IBM z Systems – Redefining digital business

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Attend this free update to learn about opportunities for secure cloud, analytics and mobile computing on z Systems – you’ll discover why the mainframe indeed redefines digital business.

The rapid rise of digital business has created new challenges, so having the right infrastructure in place is vital to business growth. The IBM z13 is a fully integrated platform that makes it possible for all cloud, analytics, mobile, and social computing to happen securely under one roof.

The IBM z13 is designed to handle the huge transaction loads generated from mobile devices and social media. Its software and appliances offer innovative and complete hybrid transaction and analytics with fast real-time data scoring. New encryption and security capabilities address the most sophisticated security threats and provide business data protection. With Linux and cloud software, the z13 can be the center of a complete and low-cost private or hybrid cloud environment. This mainframe environment provides a complete enterprise platform for integrating data, transactions and insight.

Join us for this complimentary, full-day briefing, IBM z Systems – Redefining digital business, which explores opportunities for secure cloud, analytics and mobile computing on IBM z Systems. The event begins by establishing a baseline for digital business and examines why infrastructure matters for today’s cloud, analytics and mobile computing challenges. After this introduction, we will examine mobile computing centered around z Systems, including the IBM MobileFirst Platform and the mobile workload pricing model. We also look at analytics processing on z Systems with a deep-dive into the new hybrid transactional and analytical processing capability. In the afternoon, we’ll discuss the benefits of implementing dynamic cloud computing on z Systems with Linux followed by a look at mainframe skills. We’ll focus on administration and DevOps tools that enhance the ability to manage and develop cloud, analytics and mobile applications. Finally, we conclude with a look at IT value versus business value and how you can build a business case for cloud, analytics and mobile computing on z Systems.

This seminar is designed for IT professionals in large and mid-sized enterprises. In the sessions, you’ll learn from in-depth presentations and live demonstrations that are based on real-world examples and valuable lessons learned.

Developed for: IT managers, enterprise architects, IBM Business Partners and line-of-business managers in z Systems installed accounts.

* This standard agenda may be modified for local requirements. Please go to the location's registration site for the event-specific agenda.

Agenda
8:30 a.m. Registration and light breakfast
8:50 a.m. Welcome
9:00 a.m. Positioning your enterprise for cloud, analytics and mobile computing
9:45 a.m. The mainframe and mobile computing: a perfect match
10:45 a.m. Scoring fast and winning big with analytics on z Systems
11:30 a.m. Lunch
12:30 p.m. Implementing hybrid clouds with z Systems
1:30 p.m. Easy and agile development and administration for cloud, analytics, and mobile computing
2:15 p.m. Building the business case for cloud, analytics, and mobile computing on z Systems
3:00 p.m. Close and next steps



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