Linux on System z Update
System z New
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
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
Up to a 40% Discount off of list prices
Three different flavors of subscription & support to
Contact your local Novell rep for more information
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.
Welcome and why Linux on System z?
Linux for business
How to provide the best quality of service on a Linux for System z infrastructure?
November 4, 2008
IBM at Hyatt Center
71 South Wacker Drive
Register now: http://www.ibm.com/software/systemz/seminars/linux
Half Day Seminar (Chicago Nov 19
Cognos on System z: Cost
competitive solutions for business intelligence and
Welcome and introduction
Current trends in mainframe data warehousing and business intelligence to support mission
Highlights and deeper dive into IBM’s latest mainframe business intelligence solutions
Questions and answers
November 19, 2008
71 South Wacker Drive
6th Floor, Room 6612
fast and easy access to low cost, short term, preconfigured remote
system environments at current software release levels.
Three environments are available today:
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.
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.
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
IBM System z Solution Edition For
External ibm.com 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.