IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe - September 2014 - 6

PHOTOGRAPHY BY KRISTIE ENGEBRETSON ANDERSON

EDITOR'S DESK
Moving in a Mobile World

I

see myself as a low-maintenance person who doesn't
need a lot to get by. I pride myself on my ability to
pack light for trips no matter the climate or length
of stay, or make do in a pinch if I forget something. But
one thing I can never be without, even if I'm going to the
market down the street, is my mobile phone.
My phone is my lifeline. Without it, I wouldn't have
contact information for anyone, remember my schedule,
listen to music or share photos. I bank on my phone and pay
for items via mobile gift cards. Before joining IBM Systems
Magazine, I didn't realize how big a role the mainframe plays
in these types of activities.
Increasingly, companies are adopting a mobile platform
as part of a long-term strategy. With the IBM MobileFirst
portfolio of mobile solutions and Mobile Workload Pricing, the
transition to a robust mobile platform is easier for clients. Read
about the various options IBM can provide on page 28.
In the feature on page 34, learn how z/OS* Connect provides
a simple and secure way to act as the go-between for applications
and data on z/OS from mobile, cloud and Web applications. And
learn how a Brazilian credit union's move to z/VM* resulted in
providing cloud services to customers and other companies and
reducing energy costs, in the case study on page 24.

CONTRIBUTORS
Dave Sudlik
Accomplishments for all
IBM Product Manager Dave Sudlik, author of
"Connecting Applications and Data" on page 34,
has worked for IBM more than 28 years, mostly in
areas of z/OS* and WebSphere* Application Server
development. While he has lived by the mantra
"work hard, play hard" as an avid climber, kayaker
and bicyclist, he is now learning to appreciate the
joy of living vicariously through the accomplishments
of his children.

6 // SEPTEMBER/OCTOBER 2014 ibmsystemsmag.com

As mobile and cloud use creates more data, IBM Smarter
Storage enables organizations to take control of their data to
bring insights and value to the information. Find out how in
the Currents article on page 18.
Don't miss the 2015 Mainframe Solutions Edition, which
is a supplement to this issue. The Solutions Edition features
profiles of IBM business partners and the products and
services they provide for clients.
As I rely even more on my mobile phone for daily tasks, I'm
excited to see what uses are developed in the future that I can't
even imagine now.

Valerie Dennis // Managing Editor
vdennis@msptechmedia.com

Q Jordan Hollender

Comfortable cameraman
Jordan Hollender, who photographed Jose
Castano for the cover art and story, is a
born-and-bred New Yorker. He got his start
in photography as a sophomore in high
school when his grandfather, a World War
II photographer, built a darkroom for him.
Specializing in portrait photography, he quickly
realized that the way to a great shot is making his
subjects feel comfortable. He has photographed
people of all ages and social standings, from
everyday people to the New York Knicks.


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Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe - September 2014

Table of Contents
Editor's Desk: Moving in the mobile world
IBM Perspective: Mobile money thanks to the mainframe
Partner PoV: A clean IT audit does not guarantee network or computer security
Focus on Storage: How Elastic Storage helps remove bottlenecks and lower costs
Currents: IBM Smarter Storage puts businesses in control of their data
Trends: Choosing the best proprietary or open-source applications
Case Study: Cooperative Consolidation: The Credit Union System of Brazil saves millions of dollars by virtualizing on the mainframe
Cover Story: The Mobile Mainframe: System z is a perfect fit for the growing trend
Feature: Connecting Applications and Data: WebSphere Liberty z/OS Connect makes business assets accessible to mobile devices
Tech Showcase: How Linux on System z has become a go-to solution for businesses
Administrator: IBM tests show finding the optimal number of n-way processors helps maximize performance
Tech Corner: The new z/OSMF Workflows feature optimizes programming tasks
Solutions: OMC-FLASH 4.7.0; z86VM; Storage Director 4.2
Stop Run: IBMer's passion for engineering puts his house to work
Reference Point - Global Events, Education, Resources for Mainframe
2015 Mainframe Solutions Edition
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe - September 2014 - Intro
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe - September 2014 - Cover1
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe - September 2014 - Cover2
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe - September 2014 - 1
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe - September 2014 - Table of Contents
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IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe - September 2014 - 4
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe - September 2014 - 5
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe - September 2014 - Editor's Desk: Moving in the mobile world
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe - September 2014 - 7
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe - September 2014 - IBM Perspective: Mobile money thanks to the mainframe
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe - September 2014 - 9
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe - September 2014 - Partner PoV: A clean IT audit does not guarantee network or computer security
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe - September 2014 - 11
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe - September 2014 - 12
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe - September 2014 - 13
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe - September 2014 - Focus on Storage: How Elastic Storage helps remove bottlenecks and lower costs
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe - September 2014 - 15
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe - September 2014 - 16
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe - September 2014 - 17
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe - September 2014 - Currents: IBM Smarter Storage puts businesses in control of their data
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe - September 2014 - 19
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe - September 2014 - 20
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe - September 2014 - Trends: Choosing the best proprietary or open-source applications
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe - September 2014 - 22
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe - September 2014 - 23
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe - September 2014 - Case Study: Cooperative Consolidation: The Credit Union System of Brazil saves millions of dollars by virtualizing on the mainframe
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe - September 2014 - 25
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe - September 2014 - 26
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe - September 2014 - 27
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe - September 2014 - Cover Story: The Mobile Mainframe: System z is a perfect fit for the growing trend
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IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe - September 2014 - 31
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe - September 2014 - 32
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe - September 2014 - 33
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe - September 2014 - Feature: Connecting Applications and Data: WebSphere Liberty z/OS Connect makes business assets accessible to mobile devices
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe - September 2014 - 35
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe - September 2014 - 36
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe - September 2014 - 37
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe - September 2014 - 38
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe - September 2014 - Tech Showcase: How Linux on System z has become a go-to solution for businesses
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe - September 2014 - 40
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IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe - September 2014 - 42
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IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe - September 2014 - 45
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe - September 2014 - Administrator: IBM tests show finding the optimal number of n-way processors helps maximize performance
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe - September 2014 - 47
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe - September 2014 - 48
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe - September 2014 - 49
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe - September 2014 - Tech Corner: The new z/OSMF Workflows feature optimizes programming tasks
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe - September 2014 - 51
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe - September 2014 - 52
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe - September 2014 - 53
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe - September 2014 - Solutions: OMC-FLASH 4.7.0; z86VM; Storage Director 4.2
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe - September 2014 - 55
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe - September 2014 - Stop Run: IBMer's passion for engineering puts his house to work
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe - September 2014 - Cover3
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe - September 2014 - Cover4
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe - September 2014 - Reference Point - Global Events, Education, Resources for Mainframe
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe - September 2014 - RF2
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe - September 2014 - 2015 Mainframe Solutions Edition
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