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ERIC BAXLEY
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People getting away from
their computers and
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DB2 for z/OS Program Offerings

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March Madness.
PAULO CARVAO
Vice President,
System z Global sales
IBM Systems & Technology Group
DORIS CONTI
System z Strategy Manager
PAUL DIMARZIO
STG System z Brand,
Enterprise Integration Strategy

JUAN GASTELU
Manager, Data Center
Optimization Marketing
IBM Systems and
Technology Group
SIMON HARES
System z Marketing Manager
IBM Sales and Distribution
JUERGEN HOLTZ
Design and Development, Tivoli
System Automation Technologies
KURT JOHNSON
System z Market Management
and Marketing Strategy

Salt and sand being cleaned
off the roads, meaning no
more cold and snow!
GREG LOTKO
Vice President and Business
Line Executive, System z
ALLEN MARIN
IBM System Storage Enterprise
Disk Marketing
MARY MOORE
STG Business Resilience
Offerings
DOUG PEARSON
Manager, System z Platform
Marketing
JIM PORELL
IBM Distinguished Engineer
System z Business Development

Mowing the lawn ... then I
know winter is over.
SCOTT SEARLE
Program Director,
System z Marketing

The annual trek to
Tuckerman Ravine on
Mt. Washington in
New Hampshire.

JOE DORIA
Director, Global Marketing
IBM System z
WILLIE FAVERO
Senior Certified Consulting IT
Software Specialist
Data Warehouse for System z
Swat Team

Spring skiing with longer
days begins on
Presidents Day weekend.

JACQUI (JAX) SHAWLEY
WorldWide Market Manager
LMI Program Marketing –
System z Software
JACK YUAN
IMS TM and Connect
Development Lead
IBM Software Group/
Database Management

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IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe Edition - March/April 2013

Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe Edition - March/April 2013

Table of Contents
Editor's Desk: Virtual Argument Over Cloud
IBM Perspective: The Perfect IT Combination
Data Display: IBM Mainframe: A Leader in Energy Efficiency
Trends: Batch Modernization Redefines Application Development
IT Today: Running Highly Stacked Workloads on System z Can Greatly Reduce Cost Per Unit of Work
Cover Story: Breaking Through Complexity: IBM Entry Cloud Configuration for SAP Solutions bring simplicity and efficiency
Feature: Reach Cloud's Potential: Build your IT environment with IBM zEnterprise and SmartCloud
Tech Corner: System z Virtualization Environment Provides Far Lower TCA Than Its Intel Alternative
Solutions: CA Database Management Solutions for DB2 for z/OS, and CA Mainframe Chorus; Attachmate Reflection 2011 R3; PerfTechPro for z/OS; Compuware APM for Mainframe
Advertisers Index
Stop Run
Reference Point - Global Events, Education, Resources for Mainframe
Special Report: Mobile Mainframe
2013 Mainframe Buyer's Guide Index
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe Edition - March/April 2013 - Intro
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe Edition - March/April 2013 - Cover1
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe Edition - March/April 2013 - Cover2
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe Edition - March/April 2013 - 1
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe Edition - March/April 2013 - Table of Contents
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe Edition - March/April 2013 - 3
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe Edition - March/April 2013 - 4
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe Edition - March/April 2013 - 5
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe Edition - March/April 2013 - Editor's Desk: Virtual Argument Over Cloud
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe Edition - March/April 2013 - 7
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe Edition - March/April 2013 - IBM Perspective: The Perfect IT Combination
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe Edition - March/April 2013 - 9
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe Edition - March/April 2013 - Data Display: IBM Mainframe: A Leader in Energy Efficiency
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe Edition - March/April 2013 - 11
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe Edition - March/April 2013 - Trends: Batch Modernization Redefines Application Development
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe Edition - March/April 2013 - 13
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe Edition - March/April 2013 - 14
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe Edition - March/April 2013 - 15
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe Edition - March/April 2013 - IT Today: Running Highly Stacked Workloads on System z Can Greatly Reduce Cost Per Unit of Work
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe Edition - March/April 2013 - 17
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe Edition - March/April 2013 - 18
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe Edition - March/April 2013 - 19
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe Edition - March/April 2013 - Cover Story: Breaking Through Complexity: IBM Entry Cloud Configuration for SAP Solutions bring simplicity and efficiency
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe Edition - March/April 2013 - 21
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe Edition - March/April 2013 - 22
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe Edition - March/April 2013 - 23
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe Edition - March/April 2013 - 24
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe Edition - March/April 2013 - 25
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe Edition - March/April 2013 - Feature: Reach Cloud's Potential: Build your IT environment with IBM zEnterprise and SmartCloud
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe Edition - March/April 2013 - 27
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe Edition - March/April 2013 - 28
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe Edition - March/April 2013 - BB1
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe Edition - March/April 2013 - BB2
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe Edition - March/April 2013 - 29
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe Edition - March/April 2013 - 30
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe Edition - March/April 2013 - 31
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe Edition - March/April 2013 - Tech Corner: System z Virtualization Environment Provides Far Lower TCA Than Its Intel Alternative
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe Edition - March/April 2013 - 33
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe Edition - March/April 2013 - 34
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe Edition - March/April 2013 - 35
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe Edition - March/April 2013 - 36
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe Edition - March/April 2013 - 37
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe Edition - March/April 2013 - Solutions: CA Database Management Solutions for DB2 for z/OS, and CA Mainframe Chorus; Attachmate Reflection 2011 R3; PerfTechPro for z/OS; Compuware APM for Mainframe
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe Edition - March/April 2013 - Advertisers Index
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe Edition - March/April 2013 - Stop Run
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe Edition - March/April 2013 - Cover3
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe Edition - March/April 2013 - Cover4
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe Edition - March/April 2013 - Reference Point - Global Events, Education, Resources for Mainframe
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe Edition - March/April 2013 - RF2
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe Edition - March/April 2013 - Special Report: Mobile Mainframe
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe Edition - March/April 2013 - MS2
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe Edition - March/April 2013 - MS3
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe Edition - March/April 2013 - MS4
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe Edition - March/April 2013 - MS5
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe Edition - March/April 2013 - MS6
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe Edition - March/April 2013 - MS7
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe Edition - March/April 2013 - MS8
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe Edition - March/April 2013 - 2013 Mainframe Buyer's Guide Index
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe Edition - March/April 2013 - BG2
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe Edition - March/April 2013 - BG3
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