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Cloud Workloads on the Mainframe

White Paper Published By: IBM
Published:  Apr 06, 2015
Type:  White Paper
Length:  7 pages

Far from being out of date, mainframes are used around the world to build robust, trusted clouds. Increasingly, organizations are turning to cloud computing to improve their IT responsiveness and to reduce costs. And for enterprise workloads, which require highly reliable and secure platforms to meet demanding service levels, many companies are building their clouds using a mainframe.

This IBM Redbooks Point-of-View publication discusses cloud workloads on the mainframe. A cloud built on a mainframe, such as IBM zEnterprise or others in the IBM System z family, has several distinct advantages:

  • Performance
  • Reliability
  • Security
  • Cost savings

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