CA Technologies has announced a month-long virtual tradeshow designed to help IT professionals discover new ways to leverage mainframes to meet key business challenges. Called May Mainframe Madness (MMM) 2011 the event leverages cloud technology to deliver educational presentations, and offers networking on a wide range of topics with subject matter experts, including CA Technologies staff, analysts and customers.
This is the second year CA has offered this event, which includes more than 150 educational sessions and demos, virtual booths, online chat sessions and blogs on CA Technologies Mainframe Community site, as well as a networking lounge. The featured keynoter is Apollo 12 astronaut Captain Alan Bean.
"IT organizations don't want to lose the value of education and networking. MMM helps them find ways to contain costs, sustain skills and increase agility, without the investment in travel," says Dayton Semerjian, general manager of Mainframe, CA Technologies. "We provide the platform for attendees to benefit from this type of valuable interaction, while not expending their travel budgets."
For more information and to register for May Mainframe Madness 2011, visit CA's Mainframe Madness site.