IBM z15, Less Floor, Four Frames

IBM has introduced the next generation of Z mainframes, IBM z15. Processor, memory capacity and actually everything is improved or bigger than earlier generations.

IBM design z15 generation for more security with advanced encryption features on hybrid cloud.

ibm z15

IBM z15 Highlights

  • Optimization of cost, density, and flexibility with 19″ frame
  • Embedded infrastructure resilience with the new IBM System Recovery Boost
  • Protection of data flow within and across datacenters with new
  • adapters
  • Availability of compression for broader set of apps with new coprocessor
  • Aligns with z/OS and Linux on Z colocated workloads

Ultimate Up-time

Now, Instant Recovery offers even more continuous availability by reducing downtime and impact. For your planned downtime, significantly speed up your system recovery time so you can meet your Service Level Agreements.

Agility in Desployment

Integrate public, private and hybrid cloud deployments with agility and security. IBM z15 enables you to develop, manage and transform your core business apps. Cloud native development makes it easy to host container-based applications for hybrid and private cloud workloads, and z/OSĀ® Container Extensions lets you run Linux on Z apps right on z/OS for the first time.

Encryption Everywhere

Protect against insider and external threats. IBM z15 enables you to encrypt all your data, isolate workloads and authenticate access. IBM Data Privacy Passports helps protect data after it leaves the system, minimizing the impact of breaches and noncompliance. IBM z15 with z/OS V2.4 enables redaction of sensitive data from diagnostic files, to protect against data exposure and noncompliance.

Conclusion

Next-Gen Z has lot of improvements compare to IBM z14 and z13. That’s classic hardware for enterprise and any business which needs to performance, availability, stability and security.

Further Reading

IBM Introduces Next-Gen Z Mainframe: The z15; Wider Cores, More Cores, More Cache, Still 5.2 GHz

IBM z15 (8561) Technical Guide

Davoud Teimouri

Davoud Teimouri is as a professional blogger, vExpert 2015/2016/2017/2018/2019, VCA, MCITP. This blog is started with simple posts and now, it has large following readers.

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