• June 30, 2022

We’ll be at IBM Edge2015 May 11-15–will you?

IBM Edge2015

IBM Edge2015 is all about infrastructure, with a TechnicalEdge track that includes over 900 technical sessions covering IBM i, z Systems, IBM Storage and more. There’s even a separate ExecutiveEdge track for high-level decision makers, covering topics including Cloud Infrastructure, Big Data, Analytics and Software Defined Infrastructure. You can get a feel for what’s in store in this video:


The team from Rocket will be on-site in Las Vegas to cover the event live and bring you the latest news, and CEO Andy Youniss will take the stage to give away a custom Rocketcaster guitar before Tuesday night’s appearance by musical guest Grace Potter. If you’re attending and have an interest in IBM z/OS, be sure to check out one of these presentations by our own Janet Sun:

(zSM1054) ICF Catalog Best Practices: Thursday 4:30-5:30
Is your installation using the best settings for ICF catalogs? Which defaults should you use when defining a catalog? Are you wasting space in your catalogs? Join this session and get answers to these questions and more. You also discuss best practices for managing catalogs in order to help you improve the business value of your IT investment.

(zSM1051) ICF Catalog Management Fundamentals: Tuesday 3:15-4:15
Get an overview of catalog structures and an intro on how to manage your catalog environment. Day-to-day activities including backup, recovery and various diagnostic options are discussed. An understanding of VSAM terminology is assumed.

(zTS1052) Increasing ICF Catalog Availability with IBM Tivoli Advanced Catalog Management for z/OS: Wednesday 12:30-1:30
ICF catalogs are an integral part of the z/OS operating system. Without them, data cannot be accessed. A catalog failure can impact application availability, but scheduled maintenance can be just as disruptive.This session examines the potential availability risks related to ICF catalogs and discusses how IBM Tivoli Advanced Catalog Management for z/OS can help reduce risk and increase catalog availability when performing catalog maintenance activities.

Rocket’s Amedee Potier will also be joining IBM’s Lee Jesionowski on Wednesday during his tape automation session to demonstrate our new Servergraph IBM LTFS Enterprise Edition support.

(sSY1922) Demo of Next Generation Tape Automation Management: Wednesday 3:15-4:15
This session provides a demonstration of the TS4500 ease-of use improvements that are introduced in the separate session titled “Next Generation Tape Automation.” Explore the GUI. CLI monitoring tools and tape reporting tools.

We hope to see you there!

Rocket Software 160 Posts

Rocket Software empowers organizations to create legendary impact in the world through innovation in legacy technologies. With deep expertise in IBM Z, IBM Power, and database and connectivity solutions, Rocket solutions power tens of thousands of global businesses, solving real problems and making real-world impact. With more than 70% of the world’s IT workload running on legacy platforms, Rocket helps companies and public-sector organizations innovate using the technology and data they already have, so they can always be ready for what comes next. Rocket customers include 44 of the Fortune 50, representing industries including Banking and Finance, Healthcare, Manufacturing, Transportation and Logistics, Retail and Insurance. A Bain Capital portfolio company, Rocket is headquartered in the Boston area with centers of excellence strategically located throughout North America, Europe, Asia, and Australia.


Leave a Comment

Your email address will not be published.