IBM Migration Services for System z

IBM United States Services Announcement 610-049
July 20, 2010


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IBM® Migration Services for System z® provides the skilled IBM resources and best practices to migrate your current System z configuration to a new configuration. The migration can be the result of an operating system upgrade, a change in operating platform, or an acquisition of a new System z server. An IBM technical specialist will:

  • Conduct a planning session to create a System z migration plan
  • Review and analyze your current system hardware and software configuration to establish a recommended infrastructure
  • Order, install, and configure IBM products
  • Install and configure Independent Software Vendor (ISV) products
  • Assist in the migration of user modifications and user exits
  • Assist in the exploitation of new System z technologies, including new workload implementation services
  • Assist in the creation of test plans and help to perform the necessary testing
  • Perform system backup and recovery actions during products' installation and customization when applicable
  • Plan and prepare for production cutover
  • Transfer skills to your staff members

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Hardware: IBM System z9®, System z10®, and higher

Software: All versions and releases of IBM z/OS® and IBM products

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July 27, 2010

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Business Partner information

If you are a Direct Reseller - System Reseller acquiring products from IBM, you may link directly to Business Partner information for this announcement. A PartnerWorld ID and password are required (use IBM ID).

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For pricing information, contact your IBM representative or IBM Business Partner.


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