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Developing and deploying business-critical applications in a timely fashion is a key requirement for every IT organization. Achieving this necessitates model-driven data governance to manage the data throughout its lifecycle, mitigating compliance risks . The IBM Optim family of products offers an integrated platform for defining, integrating, protecting, and managing trusted information across your systems. Some of the IBM Optim products are: Optim Test Data Management (TDM) allows you to quickly extract a meaningful, related subset of production data and optionally mask it. Optim TDM allows you to test your applications with data that accurately ...
If you frequently perform regular maintenance or recovery using Db2 Utilities, you may find yourself manually overseeing all databases and manually triggering or scheduling these utility jobs. While many have created their own customized REXX or CLISTs to automate these tasks, the capabilities are often quite restricted. Join us at the IBM Db2 Utilities Summit to discover best practices and customer insights for intelligently automating workflows and optimizing overall compute costs! https://event.on24.com/wcc/r/4402493/8FA222143DD5323DF8530CF4F5CF01BA?partnerref=rck
It’s an appropriate time of year to take a moment to express our gratitude for the meaningful connections we have, the opportunities life brings, and especially for you, our valued partners and clients. This year has been about creating lasting value for our partners and clients while addressing crucial business challenges together. We are thankful for the trust you’ve placed in us. Our focus on modernizing legacy applications in the hybrid cloud, integrating AI to meet regulatory needs, and enhancing cyber resiliency underscores our commitment to your success. Wishing you a warm and joyous Holiday Season filled with gratitude and ...
Don't let IT Infrastructure be your haunted house this spooky season! Scalability, security, and performance monitoring are your ghostly guides. Keep the tech cauldron bubbling for a seamless holiday experience! Announcements IBM Z Day 18 October 2023 | 8:00 AM–5:00 PM EST | Virtual IBM Z Day is a free 1-day enterprise computing virtual conference for anyone and everyone! Hear the latest about IBM Z and LinuxONE and join our lineup of global thought leaders who will highlight industry trends and innovation spanning Hybrid Cloud, ...
Thank you to those who visited the IBM booth in SHARE’s Technology Expo, attended an IBM Lunch & Learn session or enjoyed our IBM Z Reception at Rock‘n’Bowl to learn and network with our IBM Z experts. More exciting conferences to come with IBM TechXchange taking place in Las Vegas this month and IBM Z Day virtual conference October 18. Hope to see you there! - Brian Milkes, VP System Z National Market Announcements IBM TechXchange Conference Americas 11–14 September ...
Just about every business we engage with is in some type of journey regarding a platform approach to data and AI. AI has fundamentally changed the way we work today and generative AI looms large as breakthroughs in writing fine tuned software code, discover new molecules, and train trustworthy conversational chatbots grounded on enterprise data are at our finger tips within IBM Research. IBM’s watsonx will be IBM’s most powerful platform for our clients on their journey to deliver a generative AI and data platform. The IBM Integrated Accelerator for AI (AIU) is an on-chip AI accelerator available on the IBM Telum chip that is part of IBM z16 and LinuxONE ...
As the summer temperatures settle in for North America, the hot solutions for our System Z teams are coming to life with numerous demos and POCs being performed by our System Z technical teams. The IBM Z Digital Integration Hub (zDIH) POCs are providing fast, real-time information flow between z/OS systems and our clients’ hybrid cloud applications. National Market client M&T Bank is achieving market agility with the new zDIH solution. Instana on z/OS demos are also hot this summer. IBM’s Instana Observability solution is providing a real-time view into the performance of hybrid applications, including the mainframe. The System Z technical team ...
Recap of IBM Think 2023 Think 2023 is one of IBM’s biggest events of the year, attracting IT customers, engineers, architects, developers, partners and industry experts from around the world. In this recap, we'll look at some of the highlights and key takeaways from IBM Think 2023. Generative AI for Business - IBM's Watsonx is the next-gen AI platform that makes generative AI accessible to all, from data scientists to everyday users. Watsonx offers machine learning, data management, and generative AI capabilities to build and deploy AI systems faster and with trusted data and governance. This is a huge opportunity for businesses ...
Application Modernization on the IBM Z Mainframe and AWS According to the IBM Institute for Business Value, modernizing mainframe-based applications is critical for successful hybrid cloud strategies, holistic digital transformation, and realizing innovation. IBM offers a cost-effective approach to application modernization, leveraging enterprise DevOps and existing assets on the IBM zSystems platform, to improve ROI with less risk. By blending the power of mainframes into the cloud landscape, companies can achieve maximum agility and return on investment and use a best-fit approach for applications based on efficiencies, cost optimization, developer skills, ...
It is with great pleasure that we announce our Next Generation IBM z16 Single Frame and Rack Mount solutions. The new systems are built with a powerful and secure platform for business. These new systems are designed for the modern hybrid cloud with a consistent DevOps methodology, a broad ecosystem of open-source solutions, and industry standard tools and languages. The on-chip inferencing is a game changer. Designed to accelerate in-transaction functions, working hand-in-hand with a wide range of industry standard AI tools. Please make sure to join us for the announcement or replay to hear from our experts. Announcements Reminder to ...
Announcements The IBM zSystems team could not be more excited to host your clients at SHARE Atlanta on March 5-8. So make sure you ask them to stop by the IBM booth to interact with our subject matter experts, join our Lunch & Learn sessions and reserve their spot for a great time at the IBM zSystems client reception at STATS Brewpub. Join us at the IBM booth #135 to interact with the new IBM z16, the IBM Storage Virtual demonstration, and engage with our experts on the following topics: Modernize with hybrid cloud Linux on IBM Z Predict for Increased Decision Velocity Journey to AIOps ...
Announcements How to modernize your enterprise architecture that’s in line with your mainframe strategy: As you advance on the journey to becoming a data-driven enterprise, you need to maintain a modern enterprise architecture that can help monetize your mainframe data by making it a consumable asset. Join the zSystems Client Innovation & Strategy community as we help highlight topics discussing architectural approaches and explore the use cases you can start with. Upcoming Events ...
Announcements IBM continues investing big in zSystems, given the new announcements in technology, digital education, and skills growth. This month’s newsletter provides you with a closer look at our recent announcements, links to both digital and face-to-face education, and an updated route for zSystems careers. We have made it simple to keep you up to date with our zSystems Client Innovation & Strategy community . Please make sure to join and stay informed, as the community is your landing spot to gather, discuss, collaborate and co-create all things zSystems. ...