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Into the hybrid cloud future: Red Hat OpenShift is now available for IBM Z and LinuxONE

LinuxONE solutions, Mainframes, Multicloud

Today we are pleased to announce that Red Hat OpenShift Container Platform is generally available for IBM Z® and IBM LinuxONE™. Red Hat is a leader in hybrid cloud and enterprise Kubernetes, with more than 1,000 customers already using Red Hat OpenShift Container Platform. With the availability of OpenShift for IBM Z and LinuxONE, the ...read more


The Hybrid IT independence proclamation

Hybrid cloud, Modern data platforms, Workload & resource optimization

It’s a new year and decade — full of plans for digital business transformation. The progressive leader’s expectation from IT investment has evolved. “Better, faster, cheaper IT” isn’t compelling enough to satisfy the rising demand for new technology deployments. Anticipated business outcomes from IT transformation is the top priority. IT platform comparisons are very relevant ...read more


Gain protection and privacy insights at Think 2020

Data security, Linux on z, Mainframes

Your data protection and privacy challenges are growing more varied and more complex. Consumers have grown more concerned with the privacy of their data — and so have regulators. In 2019, costly fines occurred related to General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and U.S. Federal Trade Commission regulations. A recent IBM and The Harris Poll study ...read more


A passport to data-centric protection and privacy, pt 2

Data security, Encryption, 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 posts are their own, and do not necessarily reflect the views of IBM. Despite the challenges associated with breaches and growing hacker threats I discussed ...read more


IBM refreshes enterprise storage, bringing strong new storage technologies to IBM Z and IBM LinuxONE customers

Digital transformation, Mainframes, Storage

Written by Eric Burgener, Research Vice President, Infrastructure Systems, Platforms and Technologies Group – IDC, Sponsored by IBM With digital transformation (DX) underway in most enterprises, there is an ever-increasing need for higher performance, greater than “five nines” availability, and flexible data protection options that give customers the capability to implement a cost-effective approach in ...read more


Better together: The IBM Z and LinuxONE ecosystem reacts to IBM’s latest announcement

Encryption, LinuxONE solutions, Mainframes

Today’s IBM Z is built to enable the cloud you want with the privacy and security you need. In this hybrid multicloud world, we collaborated with an ecosystem of over 700 Independent Software Vendors (ISVs) to deliver more than 4,000 applications bringing additional value to you. Several of these ISVs shared their perspective and offered their ...read more


Get Ready for Red Hat OpenShift on IBM Z and LinuxONE

LinuxONE solutions, Mainframes, Multicloud

We are excited to share the news: IBM and Red Hat are planning to deliver Red Hat OpenShift Container Platform for IBM Z and IBM LinuxONE in early first quarter 2020. This brings together the industry’s most comprehensive enterprise container and Kubernetes platform with the enterprise server platforms of IBM Z and LinuxONE, combining cloud ...read more


Address customer data privacy and protection concerns with encryption everywhere

Data centers, Data security, Mainframes

Data privacy and protection remain top boardroom and C-suite issues. The data breach threat still looms large: 59 percent of businesses experienced a data breach caused by a vendor or third party in 2018[1]. As organizations migrate workloads to hybrid multicloud environments, they must ensure that the data within these environments is effectively protected. Consumers ...read more


Mentoring, music & mainframes

Academic initiatives, Mainframes, Modern data platforms

A story of DJs who power the mainframe community From time to time, we invite industry thought leaders to share their opinions and insights on current technology trends to the IT Infrastructure blog. The opinions in these blogs are their own, and do not necessarily reflect the views of IBM. Since my inception into the ...read more