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Dashboard News to use The Disappearing Phone In just three years, IP traffic is expected to total more than half a zettabyte. A zettabyte is a trillion gigabytes, or 1 followed by 21 zeros. Source: IBM Fixed telephones will all but disappear in the next decade, according to an IBM survey of consumers and executives from more than 30 global communication service providers. In the same time period, mobile broadband usage is predicted to increase by 98 percent. Source: IBM 1,000,000,000 + 12 Serious Gaming This fall, you’ll be able to build a model city, using IBM’s CityOne application. This “serious game” is comparable to flight simulators and corporate training; it uses entertainment as a way to inform. CityOne will be a no charge, “sim-style” game in which the player is tasked with guiding the city through a series of missions that include the energy, water, banking and retail industries. Get notified when the game is live: Source: IBM How Does Your Job Rate? If you’re a systems engineer, you have one of the best jobs in America, according to Focus, an online business-information community. Other top careers include IT project manager, computer network/ security consultant and software developer. See where your job title ranks at Source: A Place for Twitter More than 1,000 IBM employees are using Twitter, in essence creating a real-time newsletter for both employees and customers. Twitter lets users share their expertise and time-sensitive news, says Adam Christensen, IBM manager of socialmedia communications. Source: J U LY / A U G U S T 2 0 1 0

Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe Edition - July/August 2010

IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe Edition - July/August 2010
Table of Contents
On the Web
Editor's Desk: A Storied History, a Bright Future
Dashboard: Serious Gaming
Data Display: The World is Poised for a Mobile Explosion
Insider: Tips to Overcome 4 Key Performance-Management Challenges
Trends: Other Systems Claim Mainframe-Like Qualities
Case Study: Pension-Management Organization Deutsche Rentenversicherung Migrates to Linux on System z
Educated for Success: Marist College Students Benefit from School's Partnership with IBM
Marist and the Mainframe: As Technology Evolves, So Does The Partnership Between IBM and Marist College
Speeding Ahead: IBM Approach Ensures New Mainframe Staffers Excel
Focus on Storage: IBM System Storage Easy Tier Tailors SSDs for Your Workloads
Administrator: Deployment Options and Best Practices for Cognos 8 BI for Linux on System z
Resources: Advertisers' Index
Stop Run: Travel Photography Gives Robert LaBayne a New Way to Tell Stories
Reference Point

IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe Edition - July/August 2010