2014 IBM zEnterprise Technology Summit

Build a stronger business with the latest innovations in mainframe technology



New technology is stretching IT budgets in many directions, forcing IT to find better ways of meeting business demands in increasingly complex data centers. With enterprise technology from IBM, you can continue to advance and close the gaps between where you are and where you want to be. Attend the IBM zEnterprise Technology Summit and you'll come away with plenty of valuable information that will help you continue your own trek to the summit.

We'll show you how the unique capabilities of zEnterprise solutions fit into an enterprise private cloud, how integrated analytics can support better decision-making and new choices for delivering services faster and with more flexibility.

At the full-day zEnterprise Technology Summit, you'll learn from real-world scenarios, live demonstrations and in-depth presentations. We'll discuss many "out of the box" benefits in the zEnterprise portfolio of products, with practical tips, best practices and guidance on major topics of concern to IT professionals, as well as developing long-term strategies for implementing what you learn in this seminar.

Led by IBM experts, these sessions cover a wide range of topics, including:

Today's leading global businesses rely on System z. Its proven strengths – availability, security, flexibility, manageability and recoverability – are unmatched. zEnterprise expands on that foundation by driving innovation in application development, enterprise performance and overall productivity. Don't miss this opportunity to see how much you have to gain.

Locations Dates
Washington, DC May 6, 2014
Dallas, TX May 20, 2014

Available Tracks

Our technical sessions are grouped into five tracks defined by topic and job responsibility, with many sessions for each track. Find the track that's right for you and click to see the full day's agenda of in-depth sessions on the latest technology and how it can help you solve specific IT issues and concerns. In addition, you can link to the abstract for each session, and these are also grouped by track.

The day begins with:
8:00 a.m. Continental breakfast and registration
8:30 a.m. General Session - zEnterprise Strategy and Direction
9:15 a.m. Breakout sessions begin

Track 1 - The Gold Standard for Enterprise Computing
Developed for: IT Management, IT Architects and Line-of-business Managers in zEnterprise installations

Track 2 - DB2 for z/OS® – The Database for Big Data and Analytics
Developed for: DB2 DBAs, database architects and Database Managers

Track 3 - Enterprise DevOps
Developed for: Software and application developers and testers, IT application architects

Track 4 - Middleware is the Growth Engine for the Mobile Revolution
Developed for: Application system architects, CICS programmers and administrators

Track 5 - Data Center Operations – Cloud and Systems Management Update
Developed for: Operations managers and system programmers




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