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Tuesday, November 12, 2013

IBM System z - zBC12 blog directory - everything you need to know about the new baby mainframe from IBM

See below for a list of blog posts from press, analysts, IBMers, BPs, etc on the recently announced zBC12:

In addition, we have published several blogs about new features (RoCE, zEDC, etc.) that were introduced with the zBC12 back in July on the IBM Mainframe Insights blog



Press Blogs

New York Times Bits blog, “Mainframe Computers That Change With the Times,”Quentin Hardy, July 23, 2013

Silicon Angle blog, “IBM Announces New zEnterprise Mainframe”Bert Latamore, July 23, 2013 http://servicesangle.com/blog/2013/07/23/ibm-announces-new-zenterprise-mainframe/ 

WebCommunicati, “IBM: arricchita l’offerta zEnterprise con un nuovo sistema e ulteriori innovazioni”July 23, 2013 http://webcomunicati.wordpress.com/2013/07/23/ibm-arricchita-lofferta-zenterprise-con-un-nuovo-sistema-e-ulteriori-innovazioni/ 

ARS Tecnica “IBM unveils new ‘mainframe for the rest of us’”, Sean Gallagher, July 23, 2012 http://arstechnica.com/information-technology/2013/07/ibm-unveils-new-mainframe-for-the-rest-of-us/ 

Mainframe Update “New Business Class baby”, Trevor Eddolls, July 28, 2013 http://mainframeupdate.blogspot.com/2013/07/new-business-class-baby.html 

Analyst Blogs

IT Candor, “IBM Announces zEnterprise BC12 Business Class Booster”Martin Hingley, July 23, 2013 http://www.itcandor.com/ibm-systemz-q213/ 

Dancing Dinosaur, “New zEnterprise Business Class Entry Model—zBC12”, Alan Radding, July 23, 2013 http://dancingdinosaur.wordpress.com/2013/07/23/new-zenterprise-business-class-entry-model-zbc12/ 

Computer Weekly: Open Source Insider, “Old school IBM meets new school OpenStack”, Adrian Bridgewater, July 23, 2013 http://www.computerweekly.com/blogs/open-source-insider/2013/07/old-school-ibm-meets-new-school-openstack.html?utm_term=%23foss&utm_medium=twitter

Tech-Tonics/ Gabriel Lowy, “Can the Mainframe be a new Cloud Platform?”, Gabriel Lowy, August 1, 2013 http://tech-tonics.org/can-the-mainframe-be-a-cloud-platform/?goback=.gde_54516_member_262602555 

Bloor Research blog: The Norfolk Punt, “Enterprise server 3.0 - zEnterprise BC12”, David Norfolk, August 2, 2013 https://www.bloorresearch.com/blog/the-norfolk-punt/2013/8/enterprise-server-3-zenterprise-bc12.html 

IT Director: The Norfolk Punt, “Enterprise server 3.0 - zEnterprise BC12”, David Norfolk, August 2, 2013 http://www.it-director.com/blogs/The_Norfolk_Punt/2013/8/enterprise_server_3_0_zenterprise__.html 

Business Financing Magazine: wiredFINANCE blog, “Newest Low Cost IT and Cloud Computing Option,”Alan Radding, August 5, 2013 http://businessfinancemag.com/blog/newest-low-cost-it-and-cloud-computing-option 

IT-TNA Trends (IT Trends and Analysis), “IBM’s zEnterprise BC12: Powerful, Comprehensive, Impactful”, Joe Clabby, August 6, 2013 http://it-tna.com/2013/08/06/ibms-zenterprise-bc12-powerful-comprehensive-impactful/ 

Business Partners and ISV blogs

Brocade Community blog, “IBM System z Announcements Encourage Channel Consolidation”, Steve Guendert, July 30. 2013 http://community.brocade.com/community/blogs/mainframe/blog/2013/07/30/ibm-system-z-announcements-encourage-channel-consolidation 

Mainframe Watch Belgium blog, “zEnterprise BC12 - A technical Introduction”, Marc Wambeke, July 23, 2013 http://mainframe-watch-belgium.blogspot.com/2013/07/zenterprise-bc12-technical-introduction.html 

Mainframe Watch Belgium blog, “zEC12 and zBC12: new 2:1 ration for zIIPs”, Marc Wambeke, July 24, 2013 http://mainframe-watch-belgium.blogspot.com/2013/07/zec12-and-zbc12-new-21-ratio-for-ziips.html 

Mainframe Watch Belgium blog, “Official Announcement: z/OS 2.1”, Marc Wambeke, July 24, 2013 http://mainframe-watch-belgium.blogspot.com/2013/07/official-announcement-zos-21.html 

Mainframe Watch Belgium blog, “z/VM 6.3 –Virtualization for efficiency at scale”, Marc Wambeke, July 24, 2013 http://mainframe-watch-belgium.blogspot.com/2013/07/zvm-63-virtualization-with-efficiency.html 

Mainframe Watch Belgium blog, “PL/I for z/OS V4.4 - new function and improved performance”, Marc Wambeke, July 24, 2013 http://mainframe-watch-belgium.blogspot.com/2013/07/pli-for-zos-v44-new-function-and.html 

Mainframe Watch Belgium blog, “End of marketing for z196 and z114 announced”, Marc Wambeke, July 24, 2013 http://mainframe-watch-belgium.blogspot.com/2013/07/end-of-marketing-of-z196-and-z114.html 

Mainframe Watch Belgium blog, “I’m on holiday…”, Marc Wambeke, July 24, 2013 http://mainframe-watch-belgium.blogspot.com/2013/07/im-on-holiday.html  

Infinity Systems Software blog, “Announcement: zEnterprise Customer Council in Atlanta August 23rd”Renee Solheim, July 23, 2013 http://www.infinite-blue.com/blog/index.php/2013/07/announcement-zenterprise-customer-council-atlanta-august-23rd/ 

Maintec blog, “IBMs Business Class Mainframes zBC12, z114 and z10BC: a quick comparison”, Maintech Technologies (author unknown), July 23, 2013 http://maintec.com/blog/ibms-business-class-mainframes-zbc12-z114-z10bc-quick-comparison/ 

Mainframe Voice (CA Technologies blog), “A MANAGEMENT PLATFORM? Who needs another management platform?”, Marcel den Hartog, July 26, 2013 http://community.ca.com/blogs/mainframe-voice/archive/2013/07/26/Do-you-really-need-another-Mainframe-management-platform.aspx?c=sm 

IBM Subject Matter Expert blogs

IBM Mainframe Insights blog, “Extending enterprise-class technologies to client of all sizes,”Pat Toole, July 23, 2013 https://www-304.ibm.com/connections/blogs/systemz/entry/zenterprise_announcement_07.23.13?lang=en_us 

The Mainframe Blog, “Happy New Mainframe Day! Introducing the zBC12 (Post #1)”, Timothy Sipples, July 23, 2013 http://mainframe.typepad.com/blog/2013/07/happy-new-mainframe-day-introducing-the-zbc12-post-1.html 

The Mainframe Blog, “Happy New Mainframe Day! Introducing the zBC12 (Post #2)”, Timothy Sipples, July 23, 2013 http://mainframe.typepad.com/blog/2013/07/happy-new-mainframe-day-introducing-the-zbc12-post-2.html 

The Mainframe Blog, “Canonical (Ubuntu) Needs a Mainframe (and zBC12 Post #3)”Timothy Sipples, July 24, 2013 http://mainframe.typepad.com/blog/2013/07/canonical-ubuntu-needs-a-mainframe-and-zbc12-post-3.html 

Turbo Todd, “IBM Boosts zEnterprise Mainframe Portfolio”, Todd Watson, July 23, 2013 http://turbotodd.com/ibm-boosts-zenterprise-mainframe-portfolio/ 

DB2 for z/OS blog, “The Best just keeps getting Better: the zBC12 is here... among other things”, Willie Favero, July 23, 2013 http://it.toolbox.com/blogs/db2zos/the-best-just-keeps-getting-better-the-zbc12-is-here-among-other-things-56804 

DB2 for z/OS blog, “The July 23, 2013 Announcement Letters”, Willie Favero, July 23, 2013 http://it.toolbox.com/blogs/db2zos/the-july-23-2013-announcement-letters-56828 

DB2 for z/OS blog, “Introducing the zEnterprise BC12”, Willie Favero, July 27, 2013 http://it.toolbox.com/blogs/db2zos/introducing-the-zenterprise-bc12-56884 

System z Management, “IBM Automation Control for zOS Toleration Support for new IBM zEnterprise BC12 and new IBM zEnterprise EC12 features available,”Wiltrud Rebmann, July 24, 2013 https://www.ibm.com/developerworks/community/blogs/5e65990a-9690-42e2-93b1-c2267be7620c/entry/ibm_automation_control_for_zos_toleration_support_for_new_ibm_zenterprise_bc12_and_new_ibm_zenterprise_ec12_features_available?lang=en&utm_medium=twitter&utm_source=twitterfeed 

Mainframe Performance Topics. “The Missing Link”, Martin Packer, July 30, 2013 https://www.ibm.com/developerworks/community/blogs/MartinPacker/entry/the_missing_link?lang=en 

Millennial Mainframer, ä„śReasons Millennials should care about the Mainframe Announcements”Sean McBride, July 24, 2013 http://www.millennialmainframer.com/2013/07/care-mainframe-announcements/ 

CTO, M.Teyssedre, Le Blog “New IBM zEnterprise BC12 Entry-Level Mainframe Launches”, Michel Teyssedre, July 25, 2013 http://cto-ibmfrance.blogspot.com/2013/07/new-ibm-zenterprise-bc12-entry-level_25.html 

Business Partner Voices “Extending enterprise-class technologies to clients of all sizes”Pat Toole, July 25, 2013 http://businesspartnervoices.com/extending-enterprise-class-technologies-to-clients-of-all-sizes/ 

The Greater IBM Connection, “IBM Boosts zEnterprise Mainframe Portfolio”Khalid Raza, July 26, 2013 http://greateribm.wordpress.com/2013/07/26/ibm-boosts-zenterprise-mainframe-portfolio/ 

Storage CH Blog: an (IBM) Storage-related blog, ”IBM zEnterprise BC12 Technical Guide”, Roger Luethy, August 5, 2013 http://rogerluethy.wordpress.com/2013/08/05/ibm-zenterprise-bc12-technical-guide/ 

Misc. Blogs
Cloud Guys, “IBM Boosts zEnterprise Mainframe Portfolio”, July 23, 2013 http://cloudguys.net/2013/07/ibm-boosts-zenterprise-mainframe-portfolio-biztech2-com/ 

Global WebSphere Community blog, “IBM zBC12 announcement - smaller footprint ideal to consolidate distributed workloads on zLinux”, Elena Nanos (HSBC / Blue Cross Blue Shield), July 23, 2013 http://www.websphereusergroup.org/chicagonw/blog/2013/07/23/_ibm_zbc12_announcement_-_smaller_footprint_ideal_to_consolidate_distributed_workloads_on_zlinux 

Search Data Center, Tech Target “IBM mainframes reinvigorated at lower price for cloud apps, data analytics”Ed Scannell, July 29, 2013 http://searchdatacenter.techtarget.com/news/2240202708/IBM-mainframes-reinvigorated-at-lower-price-for-cloud-apps-data-analytics?utm_campaign=sdc_dcv3&utm_medium=social&utm_source=sprout&utm_content=1375112033 

Search Data Center, Tech Target, “Linux’s flexibility, native hardware integration as a mainframe OS”, Sander van Vugt, July 30, 2013 http://searchdatacenter.techtarget.com/tip/Linuxs-flexibility-native-hardware-/integration-as-a-mainframe-OS 


Never Talk When You Can Nod, “Should IBM drop the “Mainframe”Moniker?”, Andew Chapman (CA Technologies), July 24, 2013 http://www.memorableurl.com/2013/07/should-ibm-drop-the-mainframe-moniker.html 

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