ATLANTA, July 26, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- GT Software, the leader in revolutionizing data, processes and transactions to optimize business information across all platforms, will present cutting-edge thought leadership on mainframe modernization solutions for both IMS and CICS at SHARE Atlanta, July 31-August 5 at the Atlanta Marriott Marquis.
GT Software will have its customer, Educational Testing Service, featured as part of a CICS session and will host two technical sessions featuring IMS and CICS success stories. As a Silver Sponsor of SHARE, conference attendees will be able to learn more about mainframe modernization solutions by visiting GT Software's Booth #612 in the Expo Hall.
GT Software invites SHARE Atlanta attendees to the following sessions on August 2nd:
- GT Software's Director of z Systems Software: IMS & CICS, Dusty Rivers, will present, "IMS in the Connected World: Why You Should Pay Attention!" demonstrating how IMS remains just as relevant in today's mobile and data-driven world. Rivers' presentation starts at 10:00 a.m. in Room A708 of the Atlanta Marriott Marquis. Rivers is also a seven-time "IBM Information Champion" for IMS and CICS.
- All SHARE attendees are invited to a "Lunch & Learn" starting at 12:30 pm in Room L508 of the Atlanta Marriott Marquis. Don Spoerke, GT Software's director of product management, will lead a session, "Living the Mainframe Life in the Digital World: A Tale of Modernization," featuring examples of how clients are building Web applications on top of mainframe systems without additional coding to drive digital business initiatives.
- GT Software client, Harry MacCord, director of IT-ETS brands and application management for Educational Testing Service, will speak as part of the case study session, "Bringing the API Economy to CICS – How Are Real Life Customers Doing It?" at 3:15 p.m. in Room A602, at the Atlanta Marriott Marquis. MacCord will showcase how ETS uses GT Software's Ivory® Service Architect™ to create real-time Web services to process online payments and test registrations faster and more efficiently.
"Every year we look forward to attending SHARE and we are excited that SHARE is in our hometown this summer," stated GT Software President & CEO, John Pratt. "We always look forward to talking with our customers and engaging with the SHARE community about their experiences with IMS and CICS. We find that this real-time feedback is key as we continue to develop and strengthen our Ivory solutions."
SHARE Inc. is an independent association providing enterprise computing professionals with continuous technical education, training and networking opportunities, with IBM as its year-round Strategic Partner. To register and to learn more about SHARE, visit: http://www.share.org/Atlanta.
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Founded in 1982, GT Software's heritage of application modernization began with the mainframe and continues through today's modern technologies. It has always been our mission to help clients achieve success by extending the value of their IT investments into the future through agile development with an intuitive, robust integration layer that provide standards-based APIs, improve workflow and enhance operational efficiency. More than 2,500 organizations globally trust GT Software's solutions to improve their customer experiences, operational efficiency, and innovation. For more information, visit www.gtsoftware.com.
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