CA Technologies May Mainframe Madness Leverages the Cloud and Social Media to Create Ultimate Virtual Learning Experience
Annual Event Helps Customers Improve Skills, Get More Value from their Existing Products and Learn from Industry Experts
ISLANDIA, N.Y., April 30, 2012 – CA Technologies (NASDAQ: CA) continues its commitment to innovation and education with May Mainframe Madness 2012 (MMM 2012)
, a free, virtual trade show that delivers educational presentations to customers around the globe throughout May.
The 4th-annual, award-winning event leverages cloud and social media technologies, and is delivered as a Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) cloud offering. Attendees can select from hundreds of sessions, keynotes, demos and educational presentations and materials designed to help IT professionals expand their skill sets and further optimize their mainframes to address key business challenges. The engaging, highly-visual and interactive experience that helps save time and travel costs.
Last year’s event drew 5,000 registrants from 59 countries, and connected partners, industry experts and colleagues via virtual booths and online chats.
“Our customers are looking for actionable information to help them contain costs, build necessary skill sets and develop best practices that increase agility to meet critical business needs,” said Dayton Semerjian, general manager, Mainframe, CA Technologies. “Our virtual event encourages participation in a wide range of sessions and discussions designed to further mainframe expertise.”
Senior Gartner consultant and CEO of Rubin Worldwide, Dr. Howard Rubin, will lead the following keynote sessions at MMM 2012:
• IT Economics (and Mainframe Efficiencies) for Large Organizations and Mid-sized Corporations: discusses the real economics of how organizations with significant mainframe and distributed computing environments can optimize their computing, while minimizing their expense.
• Rubin’s Law: Why IT spending is About to Hit the Wall: provides information helpful to CIO’s managing the dynamics of upward demand and downward cost pressure.
MMM 2012 offers content contributed by CA Technologies and leading industry experts including Julie Craig, research director, application management, Enterprise Management Associates; Jon Toigo, CEO of Toigo Partners, International LLC.; Joe Clabby, president, Clabby Analytics; Craig Mullins, president, Mullins Consulting; Stu Henderson, president, The Henderson Group; and DB2 expert Sheryl Larson, president of Sheryl M. Larson, Inc.
For more information and to register for May Mainframe Madness 2012, please visit ca.com/mainframe/may.
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