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active data, cross-platform virtualization, end-to-end encryption and embedded digital certificates, to name a few. In the past year alone, IBM introduced the new zEnterprise* EC12 and enhanced Power Systems* offerings, PureSystems* and Smarter Storage, all serving as proof points to the company’s breadth of systems offerings. “IBM has developed a full portfolio of systems that address the range of client needs. IBM enterprise systems deliver cloud infrastructure at scale, ensure critical data is always available and provide ultimate security,” Johnston says. Thanks to a more than $1 billion investment in R&D, the zEnterprise System offers some of the most sophisticated data warehousing and analytics solutions with among the fastest query performance in the market, making it ideal for operational analytics. It also sports unmatched security, resilience and reliability. The next generation of IBM Power Systems* servers—the Power 770, 780 and 795—drive business growth by delivering superior IT economics with dynamic, scalable resource allocation and self-tuned consolidated workloads. Dynamic tuning for big data, real-time processing and built-in availability provide business insight and faster service delivery. As organizations begin down the path toward Smarter Computing, they must also reevaluate how they store data. Smarter Storage solutions enable fast information delivery, enhanced security and built-in efficiency. The IBM PureSystems family of expert integrated systems combines the flexibility of general-purpose systems, the elasticity of cloud and the simplicity of an appliance tuned to the workload. “All of these solutions help make Smarter Computing a reality for our clients by offering the systems foundation choices they need to tackle

cloud, analytics, security threats, data at massive scale and so much more,” Johnston explains. “Our purpose is to support organizations that are seeking to transform their infrastructure to solve today’s challenges and be ready for what tomorrow will bring. Clients today have choices in delivery model, whether they choose to build their own infrastructures from our leading systems and software, or to leverage a partner to build and run their infrastructure, or to consume the service through the cloud—we’re prepared to help each organization design their own best strategy.”

environment is expected to reach $15 million. Environmental costs are expected to decrease by 80 percent and a 50 percent reduction in Web hosting costs is anticipated. “Nationwide was facing problems not uncommon to growing enterprises. The company was running out of floor space, cooling and electricity, and the servers were considerably underutilized. Now Nationwide is able to take those savings and try out new ideas,” Johnston says.

Opportunities for Innovation
IBM surveys have helped shine light on IT leaders’ winning formula for success. Organizations with leaders who keep cloud, data and security central to their infrastructure strategies realize greater efficiency, and speed and agility in the data center, according to Johnston. Ultimately, they are open to more opportunities for innovation. A cloud-based infrastructure allows for more rapid deployment of IT services and increased economic efficiency. With digital content expected to increase 48 percent from 2011 to 2012, big data represents a huge opportunity to the organization that is equipped to analyze it and use it to drive decision making. The importance of security in a modern IT environment cannot be underestimated as more data is captured and stored and new cloud models are deployed. IBM recognizes CIOs are being asked to not only solve for today’s technology demands, but to be leaders of change for their organizations. “We enjoy working with our clients to help them move from solving problems one ‘today’ at a time, to driving technology infrastructure decisions that enable them to be poised for future challenges and opportunities,” Johnston says. b Evelyn Hoover is executive editor of Smarter Computing Magazine.

Client Innovation
IBM has many innovative clients, like the City and County of Honolulu, which is featured in the cover story on page 10. These clients understand the value IBM provides and have seen IT take the lead in enabling positive change in their organizations. Premier Healthcare Alliance is another example. It implemented a repository of clinical information— a trusted platform for sharing and analyzing clinical data from more than 86,000 healthcare providers—in order to identify best practices for improving patient care. In one project, 157 hospitals saved an estimated 24,800 lives while reducing healthcare spending by $2.85 billion. Premier Healthcare Alliance uses a full complement of IBM information management, analytics and cloud technologies running on Power Systems, as well as IBM Information Agenda Engagement services. Leading insurance underwriter Nationwide moved to a flexible virtualized IT environment to avoid a multimillion-dollar data center build-out. The U.S.-based company runs several information management, analytics and cloud technologies on System z*. The cost savings over the next three years of Nationwide’s new IT

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IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe Edition - November/December 2012
Table of Contents
Editor's Desk: Been There, Done That
IBM Perspective: Not All Clouds Are Designed Equal
Insider: What's Really Driving Peak CPU Usage?
Focus on Storage: The DS8870 Provides up to Three Times the Performance of Its Predecessor
Case Study: A Capital Investment: DTCC implements tools to ensure its networking infrastructure is ready for anything
Cover Story: A Clear Vision for Cloud: System z GM Doug Balog on why zEnterprise provides a firm foundation for a secure cloud
Feature: Overcoming Cloud Obstacles: The benefits far outweigh the challenges associated with cloud integration
Tech Corner: From Silicon to Architecture, zEC12 Innovations Push the Envelope
Administrator: IBM zAware Extends z/OS Resilience to Another Level
Solutions: Attach Facility; DataSniff; AutoPilot; Eclipse; Correlog Enterprise Server 5.1
Advertisers Index
Stop Run: IBM Distinguished Engineer Joe Temple Reflects on His Juggling Past
Reference Point - Global Events, Education, Resources for Power Systems
Smarter Computing
2013 Mainframe Buyer's Guide Index
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe Edition - November/December 2012 - Intro
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe Edition - November/December 2012 - IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe Edition - November/December 2012
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe Edition - November/December 2012 - Cover2
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe Edition - November/December 2012 - 1
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe Edition - November/December 2012 - Table of Contents
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe Edition - November/December 2012 - 3
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe Edition - November/December 2012 - 4
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe Edition - November/December 2012 - 5
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe Edition - November/December 2012 - Editor's Desk: Been There, Done That
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe Edition - November/December 2012 - IBM Perspective: Not All Clouds Are Designed Equal
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe Edition - November/December 2012 - Insider: What's Really Driving Peak CPU Usage?
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe Edition - November/December 2012 - BB1
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe Edition - November/December 2012 - BB2
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe Edition - November/December 2012 - 9
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe Edition - November/December 2012 - 10
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe Edition - November/December 2012 - Focus on Storage: The DS8870 Provides up to Three Times the Performance of Its Predecessor
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe Edition - November/December 2012 - 12
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe Edition - November/December 2012 - 13
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe Edition - November/December 2012 - Case Study: A Capital Investment: DTCC implements tools to ensure its networking infrastructure is ready for anything
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe Edition - November/December 2012 - 15
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe Edition - November/December 2012 - 16
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe Edition - November/December 2012 - 17
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe Edition - November/December 2012 - 18
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe Edition - November/December 2012 - 19
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe Edition - November/December 2012 - Cover Story: A Clear Vision for Cloud: System z GM Doug Balog on why zEnterprise provides a firm foundation for a secure cloud
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe Edition - November/December 2012 - 21
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe Edition - November/December 2012 - 22
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe Edition - November/December 2012 - 23
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe Edition - November/December 2012 - 24
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe Edition - November/December 2012 - 25
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe Edition - November/December 2012 - Feature: Overcoming Cloud Obstacles: The benefits far outweigh the challenges associated with cloud integration
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe Edition - November/December 2012 - 27
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe Edition - November/December 2012 - 28
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe Edition - November/December 2012 - 29
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe Edition - November/December 2012 - Tech Corner: From Silicon to Architecture, zEC12 Innovations Push the Envelope
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe Edition - November/December 2012 - 31
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe Edition - November/December 2012 - 32
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe Edition - November/December 2012 - 33
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe Edition - November/December 2012 - Administrator: IBM zAware Extends z/OS Resilience to Another Level
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe Edition - November/December 2012 - 35
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe Edition - November/December 2012 - 36
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe Edition - November/December 2012 - 37
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe Edition - November/December 2012 - Solutions: Attach Facility; DataSniff; AutoPilot; Eclipse; Correlog Enterprise Server 5.1
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe Edition - November/December 2012 - Advertisers Index
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe Edition - November/December 2012 - Stop Run: IBM Distinguished Engineer Joe Temple Reflects on His Juggling Past
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe Edition - November/December 2012 - Cover3
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe Edition - November/December 2012 - Cover4
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe Edition - November/December 2012 - Reference Point - Global Events, Education, Resources for Power Systems
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe Edition - November/December 2012 - RF2
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe Edition - November/December 2012 - Smarter Computing
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe Edition - November/December 2012 - SC2
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe Edition - November/December 2012 - S1
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe Edition - November/December 2012 - S2
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe Edition - November/December 2012 - S3
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe Edition - November/December 2012 - S4
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe Edition - November/December 2012 - S5
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IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe Edition - November/December 2012 - S23
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe Edition - November/December 2012 - S24
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe Edition - November/December 2012 - SC3
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe Edition - November/December 2012 - SC4
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe Edition - November/December 2012 - 2013 Mainframe Buyer's Guide Index
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe Edition - November/December 2012 - BG2
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe Edition - November/December 2012 - BG3
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