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IBM Z – Introduction to the IBM Z Systems


1 hour


This course describes how IBM Z hardware has evolved to cater for today’s enterprise data processing needs.


This course is appropriate for anyone requiring an overview of the IBM Z enterprise hardware and its purpose.


A basic understanding of mainframe data processing concepts.


After completing this course, the student will be able to:

  • Explain the benefits associated with running work on IBM Z mainframes
  • Identify enterprise system hardware and common devices attached to it

Course Content

The Mainframe and Your Organization

Trends driving mainframe server use
Types of mainframe servers and who they cater for
Integral components that connect to the mainframe