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hardware encryption can deliver
zEnterprise Makes Sense for Cloud
consistent protection for data in motion
As organizations strive for increased
IaaS:
and at rest, with tamper-proof encrypefficiency and lower costs, building
Infrastructure as a Service,
tion devices delivering a security-rich
cloud environments on massively scaled
a virtualized server/network/
environment for the most sensitive data.
out x86-based processors has been a
storage infrastructure.
Multitenancy is a long-standing
primary focus. Although x86 platforms
mainframe capability directly applicable
can perform well in this role, introducing
PaaS:
to the cloud. In multitenant cloud
today’s more open and cost-effective
Platform as a Service, the
architectures, tenants must be unaware
mainframes into the cloud environment
virtualized middleware that runs
that they share the various layers—server,
allows you to scale up through virtualizaon an IaaS infrastructure.
hypervisor, network, storage, middleware
tion rather than continuing to scale out
and databases—which brings challenges
with x86. This can deliver dramatic
to security and resource sharing. In
improvements over a purely x86-based
addition to the layered security features inherent in mainframes,
infrastructure in reducing server sprawl and the associated costs
zEnterprise technology offers superior resource sharing and
for energy and management.
efficient virtualization, which helps reduce costs and can streamThe zEnterprise System brings together mainframe and
line management activities for many workloads.
non-mainframe technologies under unified, centralized manageToday’s diverse, specialized workloads make it even more
ment while delivering extremely high availability and reliability.
Consider that mainframes can deliver “six nines” (99.9999 percent apparent that a one-size-fits-all approach to the cloud doesn’t
work. IBM zEnterprise technologies are designed to simplify
availability) versus the “five nines” (99.999 percent availability)
workload optimization across a multiplatform cloud-computing
quoted for x86-based cloud environments. Although both are
environment so the right resources can be applied to the right
impressive, that difference means x86-based clouds have five
applications and services for maximum effect at minimum cost.
minutes of unplanned downtime a year, compared to less than 32
Ultimately, bringing mainframes into the cloud computing
seconds for mainframes.
discussion is about right-sizing—helping ensure that whatever
Security is another key pillar of the mainframe value
the workload or business requirement, organizations can apply
proposition. With mounting pressures surrounding auditthe right mix of technologies and capabilities to get the job done
ability and compliance, security remains a core part of the
efficiently and cost-effectively.
mainframe’s appeal for the cloud. Through zEnterprise,

Simplify cloud application delivery
with shared services

Accelerate application delivery with purpose-built services

Optimize the deployment and management
of third-party and in-house applications

Platform as a Service Technologies
Enable predictive and error-free
deployment with collaborative
application development
Improve utilization, cost and performance
of server, storage and networking assets

Application
lifecycle

Application Application Application
resources environments management

Integration

Manage and integrate traditional, private
and public cloud services
Protect cloud services and data against
threats; maintain regulatory compliance

Infrastructure as a Service Technologies

Manage flexible, automated cloud service
delivery from a central command center

Application Management Availability
platform
and
and
administration performance

Security
Usage and
and
accounting
compliance

Holistically see and understand quality-of-service metrics
and continuously improve

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Understand cloud service and resource
usage, managing against financial metrics


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Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe Edition - March/April 2013

Table of Contents
Editor's Desk: Virtual Argument Over Cloud
IBM Perspective: The Perfect IT Combination
Data Display: IBM Mainframe: A Leader in Energy Efficiency
Trends: Batch Modernization Redefines Application Development
IT Today: Running Highly Stacked Workloads on System z Can Greatly Reduce Cost Per Unit of Work
Cover Story: Breaking Through Complexity: IBM Entry Cloud Configuration for SAP Solutions bring simplicity and efficiency
Feature: Reach Cloud's Potential: Build your IT environment with IBM zEnterprise and SmartCloud
Tech Corner: System z Virtualization Environment Provides Far Lower TCA Than Its Intel Alternative
Solutions: CA Database Management Solutions for DB2 for z/OS, and CA Mainframe Chorus; Attachmate Reflection 2011 R3; PerfTechPro for z/OS; Compuware APM for Mainframe
Advertisers Index
Stop Run
Reference Point - Global Events, Education, Resources for Mainframe
Special Report: Mobile Mainframe
2013 Mainframe Buyer's Guide Index
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe Edition - March/April 2013 - Intro
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe Edition - March/April 2013 - Cover1
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe Edition - March/April 2013 - Cover2
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe Edition - March/April 2013 - 1
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe Edition - March/April 2013 - Table of Contents
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe Edition - March/April 2013 - 3
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe Edition - March/April 2013 - 4
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe Edition - March/April 2013 - 5
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe Edition - March/April 2013 - Editor's Desk: Virtual Argument Over Cloud
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe Edition - March/April 2013 - 7
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe Edition - March/April 2013 - IBM Perspective: The Perfect IT Combination
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe Edition - March/April 2013 - 9
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe Edition - March/April 2013 - Data Display: IBM Mainframe: A Leader in Energy Efficiency
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe Edition - March/April 2013 - 11
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe Edition - March/April 2013 - Trends: Batch Modernization Redefines Application Development
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe Edition - March/April 2013 - 13
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe Edition - March/April 2013 - 14
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe Edition - March/April 2013 - 15
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe Edition - March/April 2013 - IT Today: Running Highly Stacked Workloads on System z Can Greatly Reduce Cost Per Unit of Work
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe Edition - March/April 2013 - 17
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe Edition - March/April 2013 - 18
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe Edition - March/April 2013 - 19
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe Edition - March/April 2013 - Cover Story: Breaking Through Complexity: IBM Entry Cloud Configuration for SAP Solutions bring simplicity and efficiency
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe Edition - March/April 2013 - 21
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe Edition - March/April 2013 - 22
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe Edition - March/April 2013 - 23
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe Edition - March/April 2013 - 24
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe Edition - March/April 2013 - 25
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe Edition - March/April 2013 - Feature: Reach Cloud's Potential: Build your IT environment with IBM zEnterprise and SmartCloud
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe Edition - March/April 2013 - 27
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe Edition - March/April 2013 - 28
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe Edition - March/April 2013 - BB1
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe Edition - March/April 2013 - BB2
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe Edition - March/April 2013 - 29
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe Edition - March/April 2013 - 30
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe Edition - March/April 2013 - 31
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe Edition - March/April 2013 - Tech Corner: System z Virtualization Environment Provides Far Lower TCA Than Its Intel Alternative
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe Edition - March/April 2013 - 33
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe Edition - March/April 2013 - 34
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe Edition - March/April 2013 - 35
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe Edition - March/April 2013 - 36
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe Edition - March/April 2013 - 37
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe Edition - March/April 2013 - Solutions: CA Database Management Solutions for DB2 for z/OS, and CA Mainframe Chorus; Attachmate Reflection 2011 R3; PerfTechPro for z/OS; Compuware APM for Mainframe
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe Edition - March/April 2013 - Advertisers Index
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe Edition - March/April 2013 - Stop Run
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe Edition - March/April 2013 - Cover3
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe Edition - March/April 2013 - Cover4
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe Edition - March/April 2013 - Reference Point - Global Events, Education, Resources for Mainframe
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe Edition - March/April 2013 - RF2
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe Edition - March/April 2013 - Special Report: Mobile Mainframe
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe Edition - March/April 2013 - MS2
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe Edition - March/April 2013 - MS3
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe Edition - March/April 2013 - MS4
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe Edition - March/April 2013 - MS5
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe Edition - March/April 2013 - MS6
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe Edition - March/April 2013 - MS7
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe Edition - March/April 2013 - MS8
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe Edition - March/April 2013 - 2013 Mainframe Buyer's Guide Index
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe Edition - March/April 2013 - BG2
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe Edition - March/April 2013 - BG3
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