New IBM zEnterprise Mainframe Server Advances Smarter Computing in the Philippine Market
Last Friday – August 5, 2011, IBM announced the launch of IBM Z114 zEnterprise Mainframe Server in the Philippine market. At Makati Shangrila Plaza, IBM introduced the new IBM zEnterprise 114 mainframe server a mid-range version of IBM Z196. The new server, which allows mid-sized organizations to enjoy the benefits of a mainframe as the foundation for their data centers, costs 25% less and offers up to 25% percent more performance than its predecessor, the System z10 BC server.
It is projected that clients can consolidate workloads from 40 x-86 processors running Oracle software on to a new z114 with just three processors running Linux3 and over a three year period, total costs for hardware, software and support on the new z114 as compared to consolidated servers can be up to 80% less with similar dramatic savings on floor space and energy.
The availability of IBM Z114 in the Philippine Market, enables local mid-range to corporate enterprises the power to deploy online and internet banking with unmatched security, availability and transaction integrity in massive scale, at reduce cost.
Mr. Sang Yoong Yi – IBM Philippines New Country Manager for Systems and Technology Group
During the IBM Z114 local launch, IBM Philippines also announced and introduced the New IBM Philippine’s Country Manager for Systems and Technology Group – Mr. Sang Yoong Yi.