Infotel Announces Sponsorship and Speaking Engagement at SHARE Fort Worth 2020

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Infotel Corp is slated to sponsor and exhibit at SHARE Fort Worth 2020, including an educational speaking session featuring Db2 expert, Craig S. Mullins. Session attendees will learn best practices for DevOps on the mainframe for accelerated software development.

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Infotel, a leading global software vendor of database performance and optimization solutions for Fortune 500 enterprises, today announced its sponsorship at SHARE Fort Worth 2020, on February 23-28, at the Fort Worth Convention Center. This SHARE event will feature 500+ technical sessions, covering key topics such as IBM® Z, DevOps, innovative workloads, analytics, Big Data, mobile, cloud and security. Infotel will be in booth #107 to discuss leveraging mainframe automation and Artificial Intelligence to improve performance and control costs on z/OS. Infotel solutions are designed with the DBA and developers in mind to save costs and reduce workload, allowing greater bandwidth to focus on more strategic tasks that impact the numbers of the business.

“We are excited to exhibit and present at SHARE,” said Carlos Almeida, business analyst for Infotel Corp. USA. "With the current mainframe skills gap, from an aging or retiring workforce, adopting the scalability of new mainframe technology offers will be the best way to keep up with application production demands. We look forward to adding Infotel’s expertise and experience to that conversation.”

Infotel will also be sponsoring a Lunch and Learn session with Db2 subject matter expert, Craig S. Mullins. The session will focus on the benefits and challenges of implementing DevOps into mainframe application development and also discuss the origins and other operational aspects of DevOps.

Infotel with Craig S. Mullins Speaking Session Details:

  • Title: LNL - Improving Db2 Application Quality for Optimizing Performance and Controlling Costs
  • Where: Fort Worth Convention Center | Room 201A
  • When: Tuesday, February 25 | 12:25 p.m. – 1:25 p.m.
  • Speakers: Craig S. Mullins, Db2 consultant & Colin Oakhill, management consultant at Insoft Infotel
  • More info: Link to Session and Abstract
  • Register for LnL: Attendees may register for the Lunch and Learn here.

To learn more about adopting the DevOps methodology on the mainframe, download Infotel’s whitepaper titled “DevOps is Here with Its Eyes on the Mainframe: 7 Steps to Ensure Your Organization is Ready for Software Development in 2020.”

What’s New from Infotel at SHARE Fort Worth 2020?

Infotel will feature its latest product offering, Application Parallel Testing (APT) for IBM z/OS. Developed by Infotel technology partner Eccox, APT centralizes mainframe app development testing in a single mainframe (IBM z/OS) disk partition (LPAR). Based on Agile Development methods, APT dramatically accelerates application production on z/OS by providing multiple instances of databases and application code on a single LPAR so multiple developers can work concurrently on the same iteration of an app or apps in development. The result is the elimination of testing code builds in series and in multiple LPARs – the traditional Waterfall development method – where errors in code could only be found after a previous software build was completed and tested. APT allows for parallel development testing of application code by hundreds of developers concurrently across the entire enterprise, a cornerstone of Agile and DevOps application development methods. The result is faster application development and fewer bugs when an application is put into production. Subsequently, APT dramatically reduces the time need for app testing on z/OS, typically the most expensive phase of application development.

About SHARE

SHARE Inc. is an independent, volunteer-run association providing enterprise technology professionals with continuous education and training, valuable professional networking and effective industry influence. Twice each year, SHARE gathers the leading subject matter experts, vendors, and business visionaries in enterprise IT for a week of education and innovation. More information about SHARE Fort Worth 2020 can be found at https://event.share.org.

About Infotel

Infotel Corp., based in Tampa, Florida, is a software vendor and IT consulting firm specializing in data performance and optimization solutions for the Mainframe z/OS platform. For more than 40 years, Infotel has delivered proven solutions to help clients improve their data management systems. For more information on Infotel Corp., please visit https://infotelcorp.com.

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