CAVMEN Linux on System z Update 11/13/08

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Linux on System z Update


Khaylen Kingsley

System z New
Workload Leader

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

Wildfire Workshops

Valuable "no
charge" hands
on Web
workshops through Fourth Quarter 2008.

WebSphere Application Server for z/OS Version 6.1



Security Workshop: WebSphere Application Server for z/OS


Deploying WebSphere Centric Products on Linux for zSeries


z/OS JAVA Exploiters and JAVA Batch Workshop


WebSphere Message Broker for z/OS Version 6.1 Workshop


WebSphere Process Server V6.1 for z/OS Implementation Workshop


A Practical Introduction to SOA/ESB on Mainframe System


Please contact your local IBM System z rep for more information including
dates and registration

Half Day Seminar (Chicago Nov 4


Improving your TCO
by moving to Linux on System z

brand solutions that can
provide a better ROI


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.



November 4, 2008

IBM at Hyatt Center

71 South Wacker Drive

Chicago, IL

Room 6611

Register now:

Half Day Seminar (Chicago Nov 19

Cognos on System z: Cost
competitive solutions for business intelligence and
data warehousing


09:15 a.m.

Welcome and introduction

09:30 a.m.

Current trends in mainframe data warehousing and business intelligence to support mission
business processes

10:45 a.m.


11:00 a.m.

Highlights and deeper dive into IBM’s latest mainframe business intelligence solutions

12:30 p.m.

Questions and answers


November 19, 2008


71 South Wacker Drive

Chicago, Illinois

6th Floor, Room 6612

Register now:


fast and easy access to low cost, short term, preconfigured remote
system environments at current software release levels.

Three environments are available today:

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.


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.

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 process

is 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


Brand New

IBM System z Solution Edition For

SAP Applications

External web site:


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.