IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe - May/June 2015 - L11

virtualization across platforms
including POWER* and x86 that
include Linux and Microsoft*
products. "It gives customers
freedom of choice but lets them
continue to extract the value
of the mainframe as they move
to this different management
paradigm," he says.
OpenStack helps customers
leverage their hardware and
virtualization management
investments, no matter what the
system is. "A customer that has
lots and lots of z Systems servers
is likely to have lots of x86,"
White says. "If the customers use
an OpenStack application, it can
be used to manage both x86 and
the mainframe."
future innovation
Linux on the mainframe has a
bright future, but a few presentday
challenges still exist. "Still
today some people don't know
Linux can run on the mainframe
and others who do know Linux
is on the mainframe think it's
just an operational appearance,"
says Adlung. "Linux on the
mainframe really is Linux and
not a proprietary platform that's
running on z Systems."
And Hosch adds, "That's
important to know when running
Linux workloads, it's the
underlying platform that makes
the difference for the business."
Some believe it's necessary to
move off the mainframe to run
Linux and save money. That's not
the case according to IBM. "We
have demonstrated repeatedly
that companies have saved real
money using the mainframe
and Linux," Reeder says. For
example, a large insurer was able
worKLoADs AVAILABLe
from just a handful of applications, the z Systems* platform now offers a multitude of Linux* workloads.
Here's a selected sampling:
Data services:
dB2*, Cognos*, SPSS*, infoSphere* (Guardiam*, optim*,
Warehouse), oracle database, information Builders
WebfoCUS
Business Applications:
WebSphere* application Server, Java*, SaP applications
security & Infrastructure services:
WebSphere mQ, iBm integration Bus, WebSphere
enterprise Service Bus, dB2 Connect*
Mobile Application hosting:
Worklight*, WebSphere Portal
Collaboration:
domino*, Connections, Sametime*, Quickr*, forms
Business Process Management:
Business Process manager, filenet* Business Process
manager
enterprise Content Management:
filenet Content manager, Content manager
Development and Test:
e.g. of WebSphere/Java applications-rational* asset
manager, Build forge*, ClearCase*, rational team
Concert*, iBm UrbanCode* deploy
Industry solutions:
intelligent operations Center for Smarter Cities*,
Smarter infrastructure for Social Services-Curam on
iBm zenterprise*, enterprise asset management (maximo*)
for Government, Smarter analytics* anti-fraud infrastructure
for zenterprise, zenterprise Smarter analytics for
retail, Genelco insurance administration Solution
Cloud:
Cloud management Suite for System z (omeGamon* Xe
on z/Vm* and Linux, tivoli* Storage manager, iBm
SmartCloud* orchestrator technology), Cloud ready for
Linux on System z, iBm Wave for z/Vm, xCat
to learn more, see the iBm software portfolio for Linux on z Systems, available via the iBm Software Product availability
tool at publib.boulder.ibm.com/infocenter/prodguid/v1r0/clarity/productsonos.html
Linux on z Systems MAY 2015 // 11
to save $46 million in capital
and operational expenditures by
using virtualization on z Systems
with Linux that's optimized for
diverse computing needs.
Many organizations are
eager to employ Linux on
z Systems to capture the costsavings
and innovation that
the platform provides. MSPs
will continue to deploy it to
serve an ever-growing customer
base. Application development
will forge ahead for cloud
and analytics. Data center
consolidation will also spur the
move to Linux and z Systems.
Customers will continue to see
the advantage of choice that
open source gives them, thanks
to that little penguin and IBM.
Shirley S. Savage is a maine-based
freelance writer.
http://publib.boulder.ibm.com/infocenter/prodguid/v1r0/clarity/productsOnOs.html

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Table of Contents
IBM Perspective: A mainframe built for Generation Z
Editor's Desk: Optimistic future
Partner PoV: Now is the time for multifactor authentication
Infographic: Myths, exaggerations and uncomfortable truths
Currents: TCO for an IBM z13 cloud is lower than an x86 or public cloud, according to an IBM study
R&D: IBM Research is working to better diagnose osteoporosis -- and make computing more economical
Cover Story: Mastering the Mainframe: IBM contest connects millennials to the mainframe and potential employers
Feature: The Millennial Career Guidebook: Six groups and resources to help mainframers starting their careers
Feature: Mainframe Within Reach: IBM provides a rich set of solutions designed to help new mainframe programmers
Tech Showcase: IBM X-Force report reveals challenges and strategies to succeed in the new computing environment
Tech Corner: New IBM z13 chip improves throughput and analytics performance
Solutions: ReACT V4.0; Ivory Service Architect V4.6
Stop Run: Running and fencing keep IBMer active
Reference Point - Global Events, Education, Resources for Mainframe
2015 Mainframe Solutions Edition Product Index
Linux on z E-book
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe - May/June 2015 - Intro
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe - May/June 2015 - Cover1
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe - May/June 2015 - Cover2
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe - May/June 2015 - 1
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe - May/June 2015 - Table of Contents
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe - May/June 2015 - 3
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe - May/June 2015 - 4
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe - May/June 2015 - IBM Perspective: A mainframe built for Generation Z
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe - May/June 2015 - Editor's Desk: Optimistic future
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe - May/June 2015 - 7
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe - May/June 2015 - Partner PoV: Now is the time for multifactor authentication
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe - May/June 2015 - 9
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe - May/June 2015 - Infographic: Myths, exaggerations and uncomfortable truths
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe - May/June 2015 - Currents: TCO for an IBM z13 cloud is lower than an x86 or public cloud, according to an IBM study
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe - May/June 2015 - 12
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe - May/June 2015 - 13
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe - May/June 2015 - 14
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe - May/June 2015 - 15
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe - May/June 2015 - R&D: IBM Research is working to better diagnose osteoporosis -- and make computing more economical
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe - May/June 2015 - 17
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe - May/June 2015 - 18
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe - May/June 2015 - 19
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe - May/June 2015 - Cover Story: Mastering the Mainframe: IBM contest connects millennials to the mainframe and potential employers
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe - May/June 2015 - 21
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe - May/June 2015 - 22
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe - May/June 2015 - 23
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe - May/June 2015 - Feature: The Millennial Career Guidebook: Six groups and resources to help mainframers starting their careers
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe - May/June 2015 - 25
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe - May/June 2015 - 26
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe - May/June 2015 - 27
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe - May/June 2015 - 28
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe - May/June 2015 - 29
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe - May/June 2015 - Feature: Mainframe Within Reach: IBM provides a rich set of solutions designed to help new mainframe programmers
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe - May/June 2015 - 31
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe - May/June 2015 - 32
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe - May/June 2015 - Tech Showcase: IBM X-Force report reveals challenges and strategies to succeed in the new computing environment
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe - May/June 2015 - 34
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe - May/June 2015 - 35
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe - May/June 2015 - 36
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe - May/June 2015 - 37
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe - May/June 2015 - 38
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe - May/June 2015 - 39
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe - May/June 2015 - 40
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe - May/June 2015 - 41
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe - May/June 2015 - Tech Corner: New IBM z13 chip improves throughput and analytics performance
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe - May/June 2015 - 43
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe - May/June 2015 - 44
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe - May/June 2015 - 45
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe - May/June 2015 - 46
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe - May/June 2015 - Solutions: ReACT V4.0; Ivory Service Architect V4.6
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe - May/June 2015 - Stop Run: Running and fencing keep IBMer active
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe - May/June 2015 - Cover3
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe - May/June 2015 - Cover4
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe - May/June 2015 - Reference Point - Global Events, Education, Resources for Mainframe
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe - May/June 2015 - RF2
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe - May/June 2015 - Linux on z E-book
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe - May/June 2015 - L2
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe - May/June 2015 - L3
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe - May/June 2015 - L4
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe - May/June 2015 - L5
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe - May/June 2015 - L6
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe - May/June 2015 - L7
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe - May/June 2015 - L8
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe - May/June 2015 - L9
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe - May/June 2015 - L10
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe - May/June 2015 - L11
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe - May/June 2015 - L12
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe - May/June 2015 - L13
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe - May/June 2015 - L14
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe - May/June 2015 - L15
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe - May/June 2015 - L16
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe - May/June 2015 - L17
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe - May/June 2015 - L18
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe - May/June 2015 - L19
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe - May/June 2015 - L20
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe - May/June 2015 - L21
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe - May/June 2015 - 2015 Mainframe Solutions Edition Product Index
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe - May/June 2015 - SE2
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe - May/June 2015 - SE3
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe - May/June 2015 - SE4
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