Category Archives: zEnterprise

Managing Mainframe Costs in the Financial Services Sector

Over the past 25 years of working with Mainframes, one aspect has proved to be a constant challenge – Mainframe pricing.  Mainframe software charges are usually based on peak usage.   Whatever an organisations’ peak workload in a given month is … Continue reading

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IBM Announce the zEnterprise zEC12

The next generation of zSeries hardware was announced on Tuesday 28th August. The zEC12 is faster (5.5GHz cores), and will run more processors (up to 101 general purpose) than the previous generations of z. All of this adds up to … Continue reading

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