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    • Innovation + IBM Z Compatibility = Choice

      Announcing Cyber Resiliency and IBM compatibility enhancements for PowerMax 8000 and VMAX 950F

      • Two-Actor Security and zDP definition persistence for improved Cyber Resiliency
      • IBM Global Mirror Compatibility enables installation into IBM two and three site environments
      • IBM-compatible Transparent Cloud Tiering helps reduce cost using DLm virtual tape and ECS
    • Announcing Disk Library for mainframe (DLm) release 5.3

      Disk Library for mainframe (DLm) makes asynchronous tape and cloud a mainframe reality, enabling organizations to:

      • Supports IBM-compatible Transparent Cloud Tiering
      • Leverage Amazon AWS services for long term tape data retention, including AWS GovCloud
      • Expanded GDDR Tape provides Automated multi-site failover and multi-tenancy controls
    • Dell EMC Mainframe Services and Solutions

      Dell EMC offers a comprehensive suite of mainframe solutions and services to provide cyber resiliency, data protection, automated recovery and connectivity for your business backed by 30 years of expertise.

    • Mainframe Storage with DASD

      Disk Library mainframe (DLm)

      Dell EMC DLm8500 R5.3 combines massive scalability, enhanced cloud integration built on the AWS S3 protocol & IBM-compatible Transparent Cloud Tiering with enterprise-class data protection and security for all mainframe workloads.

      • Supports IBM-compatible Transparent Cloud Tiering using Dell EMC PowerMax 8000 + PowerProtect DD or Data Domain and Dell EMC ECS
      • Amazon S3 connectivity enables Long Term retention of tape data using AWS services, including AWS GovCloud
      • GDDR Tape Automated fail-over supports more DLm remote sites and enables control of more multi-tenant environments
      • PowerProtect DD deduplication provides market-leading capacity and replication bandwidth savings
    • Direct Access Storage Device – Storage for Mainframes

      PowerMax DASD for Mainframe

      • New enhanced cyber security feature incorporates IBM SAF and RACF for two person authentication of zDP changes
      • Now supports control unit-based IBM Global Mirror enabling PowerMax flexibility and choice for customers who want to continue using IBM replication
      • New Transparent Cloud Tiering saves space and MIPs by leveraging Dell EMC's storage efficiency
      • New enhancements improve Dell EMC's industry-leading SRDF auto recovery
    • Mainframe Storage with Direct Access Storage Device

      Connectrix FICON Directors for Mainframe

      Provide built-in high availability, maximum scalability and unmatched reliability.

      • Delivers high performance to keep pace with all-flash storage environments
      • 32 to 768 mission-critical ports
      • Supports Control Unit Port (CUP)
      • FICON Cascading
    • Direct Access Storage Device for Mainframe Data Storage

      Geographically Dispersed Disaster Restart (GDDR) R5.3

      GDDR - Your emergency business continuity button.

      • Automates disaster recovery protection for both DASD and tape
      • Active monitoring of Dell EMC zDP for improved Cyber Security awareness
      • Failover automation preview provides a descriptive view of execution steps in response to planned or unplanned events
      • Automates SRDF/A auto recovery 
    • Essential Resources

      Resources for Mainframe Solutions

    DLm Documentation

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      DLm Cloud Storage for Long-Term Tape Retention and AWS Cloud Integration

      Read the overview of available options for replacing physical tape while integrating Amazon S3 connectivity.

    • DLm Transforms Mainframe Tape

      DLm Transforms Mainframe Tape

      Read about the business value and technical benefits of replacing existing tape with Dell EMC DLm.

    • DLm Data Sheet

      DLm Data Sheet

      Read about the features of this virtual library for all mainframe tape use cases

    • DLm Spec Sheet

      DLm Spec Sheet

      Review the technical specifications for the Dell EMC Disk Library for mainframe.

    PowerMax Documentation

    • PowerMax Data Sheet

      PowerMax Data Sheet

      Read Dell EMC PowerMax family: Redefining Modern Storage

    • PowerMax Spec Sheet

      PowerMax Spec Sheet

      Read the specification sheet for PowerMax 2000 & 8000 arrays.

    • White Paper: Dell EMC Mainframe Technology

      White Paper: Dell EMC Mainframe Technology

      A product-by-product overview of Dell EMC’s unique technology applied to mainframe storage.

    • White Paper: VMAX All Flash Features for Mainframe

      White Paper: VMAX All Flash Features for Mainframe

      Review and compare features for mainframe environments.

    • Data Protector for Z Systems (ZDP) Essentials

      Data Protector for Z Systems (zDP) Essentials

      This white paper describes Data Protector z Systems (zDP) features and functionality for the VMAX 950F for mainframe.

    • White Paper: Dell EMC Advanced Copy Services for Mainframe

      White Paper: Dell EMC Advanced Copy Services for Mainframe

      This white paper introduces Dell EMC’s mainframe copy services: Compatible Peer & Compatible Native Flash for Mainframe with guidelines on use with GDPS.

    • Data Protector for Z Systems (zDP) Best Practices

      Data Protector for Z Systems (zDP) Best Practices

      A practical guide to the implementation of zDP for Cyber-resilient data protection.

    • Data Protector for Z Systems (zDP) Best Practices

      Data Protector for Z Systems (zDP) Best Practices

      A practical guide to the implementation of zDP for Cyber-resilient data protection.


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