A very-much-alive Mark Twain famously commented that reports of his death were greatly exaggerated.
The proliferation of mobile computing devices and the implications for the mainframe have been a focus for SHARE for nearly a year.
“System z was a cloud before Cloud was an [industry] term,” IBM’s General Manager for System z Doug Balog told attendees at the SHARE in San Francisco conference.
On the back wall of the Grand Ballroom at the Hilton San Francisco Union Square, a roughly 12-foot-by-12-foot SHARE logo was projected, complete with its tagline: Technology, Connections, Results. During the SHARE in San Francisco conference, the slogan was more than branding.
SHARE is constantly evolving to better serve its members. As part of this evolution, the Communications Infrastructure and Enterprise Data Center Programs are merging.