Dundee City Council Discovers the Outstanding Reliability of Linux on System z

Dundee is the fourth-largest city in Scotland, the United Kingdom, and home to 145,000 citizens, a number which surges by 20,000 students during university term-time. Challenged to do more with less, Dundee City Council identified IT as an area in which it could cut costs. The council consolidated its Oracle Database environment supporting critical services from distributed servers to an IBM zEnterprise BC12 platform, dramatically improving efficiency. Read the case studyhere.