IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe - May/June 2018 - 38
Made for Modernization
The bottom line is the new IBM z14 ZR1 single
frame is designed with the technology, software
and servers to support all of the key value
propositions of the z14 family of servers. Efficient
protection of data and applications is financially
more attractive with pervasive encryption and
Secure Service Containers, which can help simply
and securely protect data and applications. (Read
recent articles about pervasive encryption at bit.
ly/2BiIw8B and Secure Service Containers at bit.
Modernization with cognitive DevOps and
exploitation of APIs are used to ease the integration
between system of records with systems of
engagement. APIs allow clients to expose and
connect their valuable IBM Z assets as cloud
services across their enterprise ecosystem. The use
of machine learning on valuable data can create
deeper actionable insights and predictive behavior.
(Read how IBM Z Enterprise DevOps on z14 helps
administrators to IBM Z. The
z14 ZR1 supports several key
enhancements to the HMC to
close this gap and provide a more
industry-standard look and feel to
A new mobile application
interface is available for the HMC
on all models of the z14 platform.
The mobile application will allow
HMC users to securely monitor and
manage systems from anywhere.
iOS and Android HMC apps
are available to provide system
and partition views, the ability to
monitor status and hardware and
OS messages, and the ability to
receive mobile push notifications
from the HMC. (Download the
HMC app at bit.ly/2pNM9zA or bit.
build modern applications at bit.
As business technology needs
evolve to compete in today's
digital economy, the new IBM
z14 ZR1 offers a new flexible
infrastructure to support an
existing Z environment and is
ready to securely and easily
co-exist with other platforms in a
cloud data center.
The z14 ZR1 delivers the power
and speed users demand, the
security users and regulators
require, the operational
efficiency that maximizes the
bottom line and a new lower
cost of entry for Z organizations
of all sizes.
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