IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe - September 2014 - SE3

SUSE: WE ADAPT. YOU SUCEED.
Linux You Can Rely On - For Years To Come
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Optimized for IBM
Mainframes: SUSE Linux
Enterprise Server for
System z
SUSE, IBM and Marist College began
collaborating in 1999 to port the Linux
operating system to the mainframe.
From Day One, our goal has been
making sure you get the most out of
all your System z resources. Today, the
first choice of many businesses is SUSE
Linux Enterprise Server for System z,
our Linux operating system optimized
for IBM mainframes. It includes features
we developed specifically for System z
to take advantage of, and fully exploit,
System z-specific hardware capabilities
and IBM z/VM virtualization technology.
When you consolidate servers using
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for System
z, you are leveraging the resiliency of
the mainframe, the power of SUSE Linux
Enterprise Server and the hypervisor
capabilities of z/VM. This allows you to
create virtual environments that lower
total cost of ownership, reduce data
center complexity, increase flexibility
and decrease downtime. As the market
share leader for Linux on mainframes,
we ensure that you have access to the
largest number of open source and
proprietary applications and receive the
best support in the industry. Learn more
at www.suse.com/ products/systemz/

An Extra Level of
Assurance: SUSE
Linux Enterprise High
Availability Extension
IBM mainframes are known for their

mean time between failure (MTBF)
design of greater than three decades.
However, your internal policies and
customers' service level agreements may
require even higher levels of protection
for your data and workloads. You can
implement these with the SUSE Linux
Enterprise High Availability Extension.
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for System
z is the only Linux operating system
for mainframes that includes these
advanced high availability services with
every subscription-all for free. The
SUSE Linux Enterprise High Availability
Extension currently offers you the only
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Linux on System z, and delivers al lthe
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Maximum Protection:
Geo Clustering for SUSE
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When you need maximum protection
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Geo Clustering for SUSE Linux Enterprise
High Availability Extension is provided
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geo-clustering/

Manage Your Physical
and Virtual Linux Servers:
SUSE Manager
SUSE Manager delivers
best-in-class capabilities that enable
enterprises to comprehensively manage
Linux servers with a single centralized
solution. It provides automated and costeffective software/update management,
asset management, system provisioning
and monitoring capabilities. This helps
you to easily manage Linux server
deployments across physical, virtual and
cloud environments. SUSE Manager

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can also be hosted on IBM System z
and manage Linux virtual machines on
System z. Learn more at
www.suse.com/products/susemanager/

Boost Your Mainframe
Workload Image
Deployments: SUSE
Studio
SUSE Studio provides an easy way to
create, maintain and deploy System z
workload images by automating routine,
labor-intensive tasks. You can automate
the assembly of new System z images,
normally a time consuming endeavor,
thus increasing efficiencies and reducing
complexity. SUSE Studio simplifies the
creation, testing and maintenance of
images for System z and leverages the
same easy-to-use interface for building
mainframe workloads and images for x86
systems. Learn more at www.suse.com/
products/susestudio/

Hybrid Computing:
with IBM zEnterprise
System and SUSE Linux
Enterprise Server
IBM zEnterprise System combines
hetero-geneous architectures into
a "system of systems" configured,
managed and operated holistically.
Complementing this unique hybrid
approach, SUSE Linux Enterprise
Server is the ideal environment for
maximizing capabilities, productivity and
reliability of all IBM zEnterprise System
components. https://www.novell.
com/docrep/2014/02/sles_and_ibm_
zEnterprise_system_partner_flyer.pdf


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IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe - September 2014

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
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe - September 2014 - 3
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 - 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
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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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