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CHAMPIONS SHOWCASE

"Right now, we're focusing on
developing blockchain solutions
using IBM z14*. Some innovations
include a GPS-based identity
management system and a facial
recognition system for large
crowds that may include suspicious people."

"Secure cloud hosting is crucial for the success of
the client projects we run, and IBM's secure hardware
offerings are integral to our entire end-to-end process."
-Leanne Kemp, founder and CEO, Everledger

Leanne Kemp
Founder and CEO, Everledger
Since its inception in 2015,
Leanne Kemp's London-based
company Everledger has successfully partnered with IBM,
including using the Z platform
and cloud solutions. "Secure
cloud hosting is crucial for the
success of the client projects we
run, and IBM's secure hardware
offerings are integral to our entire
end-to-end process," Kemp says.
When discussing products
during the company's sales cycle,
discussions on immediate and
future needs for cloud-hosting solutions always come up. Kemp says
the company recognizes the IBM Z
platform as one of the most secure
and appropriate options, which is
why they recommend it to clients.
"We use the high-security
hardware provided by IBM Z to
augment our high-value asset
provenance tracking solutions,"
she explains. "This helps to assure
our clients of the end-to-end security we can provide."
Trevor Eddolls
CEO, iTech-Ed Ltd.
Having worked with Z and its
precursors since 1980, U.K.-based
Trevor Eddolls writes about current
trends and new innovations with
the platform.
"I publish a weekly blog that's
predominantly about Z-related
matters, and I also blog for Desti-

nation z and Planet Mainframe,"
says Eddolls. He also serves as the
editorial director for the Arcati
Mainframe Yearbook, which is all
about Z. "I talk about mainframes
to everyone."
In addition, he chairs Virtual
CICS and Virtual IMS user groups,
and produces newsletters for them.
Hemanth Rama
Senior software engineer,
BMC Software
Hemanth Rama has used his
13-plus years of experience
working on the Z platform to
continually innovate. He's received
three patents relating to Z innovations in optimizing capacity on
IBM z/OS LPARs to reduce the cost
of running workloads, helping
clients keep their MLC costs down.
He's a passionate promoter of the
Z platform. 
"I regularly write technical
content about the Z platform for
many popular IT websites, magazines and my personal blog,"
says Rama, who also speaks
about the platform at conferences,
symposiums, user groups and as
a guest on mainframe podcasts.
"I'm engaged with the mainframe
community by volunteering as a
project officer for SHARE con-

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ference MVS performance and Z
next-gen projects."
James Gill
Principal consultant, Triton
Consulting
James Gill has been working on
Z for about 30 years, starting on
MVS and DB2 2.1 on 3090 600J
machines. Now he focuses on
client technology consultancy
along with research and development using Db2 for z/OS,
seeking to publish his findings
in blogs under the DB2Geek
banner (db2geek.triton.co.uk) and
through formal presentations.
Last year, he presented on the
REST API at IDUG EMEA, including a live demonstration using his
U.K.-based company's zPDT*.
"We talk to a lot of clients
about REST, and increasingly
more about DevOps for mainframe development and
delivery," he says. "This is
proving to be a serious culture
shift for many, but the benefits
for their business units in terms
of time-to-market really drive this
movement. These are exciting
times to be working on Z."
Brett Martin is a freelance writer based
in Shakopee, Minnesota.  


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Editor's Desk: Transformation in the balance
Partner POV: Real-time visibility to data access is required to maintain GDPR compliance
R&D: IBM Research is providing valuable insights to tackle challenges and enable prosperity from the tip of Africa
Feature 1: Fleet of Foot: FRAIKIN Group develops a cost-effective and flexible thin-client environment
Cover Story: Radical Changes: Rabobank relies on DevOps on Z to transform its payments system
Feature 2: Developing a Business Plan: DevOps and the IBM Z Digital Transformation Model pave the way for innovation
Champions Showcase: Meet 18 of the 2018 IBM Z Champions
Hot Topics: Container Pricing for IBM Z brings predictability to cost
Solutions: IBM Z Mainfraime Virtual Tape Library, IntelliMagic Vision 8.14.2, zAdviser, DYNA-STEP Dynamic STEPLIB and ISPF Library Management 3.2
Stop Run: IBMer Karl Schmitz bridges the gap between art and computer security
Reference Point - Global Events, Education, Resources for Power Systems
2018 Mainframe Solutions Edition Product Index
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe - July/August 2018 - Intro
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe - July/August 2018 - Cover1
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe - July/August 2018 - Cover2
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe - July/August 2018 - 1
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe - July/August 2018 - Table of Contents
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe - July/August 2018 - 3
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe - July/August 2018 - 4
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe - July/August 2018 - 5
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe - July/August 2018 - Editor's Desk: Transformation in the balance
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe - July/August 2018 - 7
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe - July/August 2018 - Partner POV: Real-time visibility to data access is required to maintain GDPR compliance
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe - July/August 2018 - 9
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe - July/August 2018 - R&D: IBM Research is providing valuable insights to tackle challenges and enable prosperity from the tip of Africa
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe - July/August 2018 - 11
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe - July/August 2018 - 12
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe - July/August 2018 - 13
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe - July/August 2018 - 14
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe - July/August 2018 - 15
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe - July/August 2018 - Feature 1: Fleet of Foot: FRAIKIN Group develops a cost-effective and flexible thin-client environment
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IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe - July/August 2018 - 18
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe - July/August 2018 - 19
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe - July/August 2018 - 20
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe - July/August 2018 - 21
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe - July/August 2018 - Cover Story: Radical Changes: Rabobank relies on DevOps on Z to transform its payments system
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe - July/August 2018 - 23
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IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe - July/August 2018 - 25
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe - July/August 2018 - 26
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe - July/August 2018 - 27
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe - July/August 2018 - Feature 2: Developing a Business Plan: DevOps and the IBM Z Digital Transformation Model pave the way for innovation
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IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe - July/August 2018 - 37
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe - July/August 2018 - Champions Showcase: Meet 18 of the 2018 IBM Z Champions
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IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe - July/August 2018 - 48
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe - July/August 2018 - 49
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe - July/August 2018 - Hot Topics: Container Pricing for IBM Z brings predictability to cost
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe - July/August 2018 - 51
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe - July/August 2018 - 52
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe - July/August 2018 - 53
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe - July/August 2018 - Solutions: IBM Z Mainfraime Virtual Tape Library, IntelliMagic Vision 8.14.2, zAdviser, DYNA-STEP Dynamic STEPLIB and ISPF Library Management 3.2
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe - July/August 2018 - 55
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe - July/August 2018 - Stop Run: IBMer Karl Schmitz bridges the gap between art and computer security
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe - July/August 2018 - Cover3
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe - July/August 2018 - Cover4
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe - July/August 2018 - Reference Point - Global Events, Education, Resources for Power Systems
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe - July/August 2018 - 2018 Mainframe Solutions Edition Product Index
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