This IBM® Redbooks® publication introduces the latest member of the IBM Z platform, the IBM z14 Model ZR1 (Machine Type 3907). It includes information about the Z environment and how it helps integrate data and transactions more securely, and provides insight for faster and more accurate business decisions.
The z14 ZR1 is a state-of-the-art data and transaction system that delivers advanced capabilities, which are vital to any digital transformation. The z14 ZR1 is designed for enhanced modularity, which is in an industry standard footprint. This system excels at the following tasks:
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 towards zero downtime
Accelerating digital transformation with agile service delivery
Revolutionizing business processes
Mixing open source and Z technologies
This book explains how this system uses new innovations and traditional Z strengths to satisfy growing demand for cloud, analytics, and open source technologies. With the z14 ZR1 as the base, applications can run in a trusted, reliable, and secure environment that improves operations and lessens business risk.