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"The Z platform is going
through tremendous
modernization that
should attract the next
generation."
-Hemanth Rama, senior IBM Z
developer, BMC Software Inc.

Hemanth Rama

Senior IBM Z developer //
BMC Software Inc.
Hemanth Rama decided to pursue a mainframe career as a grad
student 13 years ago when he saw
the depth and breadth of the IBM Z
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looked back since.
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to moving the platform forward
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magazines and his personal blog;
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GT Software
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had."
-Henri H.B. Kuiper, COO, zdevops

Meet Dusty
Rivers, IBM
Champion
As a 10-time Champion, Dusty
Rivers has an unmatched
understanding of how to
incorporate mainframes into
leading-edge systems. Through
his 40-year career, Dusty has
helped build and modernize
countless global mainframe
API systems and now enjoys
sharing his experience and war
stories from the front lines. He is
frequently invited to speak at
SHARE user groups, IBM events
and other symposiums dedicated to mainframe APIs and
modernization.
As director of Z systems at
GT Software, Dusty's expertise
in API design, implementation, and the use of IBM Z* is
invaluable to the company's
product and client success
efforts. "GT Software provides
technology that enables
Z mainframe applications
and transactions to be easily
exposed as REST or SOAP APIs
without coding," Dusty says.
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orchestration capabilities
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it easier for all technologies,
current and future, to consume," he adds. "I'm proud of
what we've accomplished at
GT Software and the role I've
been able to play."

Dusty Rivers
Director of Z systems,
GT Software
Dusty has been in mainframe
computing and integrating
mainframe IMS*, Db2* and CICS*
systems for over 40 years.
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Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of IBM Systems magazine, Mainframe - July/August 2019

Table of Contents
Editor's Desk: Resiliency is key in an 'always-on' world
Currents: Alphabet soup of compliance
Currents: X-Force Red discovers sign-in kiosk vulnerabilities
Currents: IBM Z hardware and software maximize resiliency
Currents: A robot walks into a bar
Currents: How resilient is your IBM Z system of record?
Currents: Solutions
Partner POV: Redirecting select mainframe workloads to the cloud could create new opportunities
Cover Story: Fail Safe: Puerto Rico's disaster recovery planning is a blueprint for your data protection
Feature 1: Elevating Hybrid Cloud: IBM Z strengthens security, resiliency and open development for cloud infrastructure
Champions Showcase: The 2019 IBM Z Champions are committed to communicating the value of the platform
Hot Topics: z/OS Cloud Broker leverages common cloud platforms to enable z/OS resource consumption
Techbits: Disposable data can pose legal liabilities and security risks
Techbits: Raising the bar on IBM Z resiliency with GDPS
Techbits: Get real-time insight and data security with Open Data Analytics for z/OS
Techbits: Ask the expert: z/OS data set encryption
Beyond the Box: z/VM Senior Software Engineer Brian Wade finds similarities between his job and his life as a pilot
Reference Point - Global Events, Education, Resources for Power Systems
2019 Mainframe Solutions Edition Product Index
IBM Systems magazine, Mainframe - July/August 2019 - Intro
IBM Systems magazine, Mainframe - July/August 2019 - Cover1
IBM Systems magazine, Mainframe - July/August 2019 - Cover2
IBM Systems magazine, Mainframe - July/August 2019 - 1
IBM Systems magazine, Mainframe - July/August 2019 - 2
IBM Systems magazine, Mainframe - July/August 2019 - 3
IBM Systems magazine, Mainframe - July/August 2019 - Table of Contents
IBM Systems magazine, Mainframe - July/August 2019 - 5
IBM Systems magazine, Mainframe - July/August 2019 - Editor's Desk: Resiliency is key in an 'always-on' world
IBM Systems magazine, Mainframe - July/August 2019 - 7
IBM Systems magazine, Mainframe - July/August 2019 - Currents: Alphabet soup of compliance
IBM Systems magazine, Mainframe - July/August 2019 - Currents: X-Force Red discovers sign-in kiosk vulnerabilities
IBM Systems magazine, Mainframe - July/August 2019 - Currents: IBM Z hardware and software maximize resiliency
IBM Systems magazine, Mainframe - July/August 2019 - 11
IBM Systems magazine, Mainframe - July/August 2019 - Currents: A robot walks into a bar
IBM Systems magazine, Mainframe - July/August 2019 - 13
IBM Systems magazine, Mainframe - July/August 2019 - Currents: How resilient is your IBM Z system of record?
IBM Systems magazine, Mainframe - July/August 2019 - 15
IBM Systems magazine, Mainframe - July/August 2019 - Currents: Solutions
IBM Systems magazine, Mainframe - July/August 2019 - 17
IBM Systems magazine, Mainframe - July/August 2019 - Partner POV: Redirecting select mainframe workloads to the cloud could create new opportunities
IBM Systems magazine, Mainframe - July/August 2019 - 19
IBM Systems magazine, Mainframe - July/August 2019 - Cover Story: Fail Safe: Puerto Rico's disaster recovery planning is a blueprint for your data protection
IBM Systems magazine, Mainframe - July/August 2019 - 21
IBM Systems magazine, Mainframe - July/August 2019 - 22
IBM Systems magazine, Mainframe - July/August 2019 - 23
IBM Systems magazine, Mainframe - July/August 2019 - 24
IBM Systems magazine, Mainframe - July/August 2019 - 25
IBM Systems magazine, Mainframe - July/August 2019 - 26
IBM Systems magazine, Mainframe - July/August 2019 - 27
IBM Systems magazine, Mainframe - July/August 2019 - Feature 1: Elevating Hybrid Cloud: IBM Z strengthens security, resiliency and open development for cloud infrastructure
IBM Systems magazine, Mainframe - July/August 2019 - 29
IBM Systems magazine, Mainframe - July/August 2019 - 30
IBM Systems magazine, Mainframe - July/August 2019 - 31
IBM Systems magazine, Mainframe - July/August 2019 - 32
IBM Systems magazine, Mainframe - July/August 2019 - 33
IBM Systems magazine, Mainframe - July/August 2019 - 34
IBM Systems magazine, Mainframe - July/August 2019 - 35
IBM Systems magazine, Mainframe - July/August 2019 - 36
IBM Systems magazine, Mainframe - July/August 2019 - 37
IBM Systems magazine, Mainframe - July/August 2019 - Champions Showcase: The 2019 IBM Z Champions are committed to communicating the value of the platform
IBM Systems magazine, Mainframe - July/August 2019 - 39
IBM Systems magazine, Mainframe - July/August 2019 - 40
IBM Systems magazine, Mainframe - July/August 2019 - 41
IBM Systems magazine, Mainframe - July/August 2019 - 42
IBM Systems magazine, Mainframe - July/August 2019 - 43
IBM Systems magazine, Mainframe - July/August 2019 - 44
IBM Systems magazine, Mainframe - July/August 2019 - 45
IBM Systems magazine, Mainframe - July/August 2019 - Hot Topics: z/OS Cloud Broker leverages common cloud platforms to enable z/OS resource consumption
IBM Systems magazine, Mainframe - July/August 2019 - 47
IBM Systems magazine, Mainframe - July/August 2019 - 48
IBM Systems magazine, Mainframe - July/August 2019 - 49
IBM Systems magazine, Mainframe - July/August 2019 - Techbits: Disposable data can pose legal liabilities and security risks
IBM Systems magazine, Mainframe - July/August 2019 - Techbits: Raising the bar on IBM Z resiliency with GDPS
IBM Systems magazine, Mainframe - July/August 2019 - 52
IBM Systems magazine, Mainframe - July/August 2019 - Techbits: Get real-time insight and data security with Open Data Analytics for z/OS
IBM Systems magazine, Mainframe - July/August 2019 - Techbits: Ask the expert: z/OS data set encryption
IBM Systems magazine, Mainframe - July/August 2019 - 55
IBM Systems magazine, Mainframe - July/August 2019 - Beyond the Box: z/VM Senior Software Engineer Brian Wade finds similarities between his job and his life as a pilot
IBM Systems magazine, Mainframe - July/August 2019 - Cover3
IBM Systems magazine, Mainframe - July/August 2019 - Cover4
IBM Systems magazine, Mainframe - July/August 2019 - Reference Point - Global Events, Education, Resources for Power Systems
IBM Systems magazine, Mainframe - July/August 2019 - 2019 Mainframe Solutions Edition Product Index
IBM Systems magazine, Mainframe - July/August 2019 - SE2
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