IBM Cloud Management Suite for System z V1.1 helps you decrease costs and reduce risk by providing a solution to add IBM System z to your cloud infrastructure. The suite reduces cost by providing the ability to quickly and easily provision a workload on to System z through a self-service portal running on a distributed system. It reduces risk by providing the tooling for performance management of the cloud infrastructure and backup and restore of associated workload storage.
Accelerate the delivery of cloud services, via a fully automated self-delivery model, leveraging a sophisticated, yet easy-to-use orchestration engine.
Monitor the health of the cloud environment, with visibility to IBM z/VM and all Linux on System z guests.
Achieve progressive incremental backup, enhanced storage administration, elimination of redundant files, identification of where deployment packages are to be stored, the storage media on which to store deployment packages, and define retention policies.