Hybrid Cloud for z

Ian Wright Client Technical Sales Engineer   Hybrid Cloud is a challenging topic from any angle. On one hand, our customers want to take advantage of the flexibility and scale that Cloud offers. On the other hand, they already have an existing infrastructure, and...

IBM z/VM Upgrade in Place Process

Andy Hartman Senior Consultant IBM introduced a process they call Upgrade in Place, for moving to a new release, when they introduced z/VM 6.3. At that time, the current release was z/VM 6.2, which was also the first release to support Single System Image(SSI). For...

Business Case for Linux on z Systems

Marianne Eggett z Systems Solutions Consultant   Cost-cutting initiatives are imperative today with our shaky economy. In the information technology arena, the primary cost-cutting initiative is called “virtualization,” and nearly every company is at least looking at...