ISVs for IBM Z and LinuxONE

Independent Software Vendors (ISVs) develop applications that run and expand on an existing solution. IBM works closely with ISVs to ensure applications developed for IBM Z and LinuxONE platforms provide additional value to customers.

 

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DSK Bank

“We, DSK Bank, herewith would like to share our satisfaction with working with IBM, the new z/OS 2.5 is designed to enable hybrid cloud and AI business applications. Since 2001 we have been using IBM Z the bank's production environment and the core banking application of DSK Bank.

Over the years we have gone through many modules, and we are currently operating at the IBM Z Center in Vienna. The complex is exceptional in terms of the possibility of processing the peak moments in the service of our customers which are characterized by about 5 times higher volume of transactions compared to the normal working day. Impressive are the indicators we have achieved since the migration to Vienna in 2017 in terms of incapacity.” – Yuriy Genov, Executive Director IT and Operations, Board Member

ITMetrics Ltd

"ITMetrics Ltd is excited to fully support z/OS 2.5 across the entire ITMetrics Software portfolio, including our “Monitor for SAS” (ALS®) and “Dynamic Switching Utility” (DSU®). ALS® provides a comprehensive detailed view of the current SAS™ estate on the z/OS platform, in terms of Workloads, Users, Data, Code, Products and Performance;  DSU® provides a controllable method for switching between two different z/OS Programs. We therefore we remain committed to taking advantage of the latest features and look forward to leveraging the new enhancements available with z/OS 2.5." – Steve Bagshaw, CEO

BMC

“BMC and IBM have a long history of collaborating to deliver world-class solutions that help our mutual customers innovate faster to meet growing digital demands. The BMC AMI and BMC Compuware portfolios work seamlessly with IBM z/OS 2.5 to empower customers to increase uptime and strengthen security with AI and intelligent automation, while enabling faster, high quality software development delivery on their journeys to becoming Autonomous Digital Enterprises.” – Mary McCarthy, Sr. Solution Marketing Manager

Allscripts

“We have been using the z/Series equipment and software for over three decades.  We have found the z/Series to be superior by design and provides us the highest quality environment.  IBM continues to provide that continued trust with z/OS 2.5.  This will allow us to support and nurture our customers in this twenty-four hour, seven day a week environment we live in.  IBM’s commitment has served us well in the past and will continue to service us well today and in the future.” – Robert Biggs, Expert Systems Engineer

Software AG

“Software AG is excited about the z/OS 2.5 enhancements that ensure Adabas & Natural users maintain resilient environments for their custom applications. IBM’s innovations in security enable us to create new encryption and audit solutions to protect Adabas data from internal and external threats.” – Arno Theiss, General Manager, Adabas & Natural

Broadcom Inc

"Broadcom is pleased with IBM’s continued investment in hybrid cloud, AI, security, and simplified experiences for next-gen staff in z/OS V2R5. Our involvement in early test programs will help our clients rapidly benefit from this new release as they use Broadcom products to drive business results." – Hayden Lindsey, VP, WW Architecture & Engineering, Broadcom Mainframe Software Division

21st Century Software

“With the release of z/OS 2.5, IBM continues to prove the value of IBM Z as the premiere platform of choice for the future of business.  In the development of products that link the past to the future, 21st Century Software product innovations support IBM’s continued commitment to Resiliency, Security and Modernization for IBM Z.” – Lisa Klemens, VP of Go to Market Strategy

Dynatrace

“At Dynatrace, we are excited about the improved hybrid cloud use cases supported by the IBM z15 single-frame. The Dynatrace software intelligence platform in combination with the new operating system z/OS v2r5 will allow customers to transform their business faster with observability, automation, and intelligence.” – Alexander Huetter, Product Management

CAN DO SYSTEMS, INC.

 “Working with IBM enabled us to test and employ the latest innovative technologies made available by IBM z/OS 2.5, in the ongoing development of our date simulator product, TICTOC.”   Romy Leibler, Corporate Director

Xerox Corporation

“Xerox Corporation is delighted to continue to support IBM Z customers by enabling Xerox's industry leading mainframe print products to operate in the highly secure IBM z/OS 2.5 environment.”   Michael Kirby, Vice-President, Workplace Solutions Engineering

Levi, Ray & Shoup, Inc.

“IBM has taken a big step forward in security with z/OS V2R5 enhancements to and simplification of pervasive encryption.  With no changes required for their existing LRS products, our customers can easily leverage these z/OS data set and spool encryption capabilities for a safe and efficient mainframe environment.” Rebecca O’Connell, Manager, EOM Product Development

Limes Datentechnik GmbH

“The FLAM® product family enables uniform, fast and secure access to data independent of the platform. With the new z/OSv2r5, we are expanding our capabilities in application modernization and increasing security for our customers. The use of our access method as an enterprise service bus for persistent data will simplify the realization of hybrid clouds and improve the interaction between platforms and applications with z/OS as the focal point.” Falk Reichbott, CTO

Select Business Solutions

“Select Business Solutions is excited to announce support for our business intelligence solutions on z/OS 2.5, whose enhancements to the IBM Z platform's stellar reputation for security, performance, reliability, and resilience facilitates our ability to provide one of the most robust yet elegantly intuitive mainframe reporting solutions in the industry.”   Zolt Koczo, SVP & GM

ZETALY

“With z/OS V2R5, IBM takes another step towards mainframe modernization, a path we are also following with our mainframe observability platform, ZETALY. We believe next-generation productivity solutions are key to quick and easy access to mainframe insights and participates in the Agile transformation. “   Melissa LEROY , Product Marketing Manager

HostBridge Technology

“IBM continues to refine, evolve, and enhance the world’s most powerful, scalable, and reliable enterprise computing platform. We’re pleased to support V2R5 of IBM z/OS, and we will always ensure that our integration and modernization solutions support new releases of IBM Z hardware and software.” –  Russ Teubner, CEO and co-founder

IntelliMagic

“IntelliMagic is delighted to support the innovations IBM introduces in z/OS 2.5 for more scalability and agility of the IBM Z platform. Our aim of helping our customers to achieve high levels of application service reliability at optimal cost is supported by IBM’s investments in the z/OS foundation.” –  Els Das, CEO

Phoenix Software International

“As more and more companies embrace the digital revolution, they need a hardware/software infrastructure that won't let them down. z/OS v2.5 running on z15 provides the elastic, resilient and secure infrastructure needed for successful digital transformation while maintaining strict upward compatibility for existing workloads.”  Edward Jaffe, CTO

DTS Software, LLC

For more than 30 years DTS Software has been an advocate for IBM and z/OS, and we are proud to be able to continue that commitment with our same-day support of z/OS V2R5 and its advanced features and functions. We will continue to partner with and work side by side with IBM to optimize storage management on z/OS while helping to preserve application and data integrity across the platform.”  Steve Pryor, CTO

PKWARE, Inc

“PKWARE is happy to announce support of z/OS 2.5 for its entire PK Protect® suite of products for z/OS. Complementing IBM Pervasive Encryption®, Smartcrypt leverages zIIP, zEDC, CPACF, and ICSF to achieve resource-saving persistent security and protection for your data at rest, or on the move.” – Michael Stebner, Director, Large Platform Engineering

Rocket Software

As a developer of the IBM OMEGAMON®, SDSF, RMF reporting, and CICS and IMS performance products, we are excited about the features introduced in z/OS v2R5 by IBM to support the hybrid cloud. We are excited about taking advantage of the new zCX capabilities to run on z/OS and to monitor applications running in a container.”  – Guy Muller, Vice President, Engineering

Oh7FoxEasy LLC

“Oh7FoxEasy is pleased to confirm their support for z/OS 2.5 specially for EPA(Executable Portfolio Analyzer). We are delighted to join IBM to help our common customers.”   James Rahm, VP, Sales & Marketing

Applied Performance Technologies, Inc.

“PerfTechPro zAnalytics® - assists managing IBM’s Tailored Fit Pricing, platform costs, supports new enhancements for Cloud Computing, AI, Security and Subsystem Transaction Level Reporting. This CPM solution, PerfTechPro zAnalytics, offers cost effective software which allows customers to take full advantage of z/OS V2.5.”  William P Hart, Vice President

RES IT

“REST IT, supports IBM Z since 1994. We ensure that our clients take advantage of  z/OS 2.5 enhancements. Our company achieved a leadership position on banking, insurances, Telco, industries, Gov, … helping clients of any dimension with its System Governance solutions. REST IT, continuously works to innovate for those customers.” – Marco Passerini, VP International Operations

PKS Software GmbH

“The z/OS 2.5 announcement and IBM Z ongoing commitment to extend capabilities and deliver innovative operating system features, which provides incredible benefits to our mutual customers. Our tool eXplain uses innovative visualization engines and special code-quality metrics that provides ignificant value to our customers.” – Heidi Schmidt, Managing Partner & CEO

INTERCHIP AG

“INTERCHIP's RealTime Defrag (RTD) provides storage management functions to optimize System Storage space usage under z/OS 2.5 which will benefit the z/OS Ecosystem that is dependent on scalability and security.” – Alexander Buschmann , CTO

Crawford Technologies Inc.

“With our continued partnership with IBM, support for z/OS 2.5, and development of innovative solutions Crawford Technologies looks forward to providing our customers' the world's fastest, most accurate and efficient rint stream, transformations, worflow solutions and post composition tools.” – Ernie Crawford , CEO

Proximal Systems Corporation

“IBM Z provides the best of breed hardware and software platform for enterprise computing. Proximal System’s Proxy Coupling™ technology simultaneously leverages both the latest z/OS 2.5 and zLinux on the IBM Z platform to deliver optimum value to the customer." – Ron Hilton, President

Tone Software Corporation

“The powerful combination of IBM's z/OS V2.5 with Tone's JES2, JES3, STEPLIB, and host output management solutions delivers key innovations and user benefits, including enhanced SMP/e processes, simplified system management, and significant increases in efficiency, productivity, and overall z/OS ROI.” – Shirley Balarezo , President

Precisely

“Precisely is excited to support the additional capabilities of z/OS V2.5, further strengthening the world’s most reliable platform. We look forward to continuing our decades-long commitment to help z/OS customers leverage these enhancements to maximize their performance and efficiency.” – John Reda , Senior VP – Product Management

Advanced Software Technologies

“IBM z/OS V2.5 is designed to enable and drive innovative development to support new hybrid cloud and AI business applications. Advanced Software Technologies has a proud heritage in supporting IBM Z and its predecessors for nearly 40 years, will continue to work together to deliver innovative enterprise-class solutions for our clients around the world." – Liat Sokolov , Dirtector

Model9

Model9 provides a zIIP eligible data management solution that discovers, moves, transforms and manages data in the private or public cloud. We are committed to work and invest in our IBM Z customers to offer day one complete support for z/OS 2.5. With the performance improvements of IBM z/OS Container Extensions as part of z/OS 2.5, our customers can run and manage the Model9 Cloud Data Manager solution on z/OS systems, without relying on any external components.” – Andi S Tepper Klorman, VP Product

Triangle Systems, Inc.

“z/OS 2.5, coupled with the Z15, represents a significant advance in both function and price/performance of the z/OS ecosystem, especially in security and availability. Our IOF product is ready now for 2.5 and provides access to JES2 spool content with a user interface we believe is second to none.” – Jim Ott, President

Direct Computer Resources, Inc.

“The DataVantage(tm) family of products (DataVantage IMS release 7.1, DataVantage Db2 release 12.2, DataVantage DME(tm) release 2.1) are all ready to run on z/OS 2.5 and continue to support the growing need for data privacy through data masking.”  – W. Vitiello, Principal

Advanced Software Products Group, Inc

“ASPG leverages innovation through continuous improvement with IBM Z assuring secure enterprise empowerment.  Our next-gen synergistic alliances are conveyed on z/OS 2.5 through world-class security, availability, and performance.” – Greg Thomason, z/OS Product Manager

NewEra Software Inc.

“NewEra Software eagerly awaits the availability of z/OS 2.5. NewEra will provide same-day support for z/OS 2.5 as it has for every new release of z/OS.  The new features and capabilities help organizations succeed in their modernization efforts and enables our customers for simultaneous deployment.” – Gordon Daniel, Director of Software Development

MPI Tech A/S

MPI Tech Mainframe Suite solutions manage your IBM Z output. We deliver AFP and line data-conversion to PCL and PostScript printers and to PDF for digital solutions. Our solutions integrate with secure pull print solutions to secure confidential output. z/OS 2.5 plays an important role in providing a secure, scalable environment for the underlying transformation process on which organizations are embarking to deliver swift innovation.”  – Gordon Daniel, Director of Software Development

B.O.S. Software Service und Vertrieb GmbH

“B.O.S. Software is excited about the increased capabilities of z/OS 2.5 in our shared focus hybrid cloud, application modernization, and AI. They are in line with B.O.S.‘ devotion to simplifying mainframe data exchange and will allow our customers to reach their objectives even more efficiently.” – Heinrich von Parseval, Head of Support and Technology

Computroll

“We are a small company with large clients. The IBM Z Dallas ISV Center with z/OS 2.5 brings to us the ability to develop and maintain applications without this service we would simply not be able to conduct business with our clients. It brings all the capabilities of z/OS 2.5 to the client with all its inherent capabilities giving us big company support capability from a small company.” – Mike Lusicic, VP

HORIZONT Software GmbH

“z/OS 2.5 introduces further improvements and enhancements that are important for digital transformation, for example TLS 1.3 for System SSL, new Cryptographic hash utilities, enhanced System SSL diagnostic. The new features and the improved Cross-Platform Interoperability help application developers to modernize their IBM Z based applications.” – Josef Dirnberger, Managing Director

ASG Technologies

“ASG Technologies is excited to offer day-one support for new capabilities in IBM z/OS V2.5 that—together with ASG’s mainframe performance, operationsand applications management solutions—enable our mutual customers to accelerate their mainframe development modernization and hybrid cloud strategies.” – Jeff Cherrington, Vice President, Product Management

Enterprise-IT-Security.com

“Great to see how z/OS V2R5 keeps the mainframe platform vital, strong and attractive for large-scale businesses – it’s pure innovation” – Dr. Stephen Fedtke, CTO

GT Software

Everyone at GT Software is excited about the release of z/OS V2.5. IBM’s new hybrid cloud capabilities combined with GT Software’s Intelligent Transformation platform will help make mainframes first-class participants in today’s modern digital ecosystem.” – Alex Heublein, President

GateWAY z/OS

“Mainframes are the most trusted platform on the planet. z/OS V2.R5 will earn even more trust. GateWAY z/OS is making z platforms the most interconnected, at the epicenter of enterprise computing.” – Allen Saurette, President

Hostsystem UB

“Host System Hub continuously works to innovate for our customers, we are eager to fully exploit the z/OS 2.5 enhancements and help our mutual customers.” – Stefan Keil, Chief Developer

UNICOM Global

“IBM’s z/OS V2.5 release aligns perfectly with UNICOM Global’s z15 solutions for enterprise modernization, a perfect platform for rapid transformation and acceleration, enabling the next generation to create new hybrid cloud applications with ease and reducing reliance on specialist mainframe skills.” – Larry Lawler, CTO

The Source Recovery Company

“The Source Recovery Company is thrilled to support  z/OS 2.5 across our portfolio. Ourcompany proudly provides services for recovering COBOL or Assemblersource code from the IBM Z platform.” – James Rahm, VP, Sales & Marketing

QMSI

“z/OS 2.5 and z15 hardware help QMSI provide customers with fast, low cost benefits by using a zIIP for our USPS CASS™ Certified Address Management product, QCODE. Data Spaces are used rather than VSAM for fast access and easy updates to monthly ZIP4 updates. “Mainframe Mailers” love the combination!.” – Tim Gregerson, VP, Principal

COM Software GmbH

“The improvement of z/OS 2.5 based on the support of new hardware will lead to significant performance improvements. COM Software will support their customers to raise these advantages.” – Helmut Roese,  Managing Director

GFS Software

“The release of IBM’s V2R5 is awaited with excitement by GFS Software. Our solutions will be fully supported by z/OS 2.5 from day one, and our clients can continue to count on our commitment to providing efficient management, quality and security control of critical information stored on Z.” – Pedro Figueiroa, Director of International Contracts

SAS Information Technology

“Ongoing demands for security and application availability mean customers need a reliable OS. With SAS 9 on z/OS 2.5 (coming in 2022) having secured data on which SAS customers depend on along with automated detection and procedures to prevent cyber-attacks benefits everyone.” – Tim Campbell, Director, Information Technology

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, VP

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

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

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, CTO

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, VP

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, CTO

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, VP, 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, CTO

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, CTO

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… 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, CTO

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, VP

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, VP, 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

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, VP

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, CTO

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, CTO

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 and CEO

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, 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, VP

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, VP, 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, VP, 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, VP

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, CTO

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, 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, VP 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, VP

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, VP 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, VP, 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, VP

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 and 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, SVP, Engineering

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, CTO

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, SVP, Products and Development

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, 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

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, CTO

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 and CSO

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, VP of Data Center and Cloud Services

Backbase

"Modern banking paradigm starts with customers - outside in - to create a digital engagement layer that can connect to core banking systems." - Jouk Pleiter, Founder and CEO

Fiorano Software

“Fiorano is partnering with IBM Z and LinuxONE to bring to customers Open Banking and ISO 20022 transformation accelerators, to easily comply with regulations, dynamically deliver assets and build capabilities for better customer engagement.” – Biju Suresh Babu, Managing Director, BFS

FUJITSU

“With FUJITSU Enterprise Postgres on IBM LinuxONE, financial organizations have access to a highly secure, scalable and cost-effective solution with high data performance and superior support for large-scale workloads.” – Niki Kennedy, Senior Director, Global Data Management

Intellect Design Arena

"Intellect Digital Core on IBM LinuxONE solution enables banks to be customer-centric, agile, and compliant and allows them to use a technology infrastructure that’s infused with intelligence, protected with advanced security, and future-proofed against the flow of breakthroughs and risks.” — Banesh Prabhu, CEO Intellect SEEC

SunTec

“We help our clients increase the lifetime value of their customer relationships through effective revenue management and real-time customer experience orchestration with cloud-native, cloud-agnostic products.” – Amit Dua, President Client Facing Group

Technisys

“By deploying the cloud-native Cyberbank platform on IBM LinuxONE technology, banks can scale their digital offerings to provide responses in milliseconds to millions of users. The end-to-end capability of Cyberbank is what sets it apart from other banking platforms” — Ricardo Zuasti, CPO

Zafin

“Zafin on IBM Z can enable banks to externalize product, pricing, and billing information from their core systems in real-time leveraging IBM zDIH to create new business values through data and embedded analytics, gain flexibility, agility, and accelerate time to market.” – Al Karim Somji, Founder and CEO

ISV stories

Omni-channel customer experience

Backbase® on IBM Z unifies data from different systems to create a seamless digital customer experience.

Real-time product and pricing experience

Zafin® on IBM Z and Linux on Z offers relationship-based product, pricing, and offer management to improve flexibility.

Relationship-based product and pricing

SunTec® Xelerate on IBM Z and LinuxONE delivers real-time relationship-based product, pricing, and billing to accelerate digital transformation.

Next-gen contextual banking

Intellect Design® Core on IBM Z and LinuxONE delivers an API-driven, contextual banking platform to accelerate channel transformation.

Flexible and extensive digital core banking

Temenos® Transact on IBM Z and LinuxONE offers cloud-native, advanced AI, and API-first technologies for core banking transformation.

Innovative digital core banking

Technisys® Cyberbank NextGen Core on LinuxONE uses parameterization tools to help banks accelerate digital banking efforts.

Frictionless, secure, self-service payments

Fiorano® on IBM Z and LinuxONE offers an API-centric hybrid integration platform for open banking, payments, and compliance.

Optimized open-source database platform

FUJITSU® Enterprise Postgres on LinuxONE delivers enterprise-ready requirements for security, HTAP workloads, and high availability.

Modern enterprise database

MongoDB® on IBM Z and LinuxONE supports the data serving needs of enterprise businesses with reliability, scalability, and reduced overhead.