Joining the IBM Early Support Program for IBM DB2 11 for z/OS enabled this EMEA bank to resolve a key technical limitation. The new version of DB2 also adds a wealth of advanced functionality that offers enhanced performance, greater reliability and additional business productivity.
Porto Alegre’s IT agency Procempa implemented an asset management solution based on IBM Maximo software running on the System z platform. The solution accelerates maintenance tasks, reducing road closures, and is projected to achieve a 50 percent reduction in response times.
The Met Office was using Oracle-based systems, mostly running on distributed Linux servers, to handle the post-processing of data from its weather supercomputer. By consolidating all of these distributed database systems to the IBM zEnterprise 196, Oracle licensing costs have been cut by a factor of approximately 12.
Brazilian bank Banrisul migrated business-critical Oracle databases from Intel processor-based servers to Linux virtual servers on IBM zEnterprise 196 servers, using Integrated Facility for Linux (IFL) engines. The migration cut the number of CPUs required, while boosting performance.