2018 Mainframe Solutions Edition - SE3

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TOP PRIORITIES FOR 2018:

Mainframe Optimization
and Big Data Analytics
Our annual survey of IT professionals indicates
that the z/OS mainframe remains an important
focus in organizations, with it acting as the main
hub for business-critical applications by providing
high-volume transaction and database processing.
In fact, in the past year, organizations increased
spending for mainframe capacity, new mainframe
applications and mainframe data analytics. IT
infrastructure optimization, cost reduction and
spending control remains forefront with many
organizations looking at consolidation of duplicative
systems and functions to reduce the IT footprint.

Leverage of zIIP for Mainframe
CPU Optimization
Many organizations are looking to leverage IBM z
Integrated Information Processor (zIIP) engines
to offload General Processor cycles to maximize
resources and delay or prevent hardware upgrades.
They are also looking at mainframe optimization
to fund other strategic projects such as enhanced
mainframe data analytics to support better business
decisions.
The Syncsort ZPSaver Suite is a set of enhanced
technologies for Syncsort's MFX mainframe sort to
offload Copy, SMS Compression and Sort processing
to zIIPs, effectively reducing the workload on the
main CPU. ZPSaver delivers faster processing,
reduces general CPU usage, frees up cycles for other
workloads and helps to delay capacity upgrades.

sources from other platforms to support better
business analytics and decisions. The primary focus for
analytics centers on meeting security and compliance
regulations, achieving IT operational efficiency, and
ensuring service level agreements are met.
Syncsort Ironstream® collects log data from SMF,
RMF, Syslog and other z/OS sources and forwards
that data in real time to the analytics platforms
where it can be correlated and analyzed with
information from other systems. Ironstream provides
total visibility into z/OS systems and applications
without the need for z/OS monitoring systems or
for specialized mainframe expertise.

Capacity Planning for Better IT
Infrastructure Optimization
Many organizations have duplicate systems and
functions which are not well-managed or optimized
to capacity, causing unneeded upgrades or underutilized systems. The ability to collect data across
mainframe and other platforms to optimize capacity
planning and management is increasing
in importance.
Syncsort's athene® ES/1 Advisor provides daily
system analysis of IBM Z Systems environments by
collecting all necessary metrics for each system.
Athene ES/1 Advisor comprehensive analysis helps to
eliminate collection by multiple third-party products.

Big Iron Data Analytics to Support
Better Business Decisions
Organizations are looking to exploit the abundance
of information collected on z/OS using analytics
tools to provide enhanced visibility beyond what
can be gained from the traditional on-platform tools.
Integration of mainframe data provides enhanced
visualization and enables correlation with data

To learn more about Syncsort's mainframe
optimization, big iron data analytics and capacity
planning solutions visit: www.syncsort.com
or contact your local Syncsort representative.


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Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of 2018 Mainframe Solutions Edition

Editor's Letter
Application Development
Business Intelligence/Analytics
Communications and Connectivity
Database
Education
HA/DR Backup
Linux on z Systems
Performance
Security
Services/Consulting
Software Vertical Markets
Systems Management
Tools and Utilities
Web Development
Market Changes Increase Demand for Nimble Developers
Business Continuity Depends on Backup and Recovery Plans
IBM z14 Features Accelerate Performance
Pervasive Encryption Keeps all Data Secure
z/OS Tools Spot Systems Management Issues
CM First Group: Application Development
Compuware Corporation: Application Development
21st Century Software: HA/DR Backup
Key Resources Inc.: Security
Product Index
2018 Mainframe Solutions Edition - SECover1
2018 Mainframe Solutions Edition - SECover2
2018 Mainframe Solutions Edition - SE3
2018 Mainframe Solutions Edition - SE4
2018 Mainframe Solutions Edition - Editor's Letter
2018 Mainframe Solutions Edition - SE6
2018 Mainframe Solutions Edition - SE7
2018 Mainframe Solutions Edition - SE8
2018 Mainframe Solutions Edition - CT1
2018 Mainframe Solutions Edition - CT2
2018 Mainframe Solutions Edition - SE9
2018 Mainframe Solutions Edition - Market Changes Increase Demand for Nimble Developers
2018 Mainframe Solutions Edition - CM First Group: Application Development
2018 Mainframe Solutions Edition - Application Development
2018 Mainframe Solutions Edition - Compuware Corporation: Application Development
2018 Mainframe Solutions Edition - SE14
2018 Mainframe Solutions Edition - SE15
2018 Mainframe Solutions Edition - Communications and Connectivity
2018 Mainframe Solutions Edition - Database
2018 Mainframe Solutions Edition - Education
2018 Mainframe Solutions Edition - Business Continuity Depends on Backup and Recovery Plans
2018 Mainframe Solutions Edition - 21st Century Software: HA/DR Backup
2018 Mainframe Solutions Edition - HA/DR Backup
2018 Mainframe Solutions Edition - SE22
2018 Mainframe Solutions Edition - Performance
2018 Mainframe Solutions Edition - IBM z14 Features Accelerate Performance
2018 Mainframe Solutions Edition - SE25
2018 Mainframe Solutions Edition - SE26
2018 Mainframe Solutions Edition - Pervasive Encryption Keeps all Data Secure
2018 Mainframe Solutions Edition - Key Resources Inc.: Security
2018 Mainframe Solutions Edition - Security
2018 Mainframe Solutions Edition - SE30
2018 Mainframe Solutions Edition - SE31
2018 Mainframe Solutions Edition - SE32
2018 Mainframe Solutions Edition - SE33
2018 Mainframe Solutions Edition - SE34
2018 Mainframe Solutions Edition - SE35
2018 Mainframe Solutions Edition - Software Vertical Markets
2018 Mainframe Solutions Edition - z/OS Tools Spot Systems Management Issues
2018 Mainframe Solutions Edition - Systems Management
2018 Mainframe Solutions Edition - SE39
2018 Mainframe Solutions Edition - SE40
2018 Mainframe Solutions Edition - SE41
2018 Mainframe Solutions Edition - Tools and Utilities
2018 Mainframe Solutions Edition - Web Development
2018 Mainframe Solutions Edition - Product Index
2018 Mainframe Solutions Edition - SE45
2018 Mainframe Solutions Edition - SE46
2018 Mainframe Solutions Edition - SECover3
2018 Mainframe Solutions Edition - SECover4
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