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September 12th 2012 #MainframeDebate: zEnterprise EC12

On Wednesday, September 12th from 11-12am EDT (16:00 - 17:00 BST), @IBM_System_z and @StevenDickens3 will be hosting a Twitter debate (Steven’s blog post) to discuss the new IBM zEnterprise EC12 and how it can help businesses to do more with less. This chat features Mark Anzani, IBM VP, Portfolio and Technical strategy and CTO for System z.

On August 28th, IBM introduced the newest zEnterprise system, the zEnterprise EC12 (zEC12). The zEC12 is designed to help enterprises effectively manage their core business processes. Improvements of the zEC12 include 50% increased capacity over its predecessor and 25% performance enhancement for transaction processing.  With the zEC12, businesses can tackle the challenges of today’s competitive business environment like never before. Read System z VP Paulo Carvao’s Smarter Computing Blog post for more information on the zEnterprise EC12.

Join IBM System z experts on September 12th at 11 a.m. ET for our first #MainframeDebate to discuss zEnterprise EC12. If there is anything you’d like to discuss, tweet questions to @IBM_System_z and @StevenDickens3

This Twitter chat will feature:
Mark Anzani, IBM, Vice President, Portfolio and Technical Strategy, System z | Follow @MarkAnzani on Twitter

Mark Anzani is the CTO and VP of Portfolio and Technical Strategy for System z. He was instrumental in the development of the zEnterprise EC12. Mark is responsible for driving long term business and product technical strategy for System z. Mark has been with IBM since 1983 and has held several positions working with IBM’s enterprise systems. In 2009, Mark became the Chief Technology Officer for System z. In July, 2012, he was became the Vice President of Portfolio and Strategy for System z. 

If you have not joined a Twitter chat or debate before, here’s how they work:
  • What: A Twitter debate is an online conversation held at a pre-arranged time following a specific hashtag. Join our chat with the hashtag #MainframeDebate. You will need a Twitter ID to take part.
  • When: Wednesday, September 12, at 11 a.m. ET
  • Where: The chat can be followed on Twitter using the hashtag #MainframeChat or you can log on and access the chat on
  • Who: Anyone who is interested in joining and has a Twitter account! Just include #MainframeDebate in your tweets!
After the #MainframeDebate:
Check out the zEnterprise EC12 announcement page. Let us know your thoughts on zEC12! Leave a comment on the Smarter Computing blog below or connect with us on Facebook, Twitter or LinkedIn.

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