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support of IBM's Tailored Fit Pricing.
Clients like retailer Dillard's and
financial services firm Bradesco have
benefited from Tailored Fit Pricing.
"Like Dillard's and Bradesco, other
clients using Tailored Fit Pricing have
reported improved peak performance
and enhanced planning capabilities,"
Mead says ("Tailored Fit Pricing for
IBM Z Unlocks the Full Power of the
Platform," bit.ly/2pgZ9Bl).

Mapping Resiliency
Mainframe clients have different levels
of resiliency requirements, which
affect how systems are managed.
IBM has created an IBM Z Resiliency
Maturity Model to guide customers as
they assess their current resiliency
investments and determine new
requirements for business workloads.
The model's four resiliency levels
begin with single server clients and
progress to a complete continuous

availability environment. The four
levels are: resilient/reliable, failover,
fault tolerant and fault tolerant within
the primary data center. "The model
describes service characteristics at
each level, such as automation and
systems management, and include
compute requirements for each level,
along with data availability for each
level, all with the data center," writes
Bob Abrams, a senior technical staff
member at IBM, and David Petersen,
an IBM Distinguished Engineer.
The Resiliency Maturity Model
will help IT determine what the
system needs for recovery, plan
investments toward that goal and how
to re-evaluate organization plans,
competition and expectations as needs
change ("How Resilient Is Your IBM Z
System of Record?," bit.ly/35x0dBV).

When in Doubt, Ask Watson
IBM has added a new resource for
clients. The IBM Support Portal

ASG-Enterprise
Orchestrator

ASG-PRO/JCL: Advanced
JCL Validation and Integrity

ASG-Enterprise Orchestrator delivers
cross-technology stack orchestration
of critical enterprise value streams.
Spanning capabilities from mainframe
to cloud, ASG-Enterprise Orchestrator
offers workload automation, value
stream visibility and DevOps tool-chain
coordination required to optimize
value streams. It delivers control from
a single view and choreographs work
across a broad spectrum of technology
stacks and software packages.

ASG-PRO/JCL is a Job Control Language
(JCL) management solution that helps
mainframe data centers achieve and
operate a production JCL environment
that's error free, standardized and
optimized with a DevOps-enabled
Eclipse plugin. Developers can use
the traditional ISPF interface, the
Eclipse IDE or the Compuware Topaz
Workbench.

ASG Technologies
239-435-2200
asg.com

ASG Technologies
239-435-2200
asg.com

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harnesses the cognitive capabilities
of IBM Watson* to provide self-help
for clients and give them a more
efficient experience. Watson can
help users search and find answers
to their questions. Users can talk to
the Watson Chatbot to find a solution.
If the problem can't be resolved, the
Chatbot will refer the user to a live
agent or open up a case, writes John
C. Shebey III, IBM senior software
engineer.
IBM Support now uses the
Watson technology-based Cognitive
Support Platform (CSP). IBM Support
agents use knowledge content from
Watson to help them rapidly solve
a client's problem. Watson helps
agents prioritize cases so that the
most critical cases get immediate
attention. In addition, the CSP can sift
through details and assign cases to
the agent with the most expertise in
the problem area ("What's New in IBM
Support?," bit.ly/2IL4E2f).

ASG-Zeke
ASG-Zeke is an automated production
scheduler that dynamically queues/
dispatches batch jobs and listens
for events to control every aspect
of your job schedule. It's a robust,
functionality-mature system for
scheduling commands, automatic
variable calculation/substitution,
step-level condition code validation,
workload balancing, schedule
forecasting/simulation, security, JCL
libraries interfaces, electronic vaulting,
pre-built calendars and other utilities.
ASG Technologies
239-435-2200
asg.com


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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
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IBM Systems magazine, IBM Z Nov/Dec 2020 - Welcome: Helping clients thrive in an always-on world
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IBM Systems magazine, IBM Z Nov/Dec 2020 - Currents: On the web
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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
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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
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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
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IBM Systems magazine, IBM Z Nov/Dec 2020 - Techbits: Improve recovery time with IBM System Recovery Boost
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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
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