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HOT TOPICS

z/OS Cloud Broker Leverages Common Cloud
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IBM Systems magazine, Mainframe - July/August 2019

Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of IBM Systems magazine, Mainframe - July/August 2019

Table of Contents
Editor's Desk: Resiliency is key in an 'always-on' world
Currents: Alphabet soup of compliance
Currents: X-Force Red discovers sign-in kiosk vulnerabilities
Currents: IBM Z hardware and software maximize resiliency
Currents: A robot walks into a bar
Currents: How resilient is your IBM Z system of record?
Currents: Solutions
Partner POV: Redirecting select mainframe workloads to the cloud could create new opportunities
Cover Story: Fail Safe: Puerto Rico's disaster recovery planning is a blueprint for your data protection
Feature 1: Elevating Hybrid Cloud: IBM Z strengthens security, resiliency and open development for cloud infrastructure
Champions Showcase: The 2019 IBM Z Champions are committed to communicating the value of the platform
Hot Topics: z/OS Cloud Broker leverages common cloud platforms to enable z/OS resource consumption
Techbits: Disposable data can pose legal liabilities and security risks
Techbits: Raising the bar on IBM Z resiliency with GDPS
Techbits: Get real-time insight and data security with Open Data Analytics for z/OS
Techbits: Ask the expert: z/OS data set encryption
Beyond the Box: z/VM Senior Software Engineer Brian Wade finds similarities between his job and his life as a pilot
Reference Point - Global Events, Education, Resources for Power Systems
2019 Mainframe Solutions Edition Product Index
IBM Systems magazine, Mainframe - July/August 2019 - Intro
IBM Systems magazine, Mainframe - July/August 2019 - Cover1
IBM Systems magazine, Mainframe - July/August 2019 - Cover2
IBM Systems magazine, Mainframe - July/August 2019 - 1
IBM Systems magazine, Mainframe - July/August 2019 - 2
IBM Systems magazine, Mainframe - July/August 2019 - 3
IBM Systems magazine, Mainframe - July/August 2019 - Table of Contents
IBM Systems magazine, Mainframe - July/August 2019 - 5
IBM Systems magazine, Mainframe - July/August 2019 - Editor's Desk: Resiliency is key in an 'always-on' world
IBM Systems magazine, Mainframe - July/August 2019 - 7
IBM Systems magazine, Mainframe - July/August 2019 - Currents: Alphabet soup of compliance
IBM Systems magazine, Mainframe - July/August 2019 - Currents: X-Force Red discovers sign-in kiosk vulnerabilities
IBM Systems magazine, Mainframe - July/August 2019 - Currents: IBM Z hardware and software maximize resiliency
IBM Systems magazine, Mainframe - July/August 2019 - 11
IBM Systems magazine, Mainframe - July/August 2019 - Currents: A robot walks into a bar
IBM Systems magazine, Mainframe - July/August 2019 - 13
IBM Systems magazine, Mainframe - July/August 2019 - Currents: How resilient is your IBM Z system of record?
IBM Systems magazine, Mainframe - July/August 2019 - 15
IBM Systems magazine, Mainframe - July/August 2019 - Currents: Solutions
IBM Systems magazine, Mainframe - July/August 2019 - 17
IBM Systems magazine, Mainframe - July/August 2019 - Partner POV: Redirecting select mainframe workloads to the cloud could create new opportunities
IBM Systems magazine, Mainframe - July/August 2019 - 19
IBM Systems magazine, Mainframe - July/August 2019 - Cover Story: Fail Safe: Puerto Rico's disaster recovery planning is a blueprint for your data protection
IBM Systems magazine, Mainframe - July/August 2019 - 21
IBM Systems magazine, Mainframe - July/August 2019 - 22
IBM Systems magazine, Mainframe - July/August 2019 - 23
IBM Systems magazine, Mainframe - July/August 2019 - 24
IBM Systems magazine, Mainframe - July/August 2019 - 25
IBM Systems magazine, Mainframe - July/August 2019 - 26
IBM Systems magazine, Mainframe - July/August 2019 - 27
IBM Systems magazine, Mainframe - July/August 2019 - Feature 1: Elevating Hybrid Cloud: IBM Z strengthens security, resiliency and open development for cloud infrastructure
IBM Systems magazine, Mainframe - July/August 2019 - 29
IBM Systems magazine, Mainframe - July/August 2019 - 30
IBM Systems magazine, Mainframe - July/August 2019 - 31
IBM Systems magazine, Mainframe - July/August 2019 - 32
IBM Systems magazine, Mainframe - July/August 2019 - 33
IBM Systems magazine, Mainframe - July/August 2019 - 34
IBM Systems magazine, Mainframe - July/August 2019 - 35
IBM Systems magazine, Mainframe - July/August 2019 - 36
IBM Systems magazine, Mainframe - July/August 2019 - 37
IBM Systems magazine, Mainframe - July/August 2019 - Champions Showcase: The 2019 IBM Z Champions are committed to communicating the value of the platform
IBM Systems magazine, Mainframe - July/August 2019 - 39
IBM Systems magazine, Mainframe - July/August 2019 - 40
IBM Systems magazine, Mainframe - July/August 2019 - 41
IBM Systems magazine, Mainframe - July/August 2019 - 42
IBM Systems magazine, Mainframe - July/August 2019 - 43
IBM Systems magazine, Mainframe - July/August 2019 - 44
IBM Systems magazine, Mainframe - July/August 2019 - 45
IBM Systems magazine, Mainframe - July/August 2019 - Hot Topics: z/OS Cloud Broker leverages common cloud platforms to enable z/OS resource consumption
IBM Systems magazine, Mainframe - July/August 2019 - 47
IBM Systems magazine, Mainframe - July/August 2019 - 48
IBM Systems magazine, Mainframe - July/August 2019 - 49
IBM Systems magazine, Mainframe - July/August 2019 - Techbits: Disposable data can pose legal liabilities and security risks
IBM Systems magazine, Mainframe - July/August 2019 - Techbits: Raising the bar on IBM Z resiliency with GDPS
IBM Systems magazine, Mainframe - July/August 2019 - 52
IBM Systems magazine, Mainframe - July/August 2019 - Techbits: Get real-time insight and data security with Open Data Analytics for z/OS
IBM Systems magazine, Mainframe - July/August 2019 - Techbits: Ask the expert: z/OS data set encryption
IBM Systems magazine, Mainframe - July/August 2019 - 55
IBM Systems magazine, Mainframe - July/August 2019 - Beyond the Box: z/VM Senior Software Engineer Brian Wade finds similarities between his job and his life as a pilot
IBM Systems magazine, Mainframe - July/August 2019 - Cover3
IBM Systems magazine, Mainframe - July/August 2019 - Cover4
IBM Systems magazine, Mainframe - July/August 2019 - Reference Point - Global Events, Education, Resources for Power Systems
IBM Systems magazine, Mainframe - July/August 2019 - 2019 Mainframe Solutions Edition Product Index
IBM Systems magazine, Mainframe - July/August 2019 - SE2
IBM Systems magazine, Mainframe - July/August 2019 - SE3
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