Mainframes

Human capital development: An investment that can pay off

Academic initiatives, IBM Systems Lab Services, Mainframes...

Top-performing companies recognize not only the importance of their people but also the need to provide the right skills to enable their employees. Seventy-one percent of CEOs surveyed cited human capital, ahead of products, customer relationships and brands, as the leading source of sustained economic value, according to a recent study from IBM. Eighty-four percent ...read more


IBM and SUSE Linux Enterprise 15 deliver breakthrough security

Cloud computing, Encryption, Linux systems...

The latest major release of SUSE Linux Enterprise includes improved security, performance and virtualization optimizations for IBM’s new z14 and LinuxONE servers. SUSE Linux Enterprise 15 is now available – focusing on simplifying traditional & containerized infrastructures and making IT more efficient. SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for z Systems and LinuxONE is part of the ...read more


Data breaches: The threat is real

Data security, Encryption, IBM Systems Lab Services...

The threat is real. You see it in the newspaper headlines and on your TV news channel. As predicted years ago, data is now the new oil. As with any valuable resource, it has become the main target for criminal organizations. In the past, the threat came from burglars or spies. Now the threat is ...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


6 ways to enhance your IT infrastructure

AI, Cloud servers, Data security...

AI and cloud technologies are having a disruptive impact on IT, affecting everything from compute and storage requirements to developer tools. As a result, the hardware you procure today should not only meet your expectations, but it also should prepare you for what comes next. With that consideration in mind, an assessment of your IT ...read more


Shhh… Meet the no-cost IBM secret

Mainframes, Platform economics

There’s something really gratifying about stumbling upon a secret; something about conquering the unknown and unlocking “upgrades” and “hacks” that benefit you both in the here and now and in the long run. These secrets are 100% worth sharing. That being said, there’s a secret I’d like to share with you. Something that I want ...read more


3 paradigm shifts for IT operations on IBM Z to support digital enterprise

Cloud computing, Digital transformation, Hybrid cloud...

Good news! IBM Z is perfectly equipped to be at the center of your digital enterprise; 80 percent of corporate structured data and 55 percent of all enterprise transactions reside on IBM Z with only 6.2 percent of total corporate server expenditure[1]. It is the only platform capable of encryption of 100 percent of your ...read more


Secure, scalable clouds and containers

Cloud computing, Data security, Digital transformation...

IBM LinuxONE and Ubuntu 18.04 LTS Canonical has announced their latest enterprise Linux distribution – Ubuntu 18.04 LTS – with an increased focus on both containers and multi-cloud infrastructure. Ubuntu supports IBM LinuxONE, including the recently announced Rockhopper II. Ubuntu 18.04 LTS is a great match for LinuxONE’s enterprise server hardware, with its optimization for ...read more


The latest on IBM Z and LinuxONE: Learn more at IBM TechU

Cloud computing, Data centers, DevOps...

The market is abuzz with the latest IBM Z and LinuxONE announcements.  The new single frame 19-inch z14 and LinuxONE are here, with air flow, storage and system integrated into a standard rack. That means the ability to process over 850 million fully encrypted transactions in a single system that takes up the space of ...read more