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Customer Success Story: Large UK retailer replaces existing virtual tape solution with Optica zVT


Presentation

See how Optica’s zVT’s FLEX platform supported a converged datacenter strategy with the right combination of flexibility, performance and value. Learn about the implementation, configuration and migration plans executed to successfully transition the customer from their existing virtual tape environment to zVT.  Discover best practices and lessons learned when zVT is architected to service a mission critical DB2 based inventory replenishment application.  Gain a candid perspective of how Computacenter and Optica partnered to deliver the project.

 

(DK)

Stream: Storage Management
Room: Vale
Time: 15:15 - 16:15

Attachments

UKGSE_Optica_Computacenter_zVT_VTL_20171108.pdf

Speakers


  • Steve Emson at Computacenter (UK) Ltd
  • Greater than 30 years’ experience in installation, maintenance, and support of IBM operating systems: zOS and zVM. Exposure to a variety of IBM and OEM software products on the zOS platform, coding skills in IBM Assembler, REXX, and SAS. Configuration skills on IBM hardware; zseries processors and DS8000/DS6000/XIV storage subsystems.


    Email: steve.emson@computacenter.com

  • Michael W. Moss at Optica Technologies
  • Michael has 35+ years IBM Z experience in a variety of customer and vendor roles.  Michael has worked extensively with all major IBM Z VTL technologies since the mid-1990's, as well as participating in the DFP Version 3 (DFSMS) Beta test.  As an independent consultant, Michael has overseen the design and implementation of many IBM Z storage solutions, working with many notable IHV and ISV organizations.  Michael was recently asked to lead the EMEA operation for Optica Technologies.


  • Steve Emson at Computacenter (UK) Ltd
  • Greater than 30 years’ experience in installation, maintenance, and support of IBM operating systems: zOS and zVM. Exposure to a variety of IBM and OEM software products on the zOS platform, coding skills in IBM Assembler, REXX, and SAS. Configuration skills on IBM hardware; zseries processors and DS8000/DS6000/XIV storage subsystems.


    Email: steve.emson@computacenter.com

  • Michael W. Moss at Optica Technologies
  • Michael has 35+ years IBM Z experience in a variety of customer and vendor roles.  Michael has worked extensively with all major IBM Z VTL technologies since the mid-1990's, as well as participating in the DFP Version 3 (DFSMS) Beta test.  As an independent consultant, Michael has overseen the design and implementation of many IBM Z storage solutions, working with many notable IHV and ISV organizations.  Michael was recently asked to lead the EMEA operation for Optica Technologies.


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