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Turbo-Charge Your Applications from z/OS to Edge to Multi-Cloud with In-Memory Computing


Mainframe computers are used at many companies today, but the need for more cost-effectiveness is forcing changes. A popular strategy, mainframe optimization, balances mainframe usage with in-memory computing closer to the application tier, reducing unnecessary MIPS. At the same time, it adds powerful new architectures related to cloud, microservices, and data streaming.

An integration with IBM and Hazelcast can provide a seamless fast data and compute plane that runs anywhere from z/OS, to edge, to multi-cloud, accelerating your applications. With microservices, serverless, and cloud-native applications, you can seamlessly interact with your core business systems running on z/OS. And you retain the same always-on zero downtime service levels you have come to expect from the Z Platform.

In this webinar, we will discuss new capabilities for your mainframe-centric environment, and also show a demonstration running across z/OS, and OpenShift in IBM Cloud.

Presented By:

John DesJardins
John DesJardins

John DesJardins is currently CTO  at Hazelcast, where he is championing the growth of our Developer and Customer Community. His expertise in large scale computing spans Data Grids, Microservices, Cloud, Big Data, Internet of Things, and Machine Learning. He is an active blogger and speaker. John brings over 20 years of experience in architecting and implementing global scale computing solutions, including working with top Global 2000 companies while at Hazelcast, Cloudera, Software AG and webMethods. He holds a BS in Economics from George Mason University, where he first built predictive models, long before that was considered cool.

Francesco Fiorini
Francesco Fiorini
Solutions Architect

Francesco is a Solutions Architect with Hazelcast, where he works as a member of the Support team, always striving to provide the best possible service to our valued customers. Prior to joining Hazelcast, Francesco worked for many companies, primarily operating in the financial, resources and IT industry, in roles such as systems programming, systems administration, and software engineering. He holds a Laurea in Mathematics from the University of Parma, Italy. Francesco is currently based in Brisbane, Australia.