IBM z Systems – Trusted, Innovative, Disruptive

Businesses today are facing unprecedented challenges. Disruption is the new norm: Companies appear out of nowhere with completely different business models and shake up whole industries. How do you prepare, survive and become a disruptor?

For many businesses large and small and across all industries, the IBM z Systems platform is the proven and trusted centerpiece of IT. It drives core business, manages and protects important data, and supports the foundations of digital business. It’s the tried and true technology force behind much of the world’s economy. But it’s also an exceptionally modern platform: supporting Linux, Docker, Apache Spark, and open source software; it’s open, secure and highly connectable; and it’s infinitely scalable and flexible to support and process the volume, variety, and veracity of data today.

2016 Technology Briefings

Thank you for attending one of our briefings to learn how IBM z is not only the right platform for businesses today, but also how it can transform your business for tomorrow.

For more information about these briefings, contact your sales representative or contact us.

Completed events
Date Location
15 March Costa Mesa, California, USA
22 March New York, New York, USA
05 April Columbus, Ohio, USA
19 April San Francisco, California, USA
28 April Chicago, Illinois, USA
10 May Toronto, Ontario, Canada
24 May Dallas, Texas, USA
01 June Taipei, Taiwan (TW)
27 September Kuwait City, Kuwait
20 October Bangkok, Thailand

Event highlights

Attend this briefing will learn how IBM z Systems – the trusted, innovative and disruptive technology, are ready for the cognitive computing era. You will discover that z Systems are:


Presented by IBM engineers and experts, each briefing will reveal the results of our lab-based, hands-on research. Using these results, combined with live demonstrations, we will show you how IBM z Systems can help you solve your unique business challenges and provide greater value than other alternatives in the marketplace.
Duration Solution Topics
20 minutes Preparing IT for the disruptive business forces
40 minutes Purposeful architecture – The value of IBM z
30 minutes Integrating Hybrid Cloud and IBM z
20 minutes Break
35 minutes Open and connected with the API Economy
35 minutes Transformative analytics today, cognitive business tomorrow
20 minutes Summary: What sets IBM z apart? and Next steps

Intended audience

This briefing is designed for large and mid-sized z Systems customers including: