IBM Debuts Full Encryption with z14 Mainframe Release

IBM Z will allow for full encryption without performance disruptions to service-level agreements, IBM's Nick Sardino says.


In an effort to thwart the efforts of hackers—and potentially revolutionize security—IBM has released a suite of services known as IBM Z Pervasive Encryption, which encrypts all data, all the time, at every level of the network.

Intriguingly, the encryption process happens even while the application is running, with no impact on service level agreements (SLAs). Nick Sardino, program director of IBM Z Offering Management, tells Waters that not only will this release help to protect financial

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