Spotlighted Speakers 

SHARE is proud to enlist a highly credible IT industry expert to present at SHARE in Anaheim.

David J. Lytle, BCAF

David J. Lytle, BCAF, Global Solutions Architect, Brocade Communications Inc.

SHARE in Anaheim sessions: A Deeper Look Into the Inner Workings and Hidden Mechanisms of FICON Performance and Build FC I/O Fabric Super Highways Using ISL Virtualization

Currently a member of a select team at Brocade headquarters focused on FICON and System z technologies, David Lytle has 44 years in the computer industry, including ten years as an end-user of which seven were spent as a mainframe systems programmer. David has spent thirty three years in the vendor world with positions at Amdahl, StorageTek, REAL Solutions (an IBM BP), McDATA and Brocade. Dave is an industry-recognized expert on ESCON, FICON, and mainframe I/O. He is a regular speaker at industry/vendor conferences such as SHARE and IBM EDGE. He is also a published author on Mainframe I/O and FICON. Dave’s papers have appeared in zJournal and the CMG Proceedings. David is an active volunteer in the SHARE user group conferences. Dave is a Brocade Certified Architect for FICON and was among the first to achieve this widely regarded professional certification.

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Michael ShorkendMichael ShorkendCentral Infrastructure Manager, Isracard

SHARE in Anaheim session: User Experience: BCPii, FlashCopy and Business Continuity

Mike has been a mainframe infrastructure professional since 1987. His fields of speciality include management, system programming, capacity planning, performance tuning, business continuity and training. Mike's current position is Central Infrastructure manager at Isracard. Mike and his two teams are responsible for z/OS, z/VM, Linux(z and Intel), all enterprise storage, capacity planning and performance tuning. Isracard is Israel's largest credit card company. 

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