Linux on z

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


Business growth through innovation

Linux on z, LinuxONE solutions

Johan Schelling gets his best inspiration to innovate on long drives in his yellow Donkervoort sports car. Like ICU IT Services, the car is Dutch–built by an engineering innovator who challenged traditional thinking with his new designs. For Schelling, the drives through the Dutch countryside give him time to think–often about using new software technology ...read more


Tackle top business challenges with IBM Z at Think 2019

AI, Blockchain, Cloud computing...

Organizations that use IBM Z say they can rely on the platform with their most mission-critical workloads. That is why many of the world’s top financial institutions, including banks, insurance companies, airlines, government agencies and healthcare organizations run their business on IBM Z. But can IBM Z help tackle today’s top-of-mind business challenges, such as ...read more


The new normal: A secure and agile business

Digital transformation, Linux on z, Linux systems...

If you’re like most of the IT leaders in this industry, you know that high stakes boardroom conversations are changing as fast as the pace of technology innovation. Today’s executives in a digitally empowered world, want IT to innovate and deliver outstanding user experiences, all built on a strong foundation of equity and trust in ...read more


Client agility improved with continuous delivery & IBM z/VM

Linux on z, Linux systems, LinuxONE solutions...

For years, IBM z/VM® virtualization technology has provided high levels of extreme scalability and security, providing a robust foundation for infrastructure as a service on IBM Z and IBM LinuxONE servers. While cloud computing has become the standard use model for IT services, an IT infrastructure is always the foundation for every IT service. Realizing ...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


IBM unveils new cloud-ready mainframe based on single-frame design

Big data & analytics, Blockchain, Cloud computing...

Today, IBM announced its newest cloud-ready mainframes — the IBM z14 Model ZR1 and IBM LinuxONE Rockhopper II, the latest additions to its family of servers announced in 2017. The new systems feature a 19-inch industry standard, single-frame design allowing for easy placement into cloud data centers and for private cloud environments. This will bring ...read more


Thinking differently about Linux servers

Linux on z, LinuxONE solutions, Servers

All the big breakthroughs in computing have happened because their inventors decided to think unconventionally. IBM’s Think conference brought together thousands of innovators to think differently about computing in an era of unprecedented change. Among the questions discussed: How can the world reduce the volume of plastic waste in the oceans? How can computing keep ...read more