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March, 2009


March 4, 2009  2:51 PM

Bi-curiosity at the Share mainframe conference



Posted by: Mark Fontecchio
Mainframe systems, mainframe user group share

Last year the award for best session title went to “‘Pimping’ Your FICON Ride: How Advanced Cisco Features Enhance Your SAN.” This year it goes to a session taking place Thursday morning:"Being...

March 2, 2009  8:01 PM

Blue Cross Blue Shield wins Share’s 2009 excellence award



Posted by: Mark Fontecchio
mainframe user group share, zLinux

Mainframe user group Share just announced that Blue Cross Blue Shield of South Carolina has won the group's 2009 Award for Excellence in Technology, mainly for its large-scale...


March 2, 2009  6:08 PM

My agenda for Share Austin 2009



Posted by: Mark Fontecchio
mainframe user group share

Here's a list of sessions I'm going to try to attend while down in Austin for the Share 2009 spring conference. If you have any suggestions or possible ideas for questions on these topics, comment here or email me at mfontecchio@techtarget.com. I'm getting there tomorrow afternoon and will be...


March 2, 2009  5:50 PM

Can a bad economy be good for mainframes?



Posted by: Mark Fontecchio
mainframe user group share

That's one of the questions I'll be asking a bunch of people down at the Share mainframe user group conference in Austin this week. The show is going on this week, and I'll be arriving tomorrow afternoon. Kristine Neely, who heads zNextGen, seems to think that...


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