Uplifting Mainframe Operations: IBM Z IntelliMagic Vision for z/OS Transforms Performance Analytics for IBM Z

Uplifting Mainframe Operations IBM IntelliMagic Vision for zOS


Discover how IBM IntelliMagic Vision for z/OS is revolutionizing mainframe operations, offering unparalleled performance analytics and transforming the way organizations manage and optimize their mainframe environments. This paper explores the integration of cutting-edge technologies and the benefits of enhancing mainframe operations post the strategic acquisition of IntelliMagic by IBM.

The Futurum Group’s latest research report, Uplifting Mainframe Operations: IBM Z IntelliMagic Vision for z/OS Transforms Performance Analytics for IBM Z, completed in partnership with IBM, delves deep into how the merger with IntelliMagic enhances IBM’s offerings. The report highlights key improvements in usability and efficiency, critical for maintaining robust mainframe operations in modern IT landscapes.

Key takeaways from Uplifting Mainframe Operations include:

  • Enhanced operational efficiency through a unified UI, providing essential insights and risk detection that streamline mainframe management.
  • Reduction of complexity and skill gaps with tools that assist both new and experienced operators in maximizing their productivity.
  • The strategic advantage of AI and machine learning in automating performance analysis and predicting potential issues before they impact operations.

This paper underscores the critical role of advanced solutions like IBM Z IntelliMagic Vision for z/OS in current technology ecosystems. With its innovative approach to mainframe management, IBM not only addresses immediate operational needs but also sets a new standard for future developments in enterprise technology. This transformation is vital for businesses looking to leverage their mainframe systems more effectively amidst growing demands and complexity.

If you are interested in learning more about the future of mainframe operations and how IBM is leading the charge with innovative solutions, be sure to download your copy of Uplifting Mainframe Operations: IBM Z IntelliMagic Vision for z/OS Transforms Performance Analytics for IBM Z today.

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Regarded as a luminary at the intersection of technology and business transformation, Steven Dickens is the Vice President and Practice Leader for Hybrid Cloud, Infrastructure, and Operations at The Futurum Group. With a distinguished track record as a Forbes contributor and a ranking among the Top 10 Analysts by ARInsights, Steven's unique vantage point enables him to chart the nexus between emergent technologies and disruptive innovation, offering unparalleled insights for global enterprises.

Steven's expertise spans a broad spectrum of technologies that drive modern enterprises. Notable among these are open source, hybrid cloud, mission-critical infrastructure, cryptocurrencies, blockchain, and FinTech innovation. His work is foundational in aligning the strategic imperatives of C-suite executives with the practical needs of end users and technology practitioners, serving as a catalyst for optimizing the return on technology investments.

Over the years, Steven has been an integral part of industry behemoths including Broadcom, Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE), and IBM. His exceptional ability to pioneer multi-hundred-million-dollar products and to lead global sales teams with revenues in the same echelon has consistently demonstrated his capability for high-impact leadership.

Steven serves as a thought leader in various technology consortiums. He was a founding board member and former Chairperson of the Open Mainframe Project, under the aegis of the Linux Foundation. His role as a Board Advisor continues to shape the advocacy for open source implementations of mainframe technologies.

Ron is an experienced, customer-focused research expert and analyst, with over 20 years of experience in the digital and IT transformation markets, working with businesses to drive consistent revenue and sales growth.

He is a recognized authority at tracking the evolution of and identifying the key disruptive trends within the service enablement ecosystem, including a wide range of topics across software and services, infrastructure, 5G communications, Internet of Things (IoT), Artificial Intelligence (AI), analytics, security, cloud computing, revenue management, and regulatory issues.

Prior to his work with The Futurum Group, Ron worked with GlobalData Technology creating syndicated and custom research across a wide variety of technical fields. His work with Current Analysis focused on the broadband and service provider infrastructure markets.

Ron holds a Master of Arts in Public Policy from University of Nevada — Las Vegas and a Bachelor of Arts in political science/government from William and Mary.

Bringing more than a decade of varying experience crossing multiple sectors such as legal, financial, and tech, Sam Holschuh is an accomplished professional that excels in ensuring success across various industries. Currently, Sam serves as an Industry Analyst at The Futurum Group, where collaborates closely with practice leads in the areas of application modernization, DevOps, storage, and infrastructure. With a keen eye for research, Sam produces valuable insights and custom content to support strategic initiatives and enhance market understanding.

Rooted in the fields of tech, law, finance operations and marketing, Sam provides a unique viewpoint to her position, fostering innovation and delivering impactful solutions within the industry.
Sam holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Management Information Systems and Business Analytics from Colorado State University and is passionate about leveraging her diverse skill set to drive growth and empower clients to succeed in today's rapidly evolving landscape.