IBM DS8884 and z13s: A new cost optimized solution

An IBM Redpaper publication

Published 16 February 2016, updated 16 February 2016

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ISBN-10: 0738455067
ISBN-13: 9780738455068
IBM Form #: REDP-5327-00
(20 pages)

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Authors: Bert Dufrasne


The IBM® zEnterprise® z13s server is the successor to the IBM zEnterprise BC12 (zBC12) and is the fifth member of the zEnterprise central processor complex (CPC) family. It combines nicely with the IBM DS8884 to provide a new entry point solution for enterprises of all sizes.

This IBM Redpaper™ publication summarizes the key features of the z13s and the DS8884. It also reviews the synergy functions and key integration points between the z Systems™ and the DS8884 that provide a world-class high availability solution, delivering extraordinary value.

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Overview of the z13s
Overview of the IBM DS8884
DS8884 and z Systems synergy

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