What is the future of IBM Z? This is a topic containing many different sub factors including security, data, cloud capabilities and more. In addition, questions remain around continuous innovation in hardware and software technology and how it can effectively deliver differentiated value.It all make
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Cloud object storage may not be new to some, but it is finding new ground with an old friend, the mainframe. Recent hardware and software evolution has enabled direct access to cloud object storage environments for z/OS workloads.
Just a few years ago, any mention of storing z/OS data on cloud object storage was met with scoffs and scorn. z/OS data and cloud storage were seen as oil and water. Yet today, many clients are exploring or have already introduced cloud object storage into their z/OS environments.
Though enterprise IT departments are constantly evolving, IT environments need to continue to be incredibly fast, yet reliable. DevOps has emerged as a critical component of IT by providing quick responses to business needs while keeping essential systems stable.