On Demand Webinar

Unlocking the Mysterious Mainframe with AppDynamics and IBM

Gain technical insights into how you can leverage the combined strength of AppDynamics and IBM to transform mainframe performance management!
On Demand Webinar

Unlocking the Mysterious Mainframe with AppDynamics and IBM

Gain technical insights into how you can leverage the combined strength of AppDynamics and IBM to transform mainframe performance management!

To seize digital business opportunities, today’s enterprise organizations must continuously deliver high-quality applications with increasing agility. But to do this effectively requires a clear picture of vital customer workloads running on the often mysterious system of record: the mainframe.

Hear product experts from IBM and AppDynamics share how—with last year’s release of IBM Z APM Connect—enterprise customers can now gain deep mainframe performance insights to tear down IT silos, triage and escalate issues efficiently, and optimize the customer experience. You’ll also learn about several recent product enhancements and get a glimpse into what the future holds for this exciting partnership between AppDynamics and IBM.

You’ll gain insights into:

  • How IBM and AppDynamics enable a true, end-to-end view of complex applications
  • Additional support available for mainframe subsystems such as IMS and VSAM
  • Future roadmap plans for IBM Z APM Connect—and what they mean for you

SPEAKERS:

Jonah Kowall

Jonah Kowall, VP of Market Development & Insights, AppDynamics

In Jonah’s role at AppDynamics, he helps to drive the company’s product roadmap and vision, while developing entry into new markets. Jonah comes to AppDynamics with a diverse background including 15 years as an IT practitioner at several startups and larger enterprises focused on infrastructure and operations, security, and performance engineering. In 2011 Jonah changed careers, moving to Gartner to focus on availability and performance monitoring and IT operations management (ITOM). Jonah led Gartner's influential application performance monitoring  and network performance monitoring and diagnostics magic quadrants and research as a research vice president.

Aaron Young

Aaron Young, Chief Architect for IBM Z APM Connect, IBM

Aaron is a Senior Software Engineer in IBM’s Systems Group in Research Triangle Park, North Carolina. He is also the Chief Architect for IBM Z Application Performance Management Connect, a product that gives customers visibility into their mainframe environments in the context of their enterprise-wide business applications. Aaron has been working in the IBM Z monitoring space for over 20 years in various roles and on products spanning IT Operations Monitoring, IT Operations Analytics, and APM.

Nicole Nemec

Nicole Nemec, Offering Manager for IBM Z APM Connect, IBM

Nicole is the Offering Manager for the IBM Z Application Performance Management Connect product offering. Based out of IBM’s Systems Group in Research Triangle Park, North Carolina, she is passionate about building products that enable mission-critical applications across all industries.