CAVMENLinux on System z Update11/13/08 Khaylen Kingsley System z New Workload Leader email@example.com
z10BC Announcement • Reduced pricing on specialty engines • On October 21, 2008, IBM announced a 50% price reduction on Specialty engines for System z10 BC, now $47,500 • Reduced memory pricing for the first 16GB associated with each IFL • On October 21, 2008, IBM announced a 62% price reduction on System z10 Memory Prices for new workloads when purchased together with Specialty engines1, now $2250 per GB •  Limited to 16 GB per engine
Novell Announces z10 BC Promo • Reduced subscription and support costs for SLES in z10BC IFL’s • Up to a 40% Discount off of list prices • Three different flavors of subscription & support to choose from • Contact your local Novell rep for more information • http://www.novell.com/huddle/event/index.php?event_id=48729c68884bd359ade15d5f16316673
Wildfire Workshops • Valuable "no-charge" hands-on Web-enablement workshops through Fourth Quarter 2008. • WebSphere Application Server for z/OS Version 6.1 - (WBSR6) • Security Workshop: WebSphere Application Server for z/OS - (WSW06) • Deploying WebSphere Centric Products on Linux for zSeries - (LINX6) • z/OS JAVA Exploiters and JAVA Batch Workshop - (ZJAV1) • WebSphere Message Broker for z/OS Version 6.1 Workshop (WMB06) • WebSphere Process Server V6.1 for z/OS Implementation Workshop (ZWPS6) • A Practical Introduction to SOA/ESB on Mainframe System (ZSOA2) • Please contact your local IBM System z rep for more information including dates and registration
Half Day Seminar (Chicago Nov 4th) - Improving your TCO by moving to Linux on System z – Cross-brand solutions that can provide a better ROI • Agenda • Continental breakfast will be available at 8:30 a.m. The formal program will commence at 9:00 a.m. • 09:00 a.m. - Welcome and why Linux on System z? • 10:00 a.m. - Linux for business-critical workloads • 11:15 a.m. - How to provide the best quality of service on a Linux for System z infrastructure? • 12:15 a.m. - Lunch • Chicago - November 4, 2008 • IBM at Hyatt Center • 71 South Wacker Drive • Chicago, IL • Room 6611 • Register now: http://www.ibm.com/software/systemz/seminars/linux
Half Day Seminar (Chicago Nov 19th) - Cognos on System z: Cost-competitive solutions for business intelligence and data warehousing • Agenda • 09:15 a.m. - Welcome and introduction • 09:30 a.m. - Current trends in mainframe data warehousing and business intelligence to support mission-critical business processes • 10:45 a.m. - Break • 11:00 a.m. - Highlights and deeper dive into IBM’s latest mainframe business intelligence solutions • 12:30 p.m. - Questions and answers • Chicago - November 19, 2008 • IBM • 71 South Wacker Drive • Chicago, Illinois • 6th Floor, Room 6612 • Register now: http://www.ibm.com/software/systemz/biseminars
zLITE - fast and easy access to low cost, short term, preconfigured remote system environments at current software release levels. • Three environments are available today: • The zLite z/OS environment provides a dedicated single z/OS 1.9 LPAR with DB2, CICS, WAS, WPS, WSB, Component Broker, WMQ, RMF & Tivoli Omegamon and WSIM. The capacity provided is 4 shared CPs, 4 or 8 GB of memory and 400 GB of storage. • The zLite zLinux environment is a dedicated Linux guest hosted on a z/VM partition. The operating systems offered are SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 10 (64 bit SP1) or Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 (64 bit). The capacity provided is up to 4 shared CPs, 4 GB of memory and 14 GB of storage. • The zLite Oracle/zLinux environment includes Oracle AS 10g on one Linux guest + Oracle rac 10g on 2 Linux guests (cluster), 4GB and 4CP per guest. • Access to zLite is accelerated for two major reasons: • The engagement processis shortened as compared to regular benchmarks as the approval decision is made at the individual Center level. • The technical environments are enabled through an automated systems provisioning process. • To request a zLITE session please contact your local IBM System z rep who will make the request
- Brand New - IBM System z Solution Edition For SAP Applications • External ibm.com web site: • http://www-03.ibm.com/systems/z/advantages/dataserving/solutions/zsapsol/ • Solution brief and other external collateral available for download from web site • Designed for the New Enterprise Data Center: • delivering a premium environment • that has the capacity and quality of service • your business demands for a 24x7 economy.