Data Virtualization Manager for z/OS was released at the end of 2017. Since then many organizations have purchased and are in the process of implementing Data Virtualization Manager for z/OS.
The mainframe is core to these organization’s enterprise infrastructure. Although we may think that the mainframe services the largest organizations, there are many other organizations that benefit from its security, resiliency, low per transaction cost, virtualization, high performance and unique value. For some of these organizations, the mainframe is their primary transactional platform. According to IBM studies, 70 to 80 percent of all data originates behind the firewall and much of that originates on IBM Z.
It is on the mainframe where unique data sources, transactional applications, data gravity and modernization combine to offer an incredible opportunity Data Virtualization Manager for z/OS. Data Virtualization Manager for z/OS offers organizations the potential modernize the way they develop applications, to simplify access to traditional non-relational IBM Z data sources, provide access to an extensive number of data sources (more than 35) and move from the 20th century to the 21st century.