On August 30, IBM announced to have completed acquisition of CSL International. The agreement, started at the beginning of July, allowed the Big Blue to acquire the Israeli provider of virtualization management technology as part of a strategy to consolidate the cloud capabilities of System z portfolio by offering a simplified management of the virtualization environment.
IBM also annonced improvement across its zEnterprise portfolio including a new business class mainframe, called the IBM zEnterprise BC12, designed for cloud computing.
Patrick Toole, General Manager, IBM System z, declares:
Around the world, companies of all sizes rely on IBM zEnterprise Systems for their efficiency, reliability and security, with CSL-WAVE software in our portfolio, it will be easier for new and existing clients to set up and manage clouds on the mainframe, enabling them to provide enhanced services and support around big data, analytics and mobile to their customers.