• June 25, 2021

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Why mirroring alone falls short for adequate data protection

We held a very informative webinar recently on DASD backup and recovery for z/OS environments. One of the questions that came up was “why do I need your backup and recovery solution when I already mirror to another site?” This question is certainly not uncommon. Many of our account executives say that they run into […]

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Live from IBM Edge2015: infrastructure matters when it matters

I attended my first IBM Edge conference this week, along with 6000 other attendees who are interested in infrastructure.  Infrastructure includes stuff like monitoring, backups, recovery analysis, data integration, etc.  It’s not a very sexy topic, but like hygiene, it’s important when it’s lacking.  However, this week at Edge2015 , there were some pretty sexy […]

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Live from IBM Edge2015: powering the connected economy

The technology world stands at an interesting point right now. 20 years into the Internet revolution, companies are starting to realize that good enough isn’t good enough anymore. To truly stand out and succeed in the marketplace, companies have to be better. Whether they’re B2B, B2C, or anything in between, they have to provide unique, […]

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Rocket Mainframe Data Service in IBM Bluemix

Today was an exciting day. I started my morning in Boston. Thanks to JetBlue and favorable headwinds, I arrived in Las Vegas in time to take the stage at IBM Edge 2015 alongside IBM z Systems General Manager Ross Mauri to announce our new data access service in the IBM Bluemix platform. We’re calling it […]

IBM Z13 Mainframe

Live from IBM Edge2015: IBM z Systems technical overview

IBM Edge 2015 kicked off this morning with an overview of the technology behind the new IBM z13 mainframe courtesy of Charles Webb, an IBM Fellow in the z Systems development group. Before starting, he gave the audience some insight into the naming behind the platform. According to Charles, many people have asked why IBM […]

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

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 […]

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Rocket at 25: Helping customers solve business problems for 40 years with Rocket AS

As we celebrate Rocket’s 25th anniversary we’ve been looking at some of the great innovations that the company has made since 1990. This week, however, we’re going all the way back to 1975, when men wore bellbottoms with no apparent sense of irony. That’s because this week the Rocket AS (Analytics Server) product celebrates its […]

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Rocket DiGIT recap: Preparing infrastructure for digital transformation

Last week at the Rocket 25 DiGIT Conference in Frankfurt, Germany, I had the pleasure of meeting dozens of customers from Germany, Austria, the Netherlands, and the UK.  I also had the honor of presenting a conference-wide presentation on preparing infrastructure for digital transformation. This was a first-time presentation of my thoughts on this topic.  […]

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Live from the 2015 IMS Technical Symposium: Real-time decision management with transactional analytics

The technology you need to achieve your goals in analytics exists today. Real-time analytics is no longer just a good idea, it is mandatory to be competitive in your business. Business analytics was discussed throughout the IMS Symposium in Wiesbaden, Germany. The most critical decisions are made through both real-time transactional and data analytics. At […]

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Welcome to IMS Technical Symposium 2015

It is great to be in Wiesbaden, Germany at the IBM IMS Technical Symposium, the largest conference dedicated exclusively to IMS in Europe! This is a great opportunity for IBM’s key technologists, clients, business partners, and vendors to showcase all of the great new advancements in IMS and IMS Tools in analytics, cloud, mobile, security, […]