ibm z

Get ready, IBM z/OS V2R4 is on the way!

Hybrid cloud, Mainframes, Servers

The newest version of IBM Z’s premier operating system is jam-packed with innovation to help clients build applications and services based on the highly scalable and secured mainframe infrastructure. It provides performance and availability for on-premises or provisioned-as-a-service workloads as businesses continue their digital transformation. z/OS V2.4 is designed to improve the integration of z/OS ...read more


The unbearable lightness of being: mainframe on the cloud

Cloud computing, Mainframes, Servers

Some time ago, having the words “cloud” and “mainframe” in the same phrase was considered implausible or even impossible. Working with mainframe-related technologies or even directly with any mainframe applications was always associated with green screens, blocky letters and this feeling of old technology. We could say this feeling still exists among a lot of ...read more


The next “tick” of SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for IBM Z and LinuxONE

Linux on z, LinuxONE solutions, Mainframes

The working philosophy at Fort Vale is “continuous improvement” according to the UK-based engineering company deploying its new ERP system on SUSE Linux Enterprise Server and IBM LinuxONE. Continuous improvement is also a good theme for the next “tick” of SUSE Linux Enterprise Server – following the “tick-tock” approach that SUSE uses for releases. SLES ...read more


IBM Z enhances the journey to cloud

Cloud computing, Linux on z, Mainframes

In today’s fast-paced world, forward-thinking enterprises constantly seek to innovate while continuing to delight their customers. Cloud–public, private and hybrid–underpins how these enterprises are innovating while also introducing new challenges. The world is not getting any simpler. It’s not moving to fewer clouds. It’s not moving to fewer options. Hybrid multicloud is the new standard. ...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


Open innovation accelerated with Red Hat Enterprise Linux 8

Linux on Power Systems, Power servers, Power Systems

On IBM Power Systems, IBM Z and LinuxONE For more than 18 years, IBM and Red Hat have had a strong history of collaboration, including delivering the world’s two most powerful supercomputers, the US Dept of Energy’s Summit and Sierra supercomputers. This partnership has been a testament to our shared values around open source development ...read more


New content to maximize your IBM Z investment, May 2019

Encryption, Mainframes, Security

Risks are inherent in any IT environment. Your challenge is to minimize that risk and build a cloud strategy that ensures resiliency, reliability and security to protect your business and customers. Your use of IBM Z secured infrastructure within your cloud strategy can help drive the transformation that you need to stay ahead of the ...read more


A brief history of airline security, hijackings and metal detectors

Data security, Encryption, Security

Between May 1961 and the end of 1972, there were 159 aircraft hijackings[1] in United States airspace. This time period is often referred to as the golden age of airline hijacking. According to Brendan Koerner, author of the 2013 book The Skies Belong to Us, the majority of those “were between ’68 and ’72, a ...read more


Technical University: Valuable DevOps for IBM Z training

DevOps, Mainframes, Open source

Your z/OS developers work hard building robust, secure business services that are at the heart of your business. Are you doing enough to ensure that they are keeping abreast of the latest technologies in the industry, and focusing on how those technologies are being leveraged on Z? You have many choices when offering your team ...read more