Mainframe Capacity Planning: A Comprehensive Guide

In recent years, many businesses have experienced unprecedented growth, leading to a surge in demand for their mainframe systems. This has made capacity planning more crucial than ever before. As more employees work remotely and online activity continues to increase, the demands on Mainframe systems have skyrocketed. Without effective capacity planning, businesses risk experiencing poor system performance, unexpected downtime, and lost revenue. By engaging in regular capacity planning activities, organizations can ensure that their Mainframe systems are equipped to handle current and future needs, optimize system performance, and meet the growing demands of the digital era. In this guide, we’ll … Read more

Stability and Security for your Data Center Infrastructure

Managing a modern data center infrastructure is a challenging task for architects, given the amount of technologies they have to deal with, including virtualization, bare-metal servers, storage arrays, and cloud services. To simplify and optimize operations, architects need reliable tools that can automate and provide visibility into the infrastructure’s health and performance. In this context, BVQ and orcharhino are two solutions that help address these challenges in any data center. BVQ serves as the cockpit of the data center infrastructure, providing comprehensive visibility into the environment’s health status, performance levels, and capacity utilization. This insight enables IT teams to make … Read more

Unlocking Mainframe KPI Reporting with zWorkload Reporter and zGuard

Mainframe systems are a critical part of many large organizations’ IT infrastructure. They host some of the most critical applications, handle vast amounts of data, and process massive workloads. However, managing and optimizing these systems can be a challenge, especially when it comes to monitoring and reporting key performance indicators (KPIs). In this blog, we’ll discuss how these two tools can be used for Mainframe KPI reporting. zWorkload Reporter (zWR) is a cloud-based application that provides real-time and historical reporting on various KPIs across the mainframe environment. It is a managed service that provides over 700 reports for various categories, … Read more