Parallel Sysplex

With IBM's Parallel Sysplex technology, you can harness the power of up to 32 z/OS systems, yet make these systems behave like a single, logical computing facility. What's more, the underlying structure of the Parallel Sysplex remains virtually transparent to users, networks, applications, and even operations.

To accomplish all this, the z/OS Parallel Sysplex combines two critical capabilities: The first is parallel processing, and the second is enabling read/write data sharing across multiple systems with full data integrity.

This combination makes the z/OS Parallel Sysplex unique among every other system, solution, or architecture available today. And, it results in a scalable growth path that extends beyond billions of instructions per second. 

Parallel Sysplex Benefits

The true value of the z/OS Parallel Sysplex technology can be found in the business benefits it offers your enterprise. This unique structure gives you the flexibility to resolve key business issues such as:

As a result, Parallel Sysplex gives you an IT foundation that will support your business goals—and growth.

Parallel Sysplex Advantages

The IBM z/OS Parallel Sysplex is able to deliver on these promises, providing a cost-effective, flexible computing platform without peer. Through this new technology, the z/OS Parallel Sysplex provides you with a unique set of advantages:

With Parallel Sysplex technology advances and business prospers.

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