The z13s delivers many exciting possibilities over its predecessor, the IBM zBC12.
The short list includes:
Accelerated data and transaction serving
Integrated analytics for insight
Access to the API economy
An agile application development and operations environment
Efficient, scalable, and secure cloud services
End-to-end security for data and transactions
The high levels of virtualization provide options for cloud deployment to assist with such areas as application development and testing. The hypervisor is key for virtualization and the z13s supports both hardware and software hypervisors (PR/SM, KVM, and z/VM).
The underlying architecture has expanded to enable new solutions such as integrated analytics to bring valuable opportunities for your business while support existing applications.
|Models:||N10: 1 CPC drawer with max. of 10 customizable PUs
N20: 1 or 2 CPC drawers with max. of 20 customizable PUs
|Memory:||Up to 4 TB|
|The z13s offers 26 capacity levels (times 6 CPs) for 156 settings. Plus, models are offered for either all-IFL or all-ICF configurations.|
For enterprises aiming to move their IT infrastructures in closer alignment with their business plan, the z13s offers unparalleled levels of flexibility through virtualization, analytical insight, security. Enterprise-wide agility will help you embrace the challenges of the exploding on-demand digital age.
To learn more about the IBM z13s, see full IBM Redbooks z13s coverage here: http://www.redbooks.ibm.com/Redbooks.nsf/pages/z13?Open