• November 27, 2020

Join us for deep technical content and training at IBM TechU

For more than 25 years, Rocket Software has been a trusted, strategic IBM partner. With our shared goal of modernizing legacy systems, we’ve collaborated on solutions and products for Z and Power Systems. In 2020, we also had a record number of IBM Champions, representing our expertise in data, AI, and IBM Z. This was a historic achievement and an affirmation of the skills and knowledge that Rocketeers bring to our clients and partners in the IBM world. 

These experts, along with other Rocketeers, will be participating in this year’s IBM TechU virtual training event. From October 27 to 29, Rocketeers will be hosting and participating in ten sessions. Topics range from CICS configuration management to a Women in Tech panel moderated by Saghi Amirsoleymani, Vice President, System Z WW. Whether you’re planning your schedule or contemplating joining, check out the session information below:

IBM IMS Tools Update – What to Exploit in Your Environment

October 27, 8:30 AM ET
Featuring Ron Bisceglia, Software Engineer and IBM Champion

Come learn about all the new features in the IBM Information Management System (IMS) tools portfolio. Discover what we have accomplished this year, and what functions you can use to improve productivity and reduce system resource utilization. 

Women in Technology Panel

October 27, 11:30 AM ET
Featuring Lilac Schoenbeck, VP of Go-To-Market Strategy in the Power Systems Division
Moderated by Saghi Amirsoleymani, Vice President, System Z WW and IBM Champion

Diversity is a core principle at Rocket Software, which is why we’re exceptionally proud to have two of our female VPs join other IBM leaders to discuss authenticity, technology leadership, and advocating for women in technology.

Monitoring IBM Z with OMEGAMON in the Hybrid Multi-Cloud World

October 28, 8:30 AM ET
Featuring Kevin Hosozawa, Principal Solutions Advisor

Explore real-life use cases showcasing how both newer operators and Db2 SMEs can use Service Management Unite and OMEGAMON to diagnose and resolve complex problems quickly in real time. 

IMS Ecosystem: Beyond TM, DB and Tools

October 28, 8:30 AM ET
Featuring Jim Porell, Director, Solutions Advisors

IMS continues to evolve for modern IT systems, despite being in use for over 50 years. With improvements to programming languages, end-to-end security, and end-to-end development, the new IMS can improve your IT environment. Join this session to learn how.

Unleash the Value of IMS Data Through Data Virtualization

October 28, 8:30 AM ET
Featuring Ron Bisceglia, Software Engineer and IBM Champion

IBM IMS runs some of today’s most critical applications, averaging 265 transactions per day worldwide. Learn how IBM Data Virtualization Manager for z/OS provides universal access and updates to IMS data, as well as how IBM DVM can unleash the insights of IMS data for the enterprise. 

IBM Champions: Innovating on the Mainframe

October 28, 10:30 AM ET
Featuring Ezriel Gross, Principal Solutions Advisor and IBM Champion

Join this session to hear from some of the 2020 IBM Champions for Z about what they’ve learned, how they’re using the latest technology in Z, and more. 

Enhancing Security with Multi-Factor Authentication on Power

October 28, 11:30 AM ET
Featuring Tim Hill, Senior Director, Software Engineering

Passwords are the most common method for user authentication. Unfortunately, stolen credentials are the easiest and most common way for hackers to get unauthorized access to systems. For your most critical data, this is simply unacceptable. Join us to learn about PowerSC MFA’s capabilities and provide input to influence PowerSC MFA moving forward.

Best Practices for CICS Configuration Management

October 28, 11:30 AM ET
Featuring Ezriel Gross, Principal Solutions Advisor and IBM Champion

CICS environments require more agility and responsiveness to business needs than ever before, as most companies have less staff to maintain and develop these systems. This session reviews the product and its features as well as demonstrates the use of this tool.

Simplify Management of Security and Compliance with PowerSC

October 29, 9:30 AM ET
Featuring Tim Hill, Senior Director, Software Engineering

PowerSC is our offering portfolio for security and compliance in private cloud environments and integrates with the security features of the Power Systems stack. It provides virtualization-aware security enhancements for compliance automation, file integrity monitoring, alerting, reporting, patching, and more, while simplifying security and compliance management. Join us to learn about its capabilities and product roadmap.  

For more information on our session and on IBM TechU, please visit https://www.ibm.com/training/events/vtechu2020

We look forward to seeing you there! 

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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.

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