Leverage Your Mainframe in a Cost-Effective Manner

zOptimization Platform is led by an international team of performance and capacity management experts. Leverage your mainframe in a most cost-effective manner and receive a financial benefits model to validate to your management. Leverage and utilize zWorkload Reporter web services reporting capabilities and zGuard Real Time Monitoring capabilities. 

Three-Tiered Solution to Improve Your Mainframe


Systems Performance Tuning & Capacity Planning Expertise

Our service consists of advanced systems performance tuning, capacity planning assessment and understanding different IBM Software Pricing Models to ensure your mainframe is leveraged in a most cost effective manner
Includes PR/SM Weighting Factor & Logical CP Configuration optimization and further consulting to help fill any customer’s shortfall in expertise.
We analyze your systems using a subset of standard RMF/SMF data.  


Cloud Reporting Portal

Over 700+ pre-defined reports & graphs to help you with MSU MLC Optimization and Cost Reduction
Helps reporting Mainframe WLM Performance Tuning, zIIP Utilization, PR/ SM Weighting Factor and Logical CP Configuration
Ensures that critical business workloads are protected during peak periods and peak season. 


On-Premise Real Time Dashboard Grafana Monitor

Offers Alerting, Scripting, APIs, centralized operations and automated intelligent LPAR HMC Configuration optimization capabilities
For IBM Sub-Capacity Pricing Model, zGuard provides an automated method for ongoing MSU reduction that will result in MSU MLC Cost Savings

zOptimization Platform Advantages

Expertise Support

This service helps customers solve important wide-ranging systems performance tuning areas (such as Advanced WLM Performance Tuning, PR/SM Weighting Factor & Logical CP Configuration Optimization Modeling methods, Sysplex & Coupling Facility, zIIP Analysis, Memory Utilization & MSU Statistical Analysis), Applications Sizing, Capacity Planning and understand implications of different IBM Software Pricing models. 

Cloud-based Reporting Engine

Includes a daily automated required RMF/SMF upload process for the cloud-based database and reporting solution.  This zWorkload Reporter (zWR) cloud based solution does not require system resources nor maintenance from your mainframe side. 

Monitoring & Analytics

Provides Real Time Monitor and automated intelligent LPAR HMC Configuration Optimization, Alerting, Scripting APIs, centralized operations and Grafana Dashboard capabilities.

Workload Protection

By understanding and completing advanced systems performance tuning and capacity planning analysis, we can prioritize and protect time critical workloads so that they can meet their SLO/SLAs during peak periods and peak season. 

UI and API connection

zGuard Real Time Monitor uses open interfaces for our pre-defined Scripts or customized code that allows unlimited programming possibilities. 

Automation of HMC optimization

zGuard Real Time Monitoring intelligent automated LPAR HMC Configuration Optimization helps you configure your mainframe optimally to control cost by adjusting the LPAR Defined Capacity as needed.  In addition, zGuard has the capability to carry our LPAR load balancing within a Sysplex.

Interested in taking your Resource Control to the next level?

We help customers leverage their mainframe in a cost-effective manner. This service helps customers solve important wide-ranging systems performance tuning areas, applications sizing, capacity planning and understand implications of different IBM Software pricing models.

Get zOptimization Platform now

Watch zOptimization Platform demo