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

      Innovation + IBM Z Compatibility = Choice

      • 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
    • Disk Library for mainframe (DLm) 

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

      • Consolidate data
      • Eliminate costly storage silos
      • Modernize storage infrastructure to support digital transformation
    • 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 DLm 8500 provides massive scalability, enhanced cloud integration and enterprise-class data protection and security to support a wide range of mainframe workloads.

      • PowerMax 8000 storage for synonymous all-flash virtual tape and Universal Data Consistency
      • Simplify cloud for long term retention using ECS to eliminate physical tape
      • 5th generation virtual tape for HSM, batch, backup, transactional processing
      • Market-leading capacity and replication plus data deduplication
      • Multi-client support and storage sharing with distributed systems
    • 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)


      GDDR - Your emergency business continuity button.

      • Automated disaster recovery protection
      • Monitors, reacts to, and automates planned AND unplanned DR events
      • Supports mixed z/OS AND distributed systems
      • Minimal setup and customization
      • Automates both DASD and tape DR
    • Essential Resources

      Resources for Mainframe Solutions

    DLm Documentation


      Dell EMC DLm Cloud Storage for Data Protection and Long-Term Retention

      Read the overview of available options for replacing physical tape with cloud storage.


      DLm Transforms Mainframe Tape

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


      Dell EMC DLm product overview

      This white paper discusses the benefits of Disk Library for mainframe (DLm), as the ideal mainframe tape replacement solution in terms of scalability and performance.


      DLm Data Sheet

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


      DLm Spec Sheet

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


      Disk Library for Mainframe 5.1 Introduction Video

      Watch this video to learn more about DLm 8500 R5.1

    PowerMax Documentation


      PowerMax Data Sheet

      Read Dell EMC PowerMax family: Redefining Modern Storage


      PowerMax Spec Sheet

      Read the specification sheet for PowerMax 2000 & 8000 arrays.


      Whitepaper: Dell EMC Mainframe Technology

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


      Whitepaper: VMAX All Flash Features for Mainframe

      Review and compare features for mainframe environments.


      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.


      Whitepaper: 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.

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