SHARE Boston Conference to Showcase New IBM zEnterprise System

Karl Freund, IBM's vice president of System z Marketing and Strategy, will address IBM's new zEnterprise System in his System z keynote presentation at SHARE in Boston. The conference will be held at the Hynes Convention Center in Boston August 1-5. Freund's keynote address will begin at 9:30 a.m. EDT on Monday, August 2.

"SHARE, the community of enterprise IT professionals who are experts in the mainframe and more, is delighted that IBM chose SHARE in Boston to showcase for the first time the new generation of Smarter Systems launching under the IBM zEnterprise System brand," states Al Williams, president of SHARE. "We expect that this offering will bring the management capabilities we have enjoyed from our IBM mainframe systems for decades to more of the diverse services we offer in our enterprise data centers."

Described by IBM as the industry's first integrated System of Systems, IBM zEnterprise System will enable clients to better manage and govern a mixed workload environment as an extension to their System z mainframe. At its core is the next System z, which is based on the industry's fastest microprocessor and has unprecedented scalability and efficiency. Then this system is augmented with IBM's new Unified Resource Manager and a Blade Center Extension that allows x86 and Power7 blades to host workloads as an integral part of the System z.

"SHARE is the voice of more than 20,000 enterprise IT professionals representing more than 2,000 of IBM's top enterprise computing customers," says Williams. "Our members will benefit not only from the IBM perspective of what this means for their businesses, but also from the feedback they get from networking at SHARE in Boston with their peers at top corporations, universities and colleges, and government organizations from around the world."

SHARE conferences provide enterprise IT professionals with the latest information and newest innovations in the marketplace. Attendees at the Hynes Convention Center will meet enterprise IT experts, learn about the latest developments and solutions in the industry, and build relationships with peers experiencing similar challenges. Many of the more than 600 technical sessions are focused on the 2010 conference themes - "Enterprise Virtualization & Cloud Computing," and "How to Empower Your Bottom Line."

For more information on SHARE in Boston, go here.