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IBM z14

Rocket Data and Open Source Tools Power the Best Mainframe Yet

Last week, IBM made three important announcements. First, they announced the latest IBM mainframe: the IBM z14, designed to help businesses lead the way in offering trusted digital experiences. Then, IBM coupled that announcement with an announcement of the latest flagship IBM mainframe operating system, IBM z/OS Version 2 Release 3, an engine for digital […]

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The IBM z14 launch reminds me why I’m proud to be a Rocketeer and a mainframer

By now, I assume that you’ve heard about IBM’s next generation mainframe: the IBM z14. I can assume that because this launch has been a really big deal—as in, headline news big deal. Already coverage from outlets like Wired and CNBC (not your typical mainframe-focused publications) has led to this launch becoming a trending topic. […]

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Wolverine Packing Case Study

Rocket Helps Wolverine Packaging Maintain Smooth Operations During Outages

Efficiency and safety are two of Wolverine Packaging’s highest priorities on every level of their business. Since its founding in the 1930’s, the family-owned Wolverine Packaging has grown into one of the largest US distributors of meat products to wholesale, retail, and food service industries. The dedication to quality that began over 75 years ago […]

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SHARE

The Modern Mainframe

As CEO of Rocket Software I constantly think about modernization, which is why I’m in Silicon Valley this week for the SHARE conference – hosted by the world’s oldest enterprise IT user group. If that sounds like a fundamental disconnect, let me explain: I can’t remember a time when SHARE wasn’t on my radar. When […]

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Blockchain in banking

Blockchain, banks and big iron

Banks don’t know where their money is. Think about that for a second. With so many ledgers and systems in place, no bank in the world knows exactly how much cash they have at any given moment – or exactly where it resides. That’s why they have to sync up all their systems every day […]

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Rocket data virtualization

Insight to realize revenue: don’t wait for data to drive it

Mainframe data virtualization brings instant insight into a comprehensive view of your customer, driving revenue through repeat purchases, higher customer satisfaction, and customer acquisition. Our recent webinar, entitled Unlocking Revenue Opportunities with Mainframe Data Virtualization, with Bryan Smith, VP of Research and Development, and CTO, and Forrester’s  Noel Yuhanna, Principal Analyst, serving Enterprise Architecture professionals  explored and […]

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