IBM z14 Technical Introduction

An IBM Redbooks publication

Published 17 July 2017, updated 22 August 2017

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ISBN-10: 0738442143
ISBN-13: 9780738442143
IBM Form #: SG24-8450-00
(112 pages)

Authors: Bill White, Hervey Kamga, Michal Kordyzon, Octavian Lascu, Frank Packheiser, John Troy, Esra Ufacik, Bo Xu


This IBM® Redbooks® publication introduces the latest IBM Z platform, the IBM z14®. It includes information about the Z environment and how it helps integrate data and transactions more securely, and can infuse insight for faster and more accurate business decisions.
The z14 is state-of-the-art data and transaction system that delivers advanced capabilities, which are vital to the digital era and the trust economy. These capabilities include:
- Securing data with pervasive encryption
- Transforming a transactional platform into a data powerhouse
- Getting more out of the platform with IT Operational Analytics
- Providing resilience with key to zero downtime
- Accelerating digital transformation with agile service delivery
- Revolutionizing business processes
- Blending open source and Z technologies
This book explains how this system uses both new innovations and traditional Z strengths to satisfy growing demand for cloud, analytics, and security. With the z14 as the base, applications can run in a trusted, reliable, and secure environment that both improves operations and lessens business risk.

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