"The bank has committed on investing in the upgrade plan of its Systematics core banking system running on the IBM zSeries
mainframe, as well as on a new branch banking system," the bank said.
TCS BaNCS runson a number of environments such as IBM zSeries
, Unix (IBM, HP, SUN), and Windows.
The latest version of EMC DLm systems provide IBM zSeries
mainframe environments with a high-performance disk-based tape replacement solution.
For example, smart data placement through IBM Data Facility Storage Management Subsystem (DFSMS) provides for targeted data placement on SSDs in an IBM zSeries
and DS8000 environment.
That approach recognizes that most customers will have a hybrid environment using both SSDs and traditional disks.<p>In another example, IBM's Data Facility Storage Management Subsystem (DFSMS) provides for targeted data placement on SSDs in an IBM zSeries
server and DS8000 storage array.<p>"The most significant part of this...is [that] we're the first vendor to offer the software tools to maximize SSDs," Barrera said.
* Before the IBM zSeries
890 and 990 models, IBM processors supported "secure keys", which used the Cryptographic Coprocessor Facility (CCF).
With extensive deployment in diverse organizations on many types of hardware -- including 80 percent of the IBM zSeries
mainframe Linux market -- SUSE Linux Enterprise Server provides an open foundation for a variety of server workloads including edge and infrastructure computing, enterprise database deployment, line-of-business applications, and mission-critical software applications.
PowerTerm WebConnect 5.5 reportedly features the following enhancements: secure application publishing; new efficiency, productivity and security tools; increased scalability: platform support for Windows, Windows 64-bit, Linux on Intel, Linux on IBM POWER and Linux on IBM zSeries
; portal integration including IBM Workplace, IBM WebSphere Portal and other portal environments such as Oracle and Vignette portals.
The companies also announced plans for joint collaboration on product interoperability testing to support Hitachi storage system compatibility with IBM zSeries
mainframe customer deployments.
"S/390 Linux Rescuer, is one of the principle reasons Mainline chose FDR/UPSTREAM to be the business continuance component of our package solution for those organizations looking to roll out new Linux workloads or execute cost effective server consolidation strategies on the IBM zSeries
eServer family of computers", said Rick Kearney CEO of Mainline Information Systems, a Premier IBM Business Partner providing processors, storage and software to customers nationwide.
SuSE Linux Enterprise Server is the first distribution to be validated on all hardware platforms supported by DB2 for Linux (including IBM zSeries
mainframes) and validated to run DB2 Enterprise Server Edition.