Velocity Software, Inc. is recognized as a leader in the performance measurement of z/VM and Linux on z. The Velocity Performance Suite consist of a set of tools that enable installations running z/VM to manage Linux and z/VM performance. In addition, many components of server farms can be measured and analyzed. Performance data can be viewed real-time through the use of either 3270 or a browser. The CLOUD Implementation (zPRO) component is designed for full cloud PaaS implementation as well as to extend the capabilities of the z/VM sysprog (system programmer) to the browser world. This feature moves system management to the point-and-click crowd. Archived data and reports can be kept available of long term review and reporting usine zMAP. The zVPS, formally ESALPS, components consist of: zMON (formally ESAMON - real-time display of performance data), zTCP (formally ESATCP - SNMP data collection), zMAP (formally ESAMAP - historical reporting and archiving), zVWS (formally ESAWEB - z/VM based web server), zTUNE (a subscription service), zVIEW (formally SHOWCASE - web based viewing of performance data), zPRO (new to the quality line of Velocity Software Products). Velocity continues to work with other software vendors to ensure smooth interface with or from other products such as VM:Webgateway, CA-Webgateway, EnterpriseWeb, MXG, MICS. Velocity software remains the leader and inovator in the z/VM performance, Linux performance, Managing cloud computing arenas.
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Complete this survey to receive information on how to trial Velocity Software products.



Are you currently running Linux under z/VM (z/Linux)?
Yes
No

Are you planning to run Linux under z/VM (z/Linux)?
Yes
No

What is the status of Linux under z/VM at your company? (select all that apply)
Investigating Linux possibilities
Formulating business justification
Identified application(s)
IBM IFL Proof-of-Concept in progress
Testing application(s)
Application(s) are in production

What plans are influencing your z/Linux implementation project? (select the applicable column)
Implemented Considering
Increase number of servers
Disaster Recovery capabilities
Cost Reduction/efficiency improvements
Respond to changing user computing demands
Business Consolidation
Server Consolidation
Easier or reduced hardware/software procurement process
On demand user potential(Creating Linux Servers)
Increase control
Increase flexibility

What Linux under z/VM application(s) have you implemented or considering? (select all that apply)
IBM DB2 Connect
Oracle
Samba
IBM Websphere
IBM Lotus Domino
BEA Weblogic
SAP (or other ERP software )
Other applications

Please rank your order of importance: 1=most important
Application implementation
Operational efficiency
Systems performance management
Systems stability
Applications stability
Systems and Applications Testing

What did or will determine your decision for your move to Linux under VM?
TCO - Total Cost of Ownership
Business Case
Proof -of-Concept IFL (Linux) success
ROI
Other

When does your company plan to implement Linux under z/VM application(s)?
Now
1 month
3 months
6 months
1 year or more

Please tell us something about yourself:

What best describes your responsibilities? (select all that apply)
Linux
Mainframe zVM zOS
Networking
Application development
Project leader
Management/Supervisor
Executive

Would you or your associates be interested in z/VM & z/Linux Education? (select all that apply)
Formal Class and Lab (4-5 days)
Web Seminar (1 hour)
Day Seminar (1 day)
Other

Are you currently running a VM or Linux performance monitor?
Yes
No
If so, which one?

Would you like to receive additional information from Velocity Software?
Free VM Performance Newsletter Yes No
Educational announcements Yes No
Product information Yes No

Does your company or you attend any of the following User groups/Conferences?
SHARE
CMG (Computer Measurement Group)
    Regional
    National
IBM zSeries Conference
Enterprise Linux Forum
Linux World
WAVV
Local VM user groups
Local Linux user groups
Gartner Group conferences
IBM 1 day seminars
Other

Which professional publication do you prefer to read?
zJournal
IBM eServer
Technical Support Magazine
ComputerWorld
Information Week
IBM RedBooks
Other

What is your preferred method of contact?
Regular mail
e-mail
Phone call

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Title
Company
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City
State
Zip Code
Country
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