Ross Mauri

Announcing our direction for Red Hat OpenShift for IBM Z and LinuxONE

LinuxONE solutions, Mainframes, Multicloud

In early July, IBM and Red Hat officially closed their most significant acquisition of 2019–an important milestone combining the power and flexibility of Red Hat’s open hybrid portfolio and IBM’s technology and deep industry expertise. The feedback from our clients and partners is clear. A recent IBM report found that 80 percent want solutions that ...read more


IBM Z defines the future of hybrid cloud

Cloud computing, Ecosystem & partners, Mainframes

 The stakes remain high for IT leaders. Not only do they have to respond to dynamic business demands in real time, they must optimize operations on their increasingly complicated multi-platform, multicloud environments– all while simultaneously managing resources and budgets. In short, the mandate for IT leaders remains: “Do more with less.” Today, IBM is announcing ...read more


Mastering the Mainframe in the era of trust and security

Linux systems, LinuxONE solutions, Mainframes

More than ever, our clients are turning to IBM Z® and LinuxONE™ to take advantage of our highly secure technology to help protect their businesses. For young people in 2019, it’s this same explosion of focus on security that has them turning to the mainframe. This year, we’re proud to announce that over 18,000 students, ...read more


The Best of IBM Z and LinuxONE in the public and private cloud

Cloud servers, Data security, Hybrid cloud...

In our hybrid cloud world, IT leaders view choice and control as strategic assets when it comes to their infrastructure. But when deploying hybrid cloud strategies one of the biggest challenges for enterprise cloud adoption is security, often slowing down the digital transformation process. Concerns ranging from trust to data protection and compliance are top ...read more


The evolution of the IBM Blockchain Platform: Choice and control on IBM Z and LinuxONE

Blockchain, Cloud computing, Linux systems...

We’re living in a multicloud world. Today, 85 percent of businesses rely on multiple clouds to meet their IT needs, with 71 percent using more than three[1]. What this means in practice for enterprise clients is that they have multiple architectures in place. This may be fine for “tried and true” workloads–like credit card processing ...read more


The new normal: A secure and agile business

Digital transformation, Linux on z, Linux systems...

If you’re like most of the IT leaders in this industry, you know that high stakes boardroom conversations are changing as fast as the pace of technology innovation. Today’s executives in a digitally empowered world, want IT to innovate and deliver outstanding user experiences, all built on a strong foundation of equity and trust in ...read more


IBM unveils new cloud-ready mainframe based on single-frame design

Big data & analytics, Blockchain, Cloud computing...

Today, IBM announced its newest cloud-ready mainframes — the IBM z14 Model ZR1 and IBM LinuxONE Rockhopper II, the latest additions to its family of servers announced in 2017. The new systems feature a 19-inch industry standard, single-frame design allowing for easy placement into cloud data centers and for private cloud environments. This will bring ...read more


Competitive innovation for building mainframe skills

Academic initiatives, AI, Big data & analytics...

Mainframe computers not only run traditional enterprise applications for airlines, finance and other industries, they also thrive on running today’s groundbreaking applications and open workloads in trusted environments. And as we continue to reinvent the mainframe for business-critical analytics, blockchain and other disruptive technologies, they are opening up even more exciting job opportunities in many ...read more


Building the workforce for the cognitive era

Academic initiatives, Blockchain, Ecosystem & partners...

Mainframes are the core infrastructure system for many of the world’s leading businesses, including 92 of the top 100 global banks, the 10 top insurers and 18 of the top 25 retailers. Given the importance of these systems to their businesses, clients often ask what IBM is doing to help ensure a strong pipeline of ...read more