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MSUs. "This option offers a savings of
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Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of IBM Systems magazine, Mainframe - November/December 2018

Table of Contents
Editor's Desk: Room for imporovement
Currents: The big redesign unveil
Currents: ExxonMobil and IBM improce the mobile app user experience
Currents: 8 emerging storage trends of 2018
Currents: Solutions
Currents: Remembering Dr. John Ehrman: The father of IBM High Level Assembler
Partner POV: DevOps requires quality, velocity and efficiency to transform software delivery life cycles
Cover Story: Enabling opportunity: Get the most out of IBM Z with Secure Service Containers and a consumption-based pricing model
Feature 1: Skilling up: How Russell Tobin, Per Scholas and IBM brought new talent into the mainframe workforce
TECH Showcase: How to reap the full benefits of virtual tape storage, properly measure its performance and choose the right strategy for your business
Techbits: Banco do Brasil improves processes after migrating to the IBM Db2 Utilities Suite for z/OS
Techbits: Multifactor authentication is a user-friendly upgrade to password-only systems
Beyond the Box: The mainframe Playground Education Initiative opens the mainframe to the next generation
Reference Point - Global Events, Education, Resources for Power Systems
2018 Mainframe Solutions Edition Product Index
IBM Systems magazine, Mainframe - November/December 2018 - Intro
IBM Systems magazine, Mainframe - November/December 2018 - Cover1
IBM Systems magazine, Mainframe - November/December 2018 - Cover2
IBM Systems magazine, Mainframe - November/December 2018 - 1
IBM Systems magazine, Mainframe - November/December 2018 - 2
IBM Systems magazine, Mainframe - November/December 2018 - 3
IBM Systems magazine, Mainframe - November/December 2018 - Table of Contents
IBM Systems magazine, Mainframe - November/December 2018 - 5
IBM Systems magazine, Mainframe - November/December 2018 - Editor's Desk: Room for imporovement
IBM Systems magazine, Mainframe - November/December 2018 - 7
IBM Systems magazine, Mainframe - November/December 2018 - Currents: The big redesign unveil
IBM Systems magazine, Mainframe - November/December 2018 - Currents: ExxonMobil and IBM improce the mobile app user experience
IBM Systems magazine, Mainframe - November/December 2018 - Beyond the Box: The mainframe Playground Education Initiative opens the mainframe to the next generation
IBM Systems magazine, Mainframe - November/December 2018 - 11
IBM Systems magazine, Mainframe - November/December 2018 - Currents: Solutions
IBM Systems magazine, Mainframe - November/December 2018 - Currents: Remembering Dr. John Ehrman: The father of IBM High Level Assembler
IBM Systems magazine, Mainframe - November/December 2018 - Partner POV: DevOps requires quality, velocity and efficiency to transform software delivery life cycles
IBM Systems magazine, Mainframe - November/December 2018 - 15
IBM Systems magazine, Mainframe - November/December 2018 - Cover Story: Enabling opportunity: Get the most out of IBM Z with Secure Service Containers and a consumption-based pricing model
IBM Systems magazine, Mainframe - November/December 2018 - 17
IBM Systems magazine, Mainframe - November/December 2018 - 18
IBM Systems magazine, Mainframe - November/December 2018 - 19
IBM Systems magazine, Mainframe - November/December 2018 - 20
IBM Systems magazine, Mainframe - November/December 2018 - 21
IBM Systems magazine, Mainframe - November/December 2018 - Feature 1: Skilling up: How Russell Tobin, Per Scholas and IBM brought new talent into the mainframe workforce
IBM Systems magazine, Mainframe - November/December 2018 - 23
IBM Systems magazine, Mainframe - November/December 2018 - 24
IBM Systems magazine, Mainframe - November/December 2018 - 25
IBM Systems magazine, Mainframe - November/December 2018 - 26
IBM Systems magazine, Mainframe - November/December 2018 - 27
IBM Systems magazine, Mainframe - November/December 2018 - 28
IBM Systems magazine, Mainframe - November/December 2018 - TECH Showcase: How to reap the full benefits of virtual tape storage, properly measure its performance and choose the right strategy for your business
IBM Systems magazine, Mainframe - November/December 2018 - 30
IBM Systems magazine, Mainframe - November/December 2018 - 31
IBM Systems magazine, Mainframe - November/December 2018 - 32
IBM Systems magazine, Mainframe - November/December 2018 - 33
IBM Systems magazine, Mainframe - November/December 2018 - 34
IBM Systems magazine, Mainframe - November/December 2018 - 35
IBM Systems magazine, Mainframe - November/December 2018 - Techbits: Banco do Brasil improves processes after migrating to the IBM Db2 Utilities Suite for z/OS
IBM Systems magazine, Mainframe - November/December 2018 - 37
IBM Systems magazine, Mainframe - November/December 2018 - Techbits: Multifactor authentication is a user-friendly upgrade to password-only systems
IBM Systems magazine, Mainframe - November/December 2018 - 39
IBM Systems magazine, Mainframe - November/December 2018 - 40
IBM Systems magazine, Mainframe - November/December 2018 - Cover3
IBM Systems magazine, Mainframe - November/December 2018 - Cover4
IBM Systems magazine, Mainframe - November/December 2018 - Reference Point - Global Events, Education, Resources for Power Systems
IBM Systems magazine, Mainframe - November/December 2018 - 2018 Mainframe Solutions Edition Product Index
IBM Systems magazine, Mainframe - November/December 2018 - SE2
IBM Systems magazine, Mainframe - November/December 2018 - SE3
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