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The new normal: A secure and agile business

Digital transformation, Linux on z, Linux servers...

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


The IBM Z cloud-ready data center dream is now available

Cloud computing, Data centers, Encryption...

Today IBM announces the availability of its cloud-ready IBM z14 based on a single-frame design, originally unveiled in April 2018. In response to the desires of cloud service providers, managed service providers and enterprise customers, the now broadly-available IBM Z mainframe features a 19-inch industry-standard rack that fits neatly onto just two data center floor ...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


Can Lab Services help me migrate release levels for z/OS?

IBM Systems Lab Services, Linux systems, LinuxONE solutions...

Are you an IBM Z client that needs help keeping your z/OS release levels up-to-date? Perhaps your production systems are running version or maintenance levels at, near or past their end-of-support date. Or maybe you’re challenged with staying ahead of the latest software vulnerabilities or have regulatory requirements to patch frequently. If you fit any ...read more


Pervasive protection

Data security, Encryption, Mainframes...

Perhaps as many as 45,000 cyberattacks occur around the world each day.[1] It’s easy to understand why cybersecurity is the top IT spending priority for businesses large and small, and has been for years.[2] Data breaches are costly. In the United States, the average cost of lost business from a data protection failure reached $4.13 ...read more


Reinventing DevOps: Continuous delivery and the database

DevOps, Enterprise DevOps, Mainframes...

From time to time, we invite industry thought leaders to share their opinions and insights on current technology trends to the IBM Systems IT Infrastructure blog. The opinions in these blogs are their own, and do not necessarily reflect the views of IBM. Modern software development teams have adopted a continuous delivery approach based upon ...read more


The next phase of secured computing: IBM Cloud Private on Z

Cloud computing, Data centers, Data security...

Build, deploy and manage cloud-native applications on the most secure data-serving platform in the world Modern technologies that adversely impact businesses are evolving faster than ever. Ransomware, malware, distributed denial of service (DDoS) attacks, phishing — the list of threats is vast and continues to expand. As new trends emerge, it’s critical for organizations to ...read more


Pervasive encryption: The new standard in data protection

Data security, Encryption, Mainframes...

Virtually every business faces the daunting challenges of protecting of their customers’ trust and their data, complying with increasingly stringent regulatory and compliance requirements, managing challenging IT environments, and keeping costs down. IBM Z offers the most secure platform, and with carefully-defined security policies your data can be kept very safe.  Even so, there may ...read more


Building the workforce for the cognitive era

Academic initiatives, Banking & finance, Blockchain...

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