What IBM Z Decision Support can do for your business

IBM® Z® Decision Support (formerly IBM Tivoli Decision Support for z/OS®) collects SMF and other structured data sources on IBM Z and other platforms for easy access to historical enterprise-wide IT utilization information that assists in performance reporting, service-level management and usage accounting.

Transforming raw system data into actionable analytical insights using automated, real-time gathering and continuous curation of SMF data, IBM Z Decision Support provides an integrated view of your operational data enabling you to increase IT efficiency and reduce costs.


Faster access to insight

Near real-time data collection and curation with zIIP-eligible processing can lower overhead and get analysis and insight within minutes of SMF record creation to ensure system resource availability.

Modern visualization

Out-of-the-box dashboards on key performance metrics and capacity planning delivered on Cognos Analytics and output directly to Splunk or Elastic Stack via integration with Common Data Provider.

Keep data close to the platform

Ensure your valuable IBM Z data remains under your control using the end-to-end collection and curation process that keeps the data on platform.

IBM Z Decision Support key features

  • Automated data gathering
  • Continuous curation of key performance metrics
  • Consumable out-of-the-box dashboards
  • Extensible data framework