IBM z14 ZR1 and new LinuxONE servers available
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The new entry model of the IBM z14 Model ZR1 (z14 ZR1) and the new entry model of LinuxONE the IBM LinuxONE Rockhopper II (Rockhopper II) both become generally available on May 31, 2018. They were announced on April 10, 2018.
The z14 ZR1 is the new low end to midrange server for (z/VSE) mainframe workloads.
The data sheets for the two servers are here:
Announcement letters are here:
Links to related z14 ZR1 IBM Redbooks are here.
Before you upgrade to z14 ZR1, please use the corresponding PSPs (Preventive Service Planning) buckets for z/VSE and z/VM to prepare your systems:
For hardware and software migrations / upgrades we have a white paper too on the z/VSE technical articles page - z/V
The link to that page is in the IBM