Tuesday, July 12, 2011

The new z114 mainframe : overview of the announcements

I've been writing an overview of the new z114, but I thought it might be a good idea to just start off with a list of announcements related to this one. But do come back today for my general overview of the z114.


IBM zEnterprise 114 - Freedom by design (ZG11-0207)

IBM zEnterprise BladeCenter Extension support for select IBM BladeCenter HX5 blades (ZG11-0200)

IBM zEnterprise 196 enhancements deliver faster access to data (ZG11-0193)

Advanced Entry Workload License Charges offers price/performance for the IBM zEnterprise z114 (ZP11-0311)

Special consideration for FICON Express and OSA-Express features on IBM System z (ZG11-0196)

Site preparation and installation support for IBM zEnterprise 114 (ZG11-0195)

Hardware withdrawal: IBM System z10 EC, IBM System z10 BC, and a selected IBM zEnterprise 196 feature - Replacements availabe (ZG11-0116)


IBM XIV Storage System Gen3 offers a new high-performance model 114 for machine types 2810 and 2812 (ZG11-0199)

IBM XIV Storage System Software Version 11.0.0 (5639-YYB) supports for new IBM XIV Gen3 hardware (ZP11-0310)

New IBM System Storage Tape Controller 3592 Model C07 enhances performance and connectivity (ZG11-0211)

Software : z/OS

IBM z/OS V1.13 delivers new availability, batch programming, and usability functions (ZP11-0313)

IBM z/OS Management Facility V1.13 delivers new function for simplified software deployment, disk storage management, and a more unified z/OS experience (ZP11-0303)

IBM SMP/E for z/OS, V3.6 provides new functions designed to support z/OSMF software deployment, and two new reporting capabilities (ZP11-0320)

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