to the IBM Z courseware, hardware, and software to train the next generation of mainframe system programmers and users. IBM and Vicom Infinity can also conduct on-campus roundtables with industry and government to design curriculum that is beneficial to the school, faculty, students, and industry.


  • Special IBM Z / LinuxONE Academic Initiative Solution*
  • IBM Software @ no-charge*
  • Create a Center of Competence for Cloud/Analytics/Mobile/Security
  • Attract More StudentsIncrease Job/Internship Placements
  • Service and Support Included
  • Managed Services available

* Note: IBM Z/LinuxONE Limited to Academic Use Only


Please contact Vicom Infinity's CTO and Business Development Manager Len Santalucia at LSantalucia@vicominfinity.com or at 917-856-4493 for further information.

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