Hosted at Verisk Analytics
545 Washington BLVD
Jersey City, NJ 07310
|8:30 AM||Continental Breakfast - Breakfast provided by Vicom Infinity, Inc.|
|9:30 AM||Bill Munson - BBH - Meeting Opening|
|9:45 AM||Huzefa Olia - Brinqa - Risk & Security Analytics leveraging Big Data for zEnterprise
Analytics, Security, Risk, and Big Data are top of mind in the executive and technical community worldwide. zEnterprise offers tremendous capability in all of these areas, however new solutions and focus needs to be established so the mainframe stays part of the conversation. Brinqa has teamed up with the zEnterprise community to promote the following:
Hear the story and learn how to position zEnterprise into your organization's Security and Risk strategies. Please attend this session to learn about new risk and security strategies that are helping drive zEnterprise into the top priorities of organizations WorldWide.
|10:45 AM||Coffee Break|
|11:00 AM||Bill Bitner IBM - z/VM Platform Update
No time to read official IBM announcement letters and statements of direction? You have the time, but you have questions on what the marketing material means? This fast moving session will survey all the latest news on z/VM. The focus will be on z/VM 6.3, the newest release of z/VM that became available on July 26,2013. z/VM 6.3 brings improvements in scalability, efficiency, and systems management.
|1200 AM||LUNCH Break - Lunch provided by Vicom Infinity, Inc.|
|12:45 PM||Kevin Adams IBM - z/VM HiperDispatch functionality with 6.3.0
One of the major changes in z/VM 6.3 is the new HiperDispatch facility. z/VM HiperDispatch can help increase processor efficiency through improved dispatching affinity and dynamic usage of Vertical CPU Management. This session will take a closer look at the implementation of HiperDispatch, the available tuning options, and new performance metrics. It will help you understand which workloads may benefit the most from this enhancement.
|1:45 PM||Coffee Break|
|2:00 PM||Kevin Yash - IBM - OMEGAMON XE for z/VM version 4.3.0
The latest version, 4.3.0, of OMEGAMON XE on z/VM and Linux, shipped
on July 26th.
|3:00 PM||Coffee Break|
|3:15 PM||Len Santalucia - Vicom Infinity, INC. - zBC12
The newest member of the IBM® zEnterprise® System family is the IBM zEnterprise BC12 (zBC12). Designed as an entry point for enterprise computing it embodies the same innovation and value, flexible growth options, industry-leading virtualization, trusted resiliency, secure cloud, enterprise mobility and operational analytics capabilities as the massively scalable IBM zEnterprise EC12. The zBC12 delivers a lower and more granular cost structure with significant improvements in pack-aging, performance and total system scalability over prior generations. This presentation will cover the zBC12 announcement highlights and discuss how it delivers significant improvements in availability, security, performance and total system scale to support clients growth in both traditional and new workloads including consolidation, cloud mobile and analytics.
|3:30 PM||Alan Perkins - Meta IQ, Inc. David Korkoszi - ITP-PANORAMA, Inc.
ITP-PANORAMA Inc will demonstrate and present the unique power of
ITP-PANORAMA to help you address many critical issues related to
managing , maintaining, modernizing and optimizing your current
Legacy COBOL, PL1, ASM, etc (as well as modern) source code. The
technology helps developers increase their efficiency and quality
with the effect that analysis time is cut by 90% and cost of
maintenance shrinks by 30%. This is proved by stunning reference
stories of many IT shops of companies with up to 200M lines of
|4:30 PM||Questions or Comments|
|5:00 PM||Meeting adjourned and thanks to Verisk Analytics and Vicom Infinity, Inc.|