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Rocket Software to Showcase Next-Generation Mainframe Developments at SHARE in St. Louis


Rocket leaders will share ways to extend the power of the mainframe
in today's business climate

, a global technology provider and leader in mainframe
modernization and optimization, will be joining other enterprise
technology leaders at SHARE
in St. Louis, August 12-17. Rocket executives will
discuss strategies for "getting more from your mainframe," including
ways to dramatically simplify the management of applications and
analytics, as well as access critical data more easily. Another area of
focus will be identifying and nurturing the next generation of mainframe
developers and architects through a combination of hiring best practices
and open-source technology. Key members of the Rocket team will be
leading various presentations
and workshops
throughout the event and will also be present in booth
#400, showcasing the company's latest mainframe products.

Rocket Software CEO, Andy Youniss, will be part of a panel keynote
entitled "Open Innovation and Attracting the Next Generation
of Developers and Architects to the Mainframe" taking place at 8:00 am
on Tuesday August 14 in room 222. Andy will also be leading a
Lunch & Learn session called "The Future is Now" at 12:30 pm that same
day in room 241. A complete schedule of Rocket Software sessions is
available here.

"The mainframe is at the heart of Rocket's mission," says Youniss. "Our
passion is providing mainframe developers and users with the best tools
and techniques to succeed in the modern business world--and to lead
future innovation. It's always incredibly exciting to share and learn
from our mainframe colleagues at this important event."

Members of Rocket Software technical teams will be available for the
duration of the conference, showcasing and demonstrating modernization
and optimization techniques using award-winning Rocket products:

  • Rocket®
    helps organizations deliver intuitive web and mobile
    applications by making it easy to transform rigid, green-screen based
    workflows into outstanding user experiences.
  • Rocket®
    enables organizations to reuse reliable host-based
    application code to create new web and mobile applications, vastly
    reducing cost, duration, and risk.
  • Rocket®
    Performance Essential
    significantly improves overall IBM® z/OS®
    batch processing performance with improved I/O efficiency.
  • Rocket®
    BlueZone and BlueZone Web
    terminal emulators provide traditional
    desktop and two-tier web-to-host browser access to your host-based

About Rocket Software

Rocket Software (
is a technology company that helps organizations in the IBM ecosystem
build solutions that meet today's needs while extending the value of
their technology investments for the future. Thousands of companies
depend on Rocket to solve their most challenging business problems by
helping them run their existing infrastructure and data, as well as
extend those assets to take advantage of cloud, mobile, analytics, and
other future innovations. Founded in 1990, Rocket is based in Waltham,
Massachusetts with locations in Europe, Asia, and Australia.

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