Luminex Sessions at SHARE San Francisco, Feburary 2013

Learn from Experts and End Users

SHARE Technology Exchange Expo

February 3 – 8, 2013
Hilton San Francisco Union Square
San Francisco, California

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Session #12960

Tuesday, February 5, 2013
9:30 AM - 10:30 AM
Golden Gate 7

Replicating Mainframe Tape Data for DR – Best Practices

Subject Matter Experts and customers will discuss best practices for the replication process and DR testing for a variety of data center use cases and environments, using real-life examples from businesses that are successfully replicating their mainframe tape data for DR today.

The discussion will also cover how a unified approach can be used to simplify tape and primary disk replication and achieve a consistent Recovery Point Objective (RPO) for "ultimate disaster recovery."

Tracks: IT Services Delivery, Storage, Virtualization in the Enterprise and z/OS Systems Programming

Session #13150

Tuesday, February 5, 2013
12:15 PM - 1:15 PM
Golden Gate 4

Lunch & Learn: Going Tapeless on Mainframes – A Customer Panel Discussion

Mainframe customers from several industries will participate in a panel discussion where they'll share their experience with going tapeless. Application performance using physical tape and tapeless solutions will be contrasted and recommendations for best practices will be discussed. Related ROI and TCO studies will also be highlighted to assist SHARE attendees with the preparation of business justification for tapeless solutions.

Session #12962

Tuesday, February 5, 2013
1:30 PM - 2:30 PM
Yosemite A


Understanding Cloud Storage for Mainframe Virtual Tape

Is "tape in the Cloud" right for your mainframe environment? What are the differences between Public, Private or Hybrid cloud from a mainframe tape perspective? How can the Cloud improve tape operations, management and compliance? Discover answers in a discussion about how data centers can use the Cloud for virtual tape storage. Topics will include tape performance characteristics, tape study examples and relevant use cases.

Tracks: Cloud in the Enterprise, IT Services Delivery, Storage, Virtualization in the Enterprise and z/OS Systems Programming

Session #13145

Wednesday, February 6, 2013
9:30 AM - 10:30 AM
Golden Gate 5


Vendor Session: Trends and Directions for Mainframe Virtual Tape

Mainframe virtual tape (MVT) continues to evolve with mainstream disk-based product offerings from all major vendors. Luminex has established an industry-leading role by defining the direction of MVT with features and innovations that will become tomorrow's standards. Get a glimpse of the MVT industry's future trends and benefits in this discussion including recent advances from Luminex.