CA Technologies announced plans to support IBM's new zEnterprise 114 entry-level mainframe with CA management and utilities software.
CA Technologies has
announced its support for IBM's new zEnterprise Technology, including the new
By integrating its IT management
solutions with zEnterprise, CA Technologies helps customers lower the total
cost of ownership in mainframe, distributed and cloud environments, the company
"CA Technologies and
IBM continue to work together to deliver innovations that strengthen the value
proposition for customers by helping to improve operational efficiencies,"
Dayton Semerjian, general manager of mainframe technology at CA, said in a
statement. "Our cross-enterprise management capabilities, combined with
the performance of the newly announced IBM zEnterprise 114 and the associated
hybrid and cloud-computing benefits of The IBM zEnterprise System and the
zEnterprise BladeCenter Extension (zBX), help them to achieve their IT
CA Technologies will support
IBM zEnterprise technology by providing management capabilities for z/OS, Linux
on z and cloud applications, and extending the reduction in cost and
complexity, and optimizing the performance that the CA
VM:Manager Suite for Linux on System z
offers in z/VM for Linux
environments, the company said.
CA also will leverage IBM's
new APIs across CA's portfolio of mainframe and distributed management products
to help enable the seamless management of customer workloads across their
enterprise. And CA will add management capabilities that complement zBX's
integrated IBM Smart Analytic Optimizer, and developing solutions to support
IBM Power7 Blades and the IBM DataPower XI50z workload-optimized appliance in
this hybrid environment, the company said.
ongoing investments in support of the System z mainframe environment
demonstrate their continued commitment to this important ecosystem," said
Doris Conti, director, IBM System z. "We will continue to work together to
support our common goals for our mutual customers."