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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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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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Have your lake and swim in it too

Looking around the industry, it is clear that many organizations are focused on providing an enterprise-wide data access strategy, notably through the creation of a “data lake.” The data lake methodology focuses on copying all data from across the enterprise into a single, centralized repository.  The data lake is usually hosted on a scalable clustered […]

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Get real-time automated security analytics on your mainframe

Time is of the essence Our security operations centers are inundated with records that might include information relevant to potential security breaches. The amount of data to be analyzed is overwhelming.  We must defend against malware, ransomware, privileged user abuse, hackers and other threats: often zero-day vulnerabilities which can be exploited immediately and run undetected […]

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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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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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Application Discovery and Delivery Intelligence: Prevention

You know the saying, “an ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure”? It’s a famous after-the-fact phrase, meaning it is a phrase you often hear used by folks outside the situation, looking in and saying “I told you so.” But nonetheless, no matter who is using it and when, it is often very […]

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Top 3 problems faced by VPs of IT operations

We all deal with fire drills, urgent requests and ongoing problems. Some days it feels endless. It is almost to the point where we don’t see ourselves as strategic or innovative. So how can we stay innovative amongst the chaos and panic? Is it possible to cut costs and improve reliability for our mainframe operations, […]

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Real-time analytics with IBM z Systems

Whether you use data analytics for fraud protection, for delivering better customer experiences, for digital marketing, for the Internet of Things, for operational data lakes or more — your business gains competitive advantage by having the right answer, at the right time, at the right place. A common practice in the past was to copy […]

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