In the past decade, IDC has seen IBM Z evolve first from a siloed platform to what they call a "connected" platform, and then to a "transformative" platform. This transition has been driven by IBM, by the IBM Z software vendors, like Rocket Software, and by businesses themselves.
IDC research shows that businesses that choose to modernize IBM Z achieve higher satisfaction than re-platformers and many are using open source software (OSS) in their modernization initiatives. Employing OSS makes it possible to crack the platform open and enable it to connect to the rest of the datacenter and the outside world. Join IDC guest speaker, Al Gillen and Peter Fandel as they take a deeper look at the value proposition associated with using commercially supported OSS in mission-critical environments, like IBM Z. In this webinar we’ll discuss: