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IBM e. Server IBM Systems and Technology Group z. Series z 900 and z

IBM e. Server IBM Systems and Technology Group z. Series z 900 and z 990 Update 2004 Bob Neidig [email protected] ibm. com 914 -642 -4593 © 2004 IBM Corporation

IBM e. Server © 2004 IBM Corporation

IBM e. Server © 2004 IBM Corporation

IBM e. Server z. Series Market Share Trends ($250 K+ price bands) § IBM

IBM e. Server z. Series Market Share Trends ($250 K+ price bands) § IBM z. Series has gained 13 points of server revenue share during the last 3 years in the $250 K+ price bands. The third quarter marks the fifth straight quarter of z. Series revenue growth. § “z. Series servers had another very strong quarter with year-to-year revenue growth of 44 percent on MIPS growth of 75 percent. This is the fourth consecutive quarter of revenue growth following the z 990 introduction last year. ” - Mark Loughridge, IBM CFO to analysts, July 15, 2004 § Linux IFL installations in 2003 increased 69% over 2002. § IBM gained 10 points of share YTY, in 2 Q 04 according to IDC and Gartner Dataquest source: IDC Server Tracker, rolling 4 quarter share © 2004 IBM Corporation

IBM e. Server © 2004 IBM Corporation

IBM e. Server © 2004 IBM Corporation

IBM e. Server z. Series Advantage – Providing Highest Qualities of Q of S

IBM e. Server z. Series Advantage – Providing Highest Qualities of Q of S © 2004 IBM Corporation

IBM e. Server Gartner Group – Magic Quadrant for Enterprise Servers © 2004 IBM

IBM e. Server Gartner Group – Magic Quadrant for Enterprise Servers © 2004 IBM Corporation

IBM e. Server © 2004 IBM Corporation

IBM e. Server © 2004 IBM Corporation

IBM e. Server Community Value Innovation Using the Mainframe Charter… To provide a framework

IBM e. Server Community Value Innovation Using the Mainframe Charter… To provide a framework for z. Series growth and enhancements § Provide leadership in innovation to enhance the use of IBM e. Server z. Series to support increasingly integrated and flexible business processes for the on demand business. * Recent Proof Points §Z 890 - New Lower IBM z. Series entry point - One model with 28 capacity settings §Z 990 - Up to 1, 024 channels in z/Architecture - Enhanced virtualization with 30 LPARS and 4 LCSS’s §z. Series Application Assist Processor (z. AAP) – Available on z 890 and z 990 servers with z/OS 1. 6 §Operating Systems and Middleware enhancements – z/OS 1. 6, z/VM 5. 1, VSE enhancements – DB 2 V 8, Web. Sphere V 5. 1, WBISF V 5. 1 § Enhance the value proposition and lower the cost of computing of z. Series solutions in a way that is compelling, clear, and consistent. * §Improvements to Subcapcity pricing for WLC product and key IPLA middleware §SW price performance improvements on z 990 and z 890 §WLC price improvement for z. OS customer below 215 MSUs Recent §Price reduction on NALC for new workloads Proof §Standardized pricing for IFL Points §Introduction of z. AAP for Java workloads §Lower memory costs §On/Off Capacity on Demand enhancements (z 890 and z 990) §Lower entry point and improved granularity with z 890 § Support programs designed to foster vitality in the z. Series community, helping to promote a strong application portfolio and world-class support services. * Recent Proof Points §z. Series application solutions - Ex: Linux for z. Series ISVs §Infrastructure Simplification for Industry based reference Architectures §Deployment of IBM skills to support new solutions on platform §Increased external skills focus. §Involvement with open source community. © 2004 IBM Corporation

IBM e. Server Mainframe Charter: Delivering new on demand capabilities Value Innovation § Provide

IBM e. Server Mainframe Charter: Delivering new on demand capabilities Value Innovation § Provide leadership in innovation to enhance the use of IBM e. Server z. Series to support increasingly integrated and flexible business processes for the on demand business. * On demand capability Roadmaps: Business Integration • z/OS 1. 6 and z. AAP exploitation • Communication Controller on Linux (2005) Business resiliency & security • GDPS x. DR (2004) • GDPS Hyper. Swap Manager (2005) • Common Information Model (2005) Business Policy Management: • EWLM for z. OS (2004) • EWLM for Linux (2005) • Common Information Model • IBM Director Multiplatform (2005) • TBSM and TEC for managing business service levels of composite application § Enhance the value proposition and lower the cost of computing of z. Series solutions in a way that is compelling, clear, and consistent. * Offerings for Resiliency and Security Flexible and Responsive pricing Models: • GDPS®/PPRC Implementation Services • Subcapacity pricing for key platform Software • GDPS® Hyper. Swap Manager – 75% saving on special • Broad portfolio of Capacity on Demand offerings SA and netview suite • Base z. Series and z/OS Security workshops z. Series Server. Proven Rebate Offerings for Business Policy Mgmt and Optimization Offerings for Integration and Simplification • End to End Systems Management Services • z. AAP capacity with no IBM SW Cost • IT Optimization Solution Offering • Application transformation and integration services • 12 -Step Strategic Virtualization Assessment • Scorpion Studies Communi ty § Support programs designed to foster vitality in the z. Series community, helping to promote a strong application portfolio and world-class support services. * § Broadening ecosystem to enable customer with support and skills § Greater support to enable participation § Over 150 new ISVs § ISV adopting subcapacity pricing models § FSS Reference Architectures § Live banking demo in MOP § Exponential increase in Scholars Program § 70 Universities enrolled § Target of 20, 000 new skills by 2010 * Excerpted from the Mainframe Charter – August 2003 © 2004 IBM Corporation

IBM e. Server z. Series: Scaling to new Heights > 9000 MIPS § Each

IBM e. Server z. Series: Scaling to new Heights > 9000 MIPS § Each new range has delivered: ƒ ƒ ƒ New function Improved performance Improved availability and serviceability Field upgrades to protect customer investment Better price/performance 48 engines 32 -way 20 engines 16 -way 12 engines 10 -way > 1100 MIPS 14 engines 12 -way Ø 3300 MIPS > 2800 MIPS 5 engines 4 -way > 1700 MIPS > 1500 MIPS > 1360 MIPS > 630 MIPS > 1000 MIPS Minimum Maximum Rn 6 Yn 6 Sept 1998 Xn 7 -Zn 7 May 1999 z 900 -1 xx Dec 2000 2 xx – z 800 Feb 2002 z 990 2003 z 890 2004 © 2004 IBM Corporation

IBM e. Server © 2004 IBM Corporation

IBM e. Server © 2004 IBM Corporation

IBM e. Server z 990 - Under the Covers Internal Batteries Hybrid Cooling Power

IBM e. Server z 990 - Under the Covers Internal Batteries Hybrid Cooling Power Supplies Processor Books and Memory CEC Cage 3 x I/O cages Fiber Quick Connect Feature STI cables Support Elements Front View TLLBz 990_0370 © 2004 IBM Corporation

IBM e. Server z. Architecture Positioning in the IBM Mainframe Family z 990 z

IBM e. Server z. Architecture Positioning in the IBM Mainframe Family z 990 z 900 Up to 3330 MIPs z 990 Up to 9060 MIPS z 890 z 900 z 800 MP 3000 9672 MP 2000 MIPS © 2004 IBM Corporation

IBM e. Server The On Demand Operating Environment Think of it as a Global

IBM e. Server The On Demand Operating Environment Think of it as a Global Fabric Where everything enterprise-wide becomes: § § § Reusable, connected and integrated… Resilient and highly secure… Scaleable and responsive. . Simplified and optimized… Virtualized and cheaper to run… Unified and flexible to support the business model All Managed by Business Priorities Open Standards Integration Grid Virtualization Autonomic © 2004 IBM Corporation

IBM e. Server z. Series Today and Tomorrow Heterogeneous Enterprise System Silos Scope The

IBM e. Server z. Series Today and Tomorrow Heterogeneous Enterprise System Silos Scope The Pinnacle for Integration & Infrastructure Management IBM e. Server (Unix & Intel) Virtualization Engine Enabled § Workload Management § Provisioning § Console Management Standalone Unix & Intel §Hypervisors § Basic Partitioning § Virtual I/O z. Series Future Enterprise-based Simplification Virtualization Engine Enabled § Business Resilience § Security § Integration § Systems Management z. Series Today IBM Total. Storage Disk § Virtualization § File Virtualization § Storage infrastructure management Industry Leadership, including: § Virtualization Technologies § Intelligent Workload management § Provisioning § Console Management § Resiliency & Security Dynamic Static Management Capabilities © 2004 IBM Corporation

IBM e. Server Roadmaps for Key Technologies Driving added value across the infrastructure §

IBM e. Server Roadmaps for Key Technologies Driving added value across the infrastructure § Business Resiliency and Security • The Secure Vault for heterogeneous IT • The Trust Authority for heterogeneous IT § Intelligent Workload Management • Intelligent Business Director § Business Integration • Delivering business flexibility through integration § z. Series Server Technology Roadmap © 2004 IBM Corporation

IBM e. Server z. Series Server Technology Roadmap Planned Functional Directions § Improved granularity

IBM e. Server z. Series Server Technology Roadmap Planned Functional Directions § Improved granularity with z 890 § Improved integrated performance with z. AAP § Performance improvements § Improved Single System through increased engine speed and number of processors Image with 24 -way z/OS 1. 6 § Increased I/O bandwidth for FICON, via improved performance and number of ports Future Vision § Single System Image extension beyond 24 -way Tomorrow § Further increases in § Increased number of processors in a single machine Today § FICON bandwidth § Increased availability with greater concurrent capabilities § Increased virtualization with more LPARs § Business continuance enhancements with GDPS § Device addressablility constraint relief performance improvements § Sysplex timer distance improvements § Linux virtualization improvements processor performance and number of processors in a single machine § High-performance coupling for heterogenous environments § Trusted computing § SCSI access for z/OS § Continued focus on low end granularity for both legacy and new workloads, while deploying new technology All statements regarding IBM's future direction and intent are subject to change or withdrawal without notice, and represent goals and objectives only. © 2004 IBM Corporation

IBM e. Server Innovation: Key 4 Q and 1 Q product enhancements that help

IBM e. Server Innovation: Key 4 Q and 1 Q product enhancements that help enable your on demand operating environment § z 890 and z 990: –Security – Crypto Express 2, Trusted Key Entry (TKE), EAL 5 for z 990 –Simplification – OSA-Express*, OSA-Express 2*, FCP LUN Access Control* –Flexibility – non-disruptive upgrades on z 890 § Operating Systems: –Integration – z/OS v 1. 6 support of z. AAP, Comm. Controller for z. Linux –Security – enhancements to RACF, LDAP and SSL –Flexibility – z/OS support for 24 way Single image –Optimization – WLM enhancements for DB 2 stored procedures, EWLM § Middleware: –Integration – Web. Sphere on z. AAP, Latest Java links in key middleware –Automation – Omegamon incorporates leading Tivoli monitor features –Platform readiness - IMS v 9 and CICS TS V 3 SOA compliant for Integration –Integrated Tool Set – z. Series Rational tooling, IMS Online Reorg, DB 2 II * Includes delivered and planned z. VM exploitation © 2004 IBM Corporation

IBM e. Server Introducing the z. Series Application Assist Processor © 2004 IBM Corporation

IBM e. Server Introducing the z. Series Application Assist Processor © 2004 IBM Corporation

IBM e. Server z. AAP Concept Overview: A Simplified Example Utilizing z. AAPs to

IBM e. Server z. AAP Concept Overview: A Simplified Example Utilizing z. AAPs to support Web. Sphere applications will likely reduce the required CP capacity. . . Without z. AAPs With z. AAPs CPs 50% reduction z. AAPs In this example, running a Web. Sphere application that is transactional in nature, using z. AAPs can reduce the standard CP capacity requirement by 50%. ** Example is for illustrative purpose only © 2004 IBM Corporation

IBM e. Server Leveraging z. AAPs for business Integration and Infrastructure Simplification © 2004

IBM e. Server Leveraging z. AAPs for business Integration and Infrastructure Simplification © 2004 IBM Corporation

IBM e. Server © 2004 IBM Corporation

IBM e. Server © 2004 IBM Corporation

IBM e. Server z 990/z 890 Concurrent Upgrade - Customer Controlled § On/Off Capacity

IBM e. Server z 990/z 890 Concurrent Upgrade - Customer Controlled § On/Off Capacity on Demand - Temporary upgrade ƒ Designed for nondisruptive temporary addition of CPs, IFLs, ICFs and z. AAP ƒ Upgrades to as much as double current capacity with/without adding engines ƒ "Right to use" feature - Orderable as MES or with new build to initiate contract and administrative setup ƒ Customer orders and installs upgrade via Resource Link and IBM RSF ƒ Nondisruptive removal when capacity is no longer wanted § CIU – Customer Initiated Upgrade - Express - Permanent upgrade ƒ Customer capability to order and install permanent upgrade ƒ Not included • • Upgrades requiring parts (e. g. additional memory requiring new cards) Channel upgrades by LIC enable of existing ports ƒ CIU feature - MES ordered to initiate contract and administrative setup ƒ Customer orders and installs upgrade via Resource Link™ and IBM RSF § CBU – Capacity Backup - Temporary emergency capacity upgrade ƒ ƒ Designed for nondisruptive temporary addition of CPs ONLY in an emergency situation CBU contract required to order CBU features and CBU LIC CC All z 890 CPs run at full speed (e. g. 110 with 1 CBU becomes 270 upon activation) Nondisruptive downgrade after test or recovery completed TLLBz 990_0950 © 2004 IBM Corporation

IBM e. Server z 990 Channel Subsystem Summary Partition 1 Partition Partition 2 14

IBM e. Server z 990 Channel Subsystem Summary Partition 1 Partition Partition 2 14 15 16 17 30 LCSS 0 MIF-1 MIF-2 LCSS 1 MIF-F CHPID 03 Share CHPID FF PCHID 10 B 10 C 10 D 10 E PCHID 20 A CHPID 00 01 02 Partition 18 MIF-1 CHPID 04 SPAN CHPID 06 SPAN MIF-2 MIF-3 CHPID 00 01 MIF-F CHPID 05 22 FF Share PCHID 0 PCHID 0246 248 245 246 249 PCHID 200 § CHPID 04 shows example of a spanned channel (Hiper. Sockets or Internal Coupling links) § CHPID 06 shows example of a spanned channel (FICON, OSA, or External Coupling links) TLLBz 890_0440 © 2004 IBM Corporation

IBM e. Server OSA-Express Integrated Console Controller (OSA-ICC) § Console Controller for z 890

IBM e. Server OSA-Express Integrated Console Controller (OSA-ICC) § Console Controller for z 890 and z 990 ƒ System Console (IPL) and operations support for multiple LPARs § Exclusive to new or installed OSA-Express 1000 BASE-T Ethernet ƒ New CHPID type OSC required ƒ OSA-ICC delivered with May, 2004, server LIC ƒ OSA-ICC configured on a port-by-port basis FLAS H – Port can be CHPID type OSC, OSD, or OSE Up to 120 console sessions per port ƒ CHPID type OSC can be defined as a spanned channel – Shared among LPARs across LCSSs § LAN Connectivity ƒ LAN-attached consoles running TN 3270 E clients ƒ 1000 BASE-T Ethernet Feature 1366 – non-SNA DFT data streams to TN 3270 E – Capable of operating at 10, 100, or 1000 Mbps (1 Gbps) Uses RJ-45 connection to category 5 Unshielded Twisted Pair (UTP) copper cabling § Configuration support via Support Element (SE) and Hardware Management Console (HMC) § Exclusive to OSA-Express 1000 BASE-T Ethernet (# 1366) § Minimum software: ƒ z/OS V 1. 3 or z/OS. e V 1. 3 (z 890) with PTF for APAR OA 05738 ƒ – HCD with PTF for APAR OA 03689 z/VM V 4. 4 with PTF for APAR VM 63405 ƒ VSE/ESA V 2. 6, TPF 4. 1 § Supports Ethernet-attached TN 3270 E emulated sessions ƒ Protocol conversion: non-SNA DFT to TN 3270 E § Can coexist in configurations using prior IBM 2074 models and older 3174 controllers § No coaxial cable support or Token-Ring support ƒ © 2004 IBM Corporation

IBM e. Server z 890/z 990 OSA-ICC Single System with Alternate Sessions LPAR MIF

IBM e. Server z 890/z 990 OSA-ICC Single System with Alternate Sessions LPAR MIF 1000 BASE-T PCOM Ethernet Multiple or single Console Sessions per terminal Ethernet Console(s) §Up to one hundred twenty (120) sessions per port across multiple Logical Partitions ƒ MIF capable ƒ Can run multiple sessions on a single workstation §For increased console session availability, plan for separate consoles, on separate LANs, on separate ports, on separate OSA-Express features ƒ Manual, disruptive console session switch possible © 2004 IBM Corporation

IBM e. Server z. Series: FICON Express I/O Performance TLLBz 890_1520 © 2004 IBM

IBM e. Server z. Series: FICON Express I/O Performance TLLBz 890_1520 © 2004 IBM Corporation

IBM e. Server © 2004 IBM Corporation

IBM e. Server © 2004 IBM Corporation

IBM e. Server Innovation – New z. Series Server Enhancements Networking and Security Enhancements

IBM e. Server Innovation – New z. Series Server Enhancements Networking and Security Enhancements that help enable your on demand operating environment § Increased flexibility and resiliency through new network and I/O attachment options – OSA-Express 21 • Gb. E and 10 Gb. E • Concurrent LIC updates • TCP/IP Enhancements – – – Increase in IP stacks Large send for TCP/IP traffic Layer 2 support – OSA-Express • Improved stack utilization 2 • Layer 2 support 2 – SAN • Preview of FCP LUN access control 3 • FICON™ purge path extended 2 § Raising the bar for a security-rich environment – Crypto Express 21 – TKE 4. 2 workstation smart card reader 2 – EAL 5 certification on the z 990 § Increased flexibility through non-disruptive capacity setting upgrades on the z 890 1 Planned availability is January 28, 2005 2 Planned availability is October 29, 2004 3 © 2004 IBM Corporation

IBM e. Server Innovation: z/OS designed for the on demand operating environment z/OS 1.

IBM e. Server Innovation: z/OS designed for the on demand operating environment z/OS 1. 6 Availability: September 24, 2004 Integrating new applications –Improved JAVA integration with support for z. AAP –Increased scale and performance with 64 -bit C/C++ and 64 -bit JAVA (shipped as separate product) –Improved performance with new C/C++ compiler options to exploit z 890 s and z 990 s Increased scale of z/OS workloads – 24 -way single image in z 990 logical partition – 32 -way single image (planned for 2005) Simplified management of security features –Improved interoperability between RACF and LDAP –SSL-enhanced digital certificate management Increased optimization of resources –WLM enhanced for DB 2 stored procedures –DFSMS placement of critical datasets on Parallel Access Volumes z/OS 1. 6 is the first release to require z/Architecture™, and will only run on z. Series servers: (z 890, z 990, z 800, z 900) z/OS 1. 7 Preview Planned availability: September 2005 Improved business resiliency – XRC+ extensions for GDPS Application Development – Java access to VSAM data with JDBC Connector (planned for 2005) Cross system management – z/OS support of IBM Virtualization Engine™ - Enterprise Workload Manager (planned for Dec 2004) - Common Information Model (planned for 2005) Enhanced networking and security – Network security configuration, monitoring, scalability and performance enhancements – TCP/IP sysplex availability enhancements - z/OS Load Balancing Advisor, DVIPA reacquisition Usability – New z/OS Health Checker component * All statements regarding IBM future direction and intent are subject to change or withdrawal without notice, and represents goals and objectives only. © 2004 IBM Corporation

IBM e. Server New Innovation: Virtualization and Linux in the on demand operating environment

IBM e. Server New Innovation: Virtualization and Linux in the on demand operating environment z/VM V 5. 1 Availability: September 24, 2004 § Advanced Virtualization capabilities provide more cost-effective and robust virtual Linux servers –Deployment of a Linux server farm on z/VM using only FCPattached SCSI disks. –Improved cryptographic performance with PCIXCC support for Linux and z/OS guests § Exploitation of z/VM Technology provides –Support for the OSA-Express – Integrated Console Controller –Support of four Logical Channel Sub. Systems (LCSSs) –Higher availability for network traffic using the z/VM Virtual Switch § Strengths of 64 -bit computing –Requires z/Architecture servers: z 990, z 890, z 900, z 800 –Customers can still run a mix of 31 - and 64 -bit virtual servers z/VM 5. 1 Enhancements Announced October 2004 § Available December 3, 2004 –z/VM Virtual Switch exploitation of Layer 2 mode on OSA-Express –Performance Toolkit for VM enhancements to support monitor records created by the SUSE LINUX 2. 6 kernel § Available January 28, 2005 –Improved security for Linux and z/OS guests with Crypto Express 2 support –OSA-Express 2 support (includes 10 Gb. E support) –More device connections for TCP/IP for z/VM § FCP LUN access control for added control of SCSI devices is planned to be supported at the availability of this function on the z 990 and z 890 Planned Availability in 2005*… § Communications Controller for Linux on z. Series –Planned select NCP (Network Control Program) functions software running within Linux on z. Series –Allows customers to continue using traditional SNA without a dependency on IBM 3745 and 3746 Communications Controller hardware. * All statements regarding IBM future direction and intent are subject to change or withdrawal without notice, and represents goals and objectives only. © 2004 IBM Corporation

IBM e. Server z. Series Delivers Unique Value to the On Demand Business §

IBM e. Server z. Series Delivers Unique Value to the On Demand Business § The value of your IT goes beyond TCA – Intelligent workload management capabilities can help optimize IT resources – World class operational resiliency and security help lower the cost of downtime and avoid damage to your reputation. Cost of People vs. Spending on New Systems $200 $180 § Complexity in today’s mixed platform environments make it hard to gauge their true ROI – Unique measurement capabilities help accurately identify the cost of operations to its end users $160 $140 $120 $100 $80 $60 $40 § On demand IT infrastructure is becoming more flexible and responsive. So should its’ cost – z. Series provides variable hardware and software pricing metrics to better align costs with resources consumed. – Extended ISV community adopting similar metrics provides cohesive pricing strategy for platform. $20 $0 1996 ’ 97 ’ 98 ’ 99 2000 ’ 01 ’ 02 ’ 03 ’ 04 ’ 05 ’ 06 ’ 07 ’ 08 Server spending (USM$) Cost of mgmt. Source: IDC z. Series plans to continue to deliver industry-paced price performance © 2004 IBM Corporation

IBM e. Server z. Series: Delivering Value for an On Demand World Flexible and

IBM e. Server z. Series: Delivering Value for an On Demand World Flexible and Responsive Pricing Offering for an Integrated On Demand World § Sub-capacity Workload License charging (WLC) better aligns SW § z. Series Application Assist Processors (z. AAPs) costs with consumption –Gaining support in software community § Sub-capacity pricing extended beyond WLC to IPLA (one-time charge) products –New for z. Series Software tools § Capacity on Demand offerings help quickly activate capacity to meet changing business needs –A broad portfolio of permanent and temporary capacities –On/Off Capacity on Demand now offers Daily IPLA SW charges and a free one-day Test on z 990 and z 890 –Integrate legacy workloads with Java apps –z. AAPs execute Java cycles with no changes to applications and no IBM SW charges § Linux and Integrated Facilities for Linux (IFLs) –Leverage virtualization technology to consolidate distributed servers –Integrate with DB applications –Leverage mainframe qualities of service § Both z. AAPs & IFLs price performance at $125 K/eng* *Prices may vary by geography and country Business Resilience Offerings Pricing for New Workloads § Geographically Dispersed Parallel Sysplex ® (GDPS) §Low cost z/OS. e for new applications on z 890 & – New entry level GDPS ® Hyper. Swap. TM Manager solution with selected function Tivoli Netview and SA products at reduced cost –New GDPS ® Multiplatform Resiliency for z. Series provides continuous availability for Linux on z. Series § Price Effective CBU z. Series & 9672 offerings – to –Supports EWLC granular MSU-based pricing §Cost-effective z/VM V 5. 1 engine-based pricing –Lower entry point and lower cost growth that can be aggregated across world wide enterprises –z. Series 64 bit §z. Series 64 bit Server-Proven New Workload rebate –integrate New Workload application onto z. Series servers offerings for more continuous availability and resilient recovery establish critical back up capacity for development and production systems. z 800 © 2004 IBM Corporation

IBM e. Server Key Offerings to Enable On Demand Business GDPS®/PPRC (Metro Mirror) Implementation

IBM e. Server Key Offerings to Enable On Demand Business GDPS®/PPRC (Metro Mirror) Implementation Services - Minimize business interruption by providing near continuous availability for z. Series. (now supports Linux for z. Series as z/VM guest) Now, Enhanced for GDPS Multi Platform Resiliency for z. Series GDPS® Hyper. Swap. TM Manager - Minimize business interruption by providing near continuous availability during planned or unplanned storage subsystem outages. Announce: Oct 7 04 Security Health Check - Security is a base element of a solid On Demand solution, know the relative strengths and weaknesses in your environment. Now Base z. Series and z/OS Security workshops - Provides a platform for understanding z. Series security options for complex environments. Now IT Optimization Solution Offering - Examines an organization's ability to achieve business value and better leverage IT assets to improve return on investment. Now End to End Systems Management - Maintain increasing workloads caused by new applications, including identification of failures in IT resources, at a reduced cost. Oct 7, 2004 Transformation Connectivity Offering - Avoiding rewrite of legacy applications and create new value from existing applications by reducing development cost. Announce: Oct 7, 04 Transformation Application Architecture Offering - Architect applications for greater business flexibility through integration, speeding IT responsiveness. Announce: Oct 7, 04 Application Integration Offering - Integrate islands of applications, processes and data to get the right information to the right people at the right time. Announce: Oct 7, 04 IBM Dynamic Infrastructure Offering for SAP - Implement SAP’s adaptive computing concept to create a truly variable, integrated and automated infrastructure. Now 12 -Step Strategic Virtualization Assessment - Identify and resolve current client IT and Business complexities with a virtualized framework for future IT architectures. Announce: Oct 7, 04 Scorpion Assessment - Consolidate Windows, UNIX and Mainframe servers and storage devices to help reduce the cost and complexity of your infrastructure. Now Availability: 1 Q/05 © 2004 IBM Corporation

IBM e. Server z. Series: Flexibility with near zero downtime § z. Series Server

IBM e. Server z. Series: Flexibility with near zero downtime § z. Series Server Top 5 Differentitors ƒ Integrated – Resources are shared, can allow handling of transaction peaks ƒ Available – Application availability not System – Proven hypervisor >15 years – >50 percent of Oper Sys Recovery ƒ Virtualization – Unlimited Processor Sharing – Shared I/O adapters – Enables proven high utilization, efficient operation - breaking barriers like number of devices. ƒ Secure – Proven security – Digital Certificate Authority – z/OS 1. 3 ƒ TCO – WLM to meet customer policy goals New W o r k l o a ds ERP transaction Appl. +DB CICS IMS DL/I DB 2 Web. Sphere e-commerce Siebel business appl. Java & EJB Appl* Consolidate Cluster/Parallel File/Disk/Print Linux Appl Linux JVM z/OS Linux z/VM PR/SM LPAR (up to 30 logical partitions) z. Series Platform *s 390. ibm. com/products/s 390 da/applications/guide. html – Linux – server consolidation © 2004 IBM Corporation

IBM e. Server z. Series: On the Internet § IBM Resource Link, Web-based tool

IBM e. Server z. Series: On the Internet § IBM Resource Link, Web-based tool ƒ ibm. com/servers/resourcelink/ – Services section: z. Series Fiber Cabling Service – Planning section/Physical Planning ŸPhysical Planning manuals, GIM – Education section: z. Series courses (z 800, z 890, z 900 & z 990) ŸGeneral Information for Planning a Physical Site (GIM) – CHPID Mapping Tool § ibm. com/zseries/zaap ƒ Getting Started, FAQ, Java projection tool § redbooks. ibm. com ƒ IBM Redbooks § ibm. com/servers/eserver/zseries/networking ƒ The network connectivity home page § ibm. com/servers/eserver/zseries/connectivity ƒ The I/O connectivity home page ƒ Go to this location for a list of FICON/FCP supported devices § ibm. com/wwoi ƒ Announcement Letters © 2004 IBM Corporation

IBM e. Server Where to Find More Information… § z. Series Home Page –

IBM e. Server Where to Find More Information… § z. Series Home Page – § z. Series Announcement Landing Page – § Scholars z. Series Program & University Participants: http: //ibm. com/university/zseries Scholars z. Series & Co-op Program contact: [email protected] ibm. com IBM ITTS Offerings - shorten – – § http: //www. ibm. com/servers/eserver/zseries/feature 100704 IBM Scholars Program & IT Co-op Program – – § http: //www-1. ibm. com/servers/eserver/zseries/ IBM ITTS z. Series Curriculum View: http: //ibm. com/services/learning/us/catalog/zseries/z. Series Roadmaps: http: //ibm. com/services/learning/us/catalog/zseries/roadmaps/ Digital Video Library: http: //ibm. com/services/learning/us/elearning/dvl 1 -800 -IBM-TEACH IBM z. Series Technical Support – IBM z. Series Technical Support: http: //www-1. ibm. com/servers/eserver/support/zseries/ § Virtual Innovation Center for Enabling Solutions on z. Series § IBM’s Global Solutions Directory - Applications, tools and services from IBM and IBM Business Partners § Business Partner Search § ISV Solution Link- Automated Sales Channel Enablement for ISV and IBM Solutions § Consultant and Integrator info and activities www. ibm. com/partner/consultants click on your region, then Hardware/Servers, then z. Series – – http: //www-1. ibm. com/servers/enable/z/index. html http: //www. developer. ibm. com/solutions/isv/igssg. nsf/Language. Selector? Open. Form http: //www. developer. ibm. com/bpconnections/bpcms. nsf/publicsearch. GUI? Open. Frameset&NL=en http: //www-1. ibm. com/servers/solutions/finder/CSFServlet. wss © 2004 IBM Corporation