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June 8, 2011  8:32 AM

NEON requests customers to remove and destroy their copies of zPrime



Posted by: Sasirekha R
cost savings, IBM, ISV licensing, Neon, zPrime

NEON loses lawsuit against IBM and withdraws zPrime On May 31, 2011, NEON announced that it has settled its legal dispute with IBM and will immediately withdraw zPrime from the market. NEON will no longer market, sell, license (including any renewal or extension of any existing...

October 10, 2010  4:54 AM

Understanding SRB, the possible key of zPrime (Neon vs. IBM Lawsuits)



Posted by: Sasirekha R
cost savings, IBM, Lawsuit, Mainframe, Neon, SRB, zAAP, zIIP, zPrime

Understanding SRB the possible key of zPrime - more known for Neon vs. IBM Lawsuits IBM mainframe specialty processors - zAAP and zIIP - cost significantly less compared to the General purpose processors and these "do not count" in software pricing calculations and ISV...


August 9, 2010  5:01 AM

Using DB2 Deep Compression for significant cost savings



Posted by: Sasirekha R
Cloud, Compression, compression dictionary, cost savings, DB2 Deep Compression, DB2 in cloud, DB2 Storage Optimization

Using DB2 Deep Compression for significant cost savings DB2 provides Storage Optimization feature enabling transparent compression of data on the disk thereby decreasing disk space and storage infrastructure requirements. Though various data compression techniques are available...


July 22, 2010  12:12 AM

IBM Mainframe– Saving costs using Specialty Processors



Posted by: Sasirekha R
Capacity on Demand, capacity setting, CoD, cost savings, IFL, ISV licensing, kneecapping, Mainframe, mainframe costs, provisioning, zAAP, zIIP

IBM Mainframe- Saving costs using Specialty Processors

Mainframes, in spite of various predictions, still form the backbone of many large organizations.  But it is also true that IBM is facing stiff competition especially with modern workloads involving Linux, XML and Java. Cost factor...


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