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is likely needed. IBM Z Instant
Recovery can reduce the impact
of planned and unplanned down8
time. First introduced with the z15,
the capability will also be available
on the new IBM z15 Model T02 for
z/OS clients. "One IBM client said,
'It's like magic; we turned it on, and
it just worked,' " notes Mauri. Boost
capabilities built into the hardware
mean users don't have to make
changes to take advantage of this
powerful new capability.
Instant Recovery allows organizations to invoke the full power
of their engines during the recovery boost period. By allowing
sub-capacity engines to run at
full speed, and general-purpose
workloads to run on zIIP engines,
clients can get back up and running
to normal levels in up to half the
9
time as compared to IBM z14.  For
the IBM clients in this space who
are running sub-capacity engines,
this feature will be a powerful new
technology. "During the recovery
boost period, a client can run their
existing general-purpose z/OS
workloads at full speed and on any
existing zIIPs running," explains
Schoonmaker. "This powerful new
feature gives clients who are not yet
taking advantage of the power of
zIIP engines a compelling reason to
take another look."
Scale Trusted Execution Environments With Secure Execution
Trusted execution environments
(TEE) are hardware-based security technologies that can promote
a high level of validity, isolation
and access control over assets
stored in this space compared to
general-purpose software environments. The new IBM Secure
Execution for Linux technology
provides scalable isolation for
individual workloads to protect
from attacks such as malicious
10
administrative access.
The scaling of fully secured
and isolated environments can
be market-defining for MSPs and

CSPs. More memory and capacity
in the new single-frame models
are good news for clients looking
at consolidating servers, too. Now
you can consolidate machines,
migrate and run capacity-hungry
workloads on one box.
More granularity and scale of
workload isolation are also needed
for cloud solutions. For instance,
when CSPs host workloads for
different clients, including competitors, they need to be able to
isolate them on the same machine.
Secure Execution for Linux, an
exclusive IBM Z and LinuxONE
hardware-based TEE, makes it
possible. "IBM has taken its Secure
Execution for Linux technology to
the next level, enabling users to
run secured, isolated workloads,"
explains Nada Santiago, IBM
LinuxONE hardware offering manager. "With this Secure Execution
technology and the ability to now
have 40 Hardware Security Mod-

ules (HSMs) per machine, clients
can achieve a scalable virtualization solution for their containerized
workloads," says Santiago.
The new IBM Z and LinuxONE
models provide a truly scalable
cloud solution, offering full guest
isolation that protects against
internal and external threats.
"Clients can now deploy secured,
fully isolated virtual environments
at scale on a single system. Workloads now have protection against
both internal and external threats
with full guest isolation. Not even a
system admin or Kubernetes master
can see into what's running in that
guest," explains Schoonmaker.

Get More Power
and Capacity With
Flexible Compute
To speed time to market, clients
need flexible, agile infrastructure. Flexible compute means
clients of all sizes can consume

ROSS MAURI ON PUTTING CLIENTS FIRST
Everything we do starts with our clients first. The process began
with the z14-the most successful generation from a MIPS-shipped
perspective. Only a few months into the z15 era, client reaction is
unprecedented. Clients are telling me that our IBM Design Thinking
process has led to a renaissance of z/OS. Design Thinking has been
a game-changer that brings a whole new dimension into the IBM Z
and LinuxONE team.
What IBM is achieving through the process of Design Thinking is
a focused prioritization of what resonates the most with clients-
what's going to have the most impact. In the spirit of Agile, what
doesn't resonate is put in the backlog. Our Agile processes require
brilliant engineers and innovators. What's different is that the work
they're doing, every step of the way, is informed and tempered by
the client voice.
Involving IBM Business Partners and clients in our Design
Thinking and Agile processes also sets our systems apart. We have
a spectrum of client engagements, ranging from our IBM Z Design
Council, General Managers Advisory Council, Business Partner Advisory Council to individual client interlocks and sponsor user discussions. These discussions help ensure we are listening to client input,
understanding their pain points and figuring out what the primary
areas we need to address are. 
-Ross Mauri, general manager, IBM Z and LinuxONE

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Editor's Desk: Enabling your success in a hybrid multicloud world
Currents: Arvind Krishna elected IBM CEO, James Whitehurst elected president
Currents: Solutions
Currents: Sustainable battery composition
Currents: The next generation of IBMers on why IBM Z is relevant
Currents: Women in IT value community and mentorship
Currents: A call to all Canadian mainframers
Partner POV: Develop an effective package management strategy to streamline DevOps
Cover Story: Meet the New IBM z15 and IBM LinuxONE III Models: The latest air-cooled systems can help enhance resiliency, security and availability in a hybrid cloud world
The Business Value of the Transformative IBM Z Platform How Feature 1: The Business Value of the Transformative IBM Z Platform: How IBM Z provides tools and capabilities for digital transformation
TECH Showcase: The IBM DS8900F family of flash storage systems provides improved encryption, disaster recovery, uptime and scalability
Techbits: Linux on IBM Z and IBM LinuxONE: When to use SCSI versus DASD storage
Techbits: Application tier considerations for moving to the cloud or x86
Techbits: Ask the expert: How can I reduce risk when performing an IBM Z hardware upgrade?
Beyond the Box: IBMer David Hilliard on his role as a locomotive engineer for the Catskill Mountain Railroad
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IBM Systems magazine, IBM Z - May/June 2020 - Editor's Desk: Enabling your success in a hybrid multicloud world
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IBM Systems magazine, IBM Z - May/June 2020 - Currents: Solutions
IBM Systems magazine, IBM Z - May/June 2020 - Currents: The next generation of IBMers on why IBM Z is relevant
IBM Systems magazine, IBM Z - May/June 2020 - Currents: Women in IT value community and mentorship
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IBM Systems magazine, IBM Z - May/June 2020 - Currents: A call to all Canadian mainframers
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IBM Systems magazine, IBM Z - May/June 2020 - Partner POV: Develop an effective package management strategy to streamline DevOps
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IBM Systems magazine, IBM Z - May/June 2020 - Cover Story: Meet the New IBM z15 and IBM LinuxONE III Models: The latest air-cooled systems can help enhance resiliency, security and availability in a hybrid cloud world
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IBM Systems magazine, IBM Z - May/June 2020 - The Business Value of the Transformative IBM Z Platform How Feature 1: The Business Value of the Transformative IBM Z Platform: How IBM Z provides tools and capabilities for digital transformation
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IBM Systems magazine, IBM Z - May/June 2020 - TECH Showcase: The IBM DS8900F family of flash storage systems provides improved encryption, disaster recovery, uptime and scalability
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IBM Systems magazine, IBM Z - May/June 2020 - Techbits: Linux on IBM Z and IBM LinuxONE: When to use SCSI versus DASD storage
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IBM Systems magazine, IBM Z - May/June 2020 - Techbits: Application tier considerations for moving to the cloud or x86
IBM Systems magazine, IBM Z - May/June 2020 - 38
IBM Systems magazine, IBM Z - May/June 2020 - Techbits: Ask the expert: How can I reduce risk when performing an IBM Z hardware upgrade?
IBM Systems magazine, IBM Z - May/June 2020 - Beyond the Box: IBMer David Hilliard on his role as a locomotive engineer for the Catskill Mountain Railroad
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