Open Mainframe Virtual Summit: Adding Value to the Mainframe

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While many predicted mainframes would eventually become obsolete, they continue to be prevalent in the corporate world. Mainframes are still in high demand, and the mainframe market is likely to grow over the next few years as business and IT leaders validate its enduring role in their hybrid strategies. Mainframes are rapidly evolving to meet the demands of today’s changing technology and business environments. How can we leverage the mainframe for reliability, availability and security? How does open source fit in with the mission-critical workloads that only a mainframe can drive?

At the Open Mainframe Virtual Summit, taking place on Feb. 11, top industry leaders will come together to discuss all open source projects and technologies impacting the mainframe.

Open Mainframe is a free virtual event featuring a conference lobby, presentation theater, expo hall and more. Attendees will be able to interact with sponsors and like-minded individuals who are passionate about the mainframe industry, watch videos and download information.

Open Mainframe Virtual Summit features an exceptional lineup of industry leaders, including:

  • Abubakar Siddiq Ango, Developer Evangelism Program Manager at GitLab
  • Anna Murray, Senior Product Manager at ASG Technologies
  • Bob Miller, Solution Architect and Legacy Transformation Lead, IBM Alliance at Deloitte Consulting LLP
  • Gatien Dupre, IBM Z DevOps Offering Manager at IBM
  • Girish Wani, Agile Product Owner at Swedbank
  • Kristaps Duburs, Software Engineer at Swedbank
  • Maneesh Goyal, Offering Management Leader at IBM
  • Mark Howell, DevOps Centre of Excellence Lead at Lloyd’s Banking Group
  • Mathieu Dalbin, DevOps Transformation Specialist at IBM
  • Matthew Cousens, IBM Z and LinuxONE Developer Advocate at IBM
  • Michael Bauer, Zowe CLI Squad Leader at Broadcom
  • Mürsel Taşgın, Mainframe Systems Manager at Credit Bureau of Turkey
  • Nathan Cassata, IBM Z DevOps Testing Lead at IBM
  • Patrick Wawrzoszek, Programmer Analyst Advisory at Scotiabank
  • Peter Haumer, Senior Software Engineer, IBM Z DevOps Intelligence at IBM
  • Rajesh Murugan, Software Engineer at Swedbank
  • Rosalind Radcliffe, Distinguished Engineer at IBM
  • Rose Sakach, Zowe Onboarding Leader at Broadcom
  • Seamus Hayes, Software Engineer at Broadcom
  • Terri Cobb, Vice President, Alliances Relationships at Deloitte Consulting LLP
  • Umut Arslan, Unit Manager at Garanti BBVA Technology
  • Vaughn Marshall, Senior Principal Product Manager at Broadcom
  • William Alexander, Senior Software Engineer at IBM

The breakout sessions will cover a wide range of topics relevant to the open source and mainframe communities—the latest in IBM Z, DevOps, LinuxONE, cloud, analytics, open source and more. Speakers will discuss:

  • The growing usage of mainframe computing
  • How to build and debug mainframe application code
  • The biggest business challenges of mainframe modernization
  • The benefits of using open source tools such as Zowe, Git, Eclipse and VSCode with IBM Wazi Developer and IBM Z Open Editor to deliver continuous integration on IBM Z
  • How IBM Z DevOps testing solutions can improve your testing capabilities and enable your CI/CD pipeline
  • And more

To check out the full agenda and to register, please visit the Open Mainframe website.

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