Phoenix Software International
“I’m blown away by the innovation IBM hardware developers have demonstrated with the Telum chip in the IBM z16. The new communication fabric and cache restructure are masterful works of engineering art.”
– Edward Jaffe, CTO
“Great to see how IBM keeps the mainframe platform vital, strong and attractive for large-scale businesses. The combination of z16 and AI is pure innovation.”
– Dr. Stephen Fedtke, CTO
Tone Software Corporation
“The IBM z16 innovations expand the horizon for today’s businesses, providing a flexible foundation to build next-gen environments, as well as an enhanced platform to leverage existing core technologies, such as Tone’s JES management, STEPLIB and ISPF management, and Host Output Management solutions.”
– Shirley Balarezo, President
Applied Performance Technologies, Inc.
“PerfTechPro zAnalytics® is excited to announce first day support of the new IBM z16 providing assistance managing Hybrid Cloud infrastructure costs while supporting innovation in Hybrid environments. zAnalytics offers cost effective solutions which allow customers to take full advantage of IBM Z.”
– William P Hart, Vice President
“ZETALY takes advantage of z16 capabilities by running our ZETALY Suite on IFL engines on Linux on Z and utilizing zIIP engines on z/OS by containerizing our Suite to run in zCX. By leveraging the new IBM z16 and its many benefits, this allows us to help our customers accelerate their modernization journey with IT Observability."
– Redwene Haddou, CTO
“Bloombase is excited with the announcement of the new IBM z16. Bloombase and IBM have a longstanding partnership being driven by enterprise adoption of hybrid-cloud and their need to secure their crown-jewel data – from the IBM Z platform, multi-cloud, hyper-converged, composable infrastructures, and beyond.”
– Sean Xiang, CEO
“The introduction of on-chip acceleration for AI with the new IBM Telum processor in the next generation of IBM Z, is a critical step forward for our mutual customers. It brings AI directly where it’s needed most – the low latency, high volume workloads that drive the majority of the world’s transactional economy. Keeping the system of record data on Z offers security and latency advantages and the IBM Telum processor will help our joint customers exploit those advantages by embedding AI for insights and risk mitigation directly into Z workloads. With over 30 years of strategic partnership with IBM, Rocket Software has deep technical and domain expertise to offer innovative solutions for IBM Z and is moving forward with IBM and our mutual customers to exploit these profound new capabilities”.
– Jeff Cherrington, VP Product Management, and Tim Willging, VP of Engineering and Distinguished Engineer
“IBM z16 offers a new, state-of-the-art IBM Telum processor with multiple advancements including increased performance, novel chip packaging, caching architecture, and cutting edge on-chip AI acceleration for high-speed inferencing. Capgemini is very excited to partner with IBM on its journey to take advantage of these innovations.
Telum adds a dedicated on-chip AI accelerator that brings consistent low AI latency, expediting fraud detection during real time trades and transactions. Telum encrypts main memory for increased security in trusted execution environments, making it an excellent choice for handling sensitive data in hybrid cloud architectures. It also increases the already amazing IBM Z availability via a redesigned memory interface capable of tolerating complete channel or DIMM failures, which can transparently recover data without impacting response time. The IBM z16 will be positioned for Quantum Safe Computing via a new Crypto Express card with APIs to modernize existing applications as well as build new ones leveraging quantum safe cryptographic algorithms... Capgemini looks forward to leveraging the exciting new technologies of this next generation of the IBM Z platform.”
– Ronnie Maffa, Vice President – Head of Engineering, Americas and APAC, Capgemini Engineering
“The increased performance of the RoCE and OSA adapters in IBM z16, coupled with Alebra’s Parallel Data Mover (PDM) running in zIIP engines provide great value and unparalleled throughput for customers who need to either access data cross-platform or copy data between platforms. Quantum-Safe Cryptography on IBM z16 provides enhanced security for key exchange by our product. Flex Capacity on IBM z16 coupled with PDM’s VIPA support provides customers fast and cost-effective solutions for disaster recovery. As we deliver public and hybrid cloud connections to all types of data on IBM Z, Red Hat OpenShift Containers provide additional opportunities for the integration of IBM Z and the cloud. We are pleased with the significant improvements to our IBM Z offerings afforded by the IBM z16 announcement.”
– Bill Yeager, CTO, Alebra Technologies, Inc.
“INTERCHIP's RealTime Defrag is looking forward to optimizing the System Storage space usage 24x7 with IBM z16. The combination of RealTime Defrag and IBM z16 is a powerful combination to advance the IBM Z Ecosystem that is dependent on scalability, availability, and security.”
– Alexander Buschmann, CTO
“We anticipate that the new IBM z16 is going to be a game changer, not only for IBM but for PKWARE as well. It reinforces PKWARE’s commitment to the crypto-conscious platform. With the extensive set of modernization tools and infrastructure, PKWARE expects to rapidly grow and accelerate our cybersecurity offerings. In fact, PKWARE’s cybersecurity platform and tools are poised to take advantage of the modernized development infrastructure available in the new IBM z16 that makes coding, testing, and deploying our solution on-prem, in the cloud, or in a hybrid cloud environment an easy and pliable task. Our engineers are going to be doing things that we have only dreamed about in the past, and we couldn’t be more excited about.”
– Jason Dobbs, Chief Technology Officer
“The IBM z16 and Dell Technologies PowerMax and DLm storage together deliver performance, security, and flexibility to satisfy the most demanding mainframe environments. Customers can continue to count on our 30-year partnership for mutual compatibility, support and commitment to storage innovation.”
– Robert Decrescenzo, SVP Product Development Engineering
“NewEra Software believes that IBM z16 is a must-have platform for clients who want to accelerate digital transformation in a hybrid environment. The new features and capabilities of IBM z16 will help organizations succeed in their modernization efforts and enables our customers for simultaneous deployment.”
– Gordon Daniel, Director of Software Development
Limes Datentechnik GmbH
“The IBM z16 increases the interoperability between monolithic systems and distributed service-oriented solutions and unifies this on a conductive platform. As the link between these worlds, we benefit greatly from the new features of IBM z16 and will make them available to customers via our software.”
– Falk Reichbott, CTO
Direct Computer Resources, Inc.
“The IBM z16 represents the next chapter in AI, security and innovation of the IBM Z platform. DataVantage® for IMS, DataVantage for Db2 and DataVantage DME all fully support the IBM z16 processor at GA time.”
– Dave Simpson, Mainframe Product Manager
“The IBM z16 provides the encryption features and faster crypto processing required by today's customers.”
– Don Mais, CTO
Action Software International
“IBM’s z16 adds numerous enhancements to keep the z platform at the forefront of high-performance secure computing. Action Software International looks forward to maximizing manageability and auditability of z/OS on IBM z16 with its leading-edge systems management products eventACTION and ussACTION.”
– Peter Sharma, VP Marketing
“Duke Software is excited to support IBM z16, which will help drive additional flexibility of Open Source capabilities. Especially Zowe, which is a great tool to accelerate your journey to modernization on the IBM Z platform . z/XPF’s current install process requires z/OS specific skills. By integrating our install with Zowe, we will be able to eliminate that requirement. It is definitely a win-win situation.”
– Dave Day, Owner
“Many of our largest customers rely on the IBM Z Platform to run their critical business applications. As an IBM partner, we are privileged to work with IBM to enhance our products to support our customers as they take advantage of the new features available of IBM z16. Updates related to security and availability are crucial as we work with our clients to drive their business growth in an ever-changing world”
– Steve Carrillo, VP of Support
“Informatica is excited to support our IBM Z customers on this significant IBM z16release. Our customers rely on the latest IBM Z technology for operational business critical systems and on Informatica to help integrate their data using Informatica’s “Intelligent Data Management Cloud”.
– Philip Line, Director, Product Management
“IntelliMagic is delighted to support the innovations of IBM z16 in IntelliMagic Vision. The new integrated AI Accelerator and additional processor capacity in IBM z16 will take our mutual customers to the next level. IntelliMagic and IBM will continue to work together to deliver innovative solutions for the IBM Z platform”.
– Els Das, CEO
“With IBM’s modern Hybrid Cloud Infrastructure, Crawford Technologies and IBM provide our clients with a secure, dependable, and scalable transaction processing platform to manage mission-critical customer communications and workloads. Crawford Technologies looks forward to continuing our partnership with IBM and delivering to our customer the world's fastest and most accurate, document transformation, post composition and output management solutions for today’s digital economy”.
– Ernie Crawford, CEO
21st Century Software
“With the introduction of IBM z16, IBM continues to make good on their commitment that the platform plays a crucial role in enterprise computing and is a key component in their Hybrid Cloud strategy. The announcement of the Telum processor for IBM z16 is a significant innovation to enable AI on-platform - close to the data - for true real-time insights”.
– Lisa Klemens, VP of Business Development
“The demand for hybrid cloud is expanding rapidly as organizations prioritize the security and containerization of their cloud modernization strategy. Through containerization, they are able to accelerate their hybrid cloud journey while ensuring essential features like portability, pre-enabled security, and high availability.
FUJITSU Enterprise Postgres and IBM Z continue to collaborate and deliver a true, secure hybrid cloud with Fujitsu’s security features including Transparent Data Encryption and Data Masking combining with the new capabilities of IBM z16 to enable the IBM Z Ecosystem to leverage the latest technologies.”
– Niki Kennedy, Senior Director, Data Management
“BMC is pleased with IBM’s continued commitment to improving and evolving the Z Series to meet the ever-changing needs of enterprise customers. IBM’s z16 will provide embedded AI for real-time fraud detection and prevention, increased performance, unmatched resiliency, and more. BMC AMI and BMC Compuware solutions will work seamlessly with IBM z16 to help customers power their digital business securely, agilely, and cost-effectively.”
– April Hickel, Vice President, BMC Product Management
Sine Nomine Associates
“With z16, Sine Nomine Associates is looking forward to helping customers find new ways to exploit the AI built into these systems along with the power of Quantum as a specialty service in a new Hybrid Compute model that will continue to advance this cutting edge technology. ”
– Kurt Acker, Principal IT Architect
“FICO is excited to work with IBM on future projects that involve the new generation for the hybrid cloud environment and all available opportunities that IBM z16 has to offer the computing community. ”
– Ernestine McDaniel, GTS Server Systems Sr. Manager
“zNEXT is a next level platform for the exploitation of hybrid cloud. In combination with Broadcom’s software solutions, clients can capitalize on opportunities to advance AI, cybersecurity, and application development with the platform. ”
– Joe Doria, Chief Marketing Officer
“Software AG is excited about IBM’s investment in security, resiliency, AI and the hybrid cloud with IBM z16. Adding innovations like pervasive encryption into our product portfolio, ensures our Adabas & Natural customers continue to benefit from the highest standards of security in the market.”
– Arno Theiss, General Manager, Adabas & Natural and Mainframe Solutions
Watson & Walker
“Watson & Walker is very excited about the latest IBM z16. We are living in a data-intensive world, and the new CPC cache design will help Z customers churn through even larger volumes of data more efficiently than ever. The enhanced memory efficiency is also a perfect match for the new AI accelerator, offering unmatched capabilities for data-hungry applications. From the infrastructure perspective, the new AI enhancements will enable the latest AIOps products to deliver functions and efficiencies that will cement z/OS’ position as the industry’s flagship operating system.”
– Frank Kyne, President
“UNICOM’s digital transformation solutions, powered by IBM Z, deliver the performance and resiliency enterprises demand. The IBM z16 offers best-in-industry cryptographic services, on-chip accelerators to power AI and, when fully loaded, it can run 3.5 million Docker containers: that’s impressive!”
– Larry Lawler, Chief Technology Officer
“Beta Systems welcomes the new IBM z16 with its new abilities for hybrid cloud and mainframe computing. We are excited to support IBM z16 with our software products and help our customers to open this next chapter of secure, scalable, high performance enterprise computing with the IBM Z system.”
– Boris Kemp, Director Product Strategy, Beta Systems DCI Software AG
“...HCL and IBM collaborate closely to design product roadmaps and capabilities that bring out the best of the Z Platform and delight mainframe practitioners. HCL and IBM's continued focus, investment and advancement of the Z Platform provides a productive path forward to clients who are looking to modernize their investments toward hybrid models and innovative user experiences that will assist inspire the new generation of mainframe users. We are excited about the new capabilities about IBM z16 and look forward to support our joint customers.”
– Jennifer Bean, Global Director, Mainframe Portfolio, HCL Software
“The combined power of Zafin’s Product and Pricing Lifecycle Management and the IBM z16 deliver end-to-end analytics and AI capabilities that enable real-time pricing, alerts, and a customer 360 view at scale through a composable architecture that allows banks to accelerate innovation, optimize pricing, billing & related functions, and create new value for every customer interaction – no transaction is left behind.”
– Venkataraman Balasubramanian, Zafin EVP and Chief Technology Officer