16 May 2019
IBM Z Systems Lab Services User Group Meeting
Focus area for the May 16, 2019 meeting: IBM Z & LinuxONE Pervasive Encryption.
User Group Charter: This user group has been established to benefit IBM Z mainframe customers, business partners or anyone looking to expand their IBM Z and LinuxONE skills. Members will learn about new technologies that leverage the IBM Z and LinuxONE platforms and connect with top IBM technical experts. The Meetup events are hosted by the IBM Z and LinuxONE Systems Lab Services (SLS) consultant organization. Although IBM Systems Lab Services covers all worldwide accounts, this user group is targeted for those who reside in the North American time zones. For members unable attend onsite, each meeting will include WebEx access for all presented sessions as well as Q&A. WebEx participants can leverage the WebEx panelist feature to establish private chat sessions to communicate with IBM’s subject matter experts across all IBM Z focus areas.
Are you interested in attending this user group on site or via WebEx? Please register here by May 9, 2019.
This user group is free of charge. On site participants must make their own travel and accommodation arrangements. The minimum number of participants is 10. Seats will be available for up to 60 on-site participants. WebEx attendees are limited to the first 500. Those interested in attending on site should send a message to the meeting organizer.
WebEx links for remote attendance:
WebEx link for the meeting will be posted in early May.
Session Title: IBM Z & LinuxONE Pervasive Encryption - Executive Kickoff
Description: Chris Konarski, IBM Systems Vice President, kicks off the user group meeting with an overview on why IBM Z is the premiere data protection server.
Presenter: Chris Konarski, Vice President Worldwide Technical Sales & Client Success
Session Title: IBM Z & LinuxONE Pervasive Encryption - Putting Data Protection into Practice
Description: You’ve heard the buzz about IBM Z Pervasive Encryption! From protecting data at rest using z/OS data set encryption to locking down virtual appliances using secure containers, IBM Z and LinuxONE have raised the bar for security and data protection. Whether you’re running z/OS, Linux on Z or LinuxONE come learn about real use cases and examples of putting pervasive encryption into practice.
Presenter: Michael Jordan, Distinguished Engineer - IBM Z Security IBM Systems
Session Title: Customer presentation – Why we chose to implement Pervasive Encryption
Description: This session provides a customer’s experience implementing pervasive encryption on IBM Z. The customer will share the steps they have taken to implement PE and where they see the benefits now and in the future.
Presenter: Phil Allison, Enterprise Architect, Architecture and Engineering - Black Knight Financial Services Inc.
Session Title: Client Experience – Implementing Pervasive Encryption
Description: Since announcing the general availability of Pervasive Encryption, the IBM Lab Services security expert consultants have assisted numerous clients to successfully implement PE. This session provides an update from Lab Services on what the clients are doing with PE and how they seamlessly implement pervasive encryption across their IBM Z enterprise.
Presenter: Didier Andre, Mainframe Consultant, IBM Systems Lab Services for IBM Z