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The Engines of Progress

They transform our lives. Their visionary exploits make our world smarter and more connected.


Enterprise IT strategy for
the digital era

Announcing new zEnterprise offerings

 

Enterprise IT strategy for the digital era

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Enterprise2014

The Infrastructure for Cloud, Data & Progress
October 6-10 at the Venetian, Las Vegas

 

Enterprise2014

The Infrastructure for Cloud, Data & Progress
October 6-10 at the Venetian, Las Vegas

The Engines of Progress

They transform our lives. Their visionary exploits make our world smarter and more connected.

View the stories of innovation enabled by the IBM mainframe > (US)

Why System z mainframes

Facilitate the integration of operational analytics and enable secure cloud delivery with IBM System z mainframe solutions, while generating ongoing savings and value. System z advantages (US).

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IBM Mainframe: Make the Extraordinary Possible

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Generation z — the new wave of mainframe enabled innovators

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The New York Municipal Shared Services Cloud connects cities

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IBM zIQ — Can you go five minutes without using a mainframe?

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SinfoniaRx fuels growth with Enterprise Linux Server

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Enterprise Linux Server and IBM Wave for z/VM provide simplified IT management

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Whitecube and zEnterprise: Improving the Client Experience

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A Brazilian company adopts IBM System z to handle rapid business growth

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Learn more about the value zEnterprise offers your business.

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System z expert Christy Joy Shroeder discusses the capabilities of the new zBC12

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IBM System z executives discuss the advantages of zEnterprise

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IBM zEnterprise: 2012 successes lead to a blockbuster 2013

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IBM zEnterprise EC12 business value video

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Clabby Analytics: "The IBM zEnterprise EC12: A Technology/Strategy Review" (PDF,403KB)

Industry analyst Joe Clabby looks at the new IBM zEnterprise EC12 from the perspectives of technology, strategy and pricing.

Forrester: Private cloud and mainframe

Hybrid infrastructure provides reliability & security



Gartner: Follow a Multistep Process for Deciding Whether a Migration Off the Mainframe Is Warranted

Read Gartner’s insights on key factors to consider when evaluating a migration off the mainframe.

IBM’s Mainframe: Still Going Strong After All These Years (PDF,282KB)

This report by Mesabi Group analyst David Hill discusses the continuing relevance of IBM zEnterprise and the value of the IBM DB2 Analytics Accelerator for z/OS.

Independent Assessment: zEnterprise BladeCenter Extension (zBX): the Case for Adopting Hybrid Computing (PDF,517KB)

This paper by Independent Assessment analyst Alan Radding describes the process and benefits of hybrid computing with IBM zEnterprise and zEnterprise BladeCenter Extension (zBX).

ITIC: IBM zEnterprise EC12 Servers Deliver Near-Flawless Reliability, Security (PDF,251KB)

ITIC reports that the zEC12 provides clients with the processing power, performance and near-flawless reliability and security necessary for the most demanding workloads.

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"We use the numerous zEnterprise security components to help reduce our overall risk. For example, Encryption on zEnterprise is critical to our company success..."

- Todd Handel, Colony Brands

"Using Linux and the IBM z/VM® operating system on IBM System z, the city created a customized cloud environment which provides a scalable and secure self-service platform..."

- Gordon Bruce, Honolulu’s Department of Information Technology

"We deployed our production business analytics environment on System z within 11 days, providing us with an efficient platform that ensures the flexibility, availability and reliability..."

- Adrienne DiPrima, Miami Dade

"RFG believes the new IBM zEnterprise BC12 system should be considered a disruptive technology for mid-sized enterprises and above."

- Cal Braunstein, Robert Frances Group

"Using the zBC12 as the corporate data server can reduce operating costs by half while providing a single data source, enabling companies to build better customer experiences and improve data quality."

- Cal Braunstein, Robert Frances Group

"The IBM zEnterprise EC12 showcases all of the major System z differentiators... and most important, the ability to optimally run and manage a wide range of workloads across System z and heterogeneous environments."

- Joe Clabby, Clabby Analytics

"Our two mainframes host 100 virtual servers, replacing at least 50 under-utilised x86 machines....this ultimately means that we're making better use of taxpayer money."

- Tim Simpson, Dundee City Council

"With IBM's new software enhancements in analytics, mobile computing, cloud and security, and... zEnterprise BC12, IBM is delivering one of the most efficient and cost-effective information systems environments in the industry."

- Joe Clabby, Clabby Analytics

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Willie Favero

Sr Certified IT Specialist, DB2 for z/OS

Willie Favero

Willie Favero is currently a Senior Certified Consulting IT Software Specialist working with the Data Warehouse for System z Swat Team at IBM's Silicon Valley Lab. *


Getting the Most out of DB2 for z/OS and System z

This blog is for the open exchange of ideas relating to deploying workloads on DB2 for z/OS


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* Postings on non-IBM sites are independent of IBM and do not necessarily represent IBM's positions, strategies or opinions.

Roland Seiffert

IBM System z-based Workload-optimized Solutions
IBM Systems Optimization Competency Center

Roland Seiffert

Roland is the technical leader of the Böblingen, Germany division of a new IBM organization called the Systems Optimization Competency Center. He is focused on advancing the IBM System z business analytics strategy through optimized integration.

Recently, Roland was part of the zEnterprise core design team, acting as the architect for the hypervisor integration and management for zBX-integrated systems. He has also been lead architect for hybrid technologies for Linux on System z — with a focus on leveraging heterogeneous and host/optimizer structures in hybrid workloads. *


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* Postings on non-IBM sites are independent of IBM and do not necessarily represent IBM's positions, strategies or opinions.