2018 Mainframe Solutions Edition - SE5

EDITOR'S LETTER

All of the Product Info You Need-
And a Little More
A

EVELYN HOOVER
Content Director | MSP TechMedia
ehoover@msptechmedia.com

s a child, when my sister, who is 10 years my senior, wrote letters home from
whichever Army base she was stationed at, I corrected her grammar and sent
her letters back. Today, her letters to me are few and far between-and really short.
She's afraid to write to me, even though I've changed from the cocky preteen armed
with a red pen.
Still, I'm a word girl. I always have been. Numbers aren't my thing. So, as I was examining
investment options, I knew I couldn't come up with a solution on my own. After searching
online, I found a directory of financial planners with offices within an hour's drive of my
rural Minnesota home. After reading through their profiles and offerings, I found one
that suited my needs.
My other option would have been to search and try to compare them manually. The
directory took the guesswork out of my quest.
Aggregating solutions to simplify purchasing decisions is the goal of the
Solutions Edition you're looking at right now. We've rounded up a host of IBM Z* software,
hardware and services to help you make informed purchase decisions.
So, whether you need to modernize an application or you want a high availability
solution, the categorized listings in our Solutions Edition can help solve your need. Turn
to page 8 to learn more about using the guide.
Articles on key topic areas also provide additional information. The content pieces
include links to magazine articles you may have missed in 2017 or want to re-read.
Because we recognize that the mainframe business partners have unique perspectives
on their areas of expertise or industry trends, we invited them to write sponsored thought
leadership content. You'll find these pieces throughout the pages of the Solutions Edition.
If you have any thoughts or feedback on how we can improve the Solutions Edition
next year, drop me a line. I'll respond as soon as I finish meeting with my new financial
planner.

Evelyn Hoover
Content Director

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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
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