IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe - May/June 2018 - 35

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EXPANDING the Enterprise
The IBM z14 Model ZR1 brings the benefits of IBM Z to organizations of all sizes

I

n July 2017, IBM introduced the IBM z14* platform, designed to address the
important issues of security and to be the infrastructure clients can trust in the
digital economy. The IBM z14 platform is designed for traditional workloads
and secure cloud operations. It offers a rapid deployment model for faster time to
revenue, a highly secure and trusted environment to protect from breaches and an
open software stack for diverse application choice.
Ellen
Carbarnes
is a worldwide
offering market
manager for
IBM Z who
started her
mainframe
career at IBM in
1981.
Suzanne
Battenfeld
is a worldwide
offering market
manager for
IBM Z who
has worked in
mainframes for
a number of
years in various
positions.

To help organizations of all sizes
address new opportunities, IBM
has developed a new single-frame
model for the z14 platform, with a
lower cost and point of entry. The
new IBM z14 Model ZR1 delivers
secure capabilities in a smaller,
industry-standard frame, that can
easily co-exist with other platforms
in a cloud data center. Like the
other z14 models, the IBM z14 ZR1
delivers function and capabilities
to meet the demands for new
services and better customer
experiences, while securing the
growing amounts of data and
complying with increasingly
intricate regulations. A new size
allows the z14 single frame to be
the base for an integrated hybrid
cloud for mission-critical core
business workloads that demand
maximum security.

It delivers function and
capabilities to meet the demands
for new services enabling a
faster time to revenue and
better customer experiences,
while securing the growing
amounts of data and complying
with increasingly intricate
regulations. The z14 ZR1 can be
the base for an integrated hybrid
cloud for mission-critical core
business workloads that demand
maximum security.
The z14 ZR1 demonstrates that
IBM is beginning to standardize
with one family of IBM Z*
servers-from a model that can
meet digital disruption and
maintain service-level agreements
regardless of capacity demands, to
models that can scale to process
roughly 30 billion business
transactions per day.

To simplify the IBM Z family
for clients, IBM is driving
to merge the life cycles,
introducing a family of servers
that spans both single-frame
and dual-frame models.

Flexible Configuration
While the chip technology is the
same as the IBM z14 platform,
IBM has made a few significant
enhancements for the entry
level. The single frame is designed
to fit into a 19-inch form factor,
which allows it to sit side-by-side
with any other platform in a
cloud data center. This z14 single
frame enables clients to lower
power costs and have a 40 percent
smaller footprint than prior entry
Z servers.
IBM is changing the boundaries
of configuration in the z14

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Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe - May/June 2018

Table of Contents
Editor's Desk: Good things in small packages
Trends: IBM LinuxONE and Linux on Z offer a differentiated infrastructure and open standards for running a premium microservices cloud
Currents: RACF offers different options to ensure a secure IBM Z system
Partner POV: Linux on IBM Z postitions clients to move forward with modern technologies and workloads
Cover Story: Flexibility Counts: Why clients rely on Linux on IBM Z and LinuxONE to deliver business value
Feature: Fresh, Flexible and New: IBM z14 Model ZR1 boasts more capacity in a smaller foorprint
Tech Showcase: How DevOps helps organizations keep up with the quickening pace of competition
Tech Corner: Engage IBM Db2 V12 for mobile with z/OS Distributed Data Facility or z/OS Connect
Administrator: Single-frame IBM z14 Model ZR1 brings the benefits of IBM Z to organizations of all sizes
Solutions: CleverView for TCP/IP on Linux V2.9, VitalSigns for FTP V3.1
Stop Run: Growing up around computers and the IBM culture led Matthew Cousens to work with the mianframe
Reference Point - Global Events, Education, Resources for Power Systems
2018 Mainframe Solutions Edition Product Index
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe - May/June 2018 - Intro
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe - May/June 2018 - Cover1
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe - May/June 2018 - Cover2
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe - May/June 2018 - 1
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe - May/June 2018 - Table of Contents
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe - May/June 2018 - 3
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe - May/June 2018 - Editor's Desk: Good things in small packages
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe - May/June 2018 - 5
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe - May/June 2018 - Trends: IBM LinuxONE and Linux on Z offer a differentiated infrastructure and open standards for running a premium microservices cloud
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe - May/June 2018 - 7
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe - May/June 2018 - 8
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe - May/June 2018 - 9
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe - May/June 2018 - Currents: RACF offers different options to ensure a secure IBM Z system
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe - May/June 2018 - 11
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe - May/June 2018 - 12
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe - May/June 2018 - 13
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe - May/June 2018 - Partner POV: Linux on IBM Z postitions clients to move forward with modern technologies and workloads
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe - May/June 2018 - 15
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe - May/June 2018 - Cover Story: Flexibility Counts: Why clients rely on Linux on IBM Z and LinuxONE to deliver business value
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe - May/June 2018 - 17
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe - May/June 2018 - 18
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe - May/June 2018 - 19
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe - May/June 2018 - Feature: Fresh, Flexible and New: IBM z14 Model ZR1 boasts more capacity in a smaller foorprint
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe - May/June 2018 - 21
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe - May/June 2018 - 22
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe - May/June 2018 - 23
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe - May/June 2018 - 24
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe - May/June 2018 - Tech Showcase: How DevOps helps organizations keep up with the quickening pace of competition
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe - May/June 2018 - 26
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe - May/June 2018 - 27
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe - May/June 2018 - 28
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe - May/June 2018 - 29
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe - May/June 2018 - Tech Corner: Engage IBM Db2 V12 for mobile with z/OS Distributed Data Facility or z/OS Connect
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe - May/June 2018 - 31
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe - May/June 2018 - 32
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe - May/June 2018 - 33
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe - May/June 2018 - 34
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe - May/June 2018 - Administrator: Single-frame IBM z14 Model ZR1 brings the benefits of IBM Z to organizations of all sizes
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe - May/June 2018 - 36
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe - May/June 2018 - 37
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe - May/June 2018 - 38
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe - May/June 2018 - Solutions: CleverView for TCP/IP on Linux V2.9, VitalSigns for FTP V3.1
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe - May/June 2018 - Stop Run: Growing up around computers and the IBM culture led Matthew Cousens to work with the mianframe
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe - May/June 2018 - Cover3
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe - May/June 2018 - Cover4
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe - May/June 2018 - Reference Point - Global Events, Education, Resources for Power Systems
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe - May/June 2018 - 2018 Mainframe Solutions Edition Product Index
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