IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe - September/October 2015 - (Page 3)

INSIDE SEPTEMBER/OCTOBER 2015 Cover photography by David Arky 32 36 28 12 24 16 CURRENTS Thanks to mobile apps, users can access IBM z Systems services and data 20 IT TODAY A Cloud IT Optimization Assessment can help determine the right solution INFOGRAPHIC Differentiate your cloud services and drive margins sky-high 39 TECH SHOWCASE Understanding VSAM can help you process and access information TECHBITS The P-TECH fast track 42 ADMINISTRATOR New zHPF protocols offer up to a 68 percent reduction in I/O service time for write operations 47 SOLUTIONS Integration Link, SIEM Agent for z/OS 48 STOP RUN Software engineer notes creative side with musical instruments and choirs FEATURES DEPARTMENTS 24 4 EDITOR'S DESK Flexible options 6 IBM PERSPECTIVE The full potential of Linux 7 28 32 36 LETTERS HOME Western Illinois University improves school-to-student interaction with more eye-catching financial aid documents LINUX BREAKTHROUGH New IBM LinuxONE systems are enterprise-grade and built for business-critical applications COMMUNITY PARTNERSHIP The new Open Mainframe Project capitalizes on the strengths of z Systems and Linux to foster growth A MATTER OF STANDARDS The KVM hypervisor extends familiar tools to Linux on the mainframe 8 10 PARTNER POV Virtualizing system software can help reduce data center costs 12 TRENDS IBM has the roadmap you need to get to business innovation ibmsystemsmag.com SEPTEMBER/OCTOBER 2015 // 3 http://www.ibmsystemsmag.com

Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe - September/October 2015

Table of Contents
Editor's Desk: Flexible options
IBM Perspective: The full potential of Linux
Infographic: Differentiate your cloud services and drive margins sky-high
Techbits: The P-TECH fast track
Partner PoV: Virtualizing system software can help reduce data center costs
Trends: IBM has the roadmap you need to get to business innovation
Currents: Thanks to mobile apps, users can access IBM z Systems services and data
IT Today: A Cloud IT Optimization Assessment can help determine the right solutions
Case Study: Letters Home: Western Illinois University improves school-to-student interaction with more eye-catching financial aid documents
Cover Story: Linux Breakthrough: New IBM LinuxONE systems are enterprise-grade and built for business-critical applications
Feature: Community Partnership: The new Open Mainframe Project capitalizes on the strengths of z Systems and Linux to foster growth
Feature: A Matter of Standards: The KVM hypervisor extends familiar tools to Linux on the mainframe
Tech Showcase: Understanding VSAM can help you process and access information
Administrator: New zHPF protocols offer up to a 68 percent reduction in I/O service time for write operations
Solutions: Integration Link; SIEM Agent for z/OS
Stop Run: Software engineer notes creative side with musical instruments and choirs
Reference Point - Global Events, Education, Resources for Mainframe
Mainframe Skills Special Report
2016 Mainframe Solutions Edition

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