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UP CLOSE CUSTOMER: Vissensa Ltd. HEADQUARTERS: Fleet, England BUSINESS: Cloud services CHALLENGE: Supporting an ever-increasing client base SOLUTION: Eschewing a scale-out approach in favor of deploying an IBM Enterprise Cloud System to both host and manage a diverse range of computing platforms and OSs HARDWARE: An IBM Enterprise Cloud System, an IBM Flex System, an IBM BladeCenter, an IBM Power Systems server, several IBM System x servers, an IBM Storwize V7000 and an IBM DS8000 SOFTWARE: IBM PowerVM, IBM z/VM, IBM Linux on z Systems, IBM Backup and Restore Manager for z/VM, IBM Operations Manager for z/VM, IBM Tivoli OMEGAMON XE on z/VM and Linux, IBM Tivoli Storage Manager, IBM Wave for z/VM and IBM Cloud Orchestrator STEVE GROOM CEO, VISSENSA LTD.

Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe - July/August 2015

Table of Contents
Editor's Desk: An important note
IBM Perspective: Transforming travel end to end
Partner PoV: Maximize the platform's business value by addressing challenges now
IT Today: Infrastructure matters: Myth or truth?
Case Study: Turning Complexity Into Simplicity: Vissensa Ltd. deploys an IBM Enterprise Cloud System to relieve the IT burdens of its clients
Cover Story: Industry Importance: Applying disruptive technologies in a nondisrputive way helps mainframe clients achieve business efficiency
Feature: Security Notification: Mainframe companies must be proactive and educated in testing and protection, expert says
Feature: Industry Improvements: Clients from five key industries highlight what's possible with IBM mainframe
Tech Showcase: Businesses must look at the big picture to take advantage of analytics
HotTECH Products
Administrator: New technologies with the IBM z13 and DS8870 systems aim to reduce costs and improve resilience, scale and performance
Solutions: ARCAD- Anonymizer; FDRPASVM, MVT Vault, STEPLIB-Rx 3.1; Topaz, ISPW V4.4, Savvytest 2.1
Stop Run: 'Things just clicked' for IBMer looking for his path
Reference Point - Global Events, Education, Resources for Mainframe
2015 Mainframe Solutions Edition Product Index

IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe - July/August 2015