IBM Systems magazine, IBM Z Nov/Dec 2020 - 9

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SITES THAT HAVE YET TO
MODERNIZE THEIR Z/OS
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The mainframe maintains its status as the most trusted and reliable IT
infrastructure used by many of the world's largest enterprises. Yearly hardware upgrades continue to push the mainframe to higher limits of speed,
security and functionality than ever could have been imagined a few
decades ago.
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require changes within the infrastructure performance and capacity team.
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the mainframe to younger generations. However, sites are rapidly learning
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The most important applications today are cross-platform in
nature, with the mainframe serving
as a system of record and executing transactions while distributed
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IBM Systems magazine, IBM Z Nov/Dec 2020

Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of IBM Systems magazine, IBM Z Nov/Dec 2020

Welcome: Helping clients thrive in an always-on world
Currents: Increased uptime reduces TCO for IBM Z clients
Currents: On the web
Currents: Celebrating 20 years of Linux on IBM Z
Currents: The new and improved Master the Mainframe
Features: Cyberresilience: Moving Beyond Cybersecurity: A successful resilience strategy stems from well-defined requirements for high availability, continuous operations and continuous availability
Features: Expanding Cloud Capabilities: Red Hat OpenShift can now run on IBM Z, IBM LinuxONE and IBM Power for an infrastructure-agnostic model
Techbits: Improve recovery time with IBM System Recovery Boost
Techbits: How to utilize IBM Safeguarded Copy
Techbits: Ask the expert: IBM Secure Execution
Beyond the Box: M&T Bank Senior Mainframe Security Engineer and IBM Champion Byron Smith promotes the mainframe through mentorship
IBM Systems magazine, IBM Z Nov/Dec 2020 - Intro
IBM Systems magazine, IBM Z Nov/Dec 2020 - Cover1
IBM Systems magazine, IBM Z Nov/Dec 2020 - Cover2
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IBM Systems magazine, IBM Z Nov/Dec 2020 - 5
IBM Systems magazine, IBM Z Nov/Dec 2020 - Welcome: Helping clients thrive in an always-on world
IBM Systems magazine, IBM Z Nov/Dec 2020 - 7
IBM Systems magazine, IBM Z Nov/Dec 2020 - Currents: On the web
IBM Systems magazine, IBM Z Nov/Dec 2020 - 9
IBM Systems magazine, IBM Z Nov/Dec 2020 - 10
IBM Systems magazine, IBM Z Nov/Dec 2020 - 11
IBM Systems magazine, IBM Z Nov/Dec 2020 - Currents: Celebrating 20 years of Linux on IBM Z
IBM Systems magazine, IBM Z Nov/Dec 2020 - 13
IBM Systems magazine, IBM Z Nov/Dec 2020 - Currents: The new and improved Master the Mainframe
IBM Systems magazine, IBM Z Nov/Dec 2020 - 15
IBM Systems magazine, IBM Z Nov/Dec 2020 - 16
IBM Systems magazine, IBM Z Nov/Dec 2020 - 17
IBM Systems magazine, IBM Z Nov/Dec 2020 - Features: Cyberresilience: Moving Beyond Cybersecurity: A successful resilience strategy stems from well-defined requirements for high availability, continuous operations and continuous availability
IBM Systems magazine, IBM Z Nov/Dec 2020 - 19
IBM Systems magazine, IBM Z Nov/Dec 2020 - 20
IBM Systems magazine, IBM Z Nov/Dec 2020 - 21
IBM Systems magazine, IBM Z Nov/Dec 2020 - 22
IBM Systems magazine, IBM Z Nov/Dec 2020 - 23
IBM Systems magazine, IBM Z Nov/Dec 2020 - Features: Expanding Cloud Capabilities: Red Hat OpenShift can now run on IBM Z, IBM LinuxONE and IBM Power for an infrastructure-agnostic model
IBM Systems magazine, IBM Z Nov/Dec 2020 - 25
IBM Systems magazine, IBM Z Nov/Dec 2020 - 26
IBM Systems magazine, IBM Z Nov/Dec 2020 - 27
IBM Systems magazine, IBM Z Nov/Dec 2020 - Techbits: Improve recovery time with IBM System Recovery Boost
IBM Systems magazine, IBM Z Nov/Dec 2020 - 29
IBM Systems magazine, IBM Z Nov/Dec 2020 - Techbits: How to utilize IBM Safeguarded Copy
IBM Systems magazine, IBM Z Nov/Dec 2020 - Techbits: Ask the expert: IBM Secure Execution
IBM Systems magazine, IBM Z Nov/Dec 2020 - Beyond the Box: M&T Bank Senior Mainframe Security Engineer and IBM Champion Byron Smith promotes the mainframe through mentorship
IBM Systems magazine, IBM Z Nov/Dec 2020 - Cover3
IBM Systems magazine, IBM Z Nov/Dec 2020 - Cover4
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