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IBM's z13 — What It Means for Mainframe Customers

Published: 05 February 2015

ID: G00274165

Analyst(s): Mike Chuba

Summary

IBM's focus on the mainframe's role in solving today's most-critical business challenges was the centerpiece of its introduction of its newest generation of mainframes — the z13. IBM must convince I&O leaders that a mainframe solution is appropriate to utilize for real-time analytics.

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Analysis

  • Key Technology Changes for the Mainframe Customer
  • Enhancements Specific to Linux on z
  • Key Pricing Changes
  • Key Focus Areas of the Announcement

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