Mainframes

Why use IBM DevOps tools to deploy applications to the mainframe?

One of the areas in software delivery that drives the most value for your dollar is automating release deployments.  This is especially true in mainframe environments, where lengthy homegrown processes for checking in and deploying code have been used for years in order to safeguard business-critical applications. Why would you seek out IBM for software […]

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IBM Systems: your hybrid IT infrastructure enabler

Many of our clients could conclude that typical hybrid cloud services seem incomplete; that is, up until now. While hosted private cloud (single tenant) and public cloud (multi-tenant) meet cloud computing requirements, many enterprises still need cloud-based hybrid IT solutions. Enterprises continue to adopt cloud services for a variety of workloads. However, challenges including transaction […]

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Realizing the dream: Encrypting all mainframe data

The ability to encrypt all of the data for an entire application or database has been an unfulfilled dream of IT for quite some time. After all, nobody wants to be the next big name splashed across news headlines when a data breach takes place, or stiff regulatory penalties are assessed. These possibilities drive many […]

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People: The secret sauce in IBM Z

The secret to the IBM Z mainframe’s success might not be immediately apparent. But look behind its groundbreaking features and you’ll find a global network of collaboration, from system developers in Poughkeepsie, New York, to board designers in Böeblingen, Germany. They are working directly with our clients to ensure that critical requirements are being captured. […]

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Accelerate business insights on IBM Z

Competitive advantage today is based on immediate insight, trusted relationships and the ability to move with speed to engage with clients across multiple channels. To meet these goals, IBM recently introduced the IBM® z14™, the next generation of the world’s most powerful transaction system. It is capable of running more than 12 billion encrypted transactions […]

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The apple of my eye: Pervasive encryption with IBM Z

One of my absolute favorite things to do this time of year where I live in Ohio (besides raking leaves—just kidding) is to head out east about 20 miles to go apple picking. Apple pie, apple crisp, baked apples, spiced apples, apple butter, applesauce… there are endless possibilities. Everybody has their favorite apple but mine happens […]

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Traveling an efficient DevOps path with fewer detours

I’ve been flying a lot to Raleigh lately. Although I am waiting for the day when I can get a direct flight, at least I can book a flight that is an end-to-end trip on the same plane. Staying on the same plane is better for my sanity, and I am fairly certain that my […]

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Analyzing data at the source for faster insights

Data is ever increasing, and organizations are looking for ways to harness and glean insight from that data. But to do so, they need fast, powerful analytics tools. If the majority of your data is on the IBM Z mainframe, IBM Open Data Analytics for z/OS can now help you gain analytic insights at the […]

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IT in the wild

Quick: picture the leader of IT infrastructure for your organization in your mind. Regardless of what your colleague may look like, we’re willing to bet that you at least pictured a fellow human. But if you take a closer look at some of our pals from the animal kingdom, you might just start to wonder […]

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