What IBM Z offers ISVs

Hundreds of Independent Software Vendors (ISVs) with thousands of applications are bringing value to IBM Z mainframe customers. IBM works closely with a select set of ISVs to increase the value of the Z platform to your business.

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Applied Performance Technologies, Inc.

“PerfTechPro zAnalytics® is excited to announce support of the new z15 air-cooled single frame by providing assistance managing hardware and software costs. By supporting these latest mainframe innovations, zAnalytics offers cost-effective solutions which allow our clients to take full advantage of the IBM Z platform.”  – Bill Hart, Vice President

Compuware Corporation

“The efficiencies provided in the IBM z15 single-frame, together with Compuware File-AID, ThruPut Manager and Topaz, as well as our Storage Management capabilities, will empower enterprises to leverage their modern mainframes with ease and effectiveness while significantly reducing the cost of ownership.” –  Sam Knutson, Vice President, Product Management

I/S Management Strategies, ltd.

“With the announcement of the z15 single-frame the LPAR Capacity and Software Usage Analysis (LCS) Software has been updated to assist clients in analyzing effects of this new hardware on their IBM software charges. Customers can understand the value of their software investments using LCS Software. Many of the evolutionary steps in IBM mainframe hardware and software help customers maximize their investment by optimizing their TCO.” – Alan M. Sherkow, President

PKWARE, Inc.

“We are excited to leverage z15 technology, such as compression on the processor chip for Smartcrypt data-centric security solutions. This enriches our seamless solutions for data translation, compression, encapsulation, encryption, and integrity.” – Michael Stebner, Director, Large Platform Engineering

 

UNICOM Global

“At UNICOM Global we are excited by the enhanced data privacy and security features of the IBM z15 single frame, which further build on the resiliency and pervasive encryption capabilities that set the z15 apart. UNICOM software in combination with the IBM z15 single-frame delivers a compelling solution for enterprises facing the toughest security and regulatory challenges.” – Larry Lawler, Chief Technology Officer, UNICOM Global

Watson & Walker, Inc.

"Cheryl Watson of Watson & Walker is most excited about the z15 System Recovery Boost now made available with the z15 air-cooled single-frame. This should significantly increase uptime for customers who exploit this new technology." – Cheryl Watson, CEO

zCost Management

"The combination of ZETALY and the new IBM z15 single-frame provides an increasingly compelling value proposition for organizations looking to take advantage of having their mission-critical, highly available and scalable solution in a 19” frame package."  – Jacky Hofbauer, President

Advanced Software Technologies Co., Ltd.

“With up to 40TB of main memory, z15 T01 will enable in-memory processing of extremely large data aggregates without the need for intermediate use of external storage, resulting in massively increased throughput and significantly improved productivity, and providing a quantum leap in benefits for all clients.” – Andi Tepper, Director

Applied Performance Technologies, Inc.

“Applied Performance Technologies, Inc. PerfTechPro zAnalytics® is excited to announce support of the new IBM z15, providing assistance managing hardware and software costs by supporting these latest mainframe innovations. zAnalytics offers cost-effective solutions which allow customers to take full advantage of the IBM Z platform.”  – Bill Hart, Vice President

ASG Technologies

“The IBM z15 and ASG Technologies’ ASG-PRO/JCL supports the DevOps approach to lean and agile software delivery that promotes closer collaboration between lines of business, development and IT operations.” – Jeff Cherrington, VP – Product Management, Systems

Compuware

“Compuware is excited about the addition of the IBM z15 to the IBM Z family and the value it offers to mainframe customers. The IBM z15 is the ideal solution for a two-platform IT architecture strategy­­, where the virtues of both IBM Z and cloud consumed services are leveraged to achieve DevOps.” – Sam Knutson, Vice President, Product Management

Dell EMC

“Like Dell EMC’s PowerMax and DLm, the IBM z15 is a great choice for a wide range of environments. IBM customers can count on our 25+ year partnership for mutual compatibility, support and commitment to ongoing storage innovation.” – Robert Decrescenzo, SVP Product Development Engineering, Dell EMC

Dovetailed Technologies

“The IBM z15 builds upon a legacy of security and data protection. Pervasive encryption extensions combined with significant enhancements to z/OS OpenSSH V2R4 will benefit our clients as they continue to build out secure, connected enterprises.” – Kirk Wolf, Partner

GT Software

“The combination of GT Software’s mainframe integration and API creation tools with the new IBM z15 provides an increasingly compelling value proposition for organizations looking to take advantage of having their mission-critical, highly-available and scalable solution. Together with GT Software, IBM z15 will solidify the mainframe’s position as the cornerstone of hybrid and multi-cloud environments.” – Steve Hassett, President

INNOVATION Data Processing

“INNOVATION Data Processing, continuing its tradition of providing first-day available solutions that help IBM Z customers achieve the highest level of business resiliency at the lowest possible cost, is ready once again, as users scale their applications to reach for the cloud with their new IBM z15.” – Thomas J. Meehan, Vice President

MacKinney Systems

“The IBM z15's temporary boost in CP capacity is a great feature when a little extra processing power is required. MacKinney Systems is committed to provide business value products for the z/OS and z/VSE platforms.” – Don Mais, Chief Technology Officer

Model9

“The ability to leverage the IBM z15 enhanced capabilities of compression and encryption empowers Model9 and enables our customers to effectively process vast amounts of data for cloud analytics, while saving on CPU consumption and reducing costs dramatically.” – Adi Shtatfeld, VP Product Management

Phoenix Software International

“Can't wait to see how much faster our IPLs run with System Recovery Boost!” – Ed Jaffe, Chief Technology Officer

PKWARE, Inc.

“We are excited to leverage advanced technologies of the new IBM z15 with Smartcrypt data-centric security solutions - including a rich set of facilities for data translation, compression, encapsulation, encryption, and integrity.” – Michael Stebner, Director, Large Platform Engineering

Rocket Software

“Rocket believes that IBM Z is a must-have platform for clients who want to run a hybrid cloud for their mission critical businesses. With APls, data virtualization and Zowe support we have partnered with IBM to help clients expose their business-critical assets, and evolve, develop and optimize applications for multi-cloud environments. This really is the future of computing and Rocket is proud to play a key role in helping clients deliver hybrid cloud solutions leveraging IBM Z.” – Andy Youniss, President & CEO Rocket Software

SAS

“A 19-inch frame, new power/cooling options, on-board compression, up to 40 Terabytes of memory! The IBM z15 T01 continues to provide the performance needed to deliver state-of-the-art SAS analytics on the mainframe platform.” – Ken Gahagan, Director, SAS  Research and Development

Tone Software Corporation

“With unmatched stability, performance, and the power to fuel digital transformation, Tone Software applauds the IBM z15 platform and the significant benefits the technology provides to Tone's z/OS productivity solution users, as well as the mainframe business community.” – Shirley Balarezo, President

Advanced Software Technologies Co.

“The new IBM z14 ZR1 with its vastly increased main memory capacity, coupled with continued emphasis on industry-leading pervasive encryption, provides the ideal platform for centralized storage and processing of enterprise data with all the accordant advanced security features.” – Andi Tepper, Director

Applied Performance Technologies, Inc.

“PerfTechPro zAnalytics® - assists managing R4HA, software costs, supports new enhancements for HyperDispatch, SMT and management of the Cloud. This CPM solution, zAnalytics, offers cost-effective solutions which allow customers to take full advantage of IBM’s z14 ZR1.” – Bill Hart, Vice President

ASG Technologies

“ASG Technologies is excited about IBM’s innovative initiatives for modern computing with the introduction of the z14 ZR1. ASG and IBM will continue to work together to deliver unmatched business value for our clients’ modern mainframe performance, workload and application management needs.” – David R. Parker, Vice President, Product Management

CA Technologies

“CA Technologies is excited to support z14 ZR1, which will help to drive the flexibility that customers need for hybrid cloud environments that enable cloud business models and cloud approaches for DevSecOps.” – Greg Lotko, GM Mainframe

Compuware

“The IBM z14 ZR1 together with Topaz, ISPW and Compuware’s other developer productivity solutions will help enterprises adopt a modern DevOps toolchain for greater agility while significantly reducing the cost of mainframe ownership.” – Sam Knutson, Vice President, Product Management

Dell/EMC

"Like Dell EMC’s mainframe solutions portfolio, the z14 ZR1 is a great choice for a wide range of environments. IBM customers can count on our 25+ year partnership for mutual compatibility, support and commitment to ongoing storage innovation." - Robert Decrescenzo, SVP Product Development Engineering

INNOVATION Data Processing

“Customers looking forward to enhancing the security of their CICS, Batch and Cloud data will find INNOVATION data protection solutions are ready to help them leverage the unique pervasive encryption capability and enhanced processor performance of the new IBM z14 ZR1.” – Thomas J Meehan, Vice President INNOVATION Data Processing

Micro Focus

“Micro Focus is very excited with the announcement of IBM z14 ZR1 – an important extension of the IBM Z family. The combination of the new IBM mainframe and the Micro Focus Enterprise solution deliver a powerful platform for agile software delivery and an efficient environment for organizations to transform IT through mainframe modernization.” – Chris Livesey, SVP & GM, Application Modernization and Connectivity Product Group

Phoenix Software International

“Pervasive encryption is taking the world by storm and IBM Z is the undisputed leader in this space. Everyone can benefit from this technology and we are pleased to see it being offered to small and medium-sized mainframe customers.” – Edward Jaffe, Chief Technology Officer

PKWARE, Inc.

“We are excited to leverage advanced technologies of IBM Z with Smartcrypt data-centric security solutions - including a rich set of facilities for data translation, compression, encapsulation, encryption, and integrity.” – Michael Stebner, Director, Large Systems Engineering

SAS Institute

“The leading-edge z14 ZR1 mainframe brings the power of the latest advances in security, performance, and memory capacity (up to 8 Terabytes!) to our customers. IBM is also moving to a ubiquitous 19-inch standard rack to more easily accommodate this computing powerhouse in datacenters. SAS remains dedicated to partnering with IBM to deliver SAS analytics on the mainframe platform.” – Ken Gahagan, Director, SAS Research and Development

Tone Software

“Tone Software applauds the innovative IBM z14 entry model that opens doors for all businesses to leverage a highly scalable mainframe platform, as well as powerful productivity solutions such as Tone's z/OS-based technologies.” – Shirley Balarezo, President

Action SW International

“The IBM z14 represents the next chapter in secure, scalable, high performance mainframe computing. Action Software International looks forward to enhancing manageability and auditability of these systems with its leading- edge systems management products eventACTION and ussACTION.” – Peter Sharma, Vice President Marketing

Applied Performance Technologies, Inc.

“zAnalytics® - assists managing R4HA, software costs, supports new enhancements for HyperDispatch, SMT and Subsystem Transaction Level Reporting. The CPM solution PerfTechPro zAnalytics offers cost-effective solutions which allow customers to take full advantage of z14.” – Bill Hart, Vice President

ASG technologies

“ASG Technologies is excited about IBM’s innovative initiatives for modern computing with the introduction of the z14. ASG and IBM will continue to work together to deliver unmatched business value for our clients’ modern mainframe performance, workload and application management needs.” – David Parker, VP Product Management

BMC

“The mainframe is the backbone of digital business. The combination of BMC solutions and IBM z14 will help customers fast track their transformation to digital business with improved speed, analytics and simplified operations.” – Bill Miller –President, zSolutions Optimization BMC Software

CA Technologies

“With the IBM z14, customers can now leverage mainframe investments to support new applications for AI & Machine learning, blockchain, and mission critical cloud services. CA’s partnership with IBM, including Day 1 support for IBM z14 and Pervasive Encryption, allows our customers to develop and advance solutions that enable digital trust, intelligence, speed and usability at scale and with control.” – Greg Lotko, GM Mainframe

Compuware

“Compuware Application Audit’s ability to detect inappropriate behavior and fulfill security and compliance requirements perfectly complements z14’s increased capacity throughput and new encryption features for data protection.” – Sam Knutson, Vice President of Product Management

Dell EMC

“Like Dell EMC’s mainframe solutions portfolio, z14 performance, scalability and security demonstrate commitment to innovation. Customers can count on our 25+ year partnership for excellent storage, computing and mutual support.” – Bob DeCrescenzo, Vice President, VMAX Engineering

HostBridge

“HostBridge Technology provides high-performance, high-precision integration software for IBM® z Systems™ and CICS®. Many of the z14 and ZOS 2.3 enhancements will allow us to correspondingly enhance our products in significant ways. z14 enhancements such hardware encryption and faster CPUs, and simplified firmware will be of immediate value to HostBridge and our customers.” – Russ Teubner, CEO

INNOVATION Data Processing

“We expect customers expanding the scope of their Cloud Applications on Z systems will be pleased, to find INNOVATION solutions ready to help them leverage the step up in capacity and performance the new z14 brings to the table.” – Thomas J Meehan, Vice President

Intercope GMBH

“Intercope provides messaging software for financial customers who need to exchange information with business partners, handle payments and process deals. Reliability and availability are of the essence, Z Systems have proved themselves to deliver the throughput, performance and security needed for mission critical applications. z Systems is the first choice for our customers because of its highly reliable and available infrastructure. z14 addresses the industry need of high security through Pervasive Encryption and high-transaction workloads through the enhancements in the processor speed, high-memory support, and reduced latency with enhanced interconnect technologies like Hyperlink." – Reinhart Laumer, Founder and CEO

Logic Online Inc.

“Legacy systems powered the past but they can power the future. We can show you how.” – Dan Boucher, Founder/CEO

Micro Focus

“As established technology partners, Micro Focus and IBM recognize the importance of new products and services in supporting the innovation that underpins digital business transformation. IBM Z is the engine of the enterprise. It provides the enabling environment for organizations to realize their digital strategies. Secure and tuned for the enterprise, it’s ready to deliver IT service delivery at scale, and manage complex business application workloads. Micro Focus is delighted to reaffirm our commitment to mainframe innovation by supporting the next generation of IBM mainframe technology – the z14.” – Ed Airey
Director, Solutions Marketing
 

Pegasystems Inc.

“Z is an important platform for Pega and our clients. We are excited to be able to offer the Pega Platform and our entire suite of customer engagement and operations applications on the z14 platform to leverage its advances in scalability, security, performance, and availability. This will help us deliver a truly differentiated solution to meet our clients’ growing transaction workloads in a highly secure infrastructure.” – Mike Pyle, Senior Vice

Phoenix Software International

“With z/OS 2.3 and the z14, IBM z Systems firmly establishes itself as the undisputed leader in the Trust Economy.” – Edward Jaffe, Chief Technology Officer

PKWARE, Inc.

“PKWARE, Inc. remains committed to supporting the advanced technologies of IBM z Systems. We are excited to continue offering the Smartcrypt data-centric security solution using the latest hardware facilities such as Pervasive encryption on z14. The PKWare solution provides customers a choice of best options for protecting data exchanged across all platforms from mobile to mainframe — including a rich set of options for data translation, compression, file encapsulation, and security.” – Michael Stebner, Director, Large Systems Engineering.

Protegrity, Inc.

“Protegrity’s Data-Centric Audit and Protection (DCAP) platform has a long history of deep technology integration with IBM systems. This integration will support the unique features of IBM's z14 platform, such as pervasive encryption, to address ever-increasing demands for data privacy, security and regulatory compliance. In addition, Protegrity’s Data Security Gateway solution can help protect back-office, Systems of Record (SOR) data residing on IBM z System mainframes as it is shared with web and mobile-based end-user Systems of Engagement (SOE) applications.” – Dominic Sartorio, Senior Vice President, Products and Development, Protegrity.

RSD

“As a software vendor supporting z Systems from many years, RSD is delighted with the announcement of this new z/OS 2.3 machine that shows the continuity of this platform. EOS Enterprise coupled with this new machine will provide better performance to our customers for the treatment of their critical information.” – Serge Quiniou, Product Management Management Manager

SAP

“SAP recognizes the continued investment that IBM makes in extending the capabilities of IBM Z to meet the complex needs of our joint customer base. The expansion of memory size (up to 32TB), enhanced FICON adapters and zHyperLink with reduced latency and improved I/O rates will help to further enhance the performance of transactional and analytic workloads running in SAP software, which we anticipate will lead to measurable enhancements in the responsiveness of SAP banking solutions. In addition, the introduction of the pervasive encryption and zEDC data compression will help further the overall characteristics for modern SAP industry applications. This, combined with the traditional strengths in continuous availability and workload management, will lead to an excellent platform upon which clients can build cutting-edge, high-performance and highly secure mission-critical SAP applications.” – Dr. Bernd Kohler, Development Manager, SAP on IBM Z & Db2 for z/OS, SAP SE

SAS Institute

“SAS remains dedicated to partnering with IBM to deliver superior Business Analytic solutions for enterprise customers. The IBM z14 architectural enhancements, especially large memory and pervasive encryption, will enhance SAS® Fraud Management as well as enable more concurrent SAS sessions.” – Cheryl Doninger - Senior Director, SAS Research and Development

Software AG

“IBM z14 demonstrates IBM’s ongoing commitment to extending the capabilities of the modern mainframe platform. With enhancements to support large memory, high bandwidth and data encryption, IBM is addressing the enterprise demands for greater IT efficiency, industry-leading security, and an extremely flexible IT service delivery model. Software AG and IBM will continue to work together to deliver innovative solutions that deliver unmatched business value for our mutual customers around the world.” – Bruce Beaman, Senior Director, Adabas and Natural Product Marketing

Syncsort, Inc.

“Many of the world’s largest and most successful organizations require increased resource and cost efficiencies as they continue to rely on the mainframe as a back-end transactional platform for critical workloads, and to provide key information to Big Data platforms for advanced analytics. We are excited to see the larger amount of memory available in the new IBM z14 that delivers reduced elapsed time and TCB CPU time and have engineered our Syncsort MFX solutions to take advantage of them.” – David Hodgson, CPO, Syncsort

SysperTec

“SysperTec continues to exploit the features of IBM’s mainframe operating systems and today we look forward to the new features and dramatic performance improvements that z14 will deliver. Virtel’s modernized access to z14 data and workloads will allow entire new markets and a range of smaller customers without mainframe skills or capabilities to benefit from the highest levels of security, performance and agility provided by this platform.” – Sebastian Dewar, Chief Technology Officer

zCost Management

“The z14 and AutoSoftCapping from zCost Management runs with the highest levels of operational efficiency while remaining agile, secure, and ready for growth. We are definitely on the same page with IBM: doing more with less.” – Jacky Hofbauer, President & CSO, zCost Management

Wipro

“We are delighted to support IBM in the General Availability announcement and launch of IBM z14, the newest IBM mainframe platform. Wipro has been a major user and Infrastructure Services partner of the IBM mainframe – during the past six months as one of the select Systems Integrator’s working jointly with IBM and select Wipro clients to preview the innovations of this new Z platform to be early adopters. We think that z14 addresses key needs of our joint Enterprise clients.” – Raj Bagga, Vice President of Data Center and Cloud Services, Wipro

Advanced Software Technologies Co., Ltd.

“The ongoing enhancement of Pervasive Encryption continues with z/OS 2.4, giving users the powerful ability to encrypt their data both at rest and on the fly without any changes to their applications. This, combined with improved management of security access via RACF, provides significantly improved data protection, benefit and value to all clients.” – Andi Tepper, Director

Applied Performance Technologies, Inc.

“zAnalytics® - assists managing IBM’s new Tailored Fit Pricing, platform costs, supports new enhancements for Cloud Computing, Security and Subsystem Transaction Level Reporting. This CPM solution PerfTechPro zAnalytics offers cost effective software that allows customers to take full advantage of z/OS V2.4.” – Bill Hart, Vice President

ASG Technologies

“The IBM release of z/OS V2R4 and ASG Technologies supports the DevOps approach to lean and agile software delivery. This release promotes closer collaboration between lines of business, development and IT operations. The enhanced support for containers will be particularly useful to our mutual customers.” – Jeff Cherrington, VP – Product Management, Systems

Beta Systems DCI Software AG

“We at Beta Systems are excited about the z/OS 2.4 with its new support for container technologies and easier integration into cloud environments. With the enhancements in security and encryption technologies we are sure that the extended support for DevOps will help z/OS to remain the leading platform for our clients to support their business-critical processes.” – Boris Kemp, Director Product Strategy

BMC

“IBM continues to increase the value of the z Systems platform as demonstrated by the innovative capabilities introduced in z/OS 2.4. BMC is excited to fully support z/OS 2.4 across our portfolio, including our newest BMC Automated Mainframe Intelligence (AMI) solutions. BMC AMI uses embedded domain expertise with AI to make mainframe environments more secure, more available, and more efficient while enabling increased productivity from a changing mainframe workforce. BMC is pleased to join with IBM to help our common customers run and reinvent their business and increase the value of mainframe.” – Bill Miller, President, BMC ZSolutions

Broadcom Inc.

“Broadcom is excited about the new developments in IBM z/OS V2R4. Continuing to improve support for hybrid and multi-cloud environments as well as the z/OS Container Extensions for running Linux Docker containers in z/OS, are perfectly aligned with Broadcom’s strategy to make the mainframe a more integrated and agile platform for clients undergoing digital transformation initiatives. This, combined with Broadcom’s investments in opening up the mainframe, including Zowe, will allow our clients to even more effectively support their business objectives.” – Hayden Lindsey, VP, WW Mainframe Architecture & Engineering, Broadcom Mainframe Division

Can Do Systems, Inc.

“Working with IBM enabled us to test and employ the latest innovative technologies made available by IBM z/OS 2.4, in the ongoing development of our date simulator product, TICTOC.” – Romy Leibler, Corporate Director

Compuware

“Compuware is excited to support the additional capabilities of pervasive encryption in z/OS V2.4, further strengthening the world’s most securable compute platform. We remain committed to simplifying mainframe software installation and look forward to leveraging these ecosystem-driven enhancements.” – Sam Knutson, VP, Product Management

Dovetailed Technologies

“IBM Z builds upon a legacy of security and data protection. Pervasive encryption extensions combined with significant enhancements to z/OS OpenSSH V2R4 will benefit our clients as they continue to build out secure, connected enterprises.” – Kirk Wolf, Partner

DTS Software, LLC

“Customers looking to take advantage of the enhanced security, functionality, and performance of z/OS version 2.4 will find DTS Software’s solutions for storage and systems management fully ready to provide the unique capabilities they need to insure the readiness of their critical mainframe environments.” – Steve Pryor, Chief Technology Officer

GFS Software

“Driven by the revolution of Digital Economy, performance, compliance, and security are critical on our days. Once again, IBM z/OS 2.4 will provide all of that, together with pervasive encryption with no application changes.” – Pedro Figueiroa, Director of International Contracts

INNOVATION Data Processing

“Continuing its tradition of assisting IBM Z customers achieve the highest levels of business resiliency at the lowest possible cost, users can count on INNOVATION solutions to assist them as they look to scale their applications to reach for the cloud, with first day support for z/OS 2.4.” – Thomas J. Meehan, Vice President INNOVATION Data

MacKinney Systems

“The z/OS v2.4 improvements to z/OSMF provide the next generation of mainframers the browser-based interface to modernize and enhance their productivity. MacKinney Systems is committed to provide business value products for the z/OS platform.” – Don Mais, Chief Technology Officer

Micro Focus

“In continued partnership with IBM and driven by customer-centered innovation, Micro Focus mainframe solutions delivers the critical technology needed for today’s digital economy. Our customers depend on the proven rigor, scalability, and security of IBM System z and the z/OS operating system to support mission critical business applications.” – Al Slovacek, Vice President, ADLM | Application Modernization and Connectivity

Model9

“Model9 provides a zIIP-based data management solution that delivers any mainframe data directly to analytics services in the cloud. IBM z/OS Container Extensions enables our customers to run and manage our UI component on IBM Z Docker container in z/OS instead of on a separated Linux server!” – Adi Shtatfeld, VP Product Management

NewEra Software

“NewEra Software eagerly awaits the availability of z/OS V2R4. NewEra will provide same-day support for z/OS V2R4as it has for every new release of z/OS. The enhancements IBM will deliver makes z/OS the right choice for organizations dependent on unparalleled uptime, reliability and securability, just as NewEra Software’s Integrity Controls Environment (ICE) helps its customers create and maintain a highly available, safer and more secure environment for their business applications. NewEra’s New Release Analysis tool will make the upgrade to z/OS V2R4faster and less costly by aiding in the research, planning and testing of z/OS V2R4.” – Jerry Seefeldt, Director of Strategic Partnerships

Phoenix Software International

“Suppose your z/OS-resident application wants to access a microservice that runs on Linux. Do you want the request to go off platform, across interfaces you don't necessarily trust, into systems whose performance characteristics you don't necessarily understand, and whose maintenance schedules and downtime philosophies might not align with yours? Or would you prefer bullet-proof, secure, z/OS performance and infrastructure behind that microservice so you know it will be there when you need it – guaranteed? I know what my answer is...” – Ed Jaffe, Chief Technology Officer

PKWARE, Inc.

“We are excited to provide our customers with Smartcrypt data-centric security solutions leveraging the most advanced pervasive encryption technologies of z/OS 2.4 and IBM Z, including a rich set of facilities for data translation, compression, encapsulation, encryption, and integrity.” – Michael Stebner, Director, Large Platform Engineering

Sas Institute

“IBM’s embrace of open-source container technology is very exciting. Putting z/Linux and all that comes with it within z/OS is going to let these two strong technologies interoperate at a level never seen before. Partners for more than 41 years, SAS and IBM remain dedicated to deliver SAS solutions on IBM industry leading infrastructure for the benefit of our customers.” – Ken Gahagan, Director, Sas Research and Development

Tone Software Corporation

“The winning combination of the IBM z/OS V2R4 release and Tone Software's z/OS productivity technologies for JES2, JES3, STEPLIBs and host output management delivers unprecedented opportunities for global businesses to increase efficiency and the overall value proposition from their System Z investment.” – Shirley Balarezo, President

UNICOM Global

“As a developer of mainframe modernization solutions, UNICOM is excited about the new features IBM has introduced in z/OS V2R4 to support digital transformation. This new version also strengthens security and data protection, cementing the mainframe’s leading position in the fight against cybercrime.” – Larry Lawler, Chief Technology Officer

Advanced Software Technologies Co.

“z/OS 2.3, with its pervasive ability to encrypt customer data on the fly without the need to modify applications, further increases the extensive and unparalleled security for which the z Systems platform is well-known.” – Andi Tepper, Director

Applied Performance Technologies, Inc.

Applied Performance Technologies, Inc (link resides outside of ibm.com) zAnalytics® - assists managing R4HA, software costs, supports new enhancements for HyperDispatch, SMT and Subsystem Transaction Level Reporting. The CPM solution PerfTechPro zAnalytics offers cost effective software that allows customers to take full advantage of z/OS 2.3.” – Bill Hart, PerfTechPro zAnalytics®

ASG technologies

“ASG is excited about the new features of z/OS 2.3 which provide an increasingly compelling value proposition to our customers. ASG and IBM are committed to work together to deliver unmatched business value for our clients’ performance, workload and application management needs.” – David Parker, VP Product Management

Beta Systems Software AG

“Beta Systems welcomes the new z/OS 2.3 with its new and enhanced z/OS features. New and improved functions like new logging possibilities and encryption enhancements will be used in future Beta Systems products. Our aim is to help our customers to ensure and improve security and compliance of their z/OS environments. IBM's open APIs allow us to explore new topics and will support our strategy to enhance our products into areas of Cloud and Big Data solutions. Beta Systems is committed to support IBMs continuing efforts to strengthen the z Systems platform and the z/OS operating system.” – Boris Kemp, Director Product Strategy

CAN DO SYSTEMS, INC.

“Working with IBM enabled us to test and employ the latest innovative technologies made available by IBM z/OS 2.3, in the ongoing development of our date simulator product, TICTOC.” – Romy Leibler, Corporate Director
CAN DO SYSTEMS, INC.

COMPUWARE

“Compuware ThruPut Manager, COPE, Topaz Workbench and our COBOL and PL/I productivity tools work with z/OS 2.3 to help customers manage higher transactional volumes while delivering applications faster and with greater quality.” – Sam Knutson, Vice President of Product Management

INNOVATION Data Processing

“INNOVATION Data Processing non-disruptive data protection, business continuance, business resiliency and data migration software solutions are ready with first day support for the new z/OS 2.3 operating system. Continuing its tradition of providing solutions that help IBM Z customers achieve the highest level of business resiliency at the lowest possible cost, users can count on INNOVATION solutions to assist them build the most reliable foundation imaginable, as they look to scale their applications to reach for the cloud with z/OS 2.3.” – Thomas J Meehan, Vice President

Micro Focus

“Things are always moving. Applications are distributed, mobile and cloud-based, and these disparate environments now interact more often, and in many different ways. But some constants remain. Demand through deployment still grows, and many of our Fortune 100 customers still rely on the rigor, unrivaled security and unparalleled transactional capabilities of IBM Z and z/OS to support these applications. That is why Micro Focus is happy to embrace and endorse the latest innovations in z/OS 2.3.” – Al Slovacek, Vice President, Mainframe Products

NewEra Software

“NewEra Software eagerly awaits the availability of z/OS 2.3. NewEra will provide same-day support for z/OS 2.3 as it has for every new release of z/OS. The enhancements IBM will deliver makes z/OS the right choice for organizations dependent on unparalleled uptime, reliability and securability, just as NewEra Software’s Integrity Controls Environment (ICE) helps its customers create and maintain a highly available, safer and more secure environment for their business applications. NewEra’s New Release Analysis tool will make the upgrade to z/OS 2.3 faster and less costly by aiding in the research, planning and testing of z/OS 2.3.”

Phoenix Software International

“With z/OS 2.3 and the z14, IBM Z firmly establishes itself as the undisputed leader in the Trust Economy.” – Edward Jaffe, Chief Technology Officer

PKWARE, Inc.

“PKWARE, Inc. remains committed to supporting the advanced technologies of IBM Z. We are excited to continue offering the Smartcrypt data-centric security solution using the latest hardware facilities for high-speed compression and encryption under z/OS, Linux on z Systems, and AIX. The PKWARE solution provides customers a choice of best options for protecting data exchanged across all platforms from mobile to mainframe - including a rich set of options for data translation, compression, file encapsulation, and security.” – Michael Stebner, Director, Large Systems Engineering

Rocket Software

“Top organizations in every industry need instant, secure access to their data to drive their strategic growth and digital transformation. Rocket Software is dedicated to supporting the Modern Mainframe – a powerful combination of hardware, software, tools, languages, and apps that deliver unprecedented accuracy and speed and support next-generation analytics. For more than 25 years we have helped IBM drive z/OS innovations that empower users to drive business value on their mainframes, and are proud to support this latest release.” – Bryan F. Smith, Vice President Research & Development and Chief Technology Officer Rocket Software

RSD

“RSD builds long term relationship with its customers with the desire to deliver innovative solutions to serve their daily challenges. The z/OS 2.3 announcement and IBM ongoing commitment to extend capabilities of its mainframe platform and deliver innovative operating system features, provides an opportunity for RSD to continue our investment in our EOS offering, to help our customers to make a change in the way they use and manage their hybrid environment.” – Martin Floret, CTO

SAS

“IBM's new z/OS 2.3 introduces new security constructs including dataset encryption, spool encryption and other ‘at rest’ encryption support. IBM will provide leading edge support for SAS on z/OS, securing the data on which SAS customers depend. For more than 37 years, SAS and IBM have partnered to deliver world-class SAS solutions on IBM industry leading infrastructure for the benefit of our mutual customers.” – Cheryl Doninger, Senior Director Research and Development, SAS

Syzygy, Inc.

“Syzygy, Inc. supports all IBM z/Series platforms. We ensure our z/OS system automation products use and fully exploit the z/OS 2.3 enhancements. Our customers expect to maximize the benefits of the latest IBM technology. Syzygy, Inc. continuously works to innovate for those customers.” – Brian Westerman, Director of R&D

Unicom Global

“UNICOM Global have a proud heritage in supporting the IBM mainframe for almost 50 years. The requirements of enterprise mainframe users continue to grow as they take on new workloads and accumulate business data. The enhancements within z/OS 2.3 will facilitate that growth. Our zEnterprise solutions continue to be a cornerstone of our business and help to transform, modernize and optimize customer systems and processes. We also maintain a strong commitment to exploiting the new features of the latest z/OS 2.3 release. UNICOM Global and IBM will continue to work together to deliver innovative enterprise class solutions and services for our clients around the world.” – Larry Lawler, Chief Technology Officer

zCost Management

“z/OS 2.3 brings a lot of enhancements for BCPii. We are proud to support the z/OS Advanced Technology Team to make our clients benefit from the latest innovations.” – Bruno Koch, CEO

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