IBM z14 Technical Introduction

An IBM Redbooks publication

Published 02 October 2018

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ISBN-10: 0738457191
ISBN-13: 9780738457192
IBM Form #: SG24-8450-01
(94 pages)

Authors: Octavian Lascu

Abstract

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 a state-of-the-art data and transaction system that delivers advanced capabilities, which are vital to the digital era and the trust economy. This system includes the following functionality:


  • 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 mobile applications. With the z14 as the base, applications can run in a trusted, reliable, and secure environment that both improves operations and lessens business risk.

Table of contents

Chapter 1. The base of a trust economy
Chapter 2. IBM z14 hardware overview
Chapter 3. Supported features and functions
Chapter 4. Strengths of the z14 platform
Chapter 5. Operating system support

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