IBM z Systems

Enterprise DevOps: Innovate with agility at scale

Increase the pace of innovation without compromising the stability of core business systems. Many enterprise CTOs and IT leaders are broadening the role of mainframes in response to that challenge as they accelerate the digital transformation of their organization. A key aspect of that transformation involves developing new services in dynamic environments where lines of […]

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The profound impact of blockchain integration

Blockchain is more than the latest buzzword. It’s a powerful technology poised to revolutionize business transaction networks by accelerating processes, minimizing errors, improving trust and more. How can your organization benefit? And how can you prepare for blockchain integration? For answers to these and other questions, we met with Bernard Golden, a consultant and cloud […]

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Hybrid cloud in a digital transformation mindset

CTOs, IT leaders and business executives face a variety of infrastructure options for cloud-based solutions. To gain some perspective into how business leaders envision the role of a hybrid cloud as they transform and embrace the needs of a digital economy, we spoke recently with Jo Peterson, Vice President of Cloud Services at Clarify360. Peterson’s […]

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An application development secret “too good to be true”

We are all familiar with the phrase “Too good to be true”. We’ve all seen the latest workout fad that promises six-pack abs and chiseled muscles from head-to-toe in just 10 weeks. We’ve all seen claims of working from home a few hours a day and making millions of dollars every year. What about those stock trading systems that promise you […]

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Cloud computing: Journey or final destination?

CEOs often see a public cloud platform as a journey’s end — a goal to be attained as soon as possible. The reality for CTOs, however, is far more complex. Many enterprises have existing IT infrastructure, applications and data that need to be taken into consideration, particularly when the value of a hybrid cloud becomes […]

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Mainframe reinvention: a digital growth catalyst

What if your organization could sharpen its competitive edge? What if your enterprise could shift industry trends in its favor by leveraging existing IT infrastructure? What if your company’s experts could foresee a compelling new customer experience, then quickly develop and deploy an online solution that’s ahead of your peer group? Today, across numerous industries, […]

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Operational excellence through open ecosystems

What are the biggest concerns that we hear from our mainframe customers? In the IT world, this seems to boil down to two seemingly simple words: Operational excellence. Achieving operational excellence comes down to three primary factors – managing costs, mitigating risks and providing the agility to react to the needs of the business. Understanding […]

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Inside the Client Centers pt. 3: An education

In parts one and two of our “Inside the Client Centers” series, we introduced you to the Client Centers and why they are an integral resource for IT leaders working to drive business innovation and control costs. We also shared a recent success story, building and testing an application environment for a major South American […]

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Hands-on experience with the IBM z Systems Trial Program

As I work with clients who are considering purchasing enterprise software, they are often challenged with quickly accessing and testing the software. Multiple steps are required, from download to installation and configuration, and many times multiple people need to be coordinated (like the people in operations, database administrator (DBA), systems programmer, application developer and so […]

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