Announcement: IBM Z Customer Council in Atlanta,GA on December 14th,2017

IBM Z Customer Council

Maggiano’s Little Italy
1601 Cumberland Mall, Suite #200 Atlanta, Georgia, 30339
Thursday, 9AM-2PM, December 14th, 2017

Are you curious about the new IBM Z and leveraging it on your journey to digital transformation?

Have you heard about Docker, Kubernetes, and the newly announced IBM Cloud private? They are all available on Z now!

Wondering how to reduce blind spots using IBM Z and Splunk?

Want to hear a great DevOps story from Kroger?

Join us for an exciting and informative event!

Our keynote Executive Speaker for the event is Mike Perera. Mike is currently the Vice President, z Systems Software, responsible for z Systems Software offering management, development & support. He’ll be sharing the exciting news around the latest IBM Z14 and its new features that will transform and plateau your businesses further into the digital era.

Next, we are honored to have Jerry Edgington, the IT architect from Kroger, who will share with us how open source be used for mainframe application development and deployment at their shop.

After a break, we’ll have Elton Souza from the IBM Z innovation lab to bring us the latest update with a demo on the IBM Cloud Private solution, which leverages Docker and Kubernetes across platforms, including IBM Z.

Lastly, come to hear about how IBM Common Data Provider and Splunk are collaborating to help customers gain access to machine data more quickly for real-time investigation, analytics, and pattern analysis. Martin Wiser from Splunk and Dan Wiegand from IBM will deliver how customers have the potential to reduce blind spots across a wider variety of hybrid environments—including public cloud, distributed infrastructure, and z Systems.



  8:30 AM Arrival
  9:00 AM Kick Off
  9:05 AM IBM Z and the road to Digital Transformation
10:05 AM Break
10:15 AM DevOps Story from Kroger
11:15 AM Break
11:25 AM IBM Cloud private
12:25 PM Lunch
  1:30 PM IBM CDPz w/ Splunk
  2:30 PM Close and Departure



z Systems Client Architect
IBM US, Financial Services Market

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