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  • IBM versus LzLabs
    by Trevor Eddolls on 2024-06-16 at 07:54

    What IBM is asserting is that it is “inconceivable” that LzLabs, and its UK subsidiary Winsopia, could have developed their migration software without illegally reverse engineering IBM’s technology. Their product allows customers to migrate off IBM mainframes and onto other hardware platforms without making changes to the software they are running.

  • Ensuring Data-Centric Security on IBM z Series: comforte’s Customer Success Stories and …
    on 2024-06-14 at 22:33

    In today’s rapidly evolving digital landscape, the importance of data security cannot be overstated. Organisations across the globe are increasingly seeking robust solutions to protect their sensitive information from cyber threats. Among the leaders in providing such solutions is comforte AG, a company renowned for its expertise in data-centric security. This post delves into some of comforte’s notable customer success stories regarding data-centric security on the IBM z Series, highlighting the best practices that have emerged from these experiences. *** This is a Security Bloggers Network syndicated blog from comforte Blog authored by Thomas Gloerfeld. Read the original post at: https://insights.comforte.com/ensuring-data-centric-security-on-ibm-z-series-comfortes-customer-success-stories-and-best-practices

  • Get ready for IDUG North America Db2 Tech Conference
    by Henrik Loeser (data_henrik) on 2024-06-14 at 14:41

    In about a week (June 23-27), IDUG North America Db2 Tech Conference is going to start. Are you already registered and will attend either on-site or virtually? Agendas for on-site attendees and the virtual participants have been posted. ”Breakfast Buffet Available” is something you only find on the on-site agenda. As I am to attend virtually, I will have to stack up food and drinks and get

  • Infotel Returns to IDUG North America 2024 in Charlotte to Showcase Latest Db2 Solutions …
    on 2024-06-14 at 00:15

    “Data governance is a concept of increasing importance to DBAs,” said Jeff Castella, Infotel Corp’s global vice president of software. The Infotel-sponsored presentation at IDUG NA 2024, in partnership with mainframe expert and thought leader Craig S.

  • Meet the Open Mainframe Project Summer 2024 Mentees and Mentors
    by Tom Slanda on 2024-06-13 at 19:58

    The Open Mainframe Project’s Mentorship program continues to be one of its most popular initiatives. Since its launch, the Mentorship program has provided more than 80 students with hands-on learning… The post Meet the Open Mainframe Project Summer 2024 Mentees and Mentors appeared first on Open Mainframe Project.

  • December 2022: Managing IBM PVU and VPC Licensing – YouTube
    on 2024-06-13 at 19:42

    SAM is a discipline with great benefits but also great challenges. If you’re a SAM manager, in charge of SAM implementation in your organization …

  • Avoiding downtime: the true value of effective support services
    by Vertali on 2024-06-13 at 14:07

    How can you ensure your mainframe systems can provide the consistent reliability, availability and performance that you and your customers expect — and that if you run into problems, expert The post Avoiding downtime: the true value of effective support services appeared first on Planet Mainframe.

  • Career Resiliency
    by Amanda Hendley on 2024-06-12 at 14:12

    For observability and resiliency month, Amanda Hendley sat down for the Planet Mainframe podcast with Lifetime IBM Z Champion Darren Surch. Darren is the CEO of Interskill Learning, the world’s The post Career Resiliency appeared first on Planet Mainframe.

  • Looking for experienced z/VM users!
    by unremarkably_cool on 2024-06-12 at 04:57

    Hey guys! I am looking to speak with professionals with experience in z environment and typically z/VM to understand the changing landscape of IT and their usefulness in this current landscape. Please reachout to me on my chat and I’ll be glad to speak at length! Thanks submitted by /u/unremarkably_cool[link][comments]

  • Rocket Technology Executes Embedded AI Software Agreement with IBM to Launch …
    on 2024-06-12 at 03:22

    Rocket Technology CEO Link Parikh is leveraging the embedded solution adding a new sales channel to its IBM Business Partner product and services working with IBM sellers and Business Partners. — Rocket Technology, Inc. and IBM Corporation have signed an Embedded Software Agreement to integrate IBM’s cutting-edge AI, Data Fabric, and Engineering/Program Management Lifecycle platforms and tools into Rocket Technology’s AI App Factory Program, branded as HYPERSPEED™.

  • Containing Damage and Accelerating Recovery from Data Breaches | Fierce Healthcare
    on 2024-06-11 at 13:24

    Karen Smolar. Principal Solution Architect for Z (Cyber Vault). IBM.

  • Rocket Finally Gets Its RUMBA, And A Whole Lot More – IT Jungle
    on 2024-06-10 at 04:30

    The deal nets Rocket several products that were once owned by Micro Focus, including the RUMBA and Reflection emulators for IBM i and several tools for the System Z mainframe. OpenText, which acquired Micro Focus in 2023 for $5.8 billion, wanted to move the Micro Focus assets that were bundled in the Application, Modernization, and Connectivity (AMC) business, and it found a willing and able trade partner in Rocket, which is significantly larger these days than it was back in 2008.

  • Making good decisions
    by Trevor Eddolls on 2024-06-09 at 07:45

    The CEO needs to identify any assumptions made by the people putting forward different proposals (such as “the cost of cloud computing is likely to remain low over the next three years”), and also identify any biases in individual’s arguments. The next stage for the CEO is to analyse the arguments that are being put forward by the different groups at the meeting.

  • Code4z Basics — A Guide for Architects and z/OS DevX Leaders
    by David McNierney on 2024-06-07 at 17:03

    From a technical perspective, Code4z is a free and open extension pack available on the VS Code marketplace. Code4z takes advantage of VS Code’s extraordinary extensibility, including standards like the Language Server Protocol and the Debug Adapter Protocol, to address the unique aspects of mainframe development.

  • Shining the Spotlight on IBM Z Mainframe Innovations
    by Emma Pitzl on 2024-06-07 at 15:15

    How the Telum chip, hybrid cloud, AI, quantum-safe cryptography, rack-mount configuration and open-source technology continue to drive the platform forward The post Shining the Spotlight on IBM Z Mainframe Innovations appeared first on TechChannel.

  • World of Observability and Resiliency
    by Sonja Soderlund on 2024-06-07 at 14:27

    This month at Planet Mainframe we’re delving into the world of observability and resiliency. Far from being buzzwords, the complex nature of modern IT environments makes this a theme worth The post World of Observability and Resiliency appeared first on Planet Mainframe.

  • Unlock IBM Z data for analytics and AI through watsonx.data – IBM Community
    on 2024-06-07 at 09:12

    Get ready for new IBM Data Gate functionality that synchronizes the most important IBM Z data sources to the Iceberg open-source data table format for access in IBM watsonx.data and many other technologies. IBM watsonx.data is an open, hybrid, and governed lakehouse, optimized for all data, traditional and generative AI workloads. Organizations can now efficiently incorporate the most up-to date, critical enterprise transactional data for analysis and for building and using AI models. Following a decades old architectural pattern of moving data through traditional approaches, organizations are losing opportunity to take advantage of the latest data to build models and use the most current data within the context of AI applications. There is a more modern, effective, lower cost and better way of providing enterprise data for an analytics and AI infrastructure. Join this IBM webcast to hear about the latest capabilities of the IBM Data Gate technology.

  • Sneak Peek: Zowe V3 Team Config (video)
    by Open Mainframe Project on 2024-06-06 at 23:36

    With Zowe v3 on the release horizon, Team Config for Zowe CLI and Zowe Explorer for VS Code becomes more relevant than ever. The Zowe Community introduced Team Config to… The post Sneak Peek: Zowe V3 Team Config (video) appeared first on Open Mainframe Project.

  • Meet SHARE Kansas City’s Keynote Speaker, Dan O’Shea
    by SHARE Association on 2024-06-06 at 19:06
  • WatchTower Platform Overview
    by Broadcom Mainframe Software on 2024-06-06 at 14:38

    Watch now to learn how the WatchTower Platform™ enables you to deliver breakthrough advances in mainframe problem identification and resolution. See how WatchTower streamlines mainframe observability by ingeniously integrating operational The post WatchTower Platform Overview appeared first on Planet Mainframe.

  • IBM versus LzLabs
    by Trevor Eddolls on 2024-06-16 at 07:54

    What IBM is asserting is that it is “inconceivable” that LzLabs, and its UK subsidiary Winsopia, could have developed their migration software without illegally reverse engineering IBM’s technology. Their product allows customers to migrate off IBM mainframes and onto other hardware platforms without making changes to the software they are running.

  • Ensuring Data-Centric Security on IBM z Series: comforte’s Customer Success Stories and …
    on 2024-06-14 at 22:33

    In today’s rapidly evolving digital landscape, the importance of data security cannot be overstated. Organisations across the globe are increasingly seeking robust solutions to protect their sensitive information from cyber threats. Among the leaders in providing such solutions is comforte AG, a company renowned for its expertise in data-centric security. This post delves into some of comforte’s notable customer success stories regarding data-centric security on the IBM z Series, highlighting the best practices that have emerged from these experiences. *** This is a Security Bloggers Network syndicated blog from comforte Blog authored by Thomas Gloerfeld. Read the original post at: https://insights.comforte.com/ensuring-data-centric-security-on-ibm-z-series-comfortes-customer-success-stories-and-best-practices

  • Get ready for IDUG North America Db2 Tech Conference
    by Henrik Loeser (data_henrik) on 2024-06-14 at 14:41

    In about a week (June 23-27), IDUG North America Db2 Tech Conference is going to start. Are you already registered and will attend either on-site or virtually? Agendas for on-site attendees and the virtual participants have been posted. ”Breakfast Buffet Available” is something you only find on the on-site agenda. As I am to attend virtually, I will have to stack up food and drinks and get

  • Infotel Returns to IDUG North America 2024 in Charlotte to Showcase Latest Db2 Solutions …
    on 2024-06-14 at 00:15

    “Data governance is a concept of increasing importance to DBAs,” said Jeff Castella, Infotel Corp’s global vice president of software. The Infotel-sponsored presentation at IDUG NA 2024, in partnership with mainframe expert and thought leader Craig S.

  • Meet the Open Mainframe Project Summer 2024 Mentees and Mentors
    by Tom Slanda on 2024-06-13 at 19:58

    The Open Mainframe Project’s Mentorship program continues to be one of its most popular initiatives. Since its launch, the Mentorship program has provided more than 80 students with hands-on learning… The post Meet the Open Mainframe Project Summer 2024 Mentees and Mentors appeared first on Open Mainframe Project.

  • December 2022: Managing IBM PVU and VPC Licensing – YouTube
    on 2024-06-13 at 19:42

    SAM is a discipline with great benefits but also great challenges. If you’re a SAM manager, in charge of SAM implementation in your organization …

  • Avoiding downtime: the true value of effective support services
    by Vertali on 2024-06-13 at 14:07

    How can you ensure your mainframe systems can provide the consistent reliability, availability and performance that you and your customers expect — and that if you run into problems, expert The post Avoiding downtime: the true value of effective support services appeared first on Planet Mainframe.

  • Career Resiliency
    by Amanda Hendley on 2024-06-12 at 14:12

    For observability and resiliency month, Amanda Hendley sat down for the Planet Mainframe podcast with Lifetime IBM Z Champion Darren Surch. Darren is the CEO of Interskill Learning, the world’s The post Career Resiliency appeared first on Planet Mainframe.

  • Looking for experienced z/VM users!
    by unremarkably_cool on 2024-06-12 at 04:57

    Hey guys! I am looking to speak with professionals with experience in z environment and typically z/VM to understand the changing landscape of IT and their usefulness in this current landscape. Please reachout to me on my chat and I’ll be glad to speak at length! Thanks submitted by /u/unremarkably_cool[link][comments]

  • Rocket Technology Executes Embedded AI Software Agreement with IBM to Launch …
    on 2024-06-12 at 03:22

    Rocket Technology CEO Link Parikh is leveraging the embedded solution adding a new sales channel to its IBM Business Partner product and services working with IBM sellers and Business Partners. — Rocket Technology, Inc. and IBM Corporation have signed an Embedded Software Agreement to integrate IBM’s cutting-edge AI, Data Fabric, and Engineering/Program Management Lifecycle platforms and tools into Rocket Technology’s AI App Factory Program, branded as HYPERSPEED™.

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