6: Power 835 model 8284-22A; IBM System z based on z/Architecture processors: zEnterprise
EC12 (zEC12); zEnterprise
BC12 (zBC12); zEnterprise
196 (z196); zEnterprise
114 (z114); Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7.
1] For zEC12 system with 100 IFLs averaging 60 virtual machines per  Combines IBM zEnterprise
Linux Server (zBC12 or zEC12).
Existing IBM zEnterprise
server customers already have the capacity for hundreds or thousands of these virtual x86 machines.
BMC Cost Analyzer for zEnterprise
delivers easy-to-use predictive analytics designed to help IT departments plan, report and reduce their mainframe licensing charge (MLC) by identifying system peaks and recommending preemptive cost-reduction strategies.
IBM (NYSE: IBM) said it has bought CSL International, a provider of virtualization management technology for IBM's zEnterprise
The acquisition allows IBM to add the CSL-Wave virtualisation environment management software to its own zEnterprise
technology in early 2014.
The Systems and Technology group will be focusing its efforts on IBM's new zEnterprise
System, which will deliver operational analytics, resiliency and efficiency at scale to our customers.
Moreover, IBM announced software offerings for IBM's newest mainframe -- the" zEnterprise
EC12" which helps clients operate their IT more efficiently and make good use of critical information to extract statistical data concerning their activities, and to provide better service to clients.
With the announcement of zEnterprise
EC12 we are seeing IBM's commitment to fit for purpose methodology personified.
Compatible with Windows 7 and Windows 8 Certified, Attachmate's new terminal emulator software connects users to enterprise applications running on IBM mainframes (including the new IBM zEnterprise
EC12), IBM AS/400's (IBM System i), UNIX/Linux servers and HP NonStop.
To be sure, IBM said some of the first orders for the zEnterprise
EC 12 are likely to come from customers in Senegal or Russia.